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Today's News

  • Hunter honored as July Artist of the Month at Gallery 104

    Having a lifelong love for photography, Kathy Seelbach Hunter has continued in her grandfather’s footsteps as a photographer. Self-taught and having shot pictures since her teens, she began to seriously work at her passion and in 2007 started her own business as a freelance photographer, doing wedding and portrait photography as well as exhibiting in local and regional art fairs.

  • Community briefs July 10

    Barn Dance

    Join author J.D. Wilkes as he discusses the history of barn dances in Kentucky Thursday at 6:30 p.m. This free event will be held at “Knock on Wood” - 7001 Main Street in Westport

    Book Signing

    Kentucky friends, neighbors and readers, please come and be a part of a Speak and Sign in Kentucky on Saturday, July 12, at 1 p.m. at Karen’s

    Book Barn & Java Shop, 127 E. Main St. La Grange. You’ll hear tales from the trails of an aviation career of over four decades, including personal accounts of two

  • Children’s camp explores Civil War in Oldham County

    Ever wonder if Oldham County supported the North or the South during the Civil War? Did most residents uphold Kentucky’s decision to remain in the Union? In 1860, a year before the war began there were 4,815 whites, 37 free colored and 2,431 slaves in Oldham County. And every one of them had a story to tell. Children ages 7-12 will be able to take an in-depth look at how a war that split the nation also split the county and turned brother against brother right in their own backyard, through a new summer camp that explores the Civil War.

  • County boys help Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Camp kick off 39th year

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch summer camping program opened for their 39th camping season on Sunday, June 15, with boys in attendance. The camp runs throughout June and July, serving both boys and girls, alternately throughout the camp season.

  • Roederer Correctional Complex honors quarterly award winners
  • Library celebrates going green
  • Dickerson honored at Boys State
  • Oldham County Schools mechanic honored by state

    For two decades, David Harroff has kept Oldham County Schools buses running — that’s 120 buses, 491 trips per day, more than 1.7 million miles per year. Last week, he was recognized for his work as the Mechanic of the Year by the Kentucky Department of Education at the annual Student Transportation Association of Kentucky conference.

  • Crestwood student receives national award

    The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced Oldham County High School student Teresa Aldana from Crestwood, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

  • Project Guild honors one of its founders with a bench

    Members of the Project Guild of La Grange recently unveiled a bench to honor the woman who coordinated the inaugural Oldham County Day celebration more than 40 years ago.

    In 1971, the late Nancy Crass served as president of Project Guild, and urged the group to host a community-wide celebration. The idea for the festival was based on her fond memories of fundraisers to support the local fire department in Hartford, where she was raised.