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Today's News

  • Athlete of the Week

    School: Fifth-grader at Buckner Elementary.

    Team: Oldham Thoroughbreds Under-11 White soccer team.

    Position: Sweeper.

    Age: 10.

    Hometown: Buckner.

  • North Oldham history teacher receives honor

    North Oldham Middle School teacher Keely Green was honored Sept. 25 at a school assembly for being named the Kentucky History Teacher of the Year by Preserve America and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

    Judges were impressed by her ability to make history interesting and challenging and by her background in history, said Rebecca Hanley, state coordinator for the award.

  • News briefs

    Limbs littering Pewee Valley will have to wait until later

    Pewee Valley residents shouldn’t expect any lingering storm damage to be cleaned up anytime soon by city government.

    Council member Dick Filippini said the city has already spent about $4,500 clearing limbs broken off by the winds on Sept. 14, and has removed most of the dangerous ones.

  • Officials consider forming Pewee storm water district

    Pewee Valley City Council is considering forming their own storm water management district.

    John Maleug with the Stantec engineering firm, presented options to the council at their meeting Monday night.

    He made the case for why the city should form their own management district separate from the Oldham County Storm Water Management District.

  • Area teams win local and state races

    It was a busy week for local cross country runners as the elementary and middle school teams began preparing for the state meet in Lexington in three weeks.

    At the middle school level, North Oldham swept the South Oldham state tune-up meet with the boys scoring 40 points compared to runner up Meyzeek’s 57.

    The NOMS girls scored 36 points to edge East Oldham with 39.

  • North fights off South

    CRESTWOOD – Andrew Tuller made up for his mistake.

    Tuller, a senior, came back from a mistake that led to a South Oldham interception with a clutch second half performance to help NOHS edge SOHS 35-27 Friday.

    “I totally ran the wrong route, really messed up and they intercepted it,” Tuller said. “I knew I had to make up for it in the second half.”

  • Colonels get out of gate in upset

    GEORGETOWN – After getting thumped soundly in their two previous games against ranked 6A teams the Oldham County Colonels showed just how far they have come with a 24-17 upset of Scott County Friday.

    The Cardinals, ranked No. 6, beat OCHS 48-14 last season under former OCHS head coach Jim McKee.

  • Game Bytes

    POST-SEASON DRAWS

  • Hosparus to close Baptist Northeast inpatient unit

    The Hosparus unit at Baptist Hospital Northeast will close in about 30 days, the organization announced Monday.

    Hosparus president and chief executive officer Phil Marshall said staffing an eight-bed inpatient unit 24 hours a day isn’t workable.

  • Survey isn't fly by night

    A sub-committee of the Oldham County Airport Board is continuing to meet to determine the best format for a public opinion survey.

    The survey – by phone and/or by mail – will provide feedback from residents throughout the county regarding a possible airport.

    Board member Bob Sargis said committee members are considering several formats.