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Today's News

  • Tally Sheet

    NORTH OLDHAM

    SOFTBALL

    ROOKIE LEAGUE

    RIPTIDE 14, RACERS 3 - Payton Martin and Payton Debeer tripled as the Riptide scored 10 runs in their last two at-bats to win.

    The winners got doubles from Amaya Wutrich and Megan Kaelin.

    Kelsey Rogers led the Racers with a double.

    RIPTIDE 9, SUNBIRDS 8 - The Riptide came alive with all nine runs in the last three innings.

    Breann Edgar, Payton Martin, Jocelyn Johnson and Jordan Simpson all had doubles during the rally.

  • Property Transfers

    Ballardsville

    Exit 17 Properties LLC to TNT Farms LLC, tract 1, 5.727 acres and tract 2, 1.095 acres on Ky. 22, Ballardsville, $51,543 and $10,950. 

    Crestwoood

    Tergeo Corporation to Republic Bank and Trust Company, lot 17, Beechdale Place, 6907 Jamie Lane, Crestwood, $150,500.

    Danny and Lisa Anderson to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, lot 18, Zaring Farms, 4202 Dana Road, Crestwood, $116,670.

  • OCHS dance team to host dance class, showcase

    Oldham County High School’s dance team will host a “High School Musical” dance showdown at 12:30 p.m. June 20 at the James T. Beaumont Community Center in La Grange.

    A dance class for children ages 6 to 12 will take place before the event from 9 a.m. to noon at the community center. 

    The cost is $20 per child or $30 for two siblings. Fee includes drinks, a snack and a goody bag. Children must bring a sack lunch.

    Dancers must register by June 18. 

  • Local students named to president’s list at EKU

    For the spring semester, more than 700 Eastern Kentucky University students were named to the president’s list. 

    Students from Oldham County include Deven King of Crestwood, a sophomore studying biology and pre-veterinary science and Kayla Stewart of Crestwood, a senior studying elementary education.

    To be named to the president’s list at EKU, students must earn a 4.0 grade-point average for the semester.

  • Students earn awards from PTA Reflections Program

    Two students from South Oldham High School received state recognition from the Kentucky PTA Reflections Program. 

    Audrey Frailey received an award of excellence for her dance choreography and Lauren Moore received an award of excellence for her photography. 

    Both students will represent Kentucky in the national PTA Reflections program.

  • Flannery earns journalism award

    Susan J. Flannery, a teacher at North Oldham High School, has earned Certified Journalism Educator status from the Journalism Education Association.

    Flannery was honored with the status – recognizing her as an educator who realizes journalism is an academic subject requiring a qualified instructor – at the spring JEA convention in Arizona.

    Journalism certification recognizes teachers who meet national standards of preparation to teach high school journalism classes and advise student media.

  • Just keep rolling along

    Through the years, I have loved the Ohio River, and it never ceases to be an inspiration to me. I always remember that the Ohio River flows into the Mississippi River which makes me think of the song:

    “He don’t plant ‘taters, he don’t plant cotton,

    Them that plants it are soon forgotten,

    But Old Man River just keeps on rollin’ along.”

  • Gatewood, Hefner join Baptist Medical Associates Crestwood

    Donna Gatewood, MD and Richard Hefner, DO, FAAFP, both board-certified in family practice, have joined Baptist Medical Associates Crestwood.

    Dr. Gatewood previously practiced at Baptist Medical Associates Jeffersontown. Dr. Hefner was previously in private practice in Crestwood.

     

  • SOHS journalism program named state’s best

    The South Oldham High School journalism program was named the best in the state at the Kentucky High School Journalism Association competition, garnering the Grand Champion award. 

    The broadcast students won first place for overall newscast, for individual documentary, for voiceover sport and for videography.

    The newspaper students won first place for editorial writing, review writing and for advertising.

  • Taking an older view

    BUCKNER – For the past 15 years Laura Feese has spent her time making the lives of Oldham County’s kids a bit more fun and even more healthy.

    As director of the John W. Black Aquatic Center since it opened, Feese started the Oldham County Piranhas swimming program that fields a team of more than 170 kids from ages six to 18 every summer.

    With their numbers and dedication, the Piranhas have become a Louisville Swim Association powerhouse.