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Today's News

  • Make today the day you decide to quit smoking

    Lecreta Thomas knows how difficult it is to quit smoking. She began smoking at age 20, and says it was mostly because it seemed everyone around her was smoking. 

  • The pleasure of doing what you can’t

    Inside a folder containing pictures of his remodeling project, Richard Smith has a strip of paper taped with the words, “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”

    And people said he could not do this.

  • News Briefs

    Judges participate in annual conference

    District Judges Jerry Crosby and Diana Wheeler, who serve Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties, recently participated in the 2008 District Judges College hosted by the Administrative Office of the Courts. 

  • Dreaming of a White House Christmas

    Four U.S. presidents, 28 events, 26 Christmas trees and thousands of ornaments – Bill Hixson has an extremely enviable or stressful job, depending on how you look at it.

    A self-proclaimed Christmas addict, the Ohio man who has taught flower arranging since 1947 spends a few days after Thanksgiving every year preparing the White House for the holiday season.

  • Hoskins takes swim titles for sharks

    John Hoskins of La Grange, who swims for the Shelby Sharks, recently competed in the Jack Thompson Swim Meet in Louisville. Hoskins won first in four events in the Under-8 division. He won the 50 yard freestyle, the 50 butterfly, the 50 breaststroke and 100 individual medley and set new team records in the butterfly and breaststroke races, He was also the high point winner, scoring 44 points in the meet.

  • Best books

    For the fourth year, the Oldham County Conservation District, Public Library and Parks and Recreation Department teamed up to sponsor the fall leaf scrapbook event.

     

    Students in kindergarten through fifth grade collected and identified leaves and created a scrapbook showcasing their collection. 

     

  • Playoff Previews

    Oldham County vs. John Hardin

    When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, second round 5A playoffs. 

    Where: Oldham County. 

    Records: Oldham County 9-2; John Hardin 10-1.

  • I need to improve my brain

    His story follows the script among high school dropouts — difficulty in school and financial problems coupled with the allure of a $100 a day job coaxed him to leave school. He’s hoping his future doesn’t follow that same script.

  • Business Briefs

    Metro United Way announces new board members

  • Moyer is region’s top player

    BUCKNER – Kelly Moyer thought it was a prank played by her coaches and teammates, but it turned out to be real.

    Moyer, an Oldham County High School junior volleyball player, has been voted the Eighth Region’s Player of the Year by the region’s coaches.