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Today's News

  • OCHS dance team to host dance class, showcase

    Oldham County High School’s dance team will host a “High School Musical” dance showdown at 12:30 p.m. June 20 at the James T. Beaumont Community Center in La Grange.

    A dance class for children ages 6 to 12 will take place before the event from 9 a.m. to noon at the community center. 

    The cost is $20 per child or $30 for two siblings. Fee includes drinks, a snack and a goody bag. Children must bring a sack lunch.

    Dancers must register by June 18. 

  • Local students named to president’s list at EKU

    For the spring semester, more than 700 Eastern Kentucky University students were named to the president’s list. 

    Students from Oldham County include Deven King of Crestwood, a sophomore studying biology and pre-veterinary science and Kayla Stewart of Crestwood, a senior studying elementary education.

    To be named to the president’s list at EKU, students must earn a 4.0 grade-point average for the semester.

  • Students earn awards from PTA Reflections Program

    Two students from South Oldham High School received state recognition from the Kentucky PTA Reflections Program. 

    Audrey Frailey received an award of excellence for her dance choreography and Lauren Moore received an award of excellence for her photography. 

    Both students will represent Kentucky in the national PTA Reflections program.

  • Flannery earns journalism award

    Susan J. Flannery, a teacher at North Oldham High School, has earned Certified Journalism Educator status from the Journalism Education Association.

    Flannery was honored with the status – recognizing her as an educator who realizes journalism is an academic subject requiring a qualified instructor – at the spring JEA convention in Arizona.

    Journalism certification recognizes teachers who meet national standards of preparation to teach high school journalism classes and advise student media.

  • Just keep rolling along

    Through the years, I have loved the Ohio River, and it never ceases to be an inspiration to me. I always remember that the Ohio River flows into the Mississippi River which makes me think of the song:

    “He don’t plant ‘taters, he don’t plant cotton,

    Them that plants it are soon forgotten,

    But Old Man River just keeps on rollin’ along.”

  • Gatewood, Hefner join Baptist Medical Associates Crestwood

    Donna Gatewood, MD and Richard Hefner, DO, FAAFP, both board-certified in family practice, have joined Baptist Medical Associates Crestwood.

    Dr. Gatewood previously practiced at Baptist Medical Associates Jeffersontown. Dr. Hefner was previously in private practice in Crestwood.

     

  • SOHS journalism program named state’s best

    The South Oldham High School journalism program was named the best in the state at the Kentucky High School Journalism Association competition, garnering the Grand Champion award. 

    The broadcast students won first place for overall newscast, for individual documentary, for voiceover sport and for videography.

    The newspaper students won first place for editorial writing, review writing and for advertising.

  • Taking an older view

    BUCKNER – For the past 15 years Laura Feese has spent her time making the lives of Oldham County’s kids a bit more fun and even more healthy.

    As director of the John W. Black Aquatic Center since it opened, Feese started the Oldham County Piranhas swimming program that fields a team of more than 170 kids from ages six to 18 every summer.

    With their numbers and dedication, the Piranhas have become a Louisville Swim Association powerhouse.

  • Gaddie installed as Kentucky Optometric Association first vice president

    Dr. Ben Gaddie – an optometrist with offices in Louisville and Carrollton – was recently installed as first vice-president of the board of trustees of the Kentucky Optometric Association. The installation occurred at KOA’s annual Spring Congress in April.

    During the next year, Gaddie will travel throughout the state and country representing Kentucky optometrists. He lives in Prospect with his wife, Angie, and two daughters, Sloane and Georgia.

  • Angel Food Menu

    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 June box includes:

    • 1.5 lbs. ribeye steaks (four 6-ounce);

    • 2 lbs. homestyle lasagna dinner entrée;

    • 2 lbs. beef and bean burritos (eight 4-ounce);

    • 2 lbs. boneless/skinless chicken breast chunks;

    • 28 ounces jumbo beef pattie entrée with gravy;