http://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Scout plans disc golf course http://www.oldhamera.com/content/scout-plans-disc-golf-course <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">One Oldham County Boy Scout&rsquo;s eagle project could help steer the county&rsquo;s recreation to a new course. &nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Grady Rogers, a scout with Troop 200, plans to build a disc golf course in La Grange&rsquo;s Wendell Moore Park, according to an Oldham County Greenways press release.&nbsp;</span></p> County invests in historic preservation http://www.oldhamera.com/content/county-invests-historic-preservation <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_4011.jpg" alt="Jules Mominee of Mominee Studios of Evansville, Ind. applied some finishing touches to the stained glass windows of the Fiscal Court building that was once a Methodist church. The renovation and maintenance of the windows included placing a clear glass protective cover over all 14 windows." title="Jules Mominee of Mominee Studios of Evansville, Ind. applied some finishing touches to the stained glass windows of the Fiscal Court building that was once a Methodist church. The renovation and maintenance of the windows included placing a clear glass protective cover over all 14 windows." align="left" hspace="6" width="48" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Maintaining a building in an historic district requires diligence on the part of the owner, even when that owner is Oldham County Fiscal Court.</span></p> 12K run will benefit local charity http://www.oldhamera.com/content/12k-run-will-benefit-local-charity <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/12k.jpeg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">A new event could have Oldham County residents dashing through the snow for a good round of exercise and supporting a good cause at the same time.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The 12Ks of Christmas, a new run in La Grange, will be held for the first time Dec. 10.</span></p> Greeting the Season http://www.oldhamera.com/content/greeting-season <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/yewdell1.jpg" alt="Savannah Capek, left, and Jaylie Wiggs race down a tunnel of lit trees." title="Savannah Capek, left, and Jaylie Wiggs race down a tunnel of lit trees." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Yew Dell Botanical Garden has embraced the season to be jolly and begun its Yuletide event.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The new Christmas celebration includes visits with Santa, lighting displays, craft activities, refreshments for children and adults alike, workshops and model trains. &nbsp;</span></p> Basham brought to the forefront with annual award http://www.oldhamera.com/content/basham-brought-forefront-annual-award <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ocoftheyear1.jpg" alt="Don Basham learns he has been selected as 2016’s Oldham Countian of the Year. The recognition is kept secret from the winner until the night of the awards dinner." title="Don Basham learns he has been selected as 2016’s Oldham Countian of the Year. The recognition is kept secret from the winner until the night of the awards dinner." align="left" hspace="6" width="135" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">This year, Oldham County chose to sing the praises of an unsung hero.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Don Basham, the engineer behind much of the Oldham Reserve project, has been named Oldham Countian of the Year for 2016.</span></p> Public records - Dec. 1, 2016 http://www.oldhamera.com/content/public-records-dec-1-2016 <p> &nbsp;<b style="line-height: 20.4px;">La Grange Police</b></p> <p class="p2"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Abdullah AlQahtani, 27 of Lexington &mdash; cited and released Nov. 17 for no registration plates; failure to maintain required insurance; and no operator&rsquo;s license</span></p> <p class="p4"> &nbsp;</p> County clerk's office can now offer passports http://www.oldhamera.com/content/county-clerks-office-can-now-offer-passports <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/passport.jpeg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="58" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">A new service at the Oldham County Clerk&rsquo;s office could help Oldham County residents see a whole new world.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The office can now accept passport applications.</span></p> Handel's 'Messiah' coming to town http://www.oldhamera.com/content/handels-messiah-coming-town <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/messiah.jpg" alt="The sanctuary of St. John will host the Louisville Orchestra in a special performance of Handel’s “Messiah.”" title="The sanctuary of St. John will host the Louisville Orchestra in a special performance of Handel’s “Messiah.”" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">When it comes to spreading Christmas cheer, one Oldham County church is going for baroque. &nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">St. John United Methodist Church in Prospect will host the Louisville Orchestra and Chamber Choir for a performance of George Frideric Handel&rsquo;s &ldquo;Messiah.&rdquo;</span></p>