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Today's News

  • City refinances golf course bonds

    La Grange city officials voted Monday to refinance bonds for Eagle Creek Golf Course.

    The city approved the issuance of general obligation refunding bonds for $1,750,000 to acquire and improve the golf course. The bonds are dated March 1, 2000, and officials have determined substantial interest savings may be obtained through refinancing.

  • American Red Cross hosts blood drives

    The American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday at Baptist Hospital Northeast in La Grange.  A blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday will take place at St. Francis School in Goshen.  Another blood drive will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Crestwood.

  • Meredith named to dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University

    Bethany Meredith of Crestwood was named to the dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University for the fall semester. She is a freshman studying nursing and Spanish.

    She is a 2009 home-school graduate and a member of the gospel choir at Olivet Nazarene. She is the daughter of David and Lori Meredith of Crestwood.

    To be named to the dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average.

  • Presbyterian Church hosts fish fry March 12

    Pewee Valley Presbyterian Chuch will host a fish fry from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 12.

     

    Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church is located at 119 Central Ave.

     

    For information, call 241-4326.

  • La Grange, Prospect artists recognized at Carey Ellis Show

    University of Kentucky art students Virginia Conn of  La Grange and Natasha Giles of Prospect were recently recognized as part of the Carey Ellis Juried Student Art Exhibition.

    The art show, featuring work by graduate and undergraduate art students at UK, was presented in the Barnhart Gallery.

    Conn received the Arturo Alonzo Sandoval Fiber Award, new at the show this year. The award is presented to an artist juried into the Carey Ellis show whose worked demonstrated the use of fiber. Conn received a $100 cash prize, donated by Sandoval.

  • In-house coffee bars serve high school students, staff

    A new phenomenon has kept the students and teachers of two Oldham schools buzzing with energy. Coffee bars are now open in the cafeterias of Oldham County High School and North Oldham High School, both with positive feedback.

    “It’s just convenient,” OCHS junior Zack Scott said.

    The bar, which opened in January 2010, has a comparable feel to other coffee stops and offers two regular blends, one decaffeinated roast, cappuccinos, lattes, hot chocolate and flavored syrups to add to any drink.

  • Basketball Highlights

    Score: 55-31 South Oldham.

     

    When: Feb. 23.

     

    Where: North Oldham High School.

     

    Key players: SOHS’ Emily Housley.

     

    Game highlights: Sophomore guard Emily Housley’s hot hand carried the day for the Lady Dragons as they rolled to an easy first round win in the district tourney.

     

    Housely hit all seven of her shots from the field to lead the Lady Dragons with 14 points.

     

  • Residents appointed to local posts

    Oldham officials made the following appointments at their meeting Tuesday:

    • Lisa Harms, promoted to full-time administrative assistant at Oldham County Police Department, effective March 8 at $11.40 per hour;

    • Renae Nasziger, part-time administrative assistant at OCPD, effective March 8 at $10 per hour.

    Officials accepted the resignation of Amy Dillon as administrative assistant from OCPD.

  • South sweeps

    GOSHEN – Brice Jewett never doubted himself or his teammates.

     

    The South Oldham senior guard led a comeback Friday that saw the Dragons overcome a poor first half to beat North Oldham 73-56 and win the 29th District title.

     

    “We kind of let our emotions get the best of us early in the game,” Jewett said. “We just had to relax and play. I think our senior class has been together since the sixth grade and we just had the experience to get the job done.”

     

  • University invites sophomores and juniors to Preview Day

    Transylvania University invites high school sophomores and juniors to Preview Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the university’s Clive M. Beck Athletic Center.

    Preview Day includes a welcome from President Charles L. Shearer, faculty presentations, an academic information fair, campus and residence hall tours, a student panel discussion and a complimentary lunch.

    For information or to register call (800) 872-6798 or (859) 233-8242, or visittransy.edu/admissions.