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Today's News

  • CATS, roads, economy are hot topics

    The General Assembly closed the final full week of session with a strong bipartisan effort giving final passage to both Senate Bill 1, regarding education reform, and House Bill 330, Kentucky’s $3.7 billion road plan. After several years of discussion and compromise, the Senate and the House of Representatives agreed on completely revamping Kentucky’s educational assessment process.   The biggest change will replace CATS with a combination standards-based and norm-referenced test by the 2011-2012 school year.

  • 2008 Pyramid Awards

    The Pyramid Awards are teacher grants sponsored annually by the Oldham County Educational Foundation and designed to assist with instructional strategies to increase student learning outcomes.  OCEF’s mission is to foster business and community support for the public schools in Oldham County by promoting community knowledge, involvement and support of public education and directing contributed funds into programs to improve education for Oldham County students.  Sponsored by PNC, Head Trust, Fastline Publications, La Grange Rotary, Morgan Keegan

  • Military News

    Borst graduates from Army’s basic training U.S. Army National Guard Pfc. David A.

  • Screening is key to prevention, early detection of colon cancer

    As the nation marks National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month this March, the American Cancer Society is encouraging Americans to get lifesaving screening tests that have been proven to reduce the risk of the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women.

  • Athlete of the Week

     Name: Rebecca Wishnevski.

  • La Grange civil engineer honored for service

    The American Society of Civil Engineers recently presented one of Oldham County’s own a Distinguished Service Award for his service to the Society.  ASCE is the premier engineering society serving civil engineers in the United States as well as other countries. Its membership consists of 146,000 civil engineers from all around the world. ASCE’s 2009 award recipient is David F. Garber, P.E., P.L.S. of La Grange.

  • Don’t be alarmed, it’s only $20

     Homeowners with a burglar or fire alarm programmed to alert Oldham County dispatchers are now required to register alarm systems with local police, and could be fined for more than two false alarms per year. 

  • Engagement Announcements

    Craigmyle-Simmons

  • Norton Commons Farmers Market opens April 4

    The Norton Commons Farmers Market opens for the season April 4.  In addition to seasonal produce, the market sells grass-fed beef, certified organic poultry and vegetables, pork and sausage, lamb, pasture-raised eggs, baked goods, honey,  jams and preserves, native perennials and other potted plants, cool-season vegetable and perennial plants, herb plants, bedding plants and hanging baskets. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 7. The market is located at 9420 Norton Commons Blvd., Prospect.  

  • Local business broker earns accreditation

    Otis Florence recently earned Accredited Business Intermediary designation from the American Business Brokers Association.