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Today's News

  • Ideal Dentistry office entered in national healthcare design contest

    Cosmetic dentist Dr. Christian Hahn of Ideal Dentistry in Prospect believes most dentist’s offices aren’t designed with visitor experience in mind.

    Dr. Hahn set out to create a contemporary, European-inspired design for his pracitce that was soothing and welcoming. He chose Louisville-based design firm Rowland Design because of its portfolio of exceptional healthcare designs.

  • South Oldham students attend Governor’s Scholars program

    More and 1,000 Kentucky high school juniors attended this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program for five weeks.

    Among the participants are several from South Oldham High School, including Alyssa T. Badinger, Ashley S. Boerrigter, Timothy N. Boyles, Nicole E. Brown, Christine E. Doolin, Jennifer S. Gorce, Joshua K. Jennings, Whitney L. Menser, Anna J. Roederer, Garrett P. Shields, Austin R. Sipp and Katherine J. Taylor.

  • Training for the cure

    GOSHEN – Pauline Morris celebrated her first day of retirement with a training walk at Seneca Park.

    It’s all par for the course for Morris, who retired as a special education teacher at Oldham County High School this week, as she trains to walk a half-marathon for the Team in Training program.

    “I have been training since May,” Morris said. “It’s a light day and I have to keep going.”

  • Learning capacity

    When officials announced plans in April to tighten the school district’s budget and layoff more than 50 teachers, they speculated that employing fewer teachers would increase the student-teacher ratio for Oldham County Schools district-wide by one student. Students, teachers and parents are now seeing evidence of it. At OCMS and other schools, fewer teachers means 32 students (or more) in a classroom equipped for 25. 

  • Children’s choir performs Sept. 13

    The Hope For Africa Children’s Choir of Uganda is traveling through Kentucky in the next few weeks and will perform a free concert at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Covenant United Methodist Church in La Grange.

    Hear the message of The Tuli Bantu Be tour, which means “We are God’s People. ” The children are residents of the United Methodist Humble School in Kampala, Uganda. They range from 5 to 12 years old and they have been traveling in the U.S. since May. 

  • H1N1 virus is spreading

    Oldham County Schools notified parents of the district’s first case of the H1N1 virus, known commonly as swine flu, Aug. 19. But officials won’t reveal where the student attends school. 

  • It’s all about the climb

    Glaciers are nonexistent in the Bluegrass state and Iroquois Park isn’t exactly a 14,000-foot peak. But there are stairs, and Phil Feigel has been pounding them. 

  • La Grange, Prospect under flash flood warning

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for northeastern Jefferson County and Oldham County until 5:45 p.m..

    At 2:44 p.m., the weather service Doppler radar indicated flash flooding with a much as 3.5 inches since 2 p.m. from a thunderstorm in Oldham County.

    Areas impacted include La Grange and Prospect.

    Weather officials say excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as drainage areas and low lying spots.

  • Newest Norton facility ready to open its doors

    When Norton Brownsboro Hospital opens at 6 a.m. Wednesday , it will be the not-for-profit system’s fifth hospital in Louisville, joining Kosair Children’s Hospital, Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Hospital and Norton Suburban Hospital. Norton Brownsboro is the first new full-service hospital to open in Louisville in more than 20 years.

  • Game Bytes

    Baseball

    South Oldham vs. Oldham County

    Score: 7-5 Oldham County.

    When: April 21. 

    Where: Oldham County High School. 

    Key players: Oldham County’s James Knezevich, Dylan Sims, Dylan Chisholm and Nick DeNise. South Oldham’s Jeremy Criddle, Derek Nichter and Jake Nichter.

    Game highlights: Oldham County’s James Knezevich hit a dramatic bottom of the seventh, walk-off grand slam to give the Colonels a 7-5 win and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming district tournament.