Today's News

  • La Grange student attends Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray

    Christina Bizzle, daughter of Steven and Donna Bizzle of La Grange, attended the 2007 Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray State University and participated in a three-week academic scholarship program. Students completing the academy receive six hours of college-level credit and have the opportunity to take six additional hours, tuition free, at Murray State University during their senior year in high school. They also receive a four-year housing scholarship if they choose to attend college at Murray State.

  • North is fourth at 5-Star

    BUCKNER – With the regional duals over, the three local wrestling programs went back into action this weekend.North Oldham and South Oldham competed in the Lexington Lafayette 5-Star Invitational while Oldham County went to the Big E Invitational at Eastern High School.NOHS took fourth at Lafayette while SOHS was fifth.“We had a good day,” NOHS coach Robert Fulk said.The Mustangs were led by a pair of second place finishers in Andre Zeppa at 125-pounds and Kyle Forbes at 171-pounds.Zeppa, ranked No.

  • Local student participates in junior miss

    More than $18,000 worth of scholarship dollars and more than $1 million of in-kind gifts were up for grabs for the 50th anniversary of the Kentucky Junior Miss program Jan. 11-12 at the Singletary Center on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington. Thirty-seven high school senior girls — including Oldham County High School student Caitlin Pike — competed to represent Kentucky at the national competition in Alabama June 26-28. Judges determined the winner based on the highest overall score in the following categories: scholastic, talent, fitness and self-expression.

  • Utilities merger could boost efficiency, cut costs

    A marriage between the La Grange Utilities Commission and Oldham County Sewer District may result in less competition for grant funding and fewer treatment plants across the county. But while Oldham County magistrates are calling for the regional services, La Grange Utilities officials see a benefit to keeping services local.A committee that researched questions put forth by the Vision Council, a group of residents appointed by Oldham County Judge-Executive Duane Murner to create a vision for the county’s future, submitted a report to fiscal court on Jan.

  • Local runners bring home honors in AAU postseason meets

    GOSHEN – Following a successful fall cross country season, several Oldham County runners competed in postseason national competitions.These races included the Footlocker South Regional in November, the AAU and NCCCA National Championships in December. The runners competed for the Derby City Athletic Club, the Liberty Running Club or unattached.Local finishers were led by Goshen Elementary third-grader Logan Otter who won his age group Fun Run at the NCCCA races.

  • North Oldham class is anti-senioritis

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  • Dragons fall to Bullitt East Chargers

    MT. WASHINGTON – A quick burst in the third quarter gave Bullitt East the push it needed as the Chargers downed the South Oldham Dragons 61-50.Bullitt East, 13-3, outscored the Dragons 17-9 in the third period thanks mainly to a mid-quarter 8-0 scoring run.“They had about five possessions in the third quarter where they got three or four layups out of possession and transition and we didn’t answer,” SOHS coach Steve Simpson said.

  • Oldham County 2008-09 Elementary Redistricting Guide

    Below is a street listing for the county and its assigned schools for the 2008-2009 school year based on the proposed elementary redistricting plan. This plan will be presented publicly at the January 28 school board meeting. Any revisions to this proposed plan will be released following the meeting.

    Abbeydale Ct - Gleneagles Estates - Locust Grove Elementary - Oldham County Middle - Oldham County High - LaGrange - 40031

  • Is this year's resolution to quit smoking?

    Each year many people use January as their start date for making positive changes in their lives. If your New Year’s resolution is to remove tobacco from your life, good for you! Quitting is the most important thing people can do to improve their health. There are many choices to help people quit smoking; however only certain treatments have been proven effective. These are:• Prescription medications including bupropion SR (Zyban or Wellbutrin) and newly approved varenicline (Chantix).

  • One-two punch

    CRESTWOOD –It was as simple as one, two, three for the South Oldham Dragons as they routed Oldham County 85-64 Saturday.With junior Drew Kraemer and sophomore Casey Jackson each scoring 26 points, the Dragons dominated the second half outscoring OCHS 43-24 to win going away with their drive, kick out and shoot attack.“Coach had us prepared really well,” Kraemer said.