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Today's News

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Kadiesha Streble

    School: South Oldham Middle School

    Postition: Outfield

    Age: 13

    History: Streble, an eighth-grader at South Oldham Middle School has been a part-time starter in the outfield for the South Oldham High School varsity softball team this season.

    A solid defensive player with good range she has shown an improved arm through the season.

  • Trail cleanup needs volunteers

    The National Trails Day event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 6 at Oldham County’s Morgan Conservation Park, 1200 E. Ky. 524 in La Grange.  Volunteers will meet in the morning and work until lunch time. Lunch will be provided. Projects include putting in a new trail, mounting and placing bluebird boxes and removing invasive plants.  Register by Friday so organizers can plan lunch accordingly.

  • Norton Commons Farmers’ Market open through November

    The Norton Commons Farmers’ Market is open for the season, with new attractions, including crepes and coffee from Gelato Gilberto, omelets made fresh by Earth’s Promise farm, Great Harvest Bread Company and Holy Branch Gourds.  There’s live music, along with children’s attractions and chefs demos.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Connor Heady.

    School: North Oldham Middle School.

    Position: Shortstop/pitcher. 

    Age: 14.

    History: Heady, an eighth-grader at NOMS, began the season at second base for the North Oldham High School varsity team before moving in the starting shortstop position a couple of weeks into the season. Heady has started every game this season and  has a .310  batting average.  11 RBIs, two doubles,

    a triple and a .381 on-base percentage.

  • Students cash in for college

     The Oldham County Dollars for Scholars program, funded by local businesses and organizations, distributed 53 college scholarships worth about $57,000 to local high school seniors May 11. Oldham County Dollars for Scholars scholarship donors and recipients include: 

  • Engagement Announcements

    Sabo-Sale Anthony and Donna Sabo of La Grange announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Renae Sabo to Ryan David Sale, son of David Sale and Debbie Sale of Louisville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Albert and Kathleen Sabo of Louisville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kidwell of Campbellsburg.  She is a graduate of Oldham County High School and of International Academy of Hair Design in Daytona Beach, Fla.

  • Norwegians visit Oldham County

    Norwegian Aina Lundon is an avid shooter – so much so that when it came time to bet money on a recent horserace at Churchill Downs – the clear choice for her was “Shot Gun Cliff.” A couple minutes later, after her horse had won the race, she was $39 richer, much to the chagrin of her fellow Group Study Exchange team members.

  • Despite economy, expo for Prospect area businesses thrives

    Holding a recently groomed, red-bowed Pomeranian in her arms at last week’s Prospect Community Expo, Marguerite Norton is faring well even during uncertain economic times. “Business has been tremendous,” Norton said, who owns Star Quality Pets, a grooming and boarding center in Prospect.

  • New rector at St. James’ Episcopal Church

    St. James’ Episcopal Church in Pewee Valley recently welcomed a new rector, the Rev. Jim Trimble.  

    Trimble is a Louisville native who worked in public broadcasting before becoming an Episcopal priest.

    A graduate of Waggener High School and Murray State University, Trimble worked at several public radio stations in Kentucky and North Carolina. 

    He began seminary studies in 2002 at the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas, graduating with a master of divinity degree.  He was ordained a priest in December 2005.

  • NOHS, SOHS win titles

    FRANKFORT – The regional tennis crowns are staying in town as the North Oldham girls and the South Oldham boys repeated as champions last week in Frankfort.

    For the Lady Mustangs it was business as usual as they won their fifth-straight title behind defending state champion Lauren Kline’s singles title and a doubles title from Rachel Wurster and Lauren Renaud.