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Today's News

  • Genealogy series continues at history center

    Now that you’ve been lucky enough in your genealogical hunt to discover family photos and precious documents, what do you do with them? For those wanting to preserve their own materials, there has never been an easier time to accomplish this task, says Cheri Daniels, Senior Librarian/Reference Specialist for the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort. Join Daniels as she leads a workshop detailing how to preserve those special photos and documents so they can be passed on to future generations.

  • Graduations

    Derron J. Amrein

    Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Derron J. Amrein graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • SOHS FCCLA group visits Frankfort

    On Feb. 11th, students across the state of Kentucky met at the state capitol in Frankfort for Student Leadership Day.

    South Oldham High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members attended the event, which was led by student leaders from Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs).

  • OCHS magazine wins award

    Spectrum, the literary magazine published by Oldham County High School, placed first in the state and is ranked among the nation’s best by the National Council of Teachers of English.

    This award is for the edition published in 2013, which was then considered with other state winners for a national award. OCHS did not win the top national honor this year, but did for their 2011 magazine.

    The award-winning publication returned most of its editors for the 2013-14 school year, including seniors Sarah Stovall, Anna Gorsick, Heidi Arbuckle and Hannah Deaton.

  • Student honored by McDonalds as history-maker of tomorrow

    Community leaders joined local McDonald’s Owner/Operators on Feb. 27, recognizing ten area high school students, including Logan Sanderson, a student at North Oldham High School, as Black History Makers of Tomorrow.

    McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana celebrated February’s Black History Month by awarding $15,000 in total scholarships to high school seniors selected for their promotion of diversity, leadership, academic achievement and community involvement.

  • Public Records March 6

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Feb. 24-Megan R. Isaacs, 22, Turners Station, was cited and released for operating on suspended/revoked operators license, failure to produce insurance card and fail of owner to maintain required insurace 1st offense

    Feb. 26-Wayne L. Johnson Jr., 22, La Grange was arrested for Theft by Unlawful Taking over $500

  • Author series focuses on Kentucky sweets

    The Colonel’s finger-lickin’ chicken, barbeque and burgoo, Kentucky is known for many culinary creations. But what tops off a fantastic meal is a fabulous dessert, one that leaves you satisfied with that lingering sweet, scrumptious taste that could only come from the Bluegrass state. Author and Kentucky native Sarah C. Baird has penned a new book about mouth-watering confections entitled, Kentucky Sweets: Bourbon Balls, Spoonbread & Mile High Pie.

  • Center opens women’s history exhibit
  • History center holds annual Earth Day event

    Earth Day is a globally celebrated holiday set aside in 1970 to educate individuals about environmental issues. For many who were concerned with the effects of pollution on the environment, the dangerous effects of pesticides and chemical waste disposal, the modern environmental movement was born. People everywhere expressed concern over losing America’s natural resources and what must be done to transform public attitudes.

  • South meets Owen Co.

    South Oldham has seen Owen County forward Carson Williams’ talent firsthand.

    The Rebels’ sophomore forward scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds when the teams met Feb. 15 in Crestwood, an 82-70 Dragons win.

    South will try for another win against Williams and his teammates at 8 p.m. Thursday when the Dragons (19-4) meet Owen County (18-9) in the first round of the Region 8 tournament at Henry County.

    Collins, which beat South 60-42 in December, lies in wait for a semifinal matchup, but the Dragons first have to take care of Owen.