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Today's News

  • A master of the water: Ciampa sets new swimming records on state and national level

    GOSHEN – It took Cindy Ciampa 24 years to return to swimming – it didn’t take her anywhere near that long to return to her familiar championship form.

    Ciampa dove back into competition with the success she enjoyed before becoming a nurse and the mother of three children, all of whom took up the sport their mother grew up with and loved.

  • Karma go back to basics to win

    CRESTWOOD – The Kentucky Karma turned in an old-fashioned effort Saturday to defeat the Pensacola Power 6-0 in the first round of the National Women’s Football Association.

    In winning the first playoff game in franchise history, the Karma turned to a grinding, ball-control offense and solid defensive effort to advance to the second round at the Los Angeles Amazons Saturday.

  • How to save a schoolhouse

    Residents of Westport are one step closer to saving a community schoolhouse after a fundraiser Saturday.

    Organizer Kathy Hockersmith said residents raised more than $1,100 in donations, $500 from a pie auction and much more from a fish fry and yard sale. Organizer Glenn Watson said Westport’s one-room schoolhouse is safe from demolition, but renovation still needs to be done to improve the building. The fundraiser will further that goal.

  • Parker wins delegate seat for 4th District

    Oldham County resident Mattie Copeland Parker staged an upset win at the Kentucky Democratic Convention June 7 in Lexington to win the single delegate seat in the 4th Congressional District for Sen. Barack Obama.ee

    Decked out in a denim jacket and covered with her collection of pins supporting Obama, she was busy most of the morning introducing herself to convention delegates and soliciting support.ee

  • Education briefs

    Local students named to dean’s list at Transylvania

    Transylvania University senior Stefanie Brock, freshman Sarah Conn, senior Emily Owens, junior Kelly Spratte-Lennington and senior Allyson Tucker have been named to the dean’s list for the winter term.

    To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade-point average during the term.

  • Man arrested for alleged involvement in Centerfield fight with juvenile

    A fight near Circle K in Centerfield recently left a young male injured and led to the arrest of a La Grange man.

    Oldham County Police responded to a fight in progress near midnight June 23 in the 2900 block of West Ky. 22 in Centerfield.

    A group of individuals told police they allegedly encountered Eric C. Hobbs while walking down Ky. 22 to return to their vehicle parked in the parking lot of Circle K.

  • Police charge juveniles for five-month crime spree

    Five juveniles are charged as part of a criminal syndicate of robberies, burglaries and thefts in La Grange.

    La Grange Police charged the juveniles with 66 offenses Thursday, including robbery, burglary, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, theft of controlled substances, trafficking in controlled substances, tampering with physical evidence and engaging in organized crime.

  • Common sense growth: It shouldn't be an oxymoron in Oldham

    We’re relieved this week to say the Oldham County Planning and Zoning Commission once again denied a subdivision proposal that won’t go away.

  • Letters to the editor

    Clifford is Little League jewel

    To the editor:

    Our family relocated to Kentucky in 2000 and we thank God at every opportunity for being blessed to live in such a warm and welcoming community. From the onset, the friendly people, beautiful countryside and quality of life Oldham County has to offer instantly convinced us we were home!

  • Sensible training for hot weather

    The second leg of the Oldham County Grand Slam is July 18. It’s a night race. It’s in La Grange (I like to call it LA in the OC – sounds much more glamorous that way). It’s gonna be HOT. So you should not miss it.