Today's News

  • School’s PTSA president responds to letter about lewd dance at event

     To the editor:

    As a parent and president of the South Oldham Middle School PTSA, I am writing to respond to a letter in the Jan. 21 edition regarding the Harlem Wizards basketball game sponsored by our PTSA. 

    We are tremendously proud of the event that brought so many members of our community together to enjoy a true night of family entertainment while raising much needed funds for our school technology program. 

  • Students compete at convention

    At the recent National FFA Convention, the Oldham County FFA chapter represented Kentucky in the National Environmental /Natural Resources and the National Floriculture Career Development Team event. FFA state champions qualify for event finals at the National FFA Convention each year. 

  • Parents question lewd actions at school event

    To the editor:   On Nov. 14, our family attended the Harlem Wizards basketball game. It was hosted by South Oldham Middle School and advertised as a family event. Before the game, a Wizards player pulled a grown woman to the middle of the basketball court. Music began, and he used sexually provocative gestures, thrusting his pelvis toward the woman to the beat of the music. This started and stopped three times before the player bear-hugged the woman.

  • Oldham students graduate from Indiana Wesleyan University

    Several local students recently graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University. From La Grange, Karen Barnett Sparks earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing; Holly Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing; and Whitney Trapp earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church has one service this Sunday

     Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 2416 S. Ky. 53 in La Grange, will have one service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.


  • Game Bytes


    South Oldham vs. Grant County

    Score: 69-27 South Oldham.

    When: Saturday. 

    Where: Grant County High School. 

    Key players: South Oldham’s Mary Dye and Jasmine Whitfield. Grant County’s Jenny Workman.

  • Transy invites high school seniors to visit Saturday

    Transylvania University invites high school seniors and their families to campus for Winter Visit Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

    The event includes a welcome with President Charles L. Shearer, faculty presentations, an academic information fair, campus and dorm tours, a panel discussion and lunch. For information or to register, call (800) 872-6798 or visit www.transy.edu/admissions.

  • Oldham students named to dean’s list at Lindsey Wilson College

    Three Oldham County residents were named to the dean’s list at Lindsey Wilson College for the fall semester.

    Katie Easton and Daniel Pulliam of Crestwood and Rachel Scalf of La Grange were named to the dean’s list, by earning a 3.5 or higher grade-point average.

  • Dunn participates in poetry contest

    Earlier this year, East Oldham Middle School eighth-grader Sean Dunn submitted a poem to a contest held for young poets. His poem was selected from thousands of entries as one of the top ten in his grade division. 


    The Top of the World

    With a giant ear to ear smile across my face I go higher

    The higher I go the more I need to get to the top

    Looking down I can see my dad looking up at me standing on the grass

    I don’t know if I can make it the branches keep getting smaller,

  • Showcase Oldham County planned March 12-13

     The Oldham County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Showcase Oldham County March 12 and 13 at the Oldham County YMCA Soccer Complex, 20 Quality Place in Buckner. 

    This annual event features a number of Oldham County businesses, agencies and community programs.  Activities include a hot air balloon, a new car show, games and other fun family activities.

    A new addition to the Showcase this year is a special event seeking local musical talent in Oldham County.  The contest is similar TV’s  American Idol.