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Today's News

  • Game Bytes

    Football

    St. Al’s football registration set

    When: Immediately. 

    Where: St. Aloysius School, Pewee Valley. 

    What: St. Aloysius School is accepting registration for its fall football programs.

    Registration for the school teams for grades third- through eighth-grade is open until July 31.

    A preseason clinic will run July 7 to 9. Flag football is also available for grades one through four.

  • Local students named to Eastern Kentucky University’s dean’s list

    For the spring semester, more than 2,000 students at Eastern Kentucky University earned dean’s list honors. The list includes several students from Oldham County:

    • Deven King of Crestwood, a sophomore studying biology and pre-veterinary science; 

    • Ryan Leavitt of Crestwood, a senior studying aviation; 

    • Lauren Pfeifer of Crestwood, a junior studying elementary education; 

    • Carl Silcox of Crestwood, a sophomore studying criminal justice; 

  • Williams wins AP Teacher of the Year award

    Pete Williams, a calculus  and physics Teacher at North Oldham High School recently earned the 2009 Kentucky Advanced Placement Teacher of the Year award from the Siemens Foundation for his five years of work in AP statistics at North Oldham High School.

    The Siemens Foundation awards for Advanced Placement is a $300,000 annual commitment of support for the efforts of students, teachers and high schools that excel in AP initiatives across the nation. 

  • Hinsons will lead revival services at Salem Assembly of God

    Evangelist and Mrs. Rick Hinson will minister in revival services June 21 to 24 at Salem Assembly of God, 209 La Grange Road in Pewee Valley.

    The Hinsons are gospel singers and revival preachers.

    Services will be at 11 a.m., 6 p.m and 7 p.m Sunday. Pastor LaVern H. Snyder invites the public to attend.

  • Investigation leads to drug charges for 16 Oldham residents

    Sixteen Oldham residents face drug charges after local police successfully purchased Oxycontin, Hydrocodone, Morphine, Methadone, Fentanyl and Alprazolam during undercover operations.

    Oldham County Police launched an investigation in August to uncover drug trafficking of prescription medications. 

    According to police, prescription narcotics are a predominate drug of abuse in the area. 

    As a result of a series of OCPD investigations, 16 individuals face a total of 23 criminal charges. 

  • Johnson named to Furman University’s dean’s list

    Maeve R. Johnson of Goshen was named to the Furman University dean’s list for the spring semester. 

    To be named to the dean’s list at the university, students must earn at least a 3.4 grade-point average.

    Johnson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Johnson.

  • Pewee Valley native at Transylvania University awarded scholarship

    South Oldham High School graduate and Transylvania University rising senior David Akers has been named a Transylvania Scholar. 

    This scholarship is awarded annually to rising junior and senior students who achieve outstanding academic records and make significant service contributions to Transylvania. This scholarship covers tuition and the general fee. The recipients are chosen by a panel of faculty members who interview each applicant.

    Akers, who is studying mathematics and psychology, is the son of Carol Akers of Pewee Valley.

  • Sterrett is district player of year

    GOSHEN – North Oldham High School senior Jason Sterrett has been selected as the 29th District’s Player of the Year.

    The award comes from the district’s coaches based on regular season performance.

  • Constant earns state award in PTA Reflections contest for music

    Anna Constant, a student at Centerfield Elementary, is a winner at the state level in the PTA Reflections contest for her original music composition. 

    Her composition will be judged against others in the Reflections competition at the national level.

     

  • Letters to the Editor

    Resident wants to camp in city

     

    To the editor:

    Dear Government,

    Please let us make a fire in the city limit. I want to go camping and make a fire, but I can’t.

    C.J. Fendley, La Grange

    Group enjoyed time spent in downtown La Grange

    To the editor: