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Today's News

  • Mullins tabbed to lead OCHS girls

    BUCKNER – After 15 years of paying his dues, Steven Mullins is getting his chance at a place he always wanted to be.

    Mullins was introduced Monday as the head coach of the Oldham County High School Lady Colonels’ basketball program.

    “I am just extremely excited and humbled by this,” Mullins said. “I am ready to go. It’s been 15 years of being an assistant, coaching in middle school and AAU ball. I am ready to get going.”

  • Law, Niemann win festival races

    LA GRANGE – Jacob Law and Kacie Niemann are the winners of the Oldham County Day Festival 5K run. Below are the results by age group for the 5K and 1-mile races:

     

    5K Results

    MALE

    1 - Jacob Law

    2 - Brian Knight

    3 - Kevin Alessandro

    4 - Joe Mallek

    5 - Aaron Smith

    Age group winners

    Under 16 - Joel Fischer

    16-19 - John DePasco

    20-24 - Tripp Corum

    24-29 -  Dave Ryan

    30-34 -  Matt Slovick

    35-39 - Andy Donelson

  • Ky. 22 will be reduced to one lane

    The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces that Ky. 22 in Oldham County will be reduced to one lane at the Curry’s Fork Bridge, commonly known as Bridge Hill (mile point 4.5) to allow for installation of a high friction pavement coating at this location.  This coating is being applied to improve traction on this section of roadway. 

    The lane closures on Ky. 22 are scheduled for 8 a.m. to 8  p.m. Saturday Traffic will be flagged through the work zone.

  • Cookbook will help fund patient care at Baptist Northeast

    The Baptist Hospital Northeast Favorite Recipes cookbook is now available in the hospital gift shop for $14.95 plus tax. 

    The book is a hardbound three-ring binder with an easel for easy reading while cooking. It contains 450 recipes from employees, volunteers and physicians. Proceeds benefit Baptist Hospital Foundation’s Baptist Northeast Patient Care Fund. 

    The gift shop is open 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

    For information, call 222-3306.

  • Oldham students graduate from Morehead State

    Ryan Hudson and Marcus Hundley, both of La Grange, graduated from Morehead State University this spring.

    Each earned a bachelor of science degree.

     

  • Drug use on the rise

    Drug use and sale is on the rise in Oldham County public schools, with a 45 percent increase in incidents during the 2008-09 school year according to district officials.

    Current policies aren’t changing the trend so Oldham County Schools officials are considering a more involved policy to stop the increase. Assistant Superintendent Dan Orman said they plan to get more to the root causes of drug use by students.

  • McCoy graduates from U.S. Army’s basic training

    U.S. Army Pvt. Stephen E. McCoy recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    He is the son of David McCoy of Goshen.

    McCoy is a 2008 graduate of North Oldham High School.

     

  • Game Bytes

    SPECIAL OLYMPICS

    Special Olympics sets bowling dates

    When: Sunday. 

    Where: Ten Pin Lanes, St. Matthews. 

  • Oldham County Fair continues
  • Local purse proprietor probated

    A Louisville woman charged with selling counterfeit purses at her Crestwood store earlier this year will not serve jail time.

    Stacey Hayes, owner of The Brick House on Ky. 22 in Crestwood, faced charges of counterfeiting intellectual property after investigators discovered wallets and purses with counterfeit designer labels.

    Investigators found several items with a fake Coach label.

    Oldham District Court Judge Diane Wheeler sentenced Hayes to 12 months in jail, two years conditionally discharged.