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Today's News

  • Grant awarded for body armor

    Governor Steve Beshear announced that the city of La Grange has been awarded a state Law Enforcement Protection Program (LEPP) grant for $5,610 to purchase body armor vests.

    A total of 30 law enforcement agencies were awarded $170,832 in LEPP grants, which are administered by the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) to give financial help for certain items essential in the course of their duties.

  • St. Francis raises funds

    Submitted photo

    Alexandra S. Thurstone, head of school for St. Francis, speaks during the school’s Our Good Earth fundraiser, held two weekends ago in Goshen. Weather pushed part of the fundraiser inside to the school’s new gym, but didn’t dampen spirits as more than $144,000 was raised for the private preschool through eighth grade school.

  • East Oldham Middle celebrates summer reading

    Summer… a time for sunshine, pool parties, ice cream parlors, sporting events and reading. Yes, reading.

    This past summer nearly 350 East Oldham Middle School students fulfilled the goal of reading three books. As a reward for their achievement, those qualifying Patriots were invited to a Summer Reading Celebration, held the afternoon of Sept. 5 at the school.

  • SOHS band pushing toward state

    The South Oldham High School Marching Band invites the community to SOHS Dragon Stadium on Friday at 6 p.m. as the Marching Dragons perform their 2014 competition show “ICE” in their push toward the Kentucky State Marching Band Championships.

  • Education Briefs Oct. 23

    KCTCS Admissions

    Admissions Deadline for first time freshman at Jefferson Community and Technical College is Nov. 15. Apply online for free at Jefferson.kctcs.edu.

    Graduate

    Brandon T. Bird, son of Leo and Sue Bird of Pewee Valley, received his Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude, in Computer Graphic Design from Sullivan College of Technology and Design on Saturday October 18. Brandon was a 2010 graduate of South Oldham High School.

    KCTCS Resource Fair in Carroll Co.

  • Public Records Oct. 23

    Grand Jury Indictments

    OCT. 2014

    Amanda M. Holbert – one count of complicity to promoting contraband in the first degree, one count of official misconduct in the second degree.

    Christopher S. Shouse – one count of possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense, one count of operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, one count of giving peace officer a false name/address, one count of operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

  • Ask the Expert: Long term care questions

    The best place to start with long term care is to understand all levels of care and where your loved one falls in that category to make a decision for placement. Every individual is different and so are the needs of that person.

    Kentucky has four levels of care. I look at it like a step ladder:

  • Fellowship and friends are more important

    When I was in seminary my parents wrote to me every week. I can’t remember most of what they wrote. Inside the letter would be the latest family news, sports updates and occasionally a dollar or two. Letter writing then and emails now are a wonderful way to communicate with those we love.

  • Region 8 girls soccer: South advances to final

    Stephanie Rowland scored two goals Tuesday and L.J. Wrightington scored the other as the Lady Dragons beat Simon Kenton 3-0 in a Region 8 girls soccer semifinal at Walton-Verona.

    With the win, South (18-4) advances to the region title match. It’ll face Anderson County (13-10-1) at 7 p.m. Thursday at Walton-Verona for the championship.

    The Lady Dragons will be looking for their first region title since 2009.

    Rowland’s two goals Tuesday give her 107 for her career.

  • North athletes honored