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Today's News

  • Area teams win local and state races

    It was a busy week for local cross country runners as the elementary and middle school teams began preparing for the state meet in Lexington in three weeks.

    At the middle school level, North Oldham swept the South Oldham state tune-up meet with the boys scoring 40 points compared to runner up Meyzeek’s 57.

    The NOMS girls scored 36 points to edge East Oldham with 39.

  • North fights off South

    CRESTWOOD – Andrew Tuller made up for his mistake.

    Tuller, a senior, came back from a mistake that led to a South Oldham interception with a clutch second half performance to help NOHS edge SOHS 35-27 Friday.

    “I totally ran the wrong route, really messed up and they intercepted it,” Tuller said. “I knew I had to make up for it in the second half.”

  • Colonels get out of gate in upset

    GEORGETOWN – After getting thumped soundly in their two previous games against ranked 6A teams the Oldham County Colonels showed just how far they have come with a 24-17 upset of Scott County Friday.

    The Cardinals, ranked No. 6, beat OCHS 48-14 last season under former OCHS head coach Jim McKee.

  • Game Bytes

    POST-SEASON DRAWS

  • Hosparus to close Baptist Northeast inpatient unit

    The Hosparus unit at Baptist Hospital Northeast will close in about 30 days, the organization announced Monday.

    Hosparus president and chief executive officer Phil Marshall said staffing an eight-bed inpatient unit 24 hours a day isn’t workable.

  • Survey isn't fly by night

    A sub-committee of the Oldham County Airport Board is continuing to meet to determine the best format for a public opinion survey.

    The survey – by phone and/or by mail – will provide feedback from residents throughout the county regarding a possible airport.

    Board member Bob Sargis said committee members are considering several formats.

  • Letters to the editor

    La Grange fee higher than others

    To the editor:

    I found out the hard way – proof that procrastination does not pay off – that La Grange Utilities has a reconnection fee of $50. Mind you, it is my fault for putting it off, but life got in the way, and I was five hours late paying my water bill after the second payment deadline.

  • Dynamite debaters

    Students from North Oldham and South Oldham high schools competed Sept. 27 at Fern Creek High School for a debate tournament in Lincoln-Douglas Debate.

    The NOHS team, Nick Bonomo, Doug Bonomo, Josh Rosenberg, Andy Kangpan, Seth Tompkins, and Cade Friedland, scored either 4-0 or 3-1 for the day with Kangpan participating in a final round in varsity debate. He came in second in a 2-1 decision, and Nick Bonomo took first place in the novice division.

  • Building a bridge

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Indiana Department of Transportation recently announced the kickoff of the Milton-Madison Bridge Project.

    The project will examine the need for the rehabilitation or replacement of the aging U.S. 421 span with an affordable Ohio River bridge that safely connects the historic communities of Milton, Ky. and Madison, Ind.

  • Goranflos hope to offer children a better quality of life

    Volunteers have raised more than $100,000 to help send two sick children to China for treatment. This weekend and last, Oldham County residents are pitching in to help.

    With a Motorcycle Bug Run last Sunday and a street festival planned for Saturday, many local residents are rallying support for Hailey and Carter Goranflo, the children of Miranda and Neil Goranflo.