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Today's News

  • Project Guild names officers

    Submitted photo

    The Project Guild of La Grange, a non-profit organization supporting community endeavors throughout Oldham County, celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Members of the Project Guild of La Grange recently elected the 2014-15 officers. Standing from left, Mary Broecker, historian, Jacquelyn Hack, publicity, and Victoria Motyka, secretary. Seated from left, Doreen Goodwin, treasurer, Melissa Walton, president, and Teresa Kinney, vice-president.

  • Ribbon cutting for barber shop

    George Shunnarah, second from right, owner of George’s Barber and Styling, cuts the ceremonial ribbon on his new shop in La Grange. Pictured with Shunnarah is County Judge-Executive David Voegele, center, as well as employees of the Oldham County Chamber and George’s.

  • CUB helps with Light Up

    Submitted photo

    Members of Citizens Union Bank help check lights in preparation for Light Up La Grange during a day of service for bank employees.

  • Community briefs Oct. 23

    American Legion

    Oldham County Post #39 American Legion will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m., at 2301 West Hwy 146 (East end of the OC Fairgrounds), lower level, La Grange. Refreshments after meeting.

    Ballardsville

    Craft Fair

    Annual Craft Fair at Ballardsville Baptist Church. Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Many handmade craft items and wares available for early Christmas shopping. Event to be held in the Family Life Center. Ballardsville Baptist is located at 4300 S.Hwy 53 in Crestwood.

  • South Rotary names two Students of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at their October 10th meeting.

  • Grant awarded for body armor

    Governor Steve Beshear announced that the city of La Grange has been awarded a state Law Enforcement Protection Program (LEPP) grant for $5,610 to purchase body armor vests.

    A total of 30 law enforcement agencies were awarded $170,832 in LEPP grants, which are administered by the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) to give financial help for certain items essential in the course of their duties.

  • St. Francis raises funds

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    Alexandra S. Thurstone, head of school for St. Francis, speaks during the school’s Our Good Earth fundraiser, held two weekends ago in Goshen. Weather pushed part of the fundraiser inside to the school’s new gym, but didn’t dampen spirits as more than $144,000 was raised for the private preschool through eighth grade school.

  • East Oldham Middle celebrates summer reading

    Summer… a time for sunshine, pool parties, ice cream parlors, sporting events and reading. Yes, reading.

    This past summer nearly 350 East Oldham Middle School students fulfilled the goal of reading three books. As a reward for their achievement, those qualifying Patriots were invited to a Summer Reading Celebration, held the afternoon of Sept. 5 at the school.

  • SOHS band pushing toward state

    The South Oldham High School Marching Band invites the community to SOHS Dragon Stadium on Friday at 6 p.m. as the Marching Dragons perform their 2014 competition show “ICE” in their push toward the Kentucky State Marching Band Championships.

  • Education Briefs Oct. 23

    KCTCS Admissions

    Admissions Deadline for first time freshman at Jefferson Community and Technical College is Nov. 15. Apply online for free at Jefferson.kctcs.edu.

    Graduate

    Brandon T. Bird, son of Leo and Sue Bird of Pewee Valley, received his Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude, in Computer Graphic Design from Sullivan College of Technology and Design on Saturday October 18. Brandon was a 2010 graduate of South Oldham High School.

    KCTCS Resource Fair in Carroll Co.