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Today's News

  • Buckner graduates exemplify school’s ‘never give up’ mentality

    As a group of Buckner Alternative High School students gather in the Oldham County Schools Arts Center, principal Jonathan Wosoba stands at the podium and balances authority with friendliness as he colorfully commands the congregation.

    “OK, now another guy is going to come up here and shake your hand, but remember he’s a professional so he’s shaking with his right hand,” Wosoba says, demonstrating the act with Buckner teacher Bonnie Hatton. “And another guy is going to be up here saying ‘blah, blah, blah.’”

  • Rice and ice is the key

    CRESTWOOD – Injuries and sports go hand-in-hand.

    The treatment of injuries both minor and major are the key to getting back into the game for athletes of all ages and levels.

    “The very first thing you do after an injury, if you do the right thing makes all the difference in the world,” South Oldham High School athletic trainer Kelly Dyke said. “If you use the wrong treatment, it can take a lot of work to correct and that means a lot longer recovery time.”

  • Baptist Medical Associates opens new practices

    Donna Gatewood, M.D., and Richard Hefner, D.O., both family practice, have joined Baptist Medical Associates Crestwood, which opened April 30 at 6106 Crestwood Station, Suite A.

    Jeffrey Reynolds, M.D., family practice; Robin Kindig, M.D., and Tonya Perkins, M.D., both internal medicine and pediatrics; and Sue Potvin, FNP, adult family nurse practitioner, have joined Baptist Medical Associates Eastpoint, which opened May 4 at 2400 Eastpoint Pkwy., Suite 550, in the Eastpoint Business Park.

  • La Grange Police remind juveniles of summer curfew

    The La Grange Police Deparment has set a city curfew for juveniles during the summer. 

    City ordinance states those under the age of 18 cannot be in any public place – including assemblies, buildings, streets, etc.) within the city during these hours: from 1 to 6 a.m. Friday and Saturday; and from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Friday.

    It also violates the ordinance for a parent to allow a juvenile to violate the curfew and they could face fines of up to $500 or jail time for more than one offense.

  • Nothin’ like humble folks

    I love humble folks. When I think of humble folks, I think of Abraham Lincoln. I think of Hospice care providers who comfort the dying and grieving. I think of people behind the scene who make things happen. I think of my wife who always makes me look good.

  • Athlete of the Week

     Basketball: SHELBY SADOLSKY

    Name: Shelby Sadolsky.

    School: Kenwood Station Elementary School.

    Sport: Soccer/basketball.

    Age: 11.

    Position: Forward.

    Hometown: Crestwood

    Accomplishments: The 11-year-old Sadolsky has been one of the standout campers this week at South Oldham High School Lady Dragons’ coach Frank Wright’s summer camp.

    Wright said she may be the best natural athlete in the morning group and is a hard worker from the moment she walks into the gym.

  • River Sweep is Saturday

    The Ohio River Sweep, an annual riverbank clean-up for the Ohio River and its tributaries, will take place 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. 

    Residents of Oldham County can help cleanup the river at the Westport boat ramp. 

    For information, call Dave Barnett at 222-7872.

  • Fire departments will test hydrants during next few months

    Members of the Ballardsville Fire Department are planning routine fire hydrant maintenance throughout the district beginning next month. 

    Anyone who has questions or concerns is asked to call BFD between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 222-1953.

    Members of La Grange Fire and Rescue will test fire hydrants in the city and the district. 

    Hydrant tests are planned through Sept. 14.

    During this time, residents may experience some water discoloration. 

    Anyone who has questions is asked to call LFRD at 222-1143.

  • St. Catharine College announces dean’s list

    Nathan Stumler, a South Oldham High School graduate, was named to the St. Catharine College dean’s list for the spring semester.

    To be named to the dean’s list at St. Catharine, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average. 

     

  • Heilman appearing on university’s TV show

    A local writer and historian who has worked with the Oldham County History Center will be featured on an upcoming TV program.

    At 5:30 a.m. Monday and 2 p.m. June 25, Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, chancellor of the University of Richmond, member of the Campbellsville University Board of Trustees and CU alumnus will appear on a show on the Kentucky Educational Television channel – the university’s “Dialogue on Public Issues” TV show, hosted by John Chowning.