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Today's News

  • Children of the World choir to perform

    South OIdham High School graduate Taylor Hampton Phillips and her husband, Jay, are touring the country as team leaders for about 20 children from the developing world in the Children of the World children’s choir.

    The choir will perform at during regular services 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. Jan. 4 at Crestwood Baptist Church.

  • Fulfilling the Old Testament

     There are many scriptures in the Old Testament that Christians claim Jesus fulfilled. I have seen numbers from 100 to 436 different scripture texts written hundreds, even thousands of years before Jesus’ birth, that tell of a messiah God will send in the future who will redeem the world. I have listed eight of the most popular and well known of those scripture texts, with the New Testament proof of their being fulfilled.

  • Sports Briefs

    Lady Dragons set to host holiday tournament

    The 2008 South Oldham Lady Dragons Holiday Hoopfest opens today, (Thursday), with seven teams coming in to battle with SOHS for the tourney title.

  • Fire damages home in La Grange

    Jim Drane’s home on Franklin Avenue in La Grange caught fire Tuesday afternoon while he and his daughter were out of the house. A neighbor called it in. When La Grange Fire and Rescue and Ballardsville Fire Department responded, flames were coming out of an attic vent on one side of the house. Major Keith Smith said firefighters had to tear out some ceilings to access the attic where the fire was, but the house didn’t sustain any other damage and no one was injured.

  • Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

    Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s The Sun in 1897, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21 of that year. 

  • Game Bytes

    Basketball

    South Oldham vs. Highlands

    Score: 61-45 Highlands.

    When: Saturday. 

    Where: Highlands. 

    Key players: South Oldham’s Jasmine Whitfield and Allison Reynolds. Highland’s Katie Allen and Bekah Towles. 

  • News Briefs

    NOHS gym won’t be ready for OCHS game

    The North Oldham vs. Oldham County basketball games will not take place in North Oldham High School’s new gym Jan. 16, as construction won’t be finished in time, Oldham County Schools Architect Aric Andrew said.

  • Runners place in Alabama AAU races

    GOSHEN – Powered by several local runners, the Derby City Athletic Club brought home national recognition recently.

    Derby City, whose youth team includes many of the Louisville area’s best elementary, middle, and high school runners, traveled to Decatur, Alabama to take on some of nation’s top running programs at the 2008 AAU National Cross Country Championship.

  • 212 condos planned on Commerce Parkway

    Planners unanimously approved a renamed, smaller version of a condo development Monday which the commission soundly rejected in May.

  • Blaze destroys Pewee home

    A Pewee Valley family's home is destroyed after and early-morning fire Saturday in Ashbrooke subdivision.

    Oldham County Dispatch received a report of a house fire at 6608 Ashbrooke Drive about 4:15 a.m.