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Today's News

  • VOEGELE EARNS JUDGE-EXECUTIVE NOD

    Voegele, who ran against former Deputy Judge-Executive Paula Gish for the nomination, celebrated the win Tuesday night at the John Black Community Center in Buckner.

    No Democratic candidate filed for candidacy for the office, so Voegele runs unopposed in the November general election.

    “This is a great night for me and my family. Everyone here has helped me achieve this,” Voegele said to the crowd of well-wishers. “You find out when you do something like this, you have to be picked up and carried and be helped to accomplish this.”

  • Investing in Oldham’s future

    The Oldham County Dollars for Scholars program, funded by local businesses and organizations, distributed 64 scholarships to 51 recipients, worth about $63,000 to local high school seniors Monday. Oldham County Dollars for Scholars scholarship donors and recipients include:

    • Buckner Elementary PTA, $500 scholarship to Edward Brady, an OCHS student planning to attend Wittenberg University to study biology and marketing/international studies;

  • Personality is a plus

    GOSHEN – It wasn’t the individual speed or the switch to handing off the baton with the right hand that has pushed the North Oldham High School 4x800 girls’ relay team into a state title contender.

    It was the the mindset of each runner being in the right order in the rotation.

    “We are all in the right spots now for our personality,” sophomore Hannah Gray said. The two on the ends are more speed and the two in the middle more steady type runners.”

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Summer Wheeler.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Track.

    Age: 13.

    Hometown: La Grange.

    Accomplishments: Wheeler, an eighth-grade sprinter, recently helped lead the Oldham County Middle School girls’ track team to the Mid-Bluegrass Conference team championship.

    She won first in the 100-yard dash and second place in the 200-yard dash.

    Wheeler also ran the first leg of the 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams as both teams took first place in their respective races.

  • NOHS lacrosse reaches playoffs

    OLDHAM COUNTY – It was the the simplest of emotions that played a big part in the improvement of the North Oldham High School lacrosse team this season.

    After winning just one game last year, the Mustangs are 7-4 and were set to play Manual in the state Division II semi-finals May 18.

    “We came back with a different attitude this year,” senior Austin Major said. “For one thing, we wanted to get a little respect in the hallways at school.”

  • Gish resigns

    CLICK HERE TO READ THE LETTER FROM THE U.S. OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL

    Deputy judge-executive Paula Gish said she will resign from that post Friday after a federal agency found her job duties conflict with her candidacy for the county’s top office. 

  • Prospect Expo is Thursday

     The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host our 6th Annual PACC Community Expo – “Home Grown Commitment” on May 13th. We invite the community to join us for an exciting evening of entertainment, delicious and mouth watering samples from our restaurants and caterers and the oportunity to visit many of the area’s most successful businesses. Take the time to talk to their representatives and find out more about what each business offers the Prospect and surrounding area.

  • Oldham grand jury indicts eight

    An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments: • Cynthia Mendoza, 30, is indicted for second-degree assault. According to the indictment, on Jan. 28, she allegedly intentionally caused physical injury to Tonya Schagene with a concrete yard ornament. • Frederick C. Montgomery Sr., 60, is indicted for two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. According to the indictment, between Nov. 1, 2009 and Feb.

  • Numbers tell the story - did the tax credit have an impact on home sales?

     Our Louisville MLS Report shows single family home sales from Jan. 1 to May 5, 2010,  and compares those sales to sales from Jan. 1 to May 5, 2009.

  •  GOSHEN – For the past five year the North Oldham High School girls’ tennis team has been the bully on the block winning the regional tennis crown.