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Today's News

  • Boys Basketball: Henry breaks school scoring record in North win

    GOSHEN – Under normal circumstances, North Oldham coach Rob Burton would’ve had Jon Jon Henry out the game long before the fourth quarter.

    The Mustangs were well on their way to their first win, leading District 29 foe Trimble County 70-39 heading into the fourth.

    But Henry was in the midst of something special and Burton said he wanted to give him the chance to finish it.

    So the coach left his senior guard out on the floor to try to break David Levitch’s school single-game scoring record.

  • Students gain experience in computer coding

    Students across Oldham County Schools will gain experience in computer coding this week during Computer Science Education Week in Kentucky.

    Governor Steve Beshear proclaimed Dec. 8-14 as a week to highlight the importance of computer science education and its path to careers in computing and other fields. As part of the effort, students, teachers, parents and policymakers are encouraged to participate in an Hour of Code, a worldwide, hands-on experience in learning to write computer code.

  • Three robotics teams qualify for state

    Several teams from Oldham County Schools competed in the Engineers of Tomorrow FIRST Lego League Regional Tournament Dec. 6, with three teams qualifying for the state competition at Northern Kentucky University in January.

  • From the peaceful nativity to the Lion of Judah

    The prophet Isaiah writes, “This is what the LORD says to me: “As a lion growls, a great lion over its prey - and though a whole band of shepherds is called together against it, it is not frightened by their shouts or disturbed by their clamor - so the LORD Almighty will come down to do battle on Mount Zion and on its heights” (Isaiah 31:4). Who is this great lion, the Lord God Almighty, who fights these great battles?

  • Local beverage company expands to bowl games

    If a fan buys a beverage from a walking vendor at one of eight college bowl games this season, they will be doing business with Rocket Man, the same Louisville area company that serves beverages at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Speedway.

    Rocket Man, Inc., based in Oldham County, will manage the walking vendor program at eight college bowl games, beginning with the Miami Beach Bowl at Marlins Ballpark on Dec. 22.

  • Oldham Farm Bureau recognized

    Oldham County Farm Bureau was recognized for outstanding membership and program achievement during the 95th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville. Pictured here, Sam Finney, center, accepts the award from David S. Beck, right, Kentucky Farm Bureau executive vice president, and Brad Smith, executive vice president of Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, during a Dec. 5 recognition and awards program.

  • PACC donates toys for tots

    Continuing the tradition, the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce recently presented a large number of toys to Toys For Tots. The toys were donated by PACC members at the chamber’s annual Holiday Party, sponsored by Goldberg Simpson and held at Bistro 42. Accepting the toys was J.D. Sparks, Toys For Toys volunteer and Oldham County Magistrate, along with Jennifer Willis, 2015 PACC President and Bruce Corwin, 2014 PACC President.

  • Simpson joins CUB as VP

    David Bowling, CEO of Citizens Union Bank, Shelbyville, is pleased to announce that Grant Simpson has joined the bank as a First Vice President/ Commercial Lender.

    He stated, “Grant will bring extensive banking knowledge to the Bank and we are very happy to have him as a part of our lending team.”

    Grant’s office is located at the bank’s La Grange office at 2100 S. Hwy 53 in La Grange.

  • Hug selected for national honor choir

    Marielle Hug, 16, of La Grange, was selected by the American Choral Director’s Association (ACDA) to participate in their National Honor Choir in Salt Lake City, to be held in February 2015.

    This is Marielle’s third time to be selected to participate with the ACDA honor choir.

    Marielle is a junior at OCHS, a voice student of Garrett and Elizabeth Sorenson of louisvillevoicelessons.com, and the daughter of Mary and Tom Hug.

  • Shriners donate to Henry County disabled veterans

    The Oldham County Shrine Club recently presented a check to the Henry County Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. In making the donation, Hubert Huffman, director of the Oldham County Shrine Club, said “We really wanted to donate to an organization that supports veterans, as well as the local community.”

    DAVA Commander Doug Noel said, “Our unit is the only veterans support organization in Henry County and we have several local projects in mind for this donation.”