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Today's News

  • Young runners dominate

    On any given Saturday as many as 300 elementary school runners take to the course representing Oldham County Schools.

    It’s a phenomenon that has exploded in the last 10 years as these young runners have taken to the sport in droves.

  • Got debris? You've got options

    Winds reaching more than 50 miles per hour whipped through Oldham County on Sunday. The wind uprooted trees, causing them to fall into the road, onto cars and homes. It also knocked limbs and branches from trees, sweeping them across yards and streets.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Ironman is an ‘unacceptable risk’To the editor:

  • Athlete of the Week

    Cross Country/Basketball: Jo Griffin

    School: Crestwood Elementary.

    Age: 9.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

  • Buckner Elementary students remember 9-11

    “There are still souls of heroes saying please don’t forget us,” wrote Buckner Elementary School fifth-grader Ben Leaton.

    “We thought all hope was lost and we still raised our flag,” Leaton’s classmate, Nic Moore, wrote.

  • Lions and tigers and bears, oh my

    When Assistant Superintendent Rick McHargue served as Buckner Elementary School’s first principal, he was charged with creating the icon that would serve as the school’s mascot.

    “We put a lot of thought and effort into selecting the bear as the mascot for Buckner,” McHargue said.

    But not just any bear would do.

  • County events

    Thursday, Sept. 18

  • Business news

    C & D Angus joins American Angus Association

    C & D Angus in Crestwood recently became members of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, chief executive officer of the national breed registry organization in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

  • Heads and Tails: Finding treasure

    It’s a treasure, a rare jewel and extraordinary gift. Well, not really a gift, more like a “finders keepers, losers weepers” sort of thing – and to think it was a result of one of the scariest moments in my life – a moment when my heart was racing, my paws were sweatyee I’m sorry. I’m rambling on and haven’t introduced myself. I’m Mr. Dogwood, but my friends and family call me Woody.

  • Education briefs

    Jones earns Austin Peay State University’s presidential scholarship

    Lauren Elizabeth Jones, daughter of Keith and Joyce Jones of Crestwood, earned a presidential scholarship from Austin Peay State University.