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Today's News

  • John picks the Wildcats

    Faced with a need, the University of Kentucky football team didn’t have to look far to find a solution to a thinning depth chart at linebacker.

    Instead, the Wildcats plucked South Oldham linebacker Connor John from Crestwood to join the team next season.

    John, an honorable mention all-state player and co-MVP of the Border Bowl, announced his commitment to UK roughly two weeks ago. John, who confirmed he would play linebacker at UK, committed as a preferred walk-on.

  • Erika Laws signs with Bellarmine

    South Oldham soccer player Erika Laws recently signed to continue her playing career at Bellarmine University. With Laws, front row left to right, father Rick Laws, Erika Laws, mother Lisa Laws. Second row left to right, Tim Nowak (Club Coach), Olivia Laws (sister), Spencer Laws (brother) and Mitchell Irvin, SOHS athletic director.

  • McGee signs

    South Oldham football player Michale McGee recently signed to play football at Kentucky Wesleyan. With McGee are front row left to right, Mike McGee (dad), Michael, Julie McGee (mom) and Brayden McGee (brother). Second row left to right are Virginia Ishmael (grandmother), Kim Ishmael, Julie McGee (sister), Coach Jamie Reed, Devlin McGee, Lexi McGee, Kellan McGee and Shea McGee. Third row left to right are Cathy Wallace (aunt), Marty Ishmael, Jon Ishmael, Brice McGee, Sharon Hook (aunt), Mike McGee (grandfather), Patrice McGee (aunt) and Ann McGee (grandmother).

  • Colonels win wrestling regional

     

    For the fifth time in a row, Oldham County’s wrestling team has risen to the occasion when it comes to winning a regional championship.

    Buoyed by six regional champions and one runner-up, the Colonels head into the state meet this weekend with a lot of momentum.

    “It’s something that’s special,” Oldham County coach Aaron Riordan said of the win.

  • Oldham County High, North Middle win academic competitions

    Oldham County High School captured the district’s Governor’s Cup crown Jan. 24, led by strong performances in math, science and Future Problem Solving.

    This is the first round of competition for the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition state tournament, with the top five individual finishers in each category moving on to regional competition Feb. 14.

  • Community Briefs Feb. 19

    American Legion

    The monthly meeting of the Oldham County Post #39 American Legion will be held on the first Thursday of each month. This month’s meeting is Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m., lower level American Legion Post #39 building, 2301 West Highway 146, east end of Oldham County Fairgrounds. Refreshments furnished after the meeting. All veterans welcome.

  • Local circuit court judges participate in annual training

    Circuit Court Judges Karen Conrad and Tim Feeley participated in the 2015 Circuit Judges Winter College that took place Jan. 25-28 in Louisville. The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the education program for the state’s circuit judges.

  • Fundraiser to benefit local scouts groups

    Ja Hillebrand, Friends of Scouting Chair, invites the community to one of scouting’s largest events. The Leadership Luncheon benefiting Scouting in your local community will be held Feb., 24. The event will be at 12 p.m., at the Galt House-Grand Ballroom. The guest speaker will be Chad Pennington, former NFL quarterback.

  • Business honors road department workers

    Brian Watt, owner of Independent Hardware-Oldham County Rental presented Certificates of Attendance to Ben Kimbler of the Oldham County Road Department and his team for participating in a presentation of “Safe Operation and Maintenance of Handheld Equipment.” The presentation was arranged by Independent Hardware with the help of ECHO and SHINDIAWA at Oldham County Road Department Facility on Jan. 15. Independent Hardware is proud to support the crew at the Oldham County Road Department and thanks them for the great job they do in our community.

  • McLean named February artist of the month

    Brad McLean has been painting ever since he took the same beginning algebra course at least twice. Others recognized his aptitude for art and encouraged him in it. He has had an urge to create for as long as he can remember and expresses himself well through visual art.

    Life has taken McLean through a variety of experiences. The understanding he received from those experiences he now draws upon for portraits, landscapes, homesteads, still life and historical romanticism.