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Today's News

  • Fundraising event will help fight autism

    Aleksander’s Song will host a fundraiser to help fight autism from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the John Black Community Center in Buckner.

    The event includes a bake sale, silent auction, refreshments and several guest speakers.

    Aleksander’s Song is a local private organization creating and promoting autism awareness in Oldham County and the surrounding community. The organization is named for and founded by the family of Aleksander Martinez, a 5-year-old boy from La Grange, who was diagnosed with Autism at age 2.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Teacher is grateful for community support

    To the editor:

    To the North Oldham community, thank you for braving the cold temperatures, wind, and rain in order to make the Walk 4 Will such a tremendous success. 

    It is humbling to see such consistent and widespread support from the community for my battle against cancer.  The myriad number of students, parents, and school groups that participated really reflects the love, faith, and cohesiveness of the community that it has been my pleasure to serve over the past six years. 

  • Goshen takes second in state

    LEXINGTON – The Goshen Elementary girls’ cross country team took second place in the state meet Saturday at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.

    The Lady Gators scored 185 points, behind Pulaski County with 173.

    Goshen was led by Nicole Gredi in 24th place and Hannah Teasdale in 47th. Locust Grove’s Rachel Gibson was the top individual in 17th place. 

    Goshen also led the local boys’ teams with a sixth-place finish. Mason Rice led in fourth place.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Jack Schaller.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball

    Age: 13.

    Hometown: La Grange.

    Accomplishments: A 5-foot-10 swingman, Schaller is expected to be a key player for the Oldham County Middle School Colonels this season.

    He will play multiple positions inside and out for the Colonels to take advantage of his athleticism.

  • Angel Food Ministries announces November menu

    Angel Food Ministries recently announced the menu for November. Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides fresh and frozen food items sold at about half the price to help people with their grocery bills.  Anyone of any income level can buy the food.

    The $30 menu includes:  

    •1.5 pounds ribeye steaks, three 8-ounce;

    •1 pound boneless center cut pork chops, four four-ounce;

  • St. Aloysius hosting Veterans’ Day concert

    St. Aloysius will host a Veteran’s Day concert at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 11 in the gym. 

    Under the direction of Sue Beer, music director, the eighth-grade students will honor veterans and celebrate patriotism with songs. A flag ceremony and readings will start the production. The concert includes patriotic songs from the American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, World War I and II Korean, Vietnam and Gulf War. The public is invited to attend.

     

  • Game Bytes

    FOOTBALL

    North Oldham vs. Elizabethtown 

    When: 7:30 p.m. Friday. 

    Where: Elizabethtown High School. 

  • American Legion hosts Veteran’s Day program

    The Oldham County American Legion Post 39 will host a Veterans Day program at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the John Black Community Center in Buckner. 

    The program will include entertainment from the Oldham County Band, directed by Brad Rogers.

    The guest speaker will be U.S. Army CPT Stephan L. Walters. 

     The community is invited to the program.  Anyone who would like to display military memorabilia may setup by 6:30 p.m.

     For information call American Legion Post 39 Commander Ned Snow at 241-4944.

  • Challenges facing Oldham County Schools

    Oldham County Schools have successfully continued our commitment to students over the past many years. Thanks to the community, the board of education, parents, teachers, administrators and the entire support staff we have moved forward improving in all areas that support ongoing excellence in both academic and extracurricular student achievement. 

  • OCHS reaches state quarter-finals

    HIGHLAND HEIGHTS – With a win in the state volleyball tournament Oldham County High School’s four seniors hope they have laid the groundwork for future success for the program.

    “It was definitely our goal to get to the state and to win a game was really exciting,” senior Kelly Moyer said. “Hopefully this will show the younger players coming back it can be done.”