Today's News

  • Property Transfers, Aug. 30-Sept. 6, 2013

    Jeffrey and Renee Mullinix to Janice Blach, lot 70, Old Anita Springs, 504 Anita Springs Court, LaGrange, $237,500
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Richard Yates, 125 Woodlawn Avenue, LaGrange, $42,000
    Barbara Watkins and George Bailey to Lowry Watkins, tract 1: lots 2, 2X through 9 and 9X LaGrange Annex and Tract 2: 1 acre by Taylor Heirs, LaGrange, FCV $20,000
    Quarry Park, LLC to David Barnette, Tract 1: 3 acres brush Creek and Tract 2: 2 acres on the south side of Brush Creek, LaGrange, $235,000

  • Build a good name at your workplace

    Al Braca worked on the 105th floor of Tower One of the World Trade Center. He worked for a company whose tremendous loss of life was one of the first stories reported in the aftermath of September 11th. The company was Cantor Fitzgerald, and Al was one of their corporate bond traders.

  • Buzzing about new homes

    Bee Hive Homes of Goshen has officially opened.

    Owners Eric and Catherine Sherrard held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week for the new assisted living facility located at 12336 U.S. Hwy. 42.

    The 9,750 square-foot facility, located next door to the Goshen post office, was built on the “Bee Hive Homes” model to offer assisted living with a family-like atmosphere.

    Only 16 units, designed for one or two residents, were included in the Goshen facility.

  • Kopp Birth

    Tim and Kristen Kopp would like to announce the birth of their son, Chase Anthony Kopp. Born August 11, 2013. He weighed 6 pounds and 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are: Gary Mefford of Pewee Valley; Connie Williams of Crestwood; and Kevin and Bridget Acker of Louisville. Great-grandparents are: Margaret Mefford, Crestwood; Norris and Donna Mefford, Bagdad, KY; Bill and Joyce Williams, LaGrange; and John and Paula Glotzbach, Louisville.

  • La Grange Food Program

    LaGrange Leopard Spot, administered by the Kentucky Department of Education, announces participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program.

  • Purdue Graduates

    Purdue University awarded about 7,100 degrees to students following the spring semester. Those earning degrees include: Carsten Fletcher of Goshen, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Liberal Arts; Kevin Mockus of Crestwood, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Technology; and Kimberly Niemczyk of La Grange, who earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the School of Pharmacy.

  • National Merit Semifinalists

    Several local students have been named as semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.

    Local semifinalists include: Emily Dautenhahn and Aya Omar from Oldham County High School; Sydney Allen and Benjamin Frazier from South Oldham High School; Christopher Chen, David Glenn, Regan Lee and William Strench from North Oldham High School; and Emory Hufbauer of Louisville Classical Academy, Prospect.

  • TELL honorable mentions

    Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday announced last week that three Oldham County Schools made the honorable mention list regarding teaching conditions, school safety, and student achievement. Oldham County Preschool, East Oldham Middle and North Oldham High all made the list.

  • Teacher earns national award

    A South Oldham High School teacher earned a national award for her contributions to family and consumer sciences. Ashley Webb was recognized with the New Professional Award from the National Association Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences.

    The award is presented to one member annually who has completed no more than five years of teaching. Webb received the award at the Kentucky Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences conference in July at the Galt House.

  • 'Dear' Day

    East Oldham Middle held its first Drop Everything And Read Day Aug. 23, with more scheduled throughout the year. For an hour, students and staff took time to read anything of their own choosing. The school has a goal of reading 15,000 books this year! A reading challenge kick-off Aug. 16 featured teachers dressed as literary characters.