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Today's News

  • Apple Patch searching for new leader

     

    Apple Patch has been providing a community of support services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for years. Recently the facility has seen changes, including the exit of a long-time executive director and an appointment of an interim director.

    While Apple Patch’s board of directors are in the process of selecting a new executive director, Joe Spoelker, director of community affairs, has stepped into the role of interim director.

  • Lacrosse: North seniors sign to play in college
  • Wrestling: Colonels, Mustangs head to State Duals

    Championship season for high school wrestling in the state will start this Saturday in western Kentucky.

    North Oldham and Oldham County will join other top high school wrestling programs in Morganfield for the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association State Duals.

    The Duals will be hosted by Union County, a perennial state power and the favorite in the small-school division, where North competes.

  • Thomas finishes seventh in PGA event

    Goshen native Justin Thomas shot a four-round 268 this weekend to finish tied for seventh in the PGA Humana Challenge in La Quinta, Calif.

    The top-10 finish was the second straight for Thomas, who finished tied for sixth at the Sony Open earlier this month.

    Thomas, 21, entered the final round Sunday with a share of the lead at -17.

    He birdied five holes but took a costly double-bogey on the par-4 16th that cost him a chance at the victory.

    Thomas finished at -20, two shots off playing partner and tournament champion Bill Haas.

  • OCMS baseball hosts tryouts

    Oldham County Middle School will conduct baseball tryouts for the 2015 season next month at Wendell Moore Park.

    Tryouts will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12-13 and 9 a.m.-noon on Feb. 14. Attendance at all tryout dates is required.

    Tryouts are open to all sixth, seventh and eighth-graders at OCMS.

    Contact coach Mark Viehmann at 502-548-2150 or at ocmsbaseball@yahoo.com for questions.

  • Dance champions crowned
  • Girs Soccer: Lady Dragons honored

    South Oldham’s girls soccer team was honored before South’s girls basketball game against North Oldham on Jan. 21 in Crestwood.

    The Lady Dragons were recognized as a nationally ranked team as part of the MaxPreps Tour of Champions, presented by the Army National Guard.

    South beat Owensboro Catholic 4-1 in November to win the program’s state-record seventh KHSAA title. Lady Dragon coach Cy Tucker, the only coach in South’s history, stepped down after the season ended.

  • Street closings for chess tournament

    For the event on Saturday, Feb. 7:

    Washington Street will be partially closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The closure will begin at the CityPlace crosswalk just west of Doty Lane and run down to the stop sign at Second Street.

    For the event on Saturday, Feb. 28:

    “Washington Street will be partially closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The closure will begin at the CityPlace crosswalk just west of Doty Lane and run down to the stop sign at Second Street.”

    -Submitted info

  • Code Red system upgraded

    Oldham County Emergency Management has upgraded its Emergency Notification System.

    Code Red, the county’s current vendor, has developed a new platform that has several new features includING alerts through social media.

    Residents who follow Emergency Management’s Twitter or Facebook accounts can now get emergency alerts sent by Code Red. The Twitter account is @OldhamCoKyEMA and the Facebook account is Oldham County Central Dispatch.

  • Officer Apprecation Service

    Life Church in La Grange will hold an “Officer Appreciation Sunday” on March 1 at 1 p.m. Life Church is located at 1901 Prestwick Drive.

    All area officers wherever they serve or have served (federal, state and local) are invited to come and bring family and friends to enjoy fellowship, fun and dinner.

    For more information contact Pastor William Goins at lifechurchky@live.com or (502) 265-3795.