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Today's News

  • Walkin' for Will

    North Oldham High School hosted a Walk-a-thon for NOHS teacher Will Jones Friday before the school’s last home football game of the season. Jones is battling cancer and said he and his family have received an overwhelming amount of support from the NOHS students, staff and community. 

    The Walk-a-thon is one of several fundraisers benefiting Jones. T-shirts that read “You, Me and Jones, Together we Fight” and “Walkin’ 4 Will” have been sold.

     

  • Engagement Announcement

    Gene and Carol Raulston of La Grange announce the engagement of their grandson, Cameron Raulston to Cara Montgomery, daughter of Gary and Pam Montgomery of Bardstown. 

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University and is employed as a first-grade teacher at Kentucky Christian School. 

    The groom-elect is a 2006 graduate of Oldham County High School and a senior at Campbellsville University. He is the son of Pat Giles.

    A wedding will take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at Bardstwn Baptist Church with Todd Parish officiating.

  • Health department plans two H1N1 vaccination clinics in Oldham

     The Oldham County Health Department will offer the H1N1 vaccine by appointment only Oct. 29.

    The CDC recommends that all persons in the following categories receive vaccine first (not necessarily in this order): 

    • Pregnant women.

    • Children aged 6 months – 4 years. 

    • Children and adolescents aged 5 – 18 years who have medical conditions that put them at higher risk for influenza-related complications. 

  • Game Bytes

    SOCCER

    South Oldham vs. Eastern

    Score: 4-0 South Oldham.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Drew Greenwood.

    School: South Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Guard.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

    Accomplishments: Greenwood is one of the outstanding campers at coach Steve Simpson’s fall break basketball camp this week at South Oldham High School.

    He is expected to be a key player for the South Oldham Middle School Dragons this year as a guard.

    “He’s a really nice player and a very hard worker,” Simpson said.

  • Cross Country: Dragon Invitational

    The North Oldham boys and South Oldham girls continued their local dominance winning their respective team titles.

    The Mustangs posted 33 points to win led by Trenton Fryman in fourth place. NOMS had five runners finish in the top 20.

    The Lady Dragons won going away with 20 team points led by individual champion Erin Wilson. Rachel Marcus was second and Kaitlyn Klaber was third for SOMS.

  • Kentucky State Police to hire retired troopers

    To enhance the ability of the Kentucky State Police to provide effective law enforcement services to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the state legislature has authorized the re-employment of retired troopers on a contractual basis.

  • North nips Oldham to win crown

    The North Oldham Lady Mustangs beat Oldham County 25-20, 25-17 to win the district volleyball title Oct. 14 at NOHS. The Lady Mustangs were led by middle hitter Chelsea Volz and setter Caitlin Hagan, who was named the tourney MVP.

  • Rate increases are on tap for customers of the Louisville Water Company and Oldham County Water District

    Oldham County Water District proposes 28 percent increase

    The Oldham County Water District is proposing a 28-percent rate increase in 2010 – an additional $6.35 per month for the average residential customer. 

    Officials discussed reasons for the increase Tuesday during an Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting, although the court has no role with the water district. 

    According to a press release from the water district, the proposed increase is the district’s second in 28 years.

  • North Oldham wins conference volleyball title

    The North Oldham Middle School varsity volleyball team won the MidBluegrass Conference tournament Oct. 3, at East Oldham Middle School. NOMS beat South Oldham 25-22, 25-20, 15-12.  NOMS also won the regular season title by going undefeated in conference play.