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Today's News

  • Prospect Chamber looking for strong women nominations

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for their “Strong Woman Leader Award” to be presented at the Strong Leadership Strong Woman 2014” event on Friday, May 30 at Falls Goshen Event Center.

    “Nominees will have made a significant impact on the community through their involvement. The recipient will have shown vision, integrity, courage and perserverance in her endeavors, states Kathy Jacobs, executive director of the PACC, and will be someone who gives of herself to the community.”

  • South Oldham grad appears on TV

    Nate Jacobs, owner of Harlot Cycles, will appear on the premiere of Discovery’s new #BikerLive series. The premiere date is Monday, May 12th in prime time. During the episode, viewers will get a close-up look at the building of custom bikes by 3 different regional shops. Through interactive live voting, viewers will be able to choose their preferred motorcycle.

  • Call to Artists for recycled art show at Gallery 104

    This is a Call to Artists: the Arts Association of Oldham County presents: Found/Recycled Art Show May 20 – June 28 at Gallery 104, La Grange. Entry deadline: Wednesday, May 7 (at midnight) Notifications sent: Saturday, May 10. Delivery of work: Sunday May 11 (1-4 p.m. Awards Reception: Thursday, May 22 (6:30-8:30 p.m.). Pick up work: Sunday, June 29 (1-4 p.m.)

  • Foxhollow concerts resume for 2014
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters needs volunteers over 55 years old

    There is a new way to stay active and get involved in the community at the same time. Big Brothers Big Sisters is engaging baby boomers and those 55 years “young” and over to join its newest project – the Legacy Program, supported by the Humana Foundation. The goal is to match 50 children with volunteers over the age of 55.

  • Community briefs May 1

    Veterans Roundup

  • OC finishes first spring under Shatzer

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s spring football game Friday night was a good teaching tool for new coach Mike Shatzer.

    The White Team trailed 12-0 at halftime after two touchdowns by the Blue Team’s Isiah Kelly in the first half.

    “We told them at halftime, you could either do what you used to do and hang your head and succumb to defeat, or you can play hard the second half and see what happens,” Shatzer said.

  • North introduces new volleyball coach

    GOSHEN – When North Oldham volleyball coach Brian Jones left for Union College earlier this year, the school also looked to the college ranks to find his replacement.

    The school hired Brett Versen, an assistant at James Madison University and former All-American player at Ohio State.

    Versen was introduced to parents and players Monday night, saying he’s ready to hit the ground running with a Lady Mustang program that lost just two seniors off last year’s team, the District 29 champion and Region 8 runner-up.

  • Ride on Curlin gives local connections shot at Derby

    LOUISVILLE – Things seem to add up in threes for Ride on Curlin.

    The day owner Dan Dougherty, his son and trainer “Bronco” Billy Gowan picked out the colt at the 2012 September Keeneland sale, their lunch bill was $33.33.

    Later that afternoon they paid $25,000 for the son of two-time American Horse of the Year Curlin and Magical Ride, with a Hip No. 3033.

    This spring he raced in three graded stakes at Oaklawn Park, finishing in the top three in each one.

  • Chuck Harper: Wicked karma in this Derby

    A year ago, it appeared destiny pushed Derby 139 winner Orb down the stretch in the slop to give trainer Shug McGaughey his first Derby victory.

    This year it seems karma, destiny and fate’s cousins, could play a large role in the outcome.

    Also about a year ago Boston ran its version of the Derby, the Boston Marathon.

    The Boston terrorist attacks were another American tragedy that awoke a sleeping giant.

    It most certainly awoke Don Little Jr., the owner of Centennial Farm in Boston.