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Today's News

  • Despite some tacky distractions, organizers call triathlon a success

    Aside from a couple incidences of mischief, Sunday’s Ironman bike leg ran smoother than ever, race officials report.

    Race officials, law enforcement personnel and government officials met Tuesday to discuss problems from the race and plan for next year. In all, the consensus is Ironman competitors and organizers encountered fewer problems than expected.

  • Ironman: Oldham County finishers

    150th Andy Rumsey, of LA GRANGE, age 50, 10:26:07

    184th Chad Tolbert, of Goshen, age 29, 10:38:15

    633rd John Deck, of Prospect, age 43, 11:48:51

    659th Bill Snyder, of Goshen, age 40, 11:51:47

    695th Rick Rawlings, of Prospect, age 47, 11:54:44

    776th Kellie Moran-Jones, of Prospect, age 40, 12:00:42 

    857th Troy Shellhamer, of Prospect, age 29, 12:09:15

    882nd Todd Mullins, of Crestwood, age 40, 12:12:40

    901st Paul Vance, of Crestwood, age 44, 12:16:49

    1013th William Otter, of Prospect, age 37, 12:27:58

  • Letters to the Editor

    Adult education programs offered 

    To the editor:

    “It’s all about being here”– this is the motto for the 2009-10 year for the students in the Oldham County Adult Education Program. This program is grant funded through the Kentucky Adult Education Program with both state and federal funds. Our goal is to assist any adult that is not currently enrolled in a secondary program establish and work on educational goals.

  • Oldham students attend Governor’s Scholars program

    More than 1,000 Kentucky high school juniors attended this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program for five weeks.

    Among the participants are several from Oldham County High School, including Caroline D. Collins, Chelsea G. Corbin, Jared C. Dabbs, Hadiya L. Jones, Rachael M. Kelley, Derrick A. Lewis, Benjamin D. Norton, Brandy Rae Pearson, Paxton W. Roberts, Ruby Rua and Irena Chi Mai Tran.

  • North Oldham students participate in Governor’s Scholars program

    More than 1,000 Kentucky high school juniors attended this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program for five weeks.

    Among the participants were several from North Oldham High School, including Caitlin M. Hagan, Austin G. Major, Kathleen Joanne Newman, Lauren K. Renaud and Rachel H. Richards.

     

  • Property transfers

    Crestwood

    Barry and Dana Brumfield to American International Relocation Solutions LLC, lot 63, Lockwood Estates, 3703 Barbara Ann Blvd., Crestwood, $232,000.

    American International Relocation Solutions LLC to Amy and Randall Phillips, lot 63, Lockwood Estates, 3703 Barbara Ann Blvd., Crestwood, $232,000.

    Tracy and John Fischer to Harry Hays and Kathleen Hayes, lot 92, Grand Dell, 4711 Grand Dell Drive, Crestwood, $360,000.

    Fine Home Builders LLC to Jon Kaltman, lot 54, Poplar Wood, 12509 Poplar Wood Drive, Crestwood, $1,017,000.

  • A brand-new Norton

    Norton Brownsboro Hospital opened Aug. 26 – the not-for-profit system’s fifth hospital in Louisville. The hospital is located in northeastern Jefferson County in Old Brownsboro Crossing, a retail, office and medical space development off Brownsboro Road, near Interstate 71 and the Gene Snyder Freeway, just east of The Summit shopping center. 

  • Two from La Grange earn National Merit scholarships

    Andrea Atkin and Elizabeth Schaller, both of La Grange, were recently named National Merit scholarship winners. The girls are two of more than 2,800 awarded college-sponsored scholarships.

    Officials of each sponsor college selected their winners from among finalists in the National Merit scholarship Program who will attend their institution. College-sponsored awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.  

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Trenton Fryman.

    School: North Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Cross country.

    Age: 11.

    Hometown: Goshen.

    Accomplishments: Fryman, a sixth-grader, has stepped right in as a top runner for the NOMS program this year.

    In the Mustangs’ first meet Saturday at the St. X  Tiger Run he led NOMS to the team title while running seventh with a time of 10:36.22. NOMS edged Holy Trinity 77-86 for the team title. 

  • Residents appointed to local posts

     Members of Oldham County Fiscal Court made the following appointments at their meetings Aug. 19 and Sept. 1:

    • Vickey Grace, appointed to the Oldham Planning Commission, four-year term. 

    • Loren Kloft, appointed to Oldham County Code Enforcement Board, three-year term.