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Today's News

  • Teacher earns grant

    Katherine Schloemer, a teacher at St. Mary Academy, has much more joy than usual to share with her students this holiday season.  Schloemer is the recipient of a 2013 MAC Grant from McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana.

  • Library donation
  • Commitment to quality

    The Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center is proud to announce that 124 Roads Scholars and 120 Road Masters have completed the 2013 Kentucky Roads Scholars/Road Masters Training Program.

    To honor their outstanding efforts and commitment to quality roads in Kentucky, graduates were honored Dec.11 at Rough River Dam State Resort Park in Falls of Rough, Ky

    The following recipients, who consented to this announcement, joins the 2,326 Roads Scholars and 1,660 Road Masters who have already completed the program.

  • Hackney birth

    Clara Page Hackney, was born Dec. 6 at 10:42 a.m., and weighed 7 pounds, .08 ounces. Proud parents are Andrew and Kelsey Hackney. Proud grandparents are Kevin and Janet, Denise and Tom and Christine and Bill.

  • Leading by example

    La Grange Elementary Leadership Club students hosted members of the La Grange business community, mayor, Oldham County board members and Supt. Dr. Will Wells for lunch Dec. 19.  Event coordinator and Literacy Coach Kelley Johnstone worked on conversation and oratory skills with the 10 student ambassadors leading up to the occasion.

  • Church Receives Grant

    Grace and Glory Lutheran Church, Goshen, recently received a $5,000 “Lutheran Community Matthew 25: Neighbors in Need” grant from the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation.

    The funding was awarded to Grace and Glory’s Bread of Life Food Pantry based on its effectiveness in addressing physical, emotional and/or spiritual needs in the local community such as food, clothing, shelter, fellowship and care for the sick based on Jesus’ words in Matthew 25: 35-36.

  • Cats-Cards tough to call this season

     I’ve lived all 22 of my years in Kentucky and I’m not sure I can remember a Kentucky vs. Louisville game that was this hard to pick.
    What makes the rivalry relevant nationally is both programs are typically always good. But in recent seasons one team was just a shade better than the other going into the game.
    Last year U of L went into the game with the more complete roster and came out with a 80-77 win.

  • Dragons to host inagural tournament

    South Oldham’s girls have hosted the Lady Dragon Invitational for a few years now, but there wasn’t an equivalent tournament on the boys side.
    That will change this weekend when the Dragons host the John Fendley Classic in Crestwood.
    Play will start at 2 p.m. Thursday and will continue through Saturday night.
    “We’ve never had a boys tournament here before,” coach Steve Simpson said. “Some of the parents were interested in getting some more home games, so we asked some people to raise some money and they did.”

  • North boys swim past Collegiate

    North Oldham’s boys swimming team out-paced Louisville Collegiate, 75.5-71.5 Dec. 18 at Collegiate.

    A North relay team of Sam Zaepfel, Luc Brazeau, Arseniy Semenov and Jack McCormick won the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:52.60.

    Brazeau won the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:19.59.

    Danny Walker won the 50-yard free with a time of :26.85.

    Semenov won the 100-yard fly with a time of :55.65.

    Mark Scherer won the 100-yard free with a time :54.63.

  • South finishes 6th in Lady Dragon Invitational

    CRESTWOOD – At halftime Sunday, South Oldham looked like it would finish its home tournament with a winning record.

    South, which had gone 1-1 in its first two games at the Lady Dragon Invitational, led Boone County 21-11 after the second quarter of the fifth-place game.

    But the Lady Dragons scored just six points in the second half and fell 45-27 to the Lady Rebels to finish sixth in their event.