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Today's News

  • Going international

     CRESTWOOD – John Cantrell and Will Vitalis are going worldwide.

  • The Oldham Era, Baptist Hospital Northeast, Mortenson Family Dental and a host of local businesses are teaming up to offer a makeover for one lucky Oldham County mom. 

  • 254 miles to watch high school hoops?

    A new Gallup poll claims the people of eastern Kentucky are among the most unhappy to be found anywhere. Jim McGuire may be one of the first people to dispute that finding, based on his experiences in Sandy Hook this basketball season. The retired Army man has rarely seen a non-smiling face in that isolated mountain community since starting a routine that may be unequaled in the history of Kentucky high school sports. With absolutely no ties other than a love of the game, the man locals call Jimbo has made the 254-mile roundtrip from his Garrard Coun

  • OC’s Dunlap heads local all-region picks

    NEW CASTLE – Guards dominated the local flavor on the All-Eighth Region team voted on by the region’s coaches. Six local players, all guards, were voted to the girls’ and boys’ teams respectively. On the girls’ team, Oldham County’s Audri Beaudrie and South Oldham’s Jordann McGuffin were voted to the team. Beaudrie, a senior, averaged 10.1 points, five rebounds and two assists a game for the Lady Colonels under first-year coach Larry Just. “She was the one who handled the ball for us when th

  • Mayor’s veto comes a week after unanimous vote

     After a unanimous vote at the La Grange City Council’s March meeting approved the comprehensive zoning ordinance, the mayor decided to veto it more than a week later.

  • Stimulus funds are headed to Oldham County

    More than $1 million worth of economic stimulus money is headed to Oldham County for sidewalks and guardrails. At the last fiscal court meeting, Oldham County Judge-Executive Duane Murner said he had problems with President Obama’s stimulus package, but OC is lining up at the feed trough like everyone else.

  • CATS, roads, economy are hot topics

    The General Assembly closed the final full week of session with a strong bipartisan effort giving final passage to both Senate Bill 1, regarding education reform, and House Bill 330, Kentucky’s $3.7 billion road plan. After several years of discussion and compromise, the Senate and the House of Representatives agreed on completely revamping Kentucky’s educational assessment process.   The biggest change will replace CATS with a combination standards-based and norm-referenced test by the 2011-2012 school year.

  • 2008 Pyramid Awards

    The Pyramid Awards are teacher grants sponsored annually by the Oldham County Educational Foundation and designed to assist with instructional strategies to increase student learning outcomes.  OCEF’s mission is to foster business and community support for the public schools in Oldham County by promoting community knowledge, involvement and support of public education and directing contributed funds into programs to improve education for Oldham County students.  Sponsored by PNC, Head Trust, Fastline Publications, La Grange Rotary, Morgan Keegan

  • Military News

    Borst graduates from Army’s basic training U.S. Army National Guard Pfc. David A.

  • Screening is key to prevention, early detection of colon cancer

    As the nation marks National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month this March, the American Cancer Society is encouraging Americans to get lifesaving screening tests that have been proven to reduce the risk of the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women.