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Today's News

  • Bringing life to the History Center’s campus

    By HELEN E. MCKINNEY

    OLDHAM COUNTY HISTORY CENTER

    Who says you can’t make anything old new again? It‘s a New Year; people make new commitments, set new goals and add new ideas to their bucket lists. The Oldham County Historical Society is doing the same, embarking upon a $2 million capital campaign to revamp the History Center campus inside and out.

  • Tuxedo jacket fundraiser

    Twenty-eight men from Louisville and Oldham County have been designing a Kentucky Derby-themed tuxedo jacket for the purpose of raising funds and awareness for the Oldham County Historical Society. The man who brings in the most money in sponsorships for the jacket will be the named “The Most Dandy Derby Stud.” The winner will also get a Ford Mustang to use during Derby season, as well as other goodies. There will also be a people’s choice award, voted on by the public.

  • Honoring Henry Bibb Day

    Join the Oldham County History Center in celebrating the life of Henry Walton Bibb on Saturday. Bibb was a slave who once lived on the Gatewood Plantation, located in present-day Trimble County. It was the last place where he lived as a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper, The Voice of the Fugitive.

  • Junion signs with Xavier

    North Oldham senior Seth Junion signs to play soccer at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Junion was the Mustangs’ goalkeeper. Pictured front row are mother Cheryl Junion, Seth, and father Steve Junion. Back row is brother, Drew, and sister, Madison.

  • Hawes a Mr. Basketball finalist
  • Community Briefs Feb. 26

    Snow removal notice

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court will like to notify local residents to move their cars off county roads during winter weather events. The county road department has had difficulties clearing all streets due to cars being put on the road and trash cans in the street. The county asks for people to keep cars and cans in driveways so snow removal can occur.

    After hours

  • Massie announces local academy nominees

    U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie has announced the U.S. Service Academy nominees from Kentucky’s 4th district for the class of 2019. Rep. Massie nominated 27 students from the district to the nation’s prestigious United States Air Force Academy, United States Naval Academy, the United States Military Academy, and the Merchant Marine Academy.

  • Farmer named South Rotary Student of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at it Feb. 13 meeting.

    Megan Renae Farmer is the daughter of Terrie Bragg and Jim Farmer and is a senior at South Oldham High School, where she is active in Chamber, Musical Theatre, Tri-M, Link Crew and the Art Program. Farmer was chosen because she is a great student who is very involved in the complete “arts” program. She is always willing to help others.

  • Weather delays state wrestling meet for three weeks

    A week’s worth of winter weather has postponed the state wrestling competition, which was scheduled to take place in Lexington this past weekend.

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association announced it would postpone the competition late last week citing high snow totals in different parts of the state and the “safety and welfare” of everyone involved.

    The state meet will now take place March 9-11, still scheduled at the Alltech Arena in Lexington.

  • GIRLS: Trimble ends Lady Mustangs' season

     

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    Having suffered an embarrassing defeat earlier this month, the North Oldham Lady Mustangs were determined to prove this year's district tournament wasn't a cake walk for top-seeded Trimble County.

     

    Consider the point taken as the Lady Mustangs nearly halved the margin of victory for Trimble County, but still fell 49-32 in the first round of district play.