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Education

  • Local students graduate from Sullivan University

    Several students from Oldham County recently graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville. 

    Graduates from Goshen include Michelle Allen, who earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance; Karen Kushner, who earned bachelor’s degrees in marketng and management; Rhonda Lobb, who earned an associate’s degree in paralegal students; and Brian Seyer, who earned a master’s degree in business administration.

  • Fun run

    Buckner Elementary School hosted the Buddy Bear Fun Run Sept. 18. 

    Students helped raise money for the school’s playground improvement project and learned the importance of making healthy eating choices and the importance of regular physical exercise.

  • Burkhart attends Lipscomb University

    Derek Burkhart of Crestwood, is a member of Lipscomb University’s 2009-10 freshman class. 

    Burkhart, a South Oldham High School graduate, is one of 605 freshman enrolled at Lipscomb University, contributing to an overall record year enrollment of 3,418. The university experienced a 12-percent jump in overall enrollment from last fall.

  • Students from Oldham named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    By earning a 4.0 grade-point average all four years of high school and scoring a 28 or higher composite on the ACT, 52 students from Oldham County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars.The title honors the late state Sen. Jeff Green of Mayfield, who served in the Kentucky General Assembly from 1992 to 1997.

    South Oldham High School students who earned the honor include South Oldham High School: Derek Burkhart, Anna Dezarn, Maureen Dreckman, Matthew Dudgeon, Jessica Jenkins, Cody Malone, Kacie Niemann, Natalie Pope, Michael Rundell, Alexa Weigel and Alex Williams. 

  • OCHS band hosts fruit fundraiser

    Members of the Oldham County High School Band are hosting their annual fresh Florida citrus sale as a fundraiser for the band. 

    The sale continues through Nov. 11, and fruit will be delivered the second week in December. 

    For information, call Kim Hough at 243-0768 or Carolyn Gessner at  265-0290.

  • Pucker up

    South Oldham Middle School teachers planted kisses on Wilbur the pot-bellied pig Friday at a pep rally in the school gym. The rally also included the recognition of the school’s fall athletic teams. Students donated a quarter to vote for which teachers they wanted to see kiss the pig with the proceeds going to the school’s fund for less-fortunate students to assist those students and their families during the holidays.

  • Students from Oldham named Sen. Jeff Green scholars

    By earning a 4.0 grade-point average all four years of high school and scoring a 28 or higher composite on the ACT, 52 students from Oldham County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars.The title honors the late state Sen. Jeff Green of Mayfield, who served in the Kentucky General Assembly from 1992-97.

  • South Oldham High School hosts marching band competition

    South Oldham High School band boosters will host SOHS’s third annual KMEA sanctioned marching band competition Saturday. 

    It will be a preliminary and final competition that takes place in SOHS Dragon Stadium.

  • Pulliam receives EPA fellowship

    As a child, Jessica Pulliam spent countless hours searching for crawdads under rocks in nearby streams.

    As a teenager, she discovered the thrill of kayaking in wild rivers.

  • South Oldham Middle begins ‘One School, One Book’ program

    This year, the entire South Oldham Middle School community read the book, “Rules” by Cynthia Lord. Literary Coach Kathy House and Reading Specialist Becky Goetzinger said the purpose of the activity was to build the sense of school community, encourage parent involvement in classroom activities and foster a love of reading.