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Today's News

  • How well do you know Ky.?

    How well do you know the state of Kentucky?

    Maybe you can name the county seat of Clark, but do you know who scored the first field goal for University of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp? Maybe not. Try your hand and the questions below. 

    QUESTIONS

  • Triple threat

    After reaching the second round of the state football playoffs, local players from North Oldham and Oldham County high schools have earned post-season honors from the Kentucky Football Coaches Association.

    Several local players were named to the KFCA All-District teams in their respective classes and two coaches, Matt Brown of OCHS and Billy Martin of NOHS, were named the district coach of the year.

  • Patients mourn loss of ‘one-of-a-kind’ Pewee Valley doctor

    As the late Dr. Steven Applegate’s office manager Tess Wheeler calls to inform patients of his death and to reschedule appointments, many cry inconsolably, she said. The news of Applegate’s death was a long-time coming as ALS — Lou Gehrig’s disease — progressively took his strength, but it still has hit his patients hard. 

  • Letters to the Editor

    It is a wonderful life

    To the editor:

    Friday the  fifth was Light up LaGrange...

    It had a theme and I thought that was strange.

  • Game Bytes

    Basketball

    North Oldham vs. Ballard

    Score: 78-68 Ballard.

    When: Dec. 2. 

    Where: Ballard. 

  • Goshen boasts top P.E. teacher

    The energy is palpable.

  • OCHS hosting eight-team tournament Saturday

    BUCKNER – Four local teams will take to the court Saturday when Oldham County High School hosts the Ronald McDonald Classic.

    All proceeds from the tourney will go to benefit the Ronald McDonald House in downtown Louisville. The house provides short and long-term lodging for families of children who are being treated for cancer at Louisville’s downtown hospital complexes.

  • South Oldham Idol

    South Oldham Middle School girls competed Tuesday for the title of South Oldham Idol with various musical performances. Judges awarded Baylie Bowman for her vocal and piano performance of the song she wrote, “For Jayme.” Students pay $1 to watch the contest, which is part of a fundraising effort that collected $1,324 to provide for poor families within the school during the holidays.

  • Goshen man arrested for elaborate marijuana operation

    Allegations of child abuse prompted Oldham County Police to visit a Goshen residence Monday night, where they arrested a homeowner for his elaborate marijuana growing operation in the basement.

  • A Ky. Colonel is more than just a certificate

    A framed certificate hangs on my office wall declaring “The Honorable Don White is commissioned a Kentucky Colonel.” Prior to Nov. 24, I’d never taken the honor seriously.

    Maybe it had something to do with the fact I’d been commissioned a Colonel by at least three Kentucky governors prior to the latest from former Gov. Ernie Fletcher.