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Today's News

  • Holiday happenings

    Several cities had their Christmas and holiday celebrations the first weekend of December, regardless of bad weather.

  • My Living Will – Character Counts in Life

    When do you think this news headline was written? “Gambling, robbery, sexual immorality and violence are prevalent. Half of all children are born out of wedlock; purity and fidelity to the marriage vow are sneered out of fashion. Corruption in politics is rampant. The world is broken.” This was written in 1694.

  • Public Records Dec. 12

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 9 -- Melinda Simmons, 32,of LaGrange was cited and released for uttering false/forged prescription.

     

    Dec. 9 -- Stacey L. Jacobs, 41, of LaGrange, was arrested for 2 counts having controlled substance not in proper container, assault 4th, domestic violence, endangering the welfare of a minor.

    Property Transfers, DEC. 2-6, 2013

    Federal Home Loan Lucy Dean to Howard and Tina Kline, lot 20, Covered Bridge, Goshen, $200,000

  • Stroth is artist of the month for Gallery 104

    Photographer E. Ann Stroth knows no boundaries when she seeks to depict an image in the most creative way possible. After nearly 30 years in commercial photography, she is a master of the technical tools available to her but is always aware of the creative element.

    “It really is a balancing act,” she said. “I believe that some people get so involved in the technical details that they forget to enjoy the creative process.”

  • Litter pick up program a success

    The Litter Abatement Program was fully funded by the State of Kentucky through the Kentucky Department of Transportation.

    Oldham County received $70,020.71 for calendar year 2013. Oldham County hires non-profit groups based only in Oldham County to pick up litter along the community’s roadsides. They are paid a specific stipend if they collect all litter but can receive a higher stipend if they segregate recyclables (aluminum cans, whole glass bottles, and plastic bottles) from the litter into separate, marked bags.

  • OCS students, schools receive honors from Kentucky Youth Assembly

    Leadership, communication and critical thinking are three main goals of Oldham County Schools, and hundreds of students employed those skills while at the Kentucky Youth Assembly in recent weeks.

    All seven Oldham County middle and high schools attend this three-day experiential learning conference this year, participating in a simulation of the Commonwealth’s democratic process.

  • NOHS sends holiday card to soldiers

    North Oldham High School receptionist Christine Lisa Lowrey joined Holiday Cards for Heroes, a program that sends holiday cards to soldiers at Walter Reed Medical Hospital and to those on active duty. Lowrey’s sons were deployed to Afghanistan when she heard about the program last year and thought sending cards was a great idea.

  • North sweeps swim meet

    North Oldham’s boys and girls swim teams pulled off a combined team score of 657 in winning a meet Nov. 26 at Clear Creek Park in Shelbyville.

    South Oldham finished second in the six-team meet with a score of 611, while Oldham County was fourth with 462 points.

    North’s girls scored a 433, the best of the six girls teams in the meet. South’s girls scored 282, edging OC’s score of 271 for second.

    On the boys side, Collins led the way with a team score of 334. South was second with 329, North third with 224 and OC fourth with 191.

  • County XC coaches, runners honored with area awards

    A collection of Oldham Countians were honored with All-Area 4 cross country awards last week. Winners included:

    High school girls

    Coach of the Year – Kirk Thomas, Oldham County

    All-Area Runners:

    Erin Edmundson, North Oldham

    Riley Glenn, Oldham County

    Caroline Grogan, Oldham County

    Kelly Klump, Oldham County

    Hallie Searcy, South Oldham

    High school boys

    Coach of the Year – David St. Louis, North Oldham

    Co-Runner of the Year – Cole Dowdy

  • Dobson, Vicich named North Athletes of Month