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Today's News

  • Red Ribbon Week becomes 'real' at Oldham Middle

    Oldham County Middle School celebrated Red Ribbon week upon returning from fall break. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country.

  • Student honored for fight against poverty

    As a student at Oldham County High School, David Golemboski began to seriously consider his Catholic faith and think about it as more than a set of beliefs.

    Through the guidance of individuals in his church and reading the work of Thomas Merton, Golemboski realized he was a "guilty bystander."

    "As long as you're a bystander, in some way you're a guilty bystander," Golemboski said.

  • Five North Oldham stars named to all-district football team

    GOSHEN –After posting the best season in school history, five North Oldham High School football players earned all-district honors.Quarterback Dylan Grandon, runningbacks Chris Dudley and Andrew Tuller, lineman Spencer Gooch and fullback/linebacker Ryan Gallas were all named to the coaches all-district squad.NOHS went 8-4 this year, a school record for wins, finished second in the district and won the first playoff game in school history before falling to Henry County 15-7 in the district finals.Grandon, a 6-foot-2, 175-pound senior finished his f

  • Open for discussion

    Business owners are calling for revisions to La Grange’s sign ordinance, arguing that city council’s incentive to preserve the historic look of the area is compromising the future of the economy and comes with a price for businesses already existing in the city. In May, council members unanimously approved an ordinance to ban pole signs, neon lighting and banners.

  • Lady Dragons capture two tournament titles over holiday break

    It was a good holiday break for all three local girls’ basketball teams as they all picked up wins and in some cases got their rosters back to full strength heading into the new year and the meat of their respective schedules.

  • Business Briefs

    Bedford Loan and Deposit receives 5-star ratingBauerFinancial Inc., an independent bank rating and research firm, has announced that Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank has earned another 5-Star Superior rating, the highest award, for the 62nd consecutive quarter.

  • Oldham County drops pair at King of the Bluegrass

    The holiday fare for the three local boys’ high school teams got a bit tougher as the trio completed the Christmas break schedule with varying degrees of success.

  • Ex-members interested in returning

    Members of the La Grange City Council will soon appoint a new council member to fill a seat vacated by the late James Beaumont.

    Beaumont died Dec. 12. He served two stints on the council and was the city's first African-American council member.

    Mayor Elsie Carter said she plans to present the council with a letter of interest from Denise Watts Wilson at the council's regular meeting on Monday.

    Though others have expressed interest, Carter said Wilson is the only candidate who had submitted a letter of intent as of Dec. 31.

  • KSP Post 5 steps up efforts to cite for seat-belt law violations

    The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 in Campbellsburg are stepping up seat-belt law enforcement efforts. The current seatbelt law allows Kentucky’s law enforcement to pull over a violator, even if that is their only violation. The driver will also be cited if one or more of the vehicles passenger(s) are not properly restrained with their seat belt. The law also targets those that do not have children 40 inches or below, in a proper child restraint seat. Those children over 40 inches but under 8 years of age should be in a proper “booster” seat.

  • Oldham robotics team heads to state tournament

    As the state championship draws near, the Brickmasters of the Old Republic (FLL robotics team) scurry to prepare their robot, finish programming and refine their research. What is FLL and who are the Brickmasters of the Old Republic (BOTOR)? FLL stands for FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) Lego League, a program in which up to 10 team members work together to build a robot and program it to complete a number of missions on a playing field.