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Today's News

  • OC sweeps county track and field championships

    GOSHEN — Oldham County dominated the County Track and Field Championships Wednesday at North Oldham.

    The Colonels and Lady Colonels swept the boys and girls titles, with North coming in second and South Oldham in third.

    “I’m really, really excited with how the team’s done,” OC senior Jonathan Stocking said. “We came in here projected to win a lot of these… and we’ve done really well.

    “I’m proud of this team and glad to be a part of it.”

  • OCHS student in Governor’s program

    Oldham County High School sophomore Randall Heite will be representing Oldham County High School in the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs program this summer.

    Heite is the first Oldham County student ever selected for this program, now in its second year of existence.

  • Mueller: Ways to know yourself better

    We all need to become more comfortable with exploring our inner world. Persons who have never learned to feel comfortable in their internal world become hamstrung in managing their lives. They may sell out and give over their personhood to some influential person or group of persons. They give up on being who they truly are.

    Paying attention to your internal world is vital to your attainment of soul-satisfying contentment. I want to give you a plan for increasing your internal awareness. Here are five specific suggestions for achieving greater internal awareness.

  • Introductory level petty

    I recently had lunch with a friend who shared concerns about his daughter’s school struggles. “Why are junior high girls so mean? Seventh grade is like introductory level petty.”

  • Kenwood Station has successful book drive

    Kenwood Station’s Student Council began a book drive on March 17. The initial goal of the book drive was to collect 600 new/gently used books by the end of April. As of April 7, the students have collected 936 books and the books keep coming in! The books collected will be used by Kenwood Station’s Summer Reading Program, a program that helps improve reading skills in students by providing them reading opportunities over the summer months. Any books not selected for use by the Summer Reading Program will be donated to local charities.

  • SOHS student wins Casey award

    Sydney M. Allen, a student at South Oldham High School has won the National Merit James E. Casey Scholarship. Allen’s probable career field is undecided.

    The James E. Casey Scholarship is given by the UPS Foundation.

    The UPS Foundation was created in 1951 by United Parcel Service. National Merit James E. Casey Scholarships and James E. Casey Scholarships for children of United Parcel Service employees are supported by the UPS Foundation, in honor of the founder of United Parcel Service.

  • A Happy Deal

    La Grange Elementary students expressed their appreciation recently to La Grange McDonald’s restaurant owner George Saliba who partnered with the school to promote monthly McTeacher Nights. The school received 10 percent of those sales, enough to purchase a new Dell computer and monitor. The school’s final McTeacher Night for the year is Tuesday, May 13. Pictured are La Grange Principal Heather Thomas, Brylee Pottie, Laura Perry, George Saliba and Graham Reynolds, FRC Coordinator.

  • Ross Ruffra Scholarship

    Mr. and Mrs. David Ruffra, parents of the late Ross Ruffra, are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s recipients of the “Ross Ruffra Memorial Scholarship.” At the time of his death Ross was a scholar and athlete at South Oldham High School. This scholarship is designed to recognize the ideals Ross stood for. This year’s recipients are Davis Ferriell and Sky Lanham.

  • Summer camps at Oldham County History Center
  • ‘Divas’ to keynote PACC strong leadership, strong women conference