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Today's News

  • Constant earns state award in PTA Reflections contest for music

    Anna Constant, a student at Centerfield Elementary, is a winner at the state level in the PTA Reflections contest for her original music composition. 

    Her composition will be judged against others in the Reflections competition at the national level.

     

  • Letters to the Editor

    Resident wants to camp in city

     

    To the editor:

    Dear Government,

    Please let us make a fire in the city limit. I want to go camping and make a fire, but I can’t.

    C.J. Fendley, La Grange

    Group enjoyed time spent in downtown La Grange

    To the editor:

  • Sheriff's Reports

    Violation arrest

    Dennis R. Pool, 64, 4414 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, arrested by OCSO May 19, DUI.

    Warrant arrests

    David E. Fischer, 43, 2707 Old Cedar Point Road, La Grange, arrested by OCSO May 23, theft by deception.

    Ryan K. McKnight, 27, 4514 Dickerson Court, Louisville, arrested by OCSO May 26, failure to appear.

    Shaun C. Pace, 28, 4513 Dickerson Court, Louisville, arrested by OCSO May 27, second-degree burglary.

  • Student Voices

    Kids need their cell phones in schools

    To the editor:

    My name is Carleigh. I live in Crestwood. I want to talk to you about cell phones. My main question is should kids have cell phones in school?

    I think kids would be fine with cell phones but they would have to use them properly.

    Here are some reasons why I think kids should have cell phones in school. You can keep in touch with your parents because what if they had an emergency or you had an emergency. 

  • 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.