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Today's News

  • Going back home

    By Ginger Lumpkin

    Having my childhood and early adult life pretty evenly split between Indiana and Tennessee, I find that my allegiance is often torn.  There are so many things I love about the Hoosier State; the first signs of spring after a long, hard winter, pork tenderloin sandwiches bigger than the hog they came from, and some of the kindest, most friendly people you could ever hope to meet.  

  • Reach out to the lonely

     I’ve never met a stranger and I consider it a privilege to speak to everyone I’m introduced to.  You see, I’m homegrown.  I was born in Louisville and have always felt we possess good Southern hospitality.

  • Public records - April 28, 2016

     Indictments

     

    Victor W. Burba, DOB: 12/19/1974 - flagrant non-support; persistent felony offender, first

     

    Charles A. Clark, DOB:  01/23/1991 - criminal mischief, first; persistent felony offender, first

     

  • Schultz named OC schools superintendent

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County’s loss will be Oldham County’s gain.

    Greg Schultz, who has spent the past eight years as assistant superintendent for student learning in Bullitt County, will become superintendent of Oldham County Public Schools on July 1.

    For Schultz, it is an opportunity to return to his educational home. But until then it is likely he won’t get much sleep. 

  • Cigarette thefts cost Circle K nearly $1,300

     A string of cigarette thefts have hit the Prospect Circle K, Police Chief Jeff Sherrard told Prospect’s City Council during their April 18 city council meeting.  

    The suspects work in groups of two or more.  One enters a store and drops a case of beer to create a distraction, and while the attendant is cleaning up the mess, another suspect enters the store, takes as many cigarettes as possible and leaves.  

  • Park equipment donated to Creasey Mahan might not be accepted

     Although Goshen City Commission voted unanimously during its March meeting to donate playground equipment permanently to Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, the commission discussed during its most recent meeting, April 18, whether or not they would be footing the bill to move it all anyway. 

  • Goshen family to air on Family Feud

     Although many see a game show on television and dream of competing, most never get the chance.  However, for one Oldham County family those small screen dreams came true.  

  • Harper: The Derby Trail: A lifetime of memories about a two-minute horse race

    By Chuck Harper
    Guest Columnist

    As far back as I can remember, there’s always been something magical about a horse to me. I grew up taking care of them.

    I grew up watching Roy Rogers and Trigger. I marveled at how the Lone Ranger expertly handled his gallant steed Silver.

  • Girls Lacrosse: Lady Mustangs win Braveheart Tournament red division championship

    North Oldham claimed the red division championship with a 5-4 win over Male in the Braveheart Tournament Sunday at Sacred Heart Academy.

    Molly Powers scored the game-winning goal in the final seconds to earn the Lady Mustangs the division title.

    Powers scored two goals in the championship game while Kate Ashton, Jilian Church and Catie Berkemeier also pitched in goals.

  • Boys Lacrosse: Dragons secure state tournament spot with win at North, Prince brings rain

    GOSHEN — Grant Prince brought the rain and locked up another state tournament berth for South Oldham.

    The sophomore poured in four goals in the Dragons’ 9-4 win at North Oldham Friday night to lock up the team’s third straight No. 1 seed in the upcoming district tournament.

    South Oldham (10-4) has a first round bye and will play the winner of North Oldham-Oldham County for the district final in Goshen on May 13.