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Today's News

  • Out of the old, into the new

    Before the starting bell even rang at Crestwood Elementary School, fourth-grade teacher Jeanie Curry had her class writing. The prompt — what were the students’ thoughts and feelings coming into the school. The word “awesome” came up quite a bit.

    “Your faces were like you were coming into Disney World,” Curry said to them.

  • Focus on Frankfort: the 2009 general assembly

    Ernie Harris, State Senator

  • Letters to the Editor

    It’s school board recognition month

    To the editor:

  • No need to hurry through holidays

    Waking to a thin blanket of snow Monday morning, I sure was glad the deer had left my front lawn this weekend, and took with it the lights, garland and ribbons. Though they hadn’t been illuminated since Jan. 3, I’m pretty sure I was the last house in my neighborhood to put away Christmas this year.

    Yes, here I am talking about Christmas decorations in the third full week in January.

  • County plans another Park and TARC location

    Oldham County will soon have another Park and TARC location on property owned by Apple Patch near Interstate 71.

    Fiscal court approved a resolution Tuesday authorizing an application for grant funding from the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program to begin the project.

  • Right or Righteous

     It is a powerful scene – Jesus is hanging on a cross with two criminals on either side. All of Jesus’ enemies are gathered around taunting him, daring him to come down off the cross and show them he is the Messiah. In agony he looks down upon the crowd below, and speaks the words that set in motion the pattern that will always be followed by his disciples when they are persecuted. Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing” (Luke 23:34). 

  • It’s as local as local weather can get

    When you meet Allen Brown, something rings in your head asking, “Where have I heard this voice before?”

    Well, if you’ve flown Delta recently, it’s his voice soothingly and sincerely guiding you through James Taylor. If you happen to fly on Air Force One, then you know the warm, rich voice.

  • Shooting star

    GOSHEN – Opponents are finding out the hard way that Alex Foley is turning into North Oldham’s silent assassin.

    Foley, a 5-foot-11 junior guard, is scoring points in bunches of late and the Mustangs are winning when he does it.

  • OCHS beats North 47-36

     GOSHEN – If Oldham County Lady Colonels coach Larry Just reached any player during his halftime speech – it was Emily Lape.

  • Property Transfers

    Buckner

    Eric Buck and Debra Buck Wipf to HSBC Bank USA, National Association as Trustee for The Ellington Trust, lot 90, Darby Pointe, 4007 Shannon Cove, Buckner, $220,000.

    Exit 17 Properties, LLC to Oldham County Board of Education, 17.43 acres on Old La Grange Road, Buckner, FCV $523,000.