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Today's News

  • Game Bytes

    Softball   South Oldham vs. Oldham County Score: 3-0 Oldham County. When: Monday.  Where: Oldham County High School.  Key players: South Oldham’s Alexa Laviena.

  • South Oldham fire hydrants will be tested during the summer

    The South Oldham Fire Department will test fire hydrants in the Oldham County water district during May, June and July. 

    For information, call SOFD at 241-8992 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Carlson named to Phillips Academy winter honor roll

    Chelsea F. Carlson of Goshen, a senior, has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy for the winter term. To be named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy, students must maintain at least a five-point grade-point average on a six-point scale.

    Stoltz named to WKU Greek Hall of Fame  Western Kentucky University’s Greek community recently hosted its annual awards convocation.  Chris Stoltz, a senior from Prospect and a member of Sigma Chi, was inducted into the Greek Hall of Fame.

  • The Closet expands

    The Closet, a free clothing ministry, has recently expanded.  After beginning last summer with one storage unit in the American Mini-Storage at Ky. 329 and Interstate 71, the ministry has quadrupled in size to four units.  Director Rita Carrithers said the ministry is now serving more than 100 people per week. The Closet, which is sponsored by Crestwood Baptist Church, will offer a half-hour worship service at the site two Thursdays a month, beginning at 7 p.m. May 21. The Closet is open 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m.

  • Out of the spotlight

    It’s definitely going to be different around Oldham County High School in October. For the first time in 21 years when basketball practice starts, Gary Forrest won’t be in the gym. When Forrest, who spent a year as an assistant under Bob Hoggard before taking the head coazching job, announced his retirement from coaching and teaching, it brought an end to an era of excellence in the OCHS program. Winning 415 games and five regional titles along with reaching the regional finals four more times will do that.

  • Engagement Announcement

    Jim and Carla Crush of Crestwood announce the engagement of their son, Michael Crush to Blair Perkins, daughter of Ricky and Denise Perkins of Owenton.  The groom-elect is a graduate of Trinity High School and the University of Louisville. He is a salesman for Motion Industries.  The bride-elect is a graduate of Owen County High School and The University of Louisville.

  • Nominations open for 2010 Kentucky Teacher awards

    Nominations are now open for the 2010 Kentucky Teacher awards, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. Nominations may be submitted electronically by visiting www.kentuckytoy.com. The deadline is May 15.

  • Developer could pay $134K for erosion

     Last spring wasn’t the first time Crystal Lake turned cloudy from mud, but it was the worst. Where resident Arnold Oldham once could guide a boat, now his neighbors ride four-wheelers in the summer.

  • Parents of kids with special needs have special parenting needs

    Two new Oldham parent groups launched recently to support parents of children with special needs.  Residents created the Special Education Parent Teacher Association of Oldham County and Hope Huddle with similar goals in mind — to provide support and information to parents trying to get the best education possible for their special needs children. SEPTA President Donna Allen has two sons, one has high functioning autism, the other has Asperger’s Syndrome. They’ve had wonderful teachers in Oldham County schools, she said.

  • Engagement Announcement

    Mr. and  Mrs. George Coons of La Grange announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey R. Boler to Joshua L. Strader of La Grange. 

    The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Danny Manns.  The groom-elect is the son of Clifford Strader and Cindy Peal of Lorain, Ohio.  The wedding will take place at 3:45 p.m. July 26 at Duncan Memorial Chapel.  Invitations will be sent.