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Today's News

  • OC dance wins at Fair
  • Football: North Oldham dominates OC in 35-point win

    GOSHEN – One program is building for the future, laying the foundation for better days.

    The other program is playing for the here and now, out to win a district title and possibly compete for more.

    It was obvious which program was which Friday night at Mustang Stadium.

    North Oldham’s talented and veteran team had its way with a rebuilding Oldham County squad, beating the Colonels 42-7 in a dominating performance.

  • Volleyball: Lady Colonels sweep Ballard, stay undefeated

    BUCKNER – Oldham County volleyball has continued its perfect start to the 2014 season.

    Ballard was the latest to fall victim to the Lady Colonel attack, as OC beat the Bruins 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-15) in straight sets at hime Thursday night.

    The Lady Colonels (5-0) have dropped just two sets all season and are ranked No. 9 by the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association. The first week of play has been a good start for an OC team out to defend its first Region 8 title since 2009.

  • Boys soccer: New Dragon stands out in rout

    SHELBYVILLE – South Oldham was already projected to contend for a region title and more this year, picked No. 7 in the preseason coaches’ poll.

    Now the Dragons have added another goal-scorer to their roster and he’s wasted little time asserting himself on the field.

    Jonas Prenn, an Italian foreign exchange student who joined South’s team earlier this month, scored two goals Wednesday in his fourth game as the visiting Dragons shut out Shelby County 6-0.

  • County opens cable franchise

    For the first time since 1996, Oldham County Fiscal Court is advertising for a new cable franchise agreement.

    The court approved the advertisement at its meeting last Tuesday after receiving a short presentation from county financial officer Stan Clark.

    Clark said the county had contracted with Insight Communications for nearly 20 years ago for the franchise, but it had recently lapsed with Time Warner Communications, which bought Insight.

  • Pewee Valley museum lets woman see family history for first time

     

    There’s not much Gin Chaudoin hasn’t seen in her 93 years.

    Last week, though, the lively born-and-raised Pewee Valley resident saw her family’s historical artifacts on display for the first time.

    Chaudoin is the granddaughter of infamous town blacksmith Jacob Herdt, who started a family business with Jacob and Son Blacksmith Shop. It eventually turned into a wagon shop, a Ford dealership, an automotive repair center and is now known as the Herdt Motor Co. building.

  • Challenge hopes to raise water awareness

    Eager to highlight the county’s various creeks and watersheds, county government is partnering with several conservation groups to launch the first ever Amazing Watershed Challenge.

    The event, set for Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., is “loosely based” on the hit show The Amazing Race, organizer Carolyn Cromer said. It will take place at Sherwood Acres Farm, 3001 Ballard School Road in La Grange, she said, and feature various stations with conservation information.

  • Dog days turn into playtime for local canines

     

    The dog days of summer will end with an annual tradition in Oldham County: reserving the last open day of the pool for local canines.

    The John W. Black Aquatic Center is closing its doors to the public Sept. 6, but the pool will host one last summer celebration with the 16th annual Puppy Party on Sept. 7.

    The park invites dogs, owners and kids to swim and jump off the diving board for an afternoon of family fun, Laura Feese, aquatic director, said.

  • Goshen to install speed bumps

     

    Vehicles hoping to speed their way down a popular Goshen road will soon be facing speed bumps to slow them down.

    The Goshen City Commission decided last week at their monthly meeting that adding speed bumps to Harmony Landing Road would be the best defense against future traffic violators.

    The road is currently a 20 mph speed zone, but many travelers disregard signs, said Harmony Landing residents who were present at the meeting.

  • Theodicy - trusting in the goodness of God

    Over the last three weeks we have looked at the problem of evil. We have seen how the Bible explains evil as rising out of the personified presence of evil that we call Satan, that our world is fallen due to the original sin of Adam and Eve and how the justice of God allows Him to solve the injustice of evil over eternity. Today I look at the most difficult challenge for us: Trusting in the goodness of God no matter what the circumstances in life that we face.