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Today's News

  • City drainage problems will soon wash away

    Slowly but surely, drainage woes the City of Goshen has been trying to fix for three years are coming to an end.

    Within the next month and a half, drainage problems along Crestview Way should be repaired, Mayor Todd Hall said.

    Repairs on Rollingwood Lane, Hollendale Way, Forest Lane and the corner of Forest and Springmeadow Lane were completed recently to the tune of $27,611.

  • Neihof receives civil engineering scholarship

    A recent graduate of Oldham County High School in Buckner has been awarded a scholarship to study civil engineering at Western Kentucky University.

    Zachary L. Neihof, 18, is one of 27 students across the state to receive the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s civil engineering scholarship for 2008. Established in 1948, it has been awarded to more than 1,500 Kentucky students.

  • Oldham Aces hosting district tournament

    The American Legion Post 39 Oldham Aces baseball team are hosting the District II baseball tourney today (Thursday) and Friday at Oldham County High School’s Larry McMillin Field.

    Along with the Aces, teams from Morehead, Ashland, Shelbyville, Paintsville and Greenup County will compete.

    The double-elimination tournament starts at 9 a.m. today when the Aces take on Morehead.

  • Greenways celebrates opening of community trail system

    Members of Greenways for Oldham County and Oldham County government broke ground Sunday on a new trail system within the county’s Wendell Moore Park in Buckner.

    The project represents a collaborative effort among Greenways for Oldham County, Oldham County Parks and Recreation, Oldham County Road Department, Scott-Klausing Company, Garber-Chilton Engineering, local Eagle Scouts and Oldham County Stone, among others.

  • 73 from Oldham named to UK dean's list

    The University of Kentucky recently honored 73 students from Oldham County as dean’s list students. To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a minimum 3.6 grade-point average.

    Students honored from Oldham County include:

    • Michael Andrew Allen, Crestwood, junior, management;

  • Swimming for Apple Patch

    GOSHEN – The pool at Glen Oaks Country Club is always a popular spot in the summer, but it was even busier July 15 thanks to the Glen Oaks swim team.

    More than 75 members of the team and their parents participated in a 26-mile swim-a-thon to raise money for the Apple Patch Community.

  • Goshen may eliminate city office space

    Goshen city commissioners may eliminate city-leased office space for the city clerk and move operations to her home.

    Mayor Todd Hall said Monday he plans to find out if the move is legal, but such a move would save the city a significant amount of money.

    City clerk Joyce Morphew has worked from an unmarked office in Prospect for more than three years. Rent just increased to $583 per month.

  • Goshen students earn diplomas from Denison

    Two Goshen students recently graduated from Denison University.

    Lyndsey Susan Dearmond earned a bachelor of science degree with a major in biology. Dearmond is the daughter of Robert and Sue Dearmond of Goshen and a graduate of South Oldham High School.

  • Appreciating locally grown produce

    Attack of the killer tomatoes, cilantro and jalapenos under siege and a handful of other salmonella scares are reminding me to appreciate locally grown produce at its peak.

    And to avoid salsa. Yikes.

    This time of year, there’s nothing tastier than herbs and vegetables fresh from local soil.

  • Oldham students earn diplomas from Transy

    Five local students recently earned bachelor’s degrees from Transylvania University.

    Stefanie Rachelle Brock, a biology and Spanish language and literature double major, graduated with honors in Spanish. Brock is the daughter of Claude and Susan Brock of La Grange and an Oldham County High School graduate.