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Today's News

  • Education briefs

    SOHS offering ACT Prep

    South Oldham High School is offering an ACT Prep class, open to all students, for the Dec. 13 ACT test date.

    The class costs $150 and includes eight 90-minute strategy sessions, two practice tests, and a practice book, but not the cost of registering for the test itself.

  • Colonels run past Braves in district

    BUCKNER – The Oldham County Colonels celebrated senior night and homecoming with a 49-22 rout of district foe Grant County Friday.

    Senior quarterback Chad Dennis had a big game on the ground, leading the Colonels with 91 yards and two scores with most of his gains coming from behind guards Matt Hogue and Nate Prater and tackle Andrew Avery.

  • Orchard Grass Hills to elect mayor

    Both women in the running to become the next mayor of Orchard Grass Hills agree – the city needs more community involvement.

    Though residents come to council meetings on occasion, Darlene Yarberry and Tracy Bowles – the candidates for mayor – say residents usually only come when there’s a problem they need the city to resolve.

  • County events

    Thursday, Oct. 16

  • Local student awarded research fellowship

    Sara H. Burch, daughter of Joe and Janet Burch of Brownsboro, recently earned a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The grant provides three years of support for graduate studies leading to research-based master or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are in the early stages of their graduate studies.

  • County events

    Thursday, Oct. 9

  • 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.