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Today's News

  • North Wants Two-Peat

    GOSHEN – After fighting their way uphill all last season to their first regional volleyball title, it’s been a relatively smooth ride for the North Oldham Lady Mustangs this year.

    “Things are going pretty well compared to last year when we had all the injuries,” NOHS coach Brian Jones said. “For the most part we are staying healthy and playing well.”

  • Louisville Chorus will perform in La Grange

    As part of its 71st season, the Louisville Chorus will perform a concert in Oldham County.

    “In the Presence of the Nativity” will take place at 4 p.m. Dec. 13 at Immaculate Conception Church in La Grange. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $6 for students.

     

  • SOMS, Goshen win

    The South Oldham Middle School girls and the Goshen Elementary boys continued their winning ways taking their respective divisions at the Franklin County Invitational at the Kentucky Horse Park Saturday.

    SOMS put five runners in the top 10 to dominate with 23 points, well ahead of Johnson Traditional with 73 points. 

    The Goshen boys won with 49 points, just ahead of Pulaski with 54 points while Harmony notched 93 points.

    Goshen put two runners in the top 10 led by second place Brandt Wilhelmi and Evan Adrian in fourth place.

  • Sullivan, Crabtree graduate from U.S. Army basic training

    U.S. Army National Guard Pfc. Stephanie E. Sullivan and U.S. Army Reserve Pvt. Bobby L. Crabtree recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

  • iStan is no ordinary man

    Oldham County EMS’ high-tech patient cries, bleeds and speaks

    Oldham County Emergency Medical Services has purchased a new iStan patient simulator for use in healthcare simulation training around the state. 

    The $68,000 simulator was purchased with the aid of a $10,000 donation from Baptist Hospital Northeast, a $5,000 donation from the Hospital Emergency Response Association and a $10,000 Kentucky Senate 66 grant. 

  • How well do you know the Bluegrass state?

    1.  What kind of vegetable is sometimes referred to as “music roots” in Southern Kentucky?

    2.  Where was golfer Gary Player’s first American tour victory?

    3.  Who was the first Kentucky governor directly elected by popular vote?

    4.  In what city is the oldest continuously operating bank in Kentucky located?

    5.  What natural resource with recreational value does Kentucky rank second only to Alaska in?

    6.  Who was the first Catholic priest to live in Kentucky?

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Natalie Cranfill.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Volleyball.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Utility/defensive specialist.

    Hometown: La Grange.

    Accomplishments: Cranfill has emerged as a key player for the OCMS volleyball team this fall as a utility player who plays nearly every position on the court. She recently helped the team to the title of the OCMS varsity tournament for the third year in a row as the Lady Colonels prep for the conference tourney.

  • Classes resume at Liberty Elementary

    Liberty Elementary reopened Tuesday after classes were canceled Friday and Monday due to low attendance. So many students missed school due to illness last week officials canceled classes and disinfected the school and busses. Officials have not announced make up days.

  • South Oldham Fire Department collecting items to recycle

    The South Oldham Fire Department is collecting old cell phones, printer and toner cartridges for recycling. 

    They are now accepting handheld gaming systems like the Nintendo DS, Gameboy and Playstation Portable as well. 

    Items may be dropped off at the fire station, 6310 Old La Grange Road, in Crestwood; the South Oldham Library, 6720 W. Ky. 146, Crestwood; the South Oldham Government Center, 6710 W. Ky. 146, Crestwood; and Oldham County YMCA, 20 Quality Place in Buckner. 

  • OCHS qualifies three for state meet

    LOUISVILLE – Three Oldham County High School golfers have qualified to play in the state tournament after qualifying in their respective regional meets Monday and Tuesday.

    For the OCHS boys, Taylor Riggs qualified shooting a 76 at Seneca Golf Course. He was three strokes behind individual champion Justin Thomas of St. X who shot a 73.

    St. X won the team title with a score of 309. OCHS tied for sixth with KCD at 335 while North Oldham was one stroke behind at 336.