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Today's News

  • Hinsons will lead revival services at Salem Assembly of God

    Evangelist and Mrs. Rick Hinson will minister in revival services June 21 to 24 at Salem Assembly of God, 209 La Grange Road in Pewee Valley.

    The Hinsons are gospel singers and revival preachers.

    Services will be at 11 a.m., 6 p.m and 7 p.m Sunday. Pastor LaVern H. Snyder invites the public to attend.

  • Investigation leads to drug charges for 16 Oldham residents

    Sixteen Oldham residents face drug charges after local police successfully purchased Oxycontin, Hydrocodone, Morphine, Methadone, Fentanyl and Alprazolam during undercover operations.

    Oldham County Police launched an investigation in August to uncover drug trafficking of prescription medications. 

    According to police, prescription narcotics are a predominate drug of abuse in the area. 

    As a result of a series of OCPD investigations, 16 individuals face a total of 23 criminal charges. 

  • Johnson named to Furman University’s dean’s list

    Maeve R. Johnson of Goshen was named to the Furman University dean’s list for the spring semester. 

    To be named to the dean’s list at the university, students must earn at least a 3.4 grade-point average.

    Johnson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Johnson.

  • Pewee Valley native at Transylvania University awarded scholarship

    South Oldham High School graduate and Transylvania University rising senior David Akers has been named a Transylvania Scholar. 

    This scholarship is awarded annually to rising junior and senior students who achieve outstanding academic records and make significant service contributions to Transylvania. This scholarship covers tuition and the general fee. The recipients are chosen by a panel of faculty members who interview each applicant.

    Akers, who is studying mathematics and psychology, is the son of Carol Akers of Pewee Valley.

  • Sterrett is district player of year

    GOSHEN – North Oldham High School senior Jason Sterrett has been selected as the 29th District’s Player of the Year.

    The award comes from the district’s coaches based on regular season performance.

  • Constant earns state award in PTA Reflections contest for music

    Anna Constant, a student at Centerfield Elementary, is a winner at the state level in the PTA Reflections contest for her original music composition. 

    Her composition will be judged against others in the Reflections competition at the national level.

     

  • Letters to the Editor

    Resident wants to camp in city

     

    To the editor:

    Dear Government,

    Please let us make a fire in the city limit. I want to go camping and make a fire, but I can’t.

    C.J. Fendley, La Grange

    Group enjoyed time spent in downtown La Grange

    To the editor:

  • Sheriff's Reports

    Violation arrest

    Dennis R. Pool, 64, 4414 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, arrested by OCSO May 19, DUI.

    Warrant arrests

    David E. Fischer, 43, 2707 Old Cedar Point Road, La Grange, arrested by OCSO May 23, theft by deception.

    Ryan K. McKnight, 27, 4514 Dickerson Court, Louisville, arrested by OCSO May 26, failure to appear.

    Shaun C. Pace, 28, 4513 Dickerson Court, Louisville, arrested by OCSO May 27, second-degree burglary.

  • Student Voices

    Kids need their cell phones in schools

    To the editor:

    My name is Carleigh. I live in Crestwood. I want to talk to you about cell phones. My main question is should kids have cell phones in school?

    I think kids would be fine with cell phones but they would have to use them properly.

    Here are some reasons why I think kids should have cell phones in school. You can keep in touch with your parents because what if they had an emergency or you had an emergency. 

  • Tally Sheet

    NORTH OLDHAM

    SOFTBALL

    ROOKIE LEAGUE

    RIPTIDE 14, RACERS 3 - Payton Martin and Payton Debeer tripled as the Riptide scored 10 runs in their last two at-bats to win.

    The winners got doubles from Amaya Wutrich and Megan Kaelin.

    Kelsey Rogers led the Racers with a double.

    RIPTIDE 9, SUNBIRDS 8 - The Riptide came alive with all nine runs in the last three innings.

    Breann Edgar, Payton Martin, Jocelyn Johnson and Jordan Simpson all had doubles during the rally.