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Today's News

  • Chips, salsa, flash mob
  • Burning banned until October

     Beginning May 1 and continuing through Sept. 30, open burning is prohibited in Oldham County, due to being designated by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as “non-attainment” air quality for ozone and particulate matter because pollution levels have exceeded those permitted by the Clean Air Act.

  • Thousands of voices heard at OC Schools Arts Center

     Voices of more than 3,000 middle and high school students were heard in the Oldham County Schools Arts Center April 14 and 15, as choirs from 55 schools were assessed by the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA).

    Assessments help schools and educators evaluate the success of their choir programs, but the festival also gives choral groups a chance to see how they size up against other schools, said Shela Vilardell, festival manager. 

  • Police chief: internet exchange sign best $80 spent this year

     La Grange Police have created an internet purchase exchange location to ensure the safety of residents hoping to sell or buy items through arrangements made online. 

  • Former minister pleads guilty to child sex charge

     As Assistant U.S. Attorney Jo E. Lawless read the factual basis of Howard Key Chambers’ plea agreement, the former Oldham County minister continually grimaced, eyes closed, in a Gene Snyder Federal Building courtroom in Louisville on April 12. 

  • What grade would your garbage get?

    Often, conservationists seek to leave a better planet for the next generation, but sometimes the next generation steps up to help.  

    Members of the North Oldham Middle School (NOMS) One Planet Club have made it their mission to make their school more environmentally friendly.  The young men and women meet on Thursday mornings to sift through the garbage in classrooms, take out anything recyclable and put it in a recycling bin.  

  • Do you desire more knowledge of God?

     We read in II Peter 1:3, “His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.” (NIV) These words got me to thinking about how we know who God is.  I don’t doubt God has made himself known to us, but in the day-to-day life of most people this seems to be an elusive knowledge.  

  • A PSA for your health

    By Ginger Lumpkin

  • The newlywed checklist

    By Zack Van Zant

     “In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.”

    -William Penn

  • United we stand, divided we fall

    By Matt Bevin

    A new day is dawning in Kentucky. For the first time in many years, the winds of financial responsibility have begun to blow briskly through the marble halls of Frankfort. These welcome breezes are ushering in the promise of a fresh start for the Commonwealth.