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Today's News

  • The Kings of Swing: South Oldham, Oldham County send golfers to state

    South Oldham’s Drew Froehlich had just one thing to tell rival Morgan Franklin as the duo walked off the final green at Nevel Meade golf course on Sept. 13. Though the Oldham County golfer had just handed Froehlich a loss during the final round of the Oldham Cup, he just wanted Franklin to know he’d be ready should they ever meet again.

  • Prospect resident invited to White House

    Ten years ago, Dennis Ogbe arrived in London with $200, a suitcase and the dream of being a colleg athlete. 

    He returned to London in August to fulfill a bigger dream — the chance to compete at the 2012 Paralympic games.

  • City to train workers interested in the moving van industry

     

  • Police ask residents to 'Text a Tip' to fight crime

    The Kentucky State Police is initiating a new proactive program where residents are now able to text confidential tips from their cell phone. 

    The program, “Text a Tip,” is designed to report criminal activity, assist with neighborhood watch and serve as an additional resource for schools and college campuses.

    “Text a Tip” is completely confidential and easy to use. 

  • SUPERINTENDENT: Celebrating ACT, AP test success

     

    We, as a school district, are committed to each student’s success. 

    One of the key ways we measure our success is by how well our students perform on national assessments compared to similar students from other states. 

  • CARTOON: Happy Oct. 13th
  • Republicans host candidate forum

    School board candidates had a chance to speak publicly at a forum last week, ahead of an important November election.

    Four of the five board seats are contested this year and many consider it an important time in Oldham County Schools’ history as construction is set to begin on Brownsboro Elementary and the district continues to tap into financial reserves to avoid raising taxes.

    Although school board positions are non-partisan, the Oldham County Republican Party hosted a forum for candidates Sept. 25.

  • Judge rejects plan for Village of Brownsboro

    A heated battle that caused rifts in the Brownsboro community is over — for now.

    A special-appointed judge ruled against proposed incorporation of the Village of Brownsboro Sept. 27, just hours after hearing the case in Jefferson circuit court.

    In his ruling, Senior Judge Martin McDonald ruled against the petition to incorporate for what he called “four independently sufficient reasons.”

  • Are you afraid of ghosts?

    La Grange may be dead at night — but not in the way you think. There’s plenty of activity, according to Spirits of La Grange Ghost Tour guides.

    Footsteps overhead, knocking on walls, even the occasional touch — attendees and guides report a range of unexplained activities during tours.

    It’s the 10th year for the tour, which includes about eight different stops, said Barbara Manley Edds, who helped launch them.

  • Fugitive picked up in Louisville 6 months later

    After he fled La Grange in February, police recently arrested a wanted fugitive found in Louisville.

    Officers from probation and parole acted on a tip that Ronnell E. Trice, 39, was living in a Louisville hotel.

    Trice was wanted for three counts of trafficking a controlled substance, first degree, and one count of being a persistent felony offender.