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Today's News

  • New CityPlace center taking shape in La Grange

     

    A new convention and event space located in the heart of La Grange is just months away from being finished, according to the foundation in control of it.

    Made up of a plaza, a visitor’s center and two pavilions, the newly created CityPlace will be located off First Street, where the old Southern States store was located. The plans for CityPlace first developed nearly a year ago, when George Rawlings, owner of the Rawlings Corporation, bought the old Southern States property through his foundation.

  • OC Health Dept. cutting back staff

     

    A decline in funding, partnered with increasing retirement expenses is leading to reductions in personnel and services at the Oldham County Health Department.

    Starting July 6, the department will be releasing two contract employees and reducing three full-time employees to part-time, Teresa Gamsky, the director of public health, said.

  • Wild West Festival helps the hungry

    Christian Country Cowboy Church’s Wild West Day Festival partnered with the Foundation of Hope Food Pantry and The Henry County Help Center last weekend to meet the needs of hungry people in the community.

    The daylong festival raised money for the charities through Wild West reenactments, a knife-throwing exhibit and many games for children.

    Pastor Zeb Son said the day was to provide both fun and education.

  • Marcum signs with KWC

    Oldham County senior Jacob Marcum signed recently to play golf at Kentucky Wesleyan College. Sitting with Marcum are his parents, Connie and Al. Standing back row are OC golf coach Allen Davis and Marcum’s siblings, Brett and Brooke.

  • SOLL blue wins

    On July 2 the South Oldham Little League 9 and 10-year-old blue team defeated the opposing South Oldham Little League green team to win the Kentucky District 2 Little League championship.

    After starting the game on July 1, the blue team was up 13-1. Due to a weather delay, the game was postponed until the next night, where the SOLL blue team won the title with a score of 20-10 in the fifth inning.

    The team was coached by Rick Dages, Bill Rothballer and Jimmy Sanders.

  • Locals win at Midland Trail

    Two Oldham County natives won age divisions June 23 at Midland Trail Golf Club in Louisville.

    Pewee Valley’s Phil Nelson shot a 6-over 78 to win the MDGT boys 17-18 division. Nelson won by three strokes over Josh Koester of Louisville.

    La Grange resident Jaclyn Hampton shot a 4-over 40 to win the nine-hole 11-13 girls event. Hampton beat Louisville’s Molly Bebeaar by five strokes.

  • Lenhart wins at Quail Chase

    North Oldham golfer Mason Lenhart shot a 3-over 147 to win the Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour event June 28-29 at Quail Chase Golf Club in Louisville.

    Lenhart shot a 2-under 70 the first day before shooting a 5-over 77 on day two.

    The Prospect resident beat Lexington’s Kevin Klein by four strokes.

    Lenhart’s North teammate, Michael Vissing of Prospect, tied for third, firing a 153.

     

  • Brown wins in Bowling Green

    Oldham County golfer Michael Brown shot a 1-over 73 to win the boys 15-16 division at the KYPGA Junior on June 30 at Bowling Green Country Club in Bowling Green.

    Brown won by one stroke over Bowling Green’s Nick Newton and Monticello’s Corbin Kirksey.
     

  • South Oldham Female Athlete of the Year

    Like Drew Greenwood, Erin Wilson excelled in multiple sports for South Oldham in 2013-14.

    Wilson finished 58th in all of Class 3A during the girls cross-country state championships. She ran in a time of 20:47.69, helping the Lady Dragons to a seventh-place finish.

    Wilson started basketball season coming off the bench for South, but quickly found her way into the starting lineup.

    She scored 11 points in a Christmas break win against West Creek, Tenn.

  • South Oldham Male Athlete of the Year

    Drew Greenwood finished off a distinguished multi-sport South Oldham career with big seasons on the hard court and the diamond.

    Greenwood was a starting guard on South’s Region 8 champion boys basketball team, scoring 10.3 points per game.

    In addition to being the team’s third-highest scorer, Greenwood was the Dragons’ second-best rebounder, averaging 4.9 boards per game.