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Today's News

  • OCHS band hosts fruit fundraiser

    Members of the Oldham County High School Band are hosting their annual fresh Florida citrus sale as a fundraiser for the band. 

    The sale continues through Nov. 11, and fruit will be delivered the second week in December. 

    For information, call Kim Hough at 243-0768 or Carolyn Gessner at  265-0290.

  • Pucker up

    South Oldham Middle School teachers planted kisses on Wilbur the pot-bellied pig Friday at a pep rally in the school gym. The rally also included the recognition of the school’s fall athletic teams. Students donated a quarter to vote for which teachers they wanted to see kiss the pig with the proceeds going to the school’s fund for less-fortunate students to assist those students and their families during the holidays.

  • Cross Country: Dragon Invitational

    CENTERFIELD – Powered by a one-two finish from sisters Claire and Margaret Grogan the Oldham County High School girls’ cross country team won the South Oldham Dragon Invitational Saturday.

    The Lady Colonels’ 35 points edged SOHS with 41. SOHS was led by Grace Whitworth in third and Jessie Murner in fifth. North Oldham’s Caitlin Beyea was fourth to lead the Lady Mustangs to third place.

  • Bary assigned to Air Force recruiting office

    Staff Sgt. Jaime Bary from Ramsey, Ind. was recently assigned to the U.S. Air Force recruiting office in La Grange.

    Bary is a graduate of the Air Force Recruiting School in San Antonio, where she was trained in various areas of study, including the airman classification system, testing and enlistment processing procedures, public speaking and the Web page at www.airforce.com

    She was selected for the special course and for recruiting duty as a volunteer with an outstanding Air Force record.

  • Portion of lunch checks Tuesday will go to South Oldham Rotary

    The South Oldham Rotary Club invites supporters to dine at Buckhead Mountain Grill on Westport Road Tuesday as part of a club fundraiser.

    Buckhead will donate 20 percent of your check to the South Oldham Rotary. 

    A flyer, which can be downloaded from the Rotary Web site at www.southoldhamrotary.org must be presented for each check and may be used for lunch or dinner.

  • Mustangs strike early to beat Bears

    GOSHEN – It took the North Oldham Mustangs about 12 seconds Friday to show they were ready to rebound from a district loss to Henry County as the Mustangs rolled over Spencer County 28-0.

    NOHS’ Zach Evans celebrated his return from a foot injury by returning the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown setting the stage for a dominating performance by the Mustangs. It was a repeat of last year’s game with Spencer when NOHS’ Andrew Tuller returned a kickoff for a score to give NOHS a hard fought win.

  • Haunted Hike rescheduled for Sunday

    Celebrate the season with these local events and activities:

    Haunted hike rescheduled for Sunday

     A haunted hike is planned Sunday at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve and organizers promise the event will provide fun for all ages. 

    Sponsored by The Trail Store, the haunted hike is 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the nature preserve.

  • Where there's a Will, there's a way

    He’s 34. He’s a soon-to-be father. He’s a teacher and coach at North Oldham High School. And he found out July 2 he has cancer.  

    It was a Thursday.

    Will Jones remembers the day clearly. He went to an oncologist to see results on previous MRIs on his lower back and hip. They showed a number of tumors that the doctor said could be cancer.

    “He told me there was a good chance I had cancer, and a lot of it,” Jones said.

  • Foxhollow Farm’s fall festival to benefit Maryhurst

    Foxhollow Farm’s second annual fall festival from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday will feature farm-fresh foods and tons of fun for the whole family. 

    The event takes place at the Crestwood farm, located at 8905 Ky. 329. 

    Admission is free, with food and some activities available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Maryhurst, a local non-profit agency that cares for abused and neglected children.

  • Saturday is hazardous waste collection event

    The Latest: The county is hosting its annual Hazardous Waste Collection Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Oldham County Fairgrounds.

    Acceptable items include oil-based or lead paints, varnishes stains and solvents; paint thinner; degreasers; compact and tube fluorescent light bulbs; one- and 20-pound grill propane tanks; non-pressurized fire extinguishers; antifreeze, gasoline; tars; oven, drain, bathroom, rug and upholstery cleaners; mercury thermometers; and lead acid and dry cell batteries.