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Today's News

  • Oldham Grand Slam a great experience

    People run for different reasons: to lose weight, to relieve stress, to compete. Last month, some 36,000 runners ran for all those reasons, plus one: to show America’s oldest marathon could not be stopped by an act of terrorism.

    The courage of those 264 people who were injured, many of them losing their own ability to walk or run, not to mention the courage of those who died, certainly added to the inspiration each Boston Marathon runner felt this year.

  • Earley: Does God always work for good?

    One of the powerful scriptures that people like to quote is from Romans 8:28. It reads, “…We know that in all things God works for the good.” Like the Bible verse that says, “God never gives you more than you can handle,” these verses comfort people in times of challenge. The problem is one is incomplete and the other is not in the Bible, and neither, as they are printed, are true.

  • Public Records May 15

    La Grange Police Arrests

    May 7 -- Stacy M. Philpot, 33, Eminence, was cited and released for operating vehicle with expired operator’s license.

    May 11 -- Reagan H. Marchegion, 21, La Grange, was arrested for DUI 2nd offense and one headlight.

     

    May 11 -- Kaleb A. Moore, 18, La Grange, was arrested on a burglary warrant 2nd degree for another agency.

    May 11 -- Edward C. Sullivan, 23, La Grange, was arrested for assault 4th degree (domestic violence) minor injury, disorderly conduct 2nd degree and resisting arrest.

  • Project Guild announces the 2014 Oldham County Day grand marshals

    The Project Guild of La Grange, a non-profit supporting community endeavors throughout Oldham County, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year by honoring the organization’s founding members.

    Project Guild of La Grange was founded in August 1964, with 14 young homemakers as charter members – Linda Abbott, Pat Ashbrook, the late Linda Brown, Judy Cox, the late Joyce Crouch, Marcia Crouch, Charlotte Harrod, Peggy Hayden, Beverly Houchin, Helen Howard, Betty Leet, Wanda McHargue, Wendy Roberts and Jackie Chadwell.

  • South Oldham Rotary honors May Student of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary May Student of the Month at their May 9 meeting.

    Brenna Kaelin is a senior at South Oldham High School where she is involved in volleyball, Link Crew, Beta Club, National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society. Kaelin plans to attend the University of Louisville with a goal of becoming a rheumatologist. In her free time you’ll find Kaelin playing volleyball.

    The South Oldham Rotary Club congratulates this outstanding student on his numerous accomplishments.

  • Public archaeology investigation

    The Oldham County History Center will host an Archaeology Investigation under the direction of professional archaeologist Jeannine Kreinbrink. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation, located outside of Bedford, in Trimble County. The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Henry Bibb was a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.

  • PACC strong women events
  • Morrison receives national award
  • CASA Award

     

    Carolyn Wilding was the recipient of CASA of the River Region Volunteer of the year Award for Oldham, Henry, and Trimble Counties at the annual volunteer appreciation dinner held on April 21 at the Sawyer Hayes Community Center. Wilding has been a volunteer with the agency,

    which works within the family court system to assist children who have been abused or neglected, since 2007. CASA served 465 children in its six county service area in 2013.

  • Celebrating Mom

    Providence Richwood, formerly The Richwood, hosted their annual Mother’s Day Breakfast for current residents, families and staff on Friday morning, May 9. Residents were treated to hair styling and makeup for the special event. All ladies in attendance were presented with their own beautiful corsage and served a delicious hot breakfast by the staff at the nursing and rehab center.