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Today's News

  • Residents appointed to local posts

    Oldham officials made the following appointments at their meeting Tuesday:

    • Lisa Harms, promoted to full-time administrative assistant at Oldham County Police Department, effective March 8 at $11.40 per hour;

    • Renae Nasziger, part-time administrative assistant at OCPD, effective March 8 at $10 per hour.

    Officials accepted the resignation of Amy Dillon as administrative assistant from OCPD.

  • South sweeps

    GOSHEN – Brice Jewett never doubted himself or his teammates.

     

    The South Oldham senior guard led a comeback Friday that saw the Dragons overcome a poor first half to beat North Oldham 73-56 and win the 29th District title.

     

    “We kind of let our emotions get the best of us early in the game,” Jewett said. “We just had to relax and play. I think our senior class has been together since the sixth grade and we just had the experience to get the job done.”

     

  • University invites sophomores and juniors to Preview Day

    Transylvania University invites high school sophomores and juniors to Preview Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the university’s Clive M. Beck Athletic Center.

    Preview Day includes a welcome from President Charles L. Shearer, faculty presentations, an academic information fair, campus and residence hall tours, a student panel discussion and a complimentary lunch.

    For information or to register call (800) 872-6798 or (859) 233-8242, or visittransy.edu/admissions.

  • U.S. Census forms will arrive in Oldham mailboxes soon

    It’s almost time to step up and be counted. The 2010 Census Day is April 1 and questionnaires should be found in mailboxes any day now.

     

    The 10-question Census questionnaire will be mailed to residences throughout the country in March and Census workers will visit households that don’t return the information.

     

    According to information provided by the Census Bureau, the Census determines the distribution of government funding for community services and generates jobs throughout the country.

     

  • Site-based council meets Monday

    The South Oldham High School site-based decision making council will meet at 4:15 p.m. Monday in the SOHS library.

  • Speak half as much as you listen

    Noticing how my dogs perk up their ears at the slightest sound, I am reminded to keep my ears open to the world around me and to listen. Whenever I tell a story to a friend and sense he or she isn’t really attending to it, I vow to be a better listener.

    But it takes practice to be a really good listener. Start by listening like a baby does upon encountering a sound for the first time. Then listen like a child, noticing music, rhythm and the variety of noises.

  • Cupp named to dean’s list at Eastern Kentucky

    Phillip Cupp of Crestwood was named to the president’s list at Eastern Kentucky University for the fall semester.

    To be named to the president’s list, students must earn a 4.0 grade-point average. Cupp was also invited to join Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society.

    Cupp is the son of Bruce Cupp and Susan Cupp.

  • Arts center changes spring quarter start date

    Oldham County Schools Arts Center has changed the start date for classes due to weather.

     

    During the month of February the arts center had to cancel classes a few days because of the snow. In order to make up the missed classes the arts center has changed the start date for the spring quarter to begin Monday.

     

    Visit oscartscenter.org to view a listing of spring classes or call 241-6018.

     

  • Shelby upsets South

    INDEPENDENCE – On a night when luck and good fortune abandoned them, the South Oldham Lady Dragons couldn’t quite make enough breaks of their own as they were upset 43-42 in overtime Monday by Shelby County in the opening round of the Eighth Region tourney.

     

    “If the game had ended one second earlier we would have been a lot better off,” SOHS coach Frank Wright said. “It was a game where we had some opportunities and just didn’t capitalize on them.”

     

  • Lions Club hosts weekly fish fry

    North Oldham Lions Club will host its weekly fish fry from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday in Goshen.

    The club will offer meals ranging in price from $5 to $8.50.