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Today's News

  • Reader: ‘Even Bridge Hill was drivable’

    To the editor:

    On Sunday night (Dec. 27) my family and I were making our way home from Hurstbourne Lane to Crestwood. Driving on the “Gene Slider” was a mess. There wasn’t one salt truck to be seen and the condition of the roads were terrible. 

    Numerous wrecks and people sliding off the road all due to icy roads that were not treated before or during a wintry mix.

    While driving down Ky. 146 heading towards Crestwood there was a sight to be seen. 

  • South sweeps Oldham

    CRESTWOOD –eeThe South Oldham Dragons dictated the tempo through their shooting and an improved full court press to hand Oldham County a 66-46 loss Saturday.

    The Dragons got out to an 11-0 lead in the first period as the Colonels struggled offensively. OCHS scored their first basket with 2:30 left in the first period on a shot in the lane from Dylan Sims.

  • Oh Christmas Tree, how lovely you’ll be as mulch

    Tired of watching the slow death of your barely-live Christmas tree?

    Residents looking for a place to discard live Christmas trees can deliver them this week to the Oldham County Recycling Center. Employees at the county’s road department will grind trees and use the mulch for trails and landscape beds throughout Oldham County parks.

    Oldham County Judge-Executive Duane Murner said the project recycles trees free of charge.

  • SOMS Lady Dragons win conference title

    The South Oldham Middle School Lady Dragons seventh-grade basketball team finished the season by winning the Mid-Bluegrass Conference tournament.ee They ended theeeseason with a 15-1 record. Erin Wilson, Erika Laws, Lizzie Scott, Tina Scott, Mhari Shaw, Abbey VanZant, Sydney Jones, Logan Stuart, Jodi Ansert, Emma Leskody, Coach Shannon Carwile and Coach John Kunk.

  • Late push gives Lady Dragons win

    CRESTWOOD –eeSouth Oldham guards Jordann McGuffin and Jasmine Whitfield found their defensive legs in the second half to key the Lady Dragons to a 60-52 win over Oldham County Saturday.

    “We finally started getting some steals and that got us a lot of layups,” McGuffin said. “It was a back and forth game. I just think we became the team that pulled through in the end.”

  • Green Thumbs Garden Club meets Monday

    The Green Thumbs Garden Club meets at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Oldham County Extension Office, 1815 N. Ky 393, La Grange.ee

    The meeting includes program considerations and planning for 2010.ee For information, call 222-9453.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Holly Schumm.

    School: South Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball.

    Age: 14.

    Position: Point guard.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

    Accomplishments: Schumm, a heady point guard, recently helped the South Oldham Middle School Lady Dragons to the Mid-Bluegrass Conference tournament championship as SOMS swept the eighth-grade and the seventh-grade tourneys.

    Schumm was a key player from her guard spot and enjoys the position.

  • Souper Supper lecture series begins at Irish Rover, Too

    The Souper Supper lecture series sponsored by the Oldham County History Center begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

    ee“From Leather to Linen” and Appraisal Fair: Special tips for taking care of your family heirloom pieces” is the first in the series and features special guest Jan Jasper. 

    Jasper, history center educator and archivist, will share her knowledge about ways to preserve and protect scrapbooks, leathers, linen, metals, letters and other keepsakes.eeAppraiser Mike Brown will appraise heirloom pieces.

  • Thriving and flourishing

    Every year I receive a Christmas card from a former favorite teacher who always says he hopes I’m thriving and flourishing. I always tell him that I am. For I believe that I have been blessed to have been around many folks I call my heroes for everyday living who have taught me the lesson of “thriveability.” 

  • Library hosts job fair

    From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, the Oldham County Public Library will host a job fair in partnership with KentuckianaWorks and the Office of Employment and Training. 

    The job fair is free and open to the public. Job seekers should bring a copy of their resumé and dress appropriately for an interview. 

    Staff will be on hand to assist with job search and resumé writing skills. 

    For information, call Lee Boyd at 595-4003, ext. 4028, or e-mail james.boyd@ky.gov.