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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Region 8 baseball: Anderson ends South's season

    NEW CASTLE – Just call them the “Battlin' and Blazin' Bearcats.”

    Anderson County pitchers Conor Cotton and Josh brown fought their way through a day when they did not have their best stuff while Bearcat runners repeatedly frustrated South Oldham to score a 7-3 win in the Eighth Region high school baseball tournament Monday at Henry County High School.

  • Class 3A Girls Track and Field Championships: Lady Colonels get trio of fourth place finishes

    LEXINGTON – Oldham County’s girls landed in the points throughout the afternoon Saturday at the state track and field championships.

    OC had fourth place finishes in the 4x400 relay, pole vault and triple jump, as well as a fifth place finish in the 300 hurdles.

    Overall the Lady Colonels finished 10th with 20 points. Bryan Station (70 points) won the team title, followed by North Hardin (64) and Central (55). South Oldham didn’t register any points.

  • Class 3A Boys Track and Field Championships: South’s Dowdy twins star

    LEXINGTON – The Dowdy’s showed Saturday why two of the state’s premier long-distance runners come from the same family.

    Sophomore South Oldham twins Cole and Tanner Dowdy finished third and fifth, respectively, in the 3,200 run at the Class 3A state track and field championships at the University of Kentucky.

    The Dowdy’s earned all 10 points for South, which finished tied with Oldham County for 19th place.

    North Hardin (77 points) took the boys’ team title, followed by Trinity (67.5) and St. Xavier (65).

  • Region 8 softball: Anderson beats North softball

    WARSAW – Anderson County’s Bailey Curry and Kaci Currens each hit home runs off North Oldham pitcher Sam Maiocco Monday as the Lady Bearcats ended the Lady Mustangs’ season with a 7-2 win in the Region 8 tournament at Gallatin County.

    North finished its first season under coach Erick Anderson 15-17.

    North took a 1-0 lead in the first when sophomore right fielder Hannah Phillips singled and then scored on an Anderson County error.