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Today's News

  • South Oldham softball run rules rival North

    With her team clinging to a narrow 2-0 lead, South Oldham junior Courtney Galvan made her second at-bat count Thursday, launching a grand slam over the left-centerfield fence to give the Lady Dragons all the momentum they would need in a 10-0 district win over rival North Oldham.
    In addition to boosting their district record to 1-0, the win also gives South Oldham some revenge after the Lady Mustangs ended their season in last year’s district tournament.

  • Parents share concerns at school redistricting forums

    Nearly 100 parents turned out to the third and final school redistricting forum Thursday night at North Oldham High School.

    The trio of forums is the first of three rounds of public meetings Oldham County Schools will hold to discuss a redistricting plan, which will take effect for the 2014-15 school year.

    District officials said decreased enrollment projections and a decision to close Liberty Elementary next year have created a need to redraw student assignment boundaries.

  • GINGER: Am I middle-aged?

    At 43, it’s probably time to stop saying, “when” I become middle-aged, and accept that I’ve arrived. I don’t know what the official marker is for middle-aged, but I seriously doubt I’m going to make it to 86. 

  • The three Rs of youth: Role models, rebellion and relationships

    We all had role models growing up. Maybe you still do.

    Who was your role model? Why did you choose the person? What qualities did he/she possess?

    Did your role model fall in your eyes over time? 

  • MUELLER: Showing compassion

    Mayor Greg Fischer has proclaimed Louisville to be “Compassion City.” 

    What a noble thing to do! For compassion is the unique human ability to care about other people, to be considerate of others and sensitive to their needs. 

  • CARTOON: First signs of spring
  • OC Schools to auction 37 school buses

    Oldham County Schools will auction more than three dozen school buses this spring.

    The Board of Education Monday approved the sale of 37 out-of-service buses in a bidding process through the Kentucky Interlocal School Transportation Association, a nonprofit collective of school districts that facilitates the sale and purchase of new and used buses.

    Of the 37 buses to be sold, 26 are still operational. The buses range in model years from 1993 to 1999.

  • High school graduation dates set

     

    Graduation dates have been set for Oldham County’s four high schools.

    Commencement ceremonies for North Oldham High, South Oldham High and Oldham County High will take place June 1 at Broadbent Arena.

  • Prospect City Council fails to elect a mayor

    After failing to elect a mayor, Prospect City Council has petitioned the state attorney general for a change in voting procedures and re-opened the call for candidates.

    In a second special-called meeting Wednesday, the six-member council voted to replace Todd Eberle, who resigned earlier this month. None of the five candidates received the four votes necessary for election.

    Now the council has requested a ruling from Ky. Attorney General Jack Conway to reduce the required number of votes from four to three.

  • On-call employees were unpaid, restricted from going to movies

     

    County employees who were restricted from dining out, shopping and/or leaving Oldham County while on-call during evenings and weekends since 2009 are now entitled to more than $300,000 in back pay, according to the Ky. Labor Cabinet.