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Today's News

  • Pope and Smith earn Robert C. Byrd Honors scholarships

    Natalie Pope and Aaron Smith were each recently awarded a Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship to help pay for their college education. This scholarship award is $1,500 a year.

    Pope, a 2009 graduate of South Oldham High School, will attend Centre College.

    Smith, a 2009 graduate of Oldham County High School, will attend the University of Kentucky to study journalism.

    While at SOHS, Pope was a member of the Girl Scouts, Louisville Youth Orchestra, academic team and Junior and Senior Advisory Board.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Margo Hoard.

    School: Camden Station Elementary School.

    Sport: Tae Kwon Do.

    Age: 9.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

    Accomplishments: In her first trip to the National Junior Olympics Tae Kwon Do competition, Hoard brought home a gold medal in sparring representing the Kentucky Tae Kwon Do and Fitness Academy of Crestwood.

    Hoard has been training at the Crestwood facility for three years. Her brother, Luke, won a silver medal in sparring.

    Hoard almost didn’t make the trip with the team.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Ironman athletes worth celebrating

    To the editor:

    The Ironman – an inconvenience? 

    We ought to be celebrating these athletes! What an accomplishment! Swimming, biking and running for 8 to 16 hours or more. Anybody who does that is remarkable in my book.                                     

  • North stars fall in state title game

    LA GRANGE – The North Oldham Little League Senior softball all-stars fell just short in their quest for a state title Monday, falling to Adair County 10-5 at Walsh Park.

    Adair County took the lead 2-0 in the second inning before the North stars came back to score two of their own in the third after Paige Whittaker reached on an error and Kelly Vogel tripled. Vogel scored off a fielder’s choice off the bat of Kara Stinson.

    Adair County, however, came back to break the game open with six runs in the fourth inning.

  • Shredding event planned

    A shredding event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Oldham County Fairgrounds.

    Officials are also planning a household hazardous waste collection event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 10 at the fairgrounds.

  • Birth Announcement

    Aidyn Lee Tingle was born May 6, 2009, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds and 6 ounces and measured 18 and a half inches long.

    His parents are Tyler L. Tingle and Kristina M. Whelehan of La Grange. 

    Grandparents are Colleen Maeder of Georgetown and Ronnie and Mary Tingle of La Grange.

    Great-grandparents are Earl and the late Minnie Tingle, the late Don and Linda Collier, Carmen Espinal, Edward Whelehan and the late Susie Russ.

  • Game Bytes

    BOWLING

     

    Conn wins national tournament

    When: Friday. 

  • Mason attends circuit clerks summer college

    Linda G. Mason, circuit court clerk for Oldham County, recently participated in the 2009 Circuit Court Clerks Summer College in Lexington. 

    The Administrative Office of the Courts hosted the college, which offered sessions on how to improve and safeguard the Office of Circuit Court Clerk. Participants received 12.25 hours of continuing education credit. 

    Circuit court clerks attended sessions on managing jury records, serving domestic violence victims, maintaining court records and promoting excellent customer service. 

  • Pair charged with burglary at Apple Patch

    Police are investigating a burglary at Apple Patch Community in Brownsboro.

    Officers headed to the scene about 2 a.m. July 16 to the scene of a burglary in progress after Oldham County Police received information from La Grange Police.

    At the scene, officers detained a male suspect later identified as Michael K. Rogers, 19, of the 200 block of South Cedar Street, LaGrange.

  • La Grange man killed in motorcycle crash

    A La Grange man died Saturday after his motorcycle crashed on U.S. 42.

    According to police, Matthew Huberty, 22, of La Grange, wasn't wearing a helmet when his motorcycle crashed about 5:15 p.m. Saturday at U.S. 42 and Tobacco Road.

    Witnesses told police Huberty was traveling east bound on U.S. 42 when he lost control of his motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.