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Today's News

  • Girls Class 2A Track and Field: North wins first state title

    LEXINGTON – North Oldham sprinted, ran, threw, jumped and vaulted its way a true team championship Friday night.

    The Lady Mustangs totaled 90.5 points, beating second-place Lexington Catholic by 27.5 points to win the program's first Class 2A state track and field title at the University of Kentucky.

    Lexington Catholic was runner-up with 63 points, followed by Western Hills (59), Highlands (55) and Paducah Tilghman (46).

  • District 29 baseball: Dragons beat North for district title sweep

    GOSHEN – A half-inning after South Oldham gave away a two-run lead against North Oldham Wednesday, the Dragons came right back to take control and win a district title.

    South scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 7-3 lead on its way to a 7-4 win in the District 29 title game at North. The No. 1 seed Dragons (19-9) had already won the regular season district title and added a tournament crown to an impressive 2014 season.

  • North, South girls lax fall in state quarters

    The girls lacrosse season ended Saturday for both North Oldham and South Oldham.

    North, district champion, lost 12-10 in the state quarterfinals to Assumption. Madison Cobb scored three goals, with Baylee Willett and Sydney Willett each adding two.

    South fell 28-0 to Sacred Heart in the state quarters.

    North beat South 14-8 May 15 to win the district title. Baylee Willett scored eight goals that game. Teckla Danielson led the Lady Dragons with four.

  • Track and Field: Multi-talented Olsson running for 2A state title

    Erin Olsson doesn’t have much time to slow down.

    The North Oldham runner works two jobs, takes two AP classes, plays basketball and runs track for the Lady Mustangs.

    If it sounds like Olsson is taking her high school experience in a sprint, well, that’s what she’s used to.

    The junior sprinter will compete Friday at the KHSAA Class 2A Championships in Lexington. She’ll run as the No. 1 seed in the 4x200 meter relay, 400 dash and the 4x400 meter relay for a North girls team in the hunt for a state title.

  • KSP Troopers awarded

     

    Two Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg were honored last Wednesday at the KSP Awards Banquet held in Frankfort. Tpr. Mitchel Hazelett (left), a three and a half-year KSP veteran, was honored as the Post 5 Trooper of the Year. Tpr. Hazelett is originally from Fort Wayne, Ind. He is the son of Kirk and Donna Hazelett of Roanoke, Ind.

     

  • Former magistrate, fire chief remembered

    After a four-year battle with cancer, Oldham County has lost a key businessman and community presence, friends of Robert “Bob” Deibel, said.

    Deibel, 74, passed away May 11 at his house, after battling three rounds of pancreatic cancer.

    Deibel’s list of accomplishments in Oldham County is long and spans decades of work. Most notably, Deibel served as magistrate on the Oldham County Fiscal Court for 21 years, helped incorporate the City of Crestwood and served as chief of the South Oldham Fire Department for 16 years.

  • School board bans E-Cigs

    The use of electronic cigarettes, hookahs and other vapor products for tobacco are now banned on Oldham County Schools property, after the school board approved a policy change at its monthly meeting.

    The board was presented with the potential policy change at its April board meeting. At that time, OCS general counsel Anne Coorssen called the policy change “substantial” while noting the use of e-cigarettes and other vapor products for tobacco usage was increasing.

  • Goshen resident earns Congressional award

    Benjamin Northrup of Goshen was presented a Congressional award last week by Congressman Thomas Massie.

    It was the first award Massie has given, he said, and the first for the Northrup family.

    Present at the ceremony was his father, Dave, mother, Angie, and sisters Chloe and Rebecca.

  • Prospect Area Chamber hosts health fair

    On Saturday, May 31, the Prospect Area Chamber will host a free Health and Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Falls of Goshen Event Center.

    PACC members representing the health and wellness sector will be on hand to answer questions, provide screenings and give out information. This event is free and the community is encouraged to attend. Lifetime TV’s Double Divas will also be doing indiviual bra fittings from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. by appointment only.

    Both events will be held at Falls of Goshen Event Center, 1602 S. Hwy. 1793, Goshen.

  • Earley: Knowing the full cost of faith

    It is said that Christians are being martyred for their faith more frequently than ever before in human history. All over the world, in countries run by kings, tyrants and dictators, it is dangerous to be a Christian. It is common for family members to turn their own children or spouse into the religious police for discipline when they find out that he or she has become a Christian.