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Today's News

  • High school royalty
  • Valentine’s Day: A Celebration of Love

    A wife woke up one morning and said, “Honey, I just had a dream that you bought me a new gold necklace. What do you think it means?”

    “I don’t know, but Valentine’s Day is coming soon. Friday, you’ll know,” he replied.

    A few nights later, she again woke up after having a dream, “This time, I dreamed you gave me a pearl necklace. What do you think it means?”

    “You’ll know Friday,” he replied. Another dream about a pearl necklace elicited the same response.

  • La Grange Police warn about ‘Jamaican’ scam

    The LaGrange Police Department, along with the United States Postal Inspectors office, is alerting LaGrange residents to variations of the Jamaican Phone Scam.

  • Public Records Feb. 13

    KSP Arrests

    Feb. 8 -- Christopher N. Benoit, 27, Crestwood, DUI 1st; Speeding 26 MPH over the limit; Reckless driving; Improper lane usage/vehicle keep right except to pass; Failure to produce insurance card

    Feb. 8 -- Jose A. Santos, 23, Eminence, Promoting Contraband 1st; Tampering with Physical Evidence

    Feb. 9 -- Douglas L. Ginthum, 22, Crestwood, DUI 1st-Aggravated; Speeding 18 MPH over the limit; Improper lane usage/vehicle keep right except to pass; Possession of marijuana; Possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Local students, teams excel at academic competitions

    Middle and high school students across the district showcased their intellectual prowess at academic team district competitions in recent weeks.

    Middle school students have completed the regional round of competition, with North Oldham Middle dominating Region 10, winning the overall competition by 15 points over Elkhorn Middle (Scott County). This is the school’s fourth-consecutive regional title.

    All four Oldham middle schools competed in the region, resulting in 10 individual top-five finishes and four top-three team event finishes.

  • OCMS team heads to nationals

    Two teams from Oldham County middle schools excelled at the regional Future City Competition Jan. 20 at the University of Kentucky, including a team that will compete at the national competition later this month.

  • Career fair and workshop at SOHS

    Attention high school juniors and seniors.

    You and your friends won’t want to miss the Career Fair, Thursday from 7- 8:30 p.m. at South Oldham High School’s Cafeteria.

    Visit this unique, two-part Career Fair and Workshop, where students can first focus on how to select a major or career path and then interact directly with industry professionals and/or college admissions officers from two-year, career-based colleges.

  • Elementary art show

    Join us and celebrate the accomplishments of some of the young artists from elementary schools across the district. This reception drew more than 1,000 visitors last year during its debut.

    The show will run from February 18 to March 27 at the Oldham County Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd., Crestwood. The opening is Feb. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    –Submitted info

  • Rusch an ideal leader for young North wrestling team

    Earlier this month 14 North Oldham wrestlers competed in the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association state team duals. Out of those 14, senior Mitch Rusch was the only wrestler above the sophomore level.

    That’s become the norm for Rusch this year. The North veteran is the undisputed team leader, conducting pre-practice warm-ups, offering advice to teammates when they’re on the mat and dominating his competition.

  • Shatzer meets new team

    BUCKNER – Oldham County football players hadn’t seen a Colonel head football coach face-to-face in nearly three months.

    But once the players met recently hired head coach Mike Shatzer Friday at OCHS, they said they liked what they saw.

    Shatzer, who’s still teaching at his current job in Alabama, drove north to meet his new team Friday. He introduced himself to players in the weight room before addressing players, parents and others involved with the program in the school library before the boys basketball game against Simon Kenton.