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Today's News

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Jack Schaller.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball

    Age: 13.

    Hometown: La Grange.

    Accomplishments: A 5-foot-10 swingman, Schaller is expected to be a key player for the Oldham County Middle School Colonels this season.

    He will play multiple positions inside and out for the Colonels to take advantage of his athleticism.

  • Angel Food Ministries announces November menu

    Angel Food Ministries recently announced the menu for November. Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides fresh and frozen food items sold at about half the price to help people with their grocery bills.  Anyone of any income level can buy the food.

    The $30 menu includes:  

    •1.5 pounds ribeye steaks, three 8-ounce;

    •1 pound boneless center cut pork chops, four four-ounce;

  • St. Aloysius hosting Veterans’ Day concert

    St. Aloysius will host a Veteran’s Day concert at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 11 in the gym. 

    Under the direction of Sue Beer, music director, the eighth-grade students will honor veterans and celebrate patriotism with songs. A flag ceremony and readings will start the production. The concert includes patriotic songs from the American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, World War I and II Korean, Vietnam and Gulf War. The public is invited to attend.

     

  • Game Bytes

    FOOTBALL

    North Oldham vs. Elizabethtown 

    When: 7:30 p.m. Friday. 

    Where: Elizabethtown High School. 

  • American Legion hosts Veteran’s Day program

    The Oldham County American Legion Post 39 will host a Veterans Day program at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the John Black Community Center in Buckner. 

    The program will include entertainment from the Oldham County Band, directed by Brad Rogers.

    The guest speaker will be U.S. Army CPT Stephan L. Walters. 

     The community is invited to the program.  Anyone who would like to display military memorabilia may setup by 6:30 p.m.

     For information call American Legion Post 39 Commander Ned Snow at 241-4944.

  • Challenges facing Oldham County Schools

    Oldham County Schools have successfully continued our commitment to students over the past many years. Thanks to the community, the board of education, parents, teachers, administrators and the entire support staff we have moved forward improving in all areas that support ongoing excellence in both academic and extracurricular student achievement. 

  • OCHS reaches state quarter-finals

    HIGHLAND HEIGHTS – With a win in the state volleyball tournament Oldham County High School’s four seniors hope they have laid the groundwork for future success for the program.

    “It was definitely our goal to get to the state and to win a game was really exciting,” senior Kelly Moyer said. “Hopefully this will show the younger players coming back it can be done.”

  • Oldham County Scholastic Chess tournaments are Nov. 14

    Oldham County Scholastic Chess Tournament will take place Nov. 14 at Locust Grove Elementary School. 

    The school opens at 8 a.m. and the first round begins at 9 a.m.

    Sections of play are K-1, K-3, K-5, K-8 and K-12. No onsite entries.

    The entry fee is $15 per player if postmarked by Nov. 7, $25 thereafter.

    Checks must be made payable to Metro Louisville Chess.

    To register, send the fee and entry form to Oldham Chess, 2600 Worth Road,  Crestwood, Ky., 40014

  • Vitalis is Mr. Soccer

    CRESTWOOD – After a stellar senior soccer season, it just got a little better for South Oldham’s Will Vitalis.

    Vitalis has been voted the state’s Mr. Soccer by high school soccer coaches from around the state.

    “I started the year as the player of the year, then I had my best season and South Oldham had its best season,” Vitalis said. “This is just the perfect way to cap it off.”

  • North Oldham High School honors veterans

    North Oldham High School will be creating a Wall of Heroes in honor of Veterans’ Day Nov. 11.  

    Many men and women in the community have friends and/or family members who have served or are serving to protect and preserve our freedoms. NOHS would like to show appreciation for their service and dedication to the country.