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Today's News

  • Local students at Transy named to dean’s list

    Six Oldham County residents and Transylvania University students have recently been named to the dean’s list.

    Among them are Allison Burger, a Kentucky Country Day School graduate studying exercise science and the daughter of John and Susanna Burger of Goshen; Corinne Tuney, a North Oldham High School graduate, and the daughter of Lee and Elise Tuney of Prospect; and Kelly Spratte-Lennington, a senior studying biology and psychology, a NOHS graduate and the daughter of Stephen and Kay Spratte-Lennington of Goshen.

  • Oldham graduate earns master’s degree

    Andrea Costanzo, a 2004 graduate of Oldham County High School, recently earned a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Louisville Speed School.

    She co-opted at General Electric and worked for the college, where she tutored calculus and helped other students with math. She recently accepted an engineering position with GE.

    She is the daughter of Nick and Darlene Costanzo of Buckner.

  • Goshen Elementary student earns award in national essay contest

    Christopher Chu, a student at Goshen Elementary, won a national essay contest sponsored by American Mothers Inc.

    His essay, “What My Mother Means to Me,” details the patience and discipline she showed in the countless hours she’s spent helping him learn despite his autism-related disorder.

     

  • TCCAA offers information about grant

    The Tri-County Community Action Agency will display the FY 2010 Community Service Block Grant Plan in TCAA's office, located at 1015 Dispatchers Way, La Grange. The public is invited to view the plan between the hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 15.

    The program is funded in part under a contract with the Community Service Block Grant Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    For information, call Sherill at 222-1349.

  • Adams earns award in PTA Reflections Program

     Jacob Adams, a student at Liberty Elementary, recently earned an award of excellence for his dance choreography in the Kentucky PTA Reflections Program.

     

  • Prospect/Goshen Rotary hosts Italian Festival

    Members of the Prospect Goshen Rotary Foundation are hosting an Italian festival at 5 p.m. July 12 at Gingerwoods Event Hall in Prospect.

    The event includes Italian food catered by Dining Elegance Catering, wines provided by Prospect Party Mart and playreading of Caesar and Cleo, a Colossal Italian Comedy by Bruce Kane.

    Tax-deductible tickets are available for $35 and they benefit tuition assistance for students at Nativity School near downtown Louisville. 

    For tickets, call Terry at 292-2022 today. Seating is limited.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Steven Votaw.

    School: Liberty Elementary School.

    Sport: Baseball.

    Age: 7.

    Position: Shortstop.

    Hometown: La Grange.

    Team: The Rookie Division Orioles in the North Oldham Little League.

    Accomplishments: Votaw helped the Orioles to their first win of the season Saturday with a 15-6 victory over the Nationals. He went three for four at the plate with two triples and had several strong defensive plays.

  • Local student is one of six at Transylvania to earn Fulbright grant

    Stefanie Brock of La Grange is one of six current and former Transylvania University students to receive a 2009 Fulbright grant to teach abroad.

    Brock, who is proficient in Spanish, will teach English to university students in Colombia through the Fulbright Program’s English Teaching Assistantships grant. She will live and work in the country for 10 months.

  • Oldham grand jury indicts 7

    An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Lynne M. Brown, 59, charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of property over $300.

    According to the indictment, between Feb. 7, 2005 and Aug. 31, 2007, she allegedly obtained money from Mt. Tabor Church and intentionally dealt with the proceeds as her own, the value of which exceeded $300.

    • Steven W. Whitehead, 31, charged with two counts first-degree wanton endangerment and fourth-degree assault.

  • Insurance group establishes branch office in Crestwood

    Futurity First Insurance Group recently announced the opening of a permanent branch office in Crestwood.  

    Futurity First is an independent insurance distribution organization specializing in the financial security and retirement needs of middle-income families, business owners and seniors. The company is opening community-based branches in selected locations across the United States.