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Today's News

  • Public Records Nov. 13

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Nov. 4 -- Steven N. Brainer, 23, Louisville, was arrested for failure of owner to maintain required insurance second offense, possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle prohibited and four Jefferson County e-warrants for operating on suspended or revoked license, failure of owner to maintain insurance, speeding 26 mph over, operating on suspended or revoked license.

    Nov. 5 -- Andrew K. Perkins, 28, Louisville, was cited and released for possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia buy/possession.

  • Veterans Affairs office sets up hours in La Grange

    Veterans and their families seeking benefits assistance in north central Kentucky will now be able to find help and advice in La Grange.

    Beginning today, Angela Worley, the veterans benefits field representative (VBFR) for Oldham, Trimble and Henry Counties, will provide assistance in La Grange. This will allow Worley to help veterans and their families more effectively from this central location closer to residents than her main office in Louisville.

  • Farm Bureau names Goshen agent

    Michael Bleau has been appointed as a new agent with Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance at the Oldham County Farm Bureau–Goshen Agency. Bleau’s appointment was announced in Louisville by Chuck Osborne, Vice President of Agency Support & Marketing for KFB Insurance.

    Bleau, a native of Detroit, pursued pre-med studies at Millspas College and Georgia State before graduating with a bachelor’s degree at the University of Tampa. Prior to joining KFB Insurance, he worked for State Farm, AAA and owned his own printing and graphic design business.

  • Hope Health Clinic gets grant

    Hope Health Clinic, 1025 Sanibel Way, Suite E, is working to raise $100,000 by the end of December. Janet Warren, Clinic Administrator, and Marsha Biven, Chairman of the Board, are shown accepting a $2,000 donation from members of the South Oldham Lions Club Foundation. The seed money for Hope Health Clinic came from a generous grant by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky expired at the end of September 2014. Our community came together in 2011 to plan for and open this clinic, which now serves over 1,800 patients, so support from the community has never been more important.

  • Local author speaks on iconic country ham

    ByHELEN K. MCKINNEY

    oldham county history center

    Kentucky has long been labeled the heart of “America’s Country Ham Belt,” an area that includes Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Missouri. Considered a vital ingredient of Southern cuisine for quite some time, author Steve Coomes has penned a book about the makings of country ham.

  • Wreath making workshop

    If you want something unique and handmade to decorate with for the Thanksgiving holiday, look no fUrther than the Oldham County History Center. The History Center is offering a special Holiday Wreath Making Workshop with a focus on using natural items for decoration. The workshop will be held on Nov. 15 from 1-3 p.m. in the Rob Morris Educational Building.

  • Community briefs Nov. 13

    Santa Paws

    Capture your pet’s photo with Santa! Bring the kids and make it a family portrait. Packages start at $10. We will have refreshments, a bake sale and unique items from local artists for Christmas gifts.

    Hours are Friday, Dec. 5, 6 -9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday Dec. 6 and 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information and reservations, please call 502-222-7537. Walk-ins welcome. All proceeds go to the Humane Society of Oldham County. Event at 2417 S. Hwy 53 – located next to the Cherry House.

    Fossil show

  • SOHS marching band finishes season

    South Oldham’s Marching Dragons closed their season in Mid-States Class AAAA competition on Saturday at Royal High School in Royal, Ohio. The Dragons placed 5th against 16 bands in preliminary competition and then placed 5th in top ten championship competition that evening. This year the Marching Dragons moved into a class of larger bands in Mid-States competition and presented an outstanding program on the field.

  • Stephens: State title win a throwback for Lady Dragons

    LEXINGTON – There was some 19-year-old nostalgia for South Oldham girls soccer coach Cy Tucker last week.

    In 1995, he took the Lady Dragons to play in the school’s first KHSAA girls soccer championship game. South beat Tates Creek that year to win the title.

    This year he took his Lady Dragons to Henry Clay’s Bell Stadium to try for their record seventh state title, but first in 13 years.

  • Swimming: Brazeau signs with Southern Illinois