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Today's News

  • OCHS Band honors two

     

    During the Oldham County High School Band Banquet on May 16, 26 graduating seniors were honored. Among these seniors, Andrew Dharamsey received the Chris Combs Memorial Spirit Award. In the fall, Dharamsey will be attending the University of Kentucky. Senior Drew Maddy was awarded the Windy Wyatt Scholarship. Maddy will be attending Eastern Kentucky University in the fall.

  • Davis receives Steinhauser scholarship

    Connor Davis of Crestwood has been awarded a $2,000 annual scholarship as a member of Trinity High School’s class of 2018. The scholarship named for Trinity’s first principal, Monsignor Alfred Steinhauser, is awarded each year to the top 20 scorers on the High School Placement Test.

    Connor is in the eighth grade this year at St. Aloysius in Pewee Valley and is a starting midfielder for the South Oldham Dragons Lacrosse team. He is the son of Shelly and Rusty Davis and grandson of Iva and Don Davis of Crestwood.

  • Mueller: Self-care is not necessarily being selfish

    Millions of folks struggle with the problem of inadequate self-care – not taking very good care of ourselves. We know the things we should do but we just don’t do them. There is a huge gap between what we know and what we do.

    We must practice the power of positive doing. We’ve all heard of the power of positive thinking. My goal is to take the next step and get into action no matter what. By taking action, you will move yourself from the back of the bus up to the front to the driver’s seat where you belong.

  • Stepping outside my comfort zone

    I am not fond of clichés, but the older I get, the more I understand the value of stepping outside the comfort zone and broadening your horizons. We often leave this to the young with admonitions off: go to college, discover yourself before you get married and travel before you have kids.

  • Project Graduation needs donations, volunteers

    Project Graduation is an annual effort by the Oldham County community to provide an all-night, chemical-free party for the graduating seniors of Oldham County, South Oldham, North Oldham and Buckner Alternative High Schools. Since 1986, your generosity has made the Oldham County Project Graduation one of the most successful in the state with an average 78% participation rate.

  • Daniel Boone: two years in captivity

    Daniel Boone’s name is synonymous with the state of Kentucky. While many consider him a legend, by his own words he was “just a common man.” The life and times of Boone will be presented through a special performance at 2 p.m. at the upcoming Colonial Trade Faire on Saturday, June 19. This performance will be part of a weekend event to educate the public about life on the Kentucky frontier in the 18th century.

  • My Hometown camp comes to La Grange

    As a 200-year-old settlement, LaGrange has many stories and secrets from the past that are hidden in the alleys and stores that are lined along the railroad tracks. In “My Hometown Camp” campers do activities at selected stores and visit special places to learn about the rich history and events from the past that make a hometown a special place!

    Activities include a ghost tour, exploration of an old cemetery and a visit to an historic home.

  • Authors at Colonial Faire

    Swap tales with the writers who know Kentucky best! The 4th annual Colonial Trade Faire will feature several well-known and local authors this year in an effort to promote literacy and encourage readers to learn more about the state and its people. Writers will travel from Bowling Green, Lewisville, Harned, Louisville, Frankfort and Carrollton.

    Scheduled to appear at this time are the following authors:

    • Dr. Lynwood Montell, author of Tales from Kentucky Lawyers, Tales from One-Room School Teachers, and Ghosts across Kentucky

  • Community briefs May 29

    Free movie night

    Covenant UMC will host a free movie night at the Pavilion. Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy a movie (and popcorn) on us about two sisters that will warm your heart.

    Friday June 13 at 8:45 p.m. at 909 West Jefferson Street, La Grange

    Bread making

    The Oldham County Extension Office will host a bread making class, June 5 at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to make yeast breads and rolls. Registration is required. Cal’ 222-9453 to reserve a seat.

    Board of Health

  • Engagement: Harris - Green

    Tracy Harris and Chris Green of Louisville announce their engagement. Harris is the Director of Communications for Oldham County Schools, while Green is sales territory manager and marketing manager for Bohnert Equipment. Harris is a graduate of Spencer County High School and the University of Louisville. Green is a graduate of St. Xavier High School and West Virginia University. Harris’ parents are Robert Harris of Taylorsville and Tina Conder of Whitesville. Green’s parents are Johann Green and Janet Kanziner, both of Louisville. They will be wed August 23 in Anchorage.