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Today's News

  • EOMS football raises more than $1,000

    The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, partnered with the East Oldham Middle School football team to raise more than $1,000 at a recent Flapjack Fundraiser.

    All proceeds raised at the pancake breakfast will be used to purchase new athletic equipment as the football players train for their upcoming season.

    The EOMS fundraiser was hosted on Aug. 2, at the Applebee’s restaurant located at 1205 Market St. in La Grange.

    The organization sold 202 tickets throughout the community.    

  • OCMS baseball hosts tryouts

    The Oldham County Middle School baseball team is hosting tryouts this month for sixth, seventh and eighth-graders interested in playing.

    The tryouts will be from 5-7:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Wendell Moore Park. Please plan on attending both days.

    For questions, contact coach Mark Viehmann at ocmsbaseball@yahoo.com or call 502-548-2150.
     

  • South looking for swim coach

    South Oldham is looking for a head swim coach for the 2014-15 school year.

    Anyone interested should contact athletic director Mitchell Irvin at Mitchell.irvin@oldham.kyschools.us or at 502-241-6681.
     

  • Tornadoes host open gyms

    The fourth and fifth-grade OC Tornadoes are a girls basketball AAU team looking for girls who are interested in improving their basketball skills and possibly playing in a league.

    Open gym is this Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m. and Sunday from 3-4:30 p.m at Oldham County High School’s old gym.

    For questions, email Jace Bryant at jace.bryant@oldham.kyschools.us.

  • Theodicy - the question of why there is evil

    If God is good why is there so much evil? This is the question of theodicy that can never be fully answered. This is one of the most difficult questions in all of theology. God is eternal, infinite, omniscient, omnipresent and omnipotent and the creator of the universe. So why is there so much pain, death, struggle and evil in the world? Over the next four weeks I want to look at different facets of the problem of evil: 1) demonic evil, 2) human evil, 3) evil from the perspective of eternity and 4) trusting in the goodness of God.

  • Dispatch gets new backup generator

    Oldham County Central Dispatch has received a Homeland Security Grant award for a new back-up generator. The new 80 kilowatt natural gas powered generator replaces the 60 kilowatt diesel powered generator currently at OCD.

  • Fall Sports Preview -- Boys Cross County

     

    Experience levels at cross-country programs are varied across the county.

    South Oldham returns its top six runners from the 3A state meet last year, where it finished sixth.

    North Oldham returns its top two finishers from last fall’s 2A state championship team. But the Mustangs have to fill several other spots.

    And Oldham County loses its top five runners from the 3A state meet and will have to find new runners to fill those shoes.

    North Oldham

  • In-state schools focusing on area football talent

     

    Arien Beasley is a standout running back who’ll have some options as to where he plays in college.

    Beasley, a North Oldham senior, is being recruited by a wide variety of schools across several levels and conferences. But some of his best options may be within the state, where he’s been in constant contact with coaches from the Universities of Kentucky and Louisville.

    “It would mean the absolute world to me to play for Louisville or UK,” Beasley, who scored 27 touchdowns in 13 games last year for the Mustangs, said.

  • Public Records August 7

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Aug 1 -- William H. Hahn, 56, La Grange, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense.

    Aug. 3 -- Danny L. Wise, 61, La Grange, was cited and released for no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure to produce insurance card, failure of owner to maintain required insurance first offense.

    KSP Arrests

    July 29 -- Noah Zetko, 21, La Grange, execution of a bench warrant for another agency.

    Property Transfers, July 28 - Aug. 1, 2014

  • Baptist offers maternity classes

    Following is information regarding maternity events and classes sponsored by Baptist Health La Grange during August and September. Registration is required for all classes by calling 502-222-3617 (toll-free at 888-222-8071) or online at Baptist HealthLaGrange.com. Classes are free unless otherwise noted.