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Today's News

  • First Birthday

    Lucas Wayne Heber recently celebrated his first birthday.

    Born July 17, 2008, Lucas has two older siblings, Tiffany Doty, 14, and Jacob Doty, 9.

    His parents are Art and Jeannean Heber of La Grange.

    Maternal grandparents are Shorty and Judy Chesser of La Grange. Paternal grandparents are Bill and Jenny Heber of Rising Sun, Ind.

  • River Daze has great weather, local support

    To the editor:

    The 10th annual Westport River Daze festival was a huge success.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather and a prettier day.  

    Friends of Westport would like to publicly thank this year’s sponsors for their support: Baptist Hospital Northeast, Farm Bureau Insurance and Tri-County Ford.  

  • Centerfield wins Hillbilly Run

    BARDSTOWN – The Centerfield Elementary cross country team won first place at the Nelson County Hillbilly run Saturday  in Bardstown.

    It was Centerfield’s first  team win of the season and the second year in a row the boys’ team won the Hillbilly Run. Centerfield’s Devin Boyle took the individual title with a big kick in the final half-mile to give Centerfield a one-point win over Kenwood Station.

    Centerfield boys

    1 - Devin Boyle - 8:03.25 

    3 - Tanner Johnson - 8:10.11  

  • Game Bytes

    FOOTBALL

    North Oldham vs. Fort Knox

    Score: 46-7 North Oldham.

    When: Friday. 

    Where: North Oldham High School. 

    Key players: North Oldham’s Zach Price, Austin Peterson and John Askin. 

  • Dollars for Scholars begins sixth year awarding scholarships

    Oldham County Dollars for Scholars is preparing to award scholarships to the graduating classes of 2010.

    In preparation for this year’s awards, OCDFS’ annual public meeting will take place at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Oldham County Public Library in La Grange. The meeting is open to all who are interested in learning about the program.

  • Duo forged $2 money orders, cashed for $500

    Two people are indicted after they allegedly attempted to cash forged money orders in Henry and Shelby County businesses.

    Anthony J. Hewitt, 31, Crestwood, is charged with 20 counts second-degree forgery. 

    Miranda Armstrong, 27, of Eminence, is charged with four counts possession of a forged instrument.

    In July, Armstrong purchased 20 money orders for $2 each at the Eminence post office, according to post office employee Angie Lentz.

  • Goshen Elementaryto host FUNd Run, fall festival

    The Goshen Elementary PTA will host a FUNd Run Oct. 9. 

    The FUNd Run promotes health and fitness while raising funds for PTA-sponsored programs and needs at Goshen.  

    Students will solicit pledges from friends, relatives and neighbors for each lap completed.  

    The FUNd Run will take place Oct. 9 during students’ related arts time.  They can walk, jog or run.

    Each student will receive a free T-shirt donated by Pediatric Dental Group of Louisville and Trans-Orthodontics.  

  • Operation Worship

    The Open Door Christian Store in Crestwood is participating in the 2009 Operation Worship Bibles for Troops Campaign.

    Guests  can come to the store and buy and sign a Bible that will be given to an active-duty member of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force or Marine Corps who is serving somewhere in the world.

    Across the nation a new effort is underway to sign and send 500,000 Bibles to our troops by Christmas. The response of the American public has been overwhelmingly positive, and we are proud our community is doing its part in supporting this campaign. 

  • A people person

    If you ask Dennis Johnson how it feels to be named the Oldham Countian of the Year, he’ll say he’s not worthy. His friends, family and colleagues think differently.

    To say Johnson was surprised with the honor would be an understatement, he said, after he received the honor during the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly dinner Tuesday.

    Co-workers say Johnson admits to talking a lot, but when he received the award, Johnson told the crowd for the “first time in my life I don’t know what to say.” 

  • Suspicious SUV in your subdivision?

    Rumors about suspicious vehicles tooling through a South Oldham subdivision are spreading like wild fire.

    Police say an encounter between a 14-year-old boy and an unidentified driver of a red van or SUV in Briar Hill Estates subdivision is the single cause for concern. 

    Oldham County Police Lt. Col. Billy Way said a 14-year-old resident of Cambridge Drive in Briar Hill Estates was skateboarding Sept. 14 when he was approached by a red van or SUV with what appeared to be Minnesota tags.