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Today's News

  • Annual tractor drive in two weeks

    The Annual Antique Iron Tractor Drive is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

    Antique Iron is a group of Oldham County History Center members that features those with interests in antique machines such as tractors, model-Ts, just about anything “old” and can “work or move.” The Club meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center.

  • Joint pain seminar at Baptist Health

    Do you suffer from joint pain? Join orthopaedic surgeon Eugene Jacob, M.D., for a free seminar at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16 to learn the latest treatment options for sufferers of joint pain. The seminar will be held at Baptist Health La Grange and includes light refreshments.

    Topics of discussion include arthritis of the hip and knee, surgical and non-surgical joint pain treatment options and new technologies in hip and knee replacement including the “GetAroundKnee.”

    Space is limited at this free program sponsored by Stryker Orthopaedics.

  • Veteran’s Park holds competition

    Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky, which is being built in Crestwood in front of South Oldham High School, is hosting a contest open to all public and private Oldham County students.

    The contest includes two competitions:

    •Create a video up to two minutes on the project with a focus on youth participation in the project (this would be the type of video that is uploaded to YouTube). The contest winner would receive $200.

    •Create an artist rendering of Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky. The contest winner would receive $100.

  • Neil Murphy named Ky Farm Bureau manager for La Grange

    Neil Murphy has been appointed as the new agency manager with Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance at the Oldham County Farm Bureau–La Grange Agency. Murphy’s appointment was announced in Louisville by Chuck Osborne, Vice President of Agency Support & Marketing for KFB Insurance.

  • Community briefs Sept. 18

    SOFD Fire Fest

    Join the South Oldham Fire Department Saturday Oct. 4 for a day of fun, food and entertainment! There will be a bouncy house and games for the kids, an apparatus showcase and local businesses. There will also be a residential sprinkler and vehicle extrication demonstration. Admission is free.

    Donations for the WHAS Crusade for Children are appreciated. This is a fire prevention event as well as a fundraiser for the Crusade. Bring out the family and have a fun, safe time.

    Handshakes and Pancakes

  • Judges, clerks excited for new e-filing system

    Neighboring counties Oldham, Henry and Trimble will help test out a new electronic filing system for the state’s court system, area judges announced last week.

    The three counties make up the 12th Circuit in Kentucky, which is only the third circuit in the state to launch e-filing for civic cases, District Judge Jerry Crosby said.

    The new program will allow court clerks to enter motions, filings and other legal documents electronically, allowing for the start of a transition away from expensive paper costs, he said.

  • Crestwood Civic celebrates 100 years

    Not many organizations can say they have served a community for a whole century, but the Crestwood Civic Club will be among those few when it celebrates 100 years in Oldham County this weekend.

    The Commonwealth of Kentucky incorporated the club in November 1914 with the desire of its members to make the community a better and safer place to live.

    In 100 years, the club has promoted charitable, education and religious endeavors, including Apple Patch, American Red Cross and Girl Scouts.

  • ‘Thriller’ dance troupe excited for new season, needs new studio

     

    For the Terpsichore Dance Company, Halloween is a year-round event.

    It’s the 14th season of performing the choreographed Thriller dance at the Baxter Avenue Morgue Haunted House for the Crestwood-based troupe, where they entertain over 15,000 people each year.

    Carolyne Tilford created Terpsichore 16 years ago to give dancers from ages 10 to 55 a chance to learn choreographed dances and perform in the community.

    The Terpsichore dancers teach and perform year-round, but Thriller and the Halloween season are the biggest for them.

  • La Grange Rotary, The Oaks team up to make blankets for Linus project

     

    Children often tug along blankets for years and years for a sense of security before finally reaching adulthood. Becky Jew’s goal is to have all children feel the sense of warmth that only a blanket can bring.

    Jew is the chapter coordinator of Project Linus, which is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide love, sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need.

  • OCYFL Week 3 recap

    In the Pewee Division the Carroll County Yellowjackets continued their winning ways by defeating the Packers.

    Alonzo Lopez put the Jackets on the board first by running for a 40-yard touchdown and the ensuing PAT.

    Then Ethan Price ran for 35 yards and the touchdown with Lopez converting his second PAT on the day to make it 14-0.

    The Packers’ Ryan Holvey scored on a 35-yard quarterback sneak, but it wasn’t enough and the final score was 14-6.