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Today's News

  • Game bytes: A look at this week's sports in brief

    North Oldham vs. St. Matthews National

    Score: 10-8 St. Matthews

    When: Friday.

    Where: St. Matthews.

    Key players: North Oldham’s Tyler London, Jack Schaller and Jacob Irwin. St. Matthews’ Alex Reisert.

  • Three OCHS seniors participate in leadership conference

    Josh Jordan Gilpin, Jessica LyAnn McCall and Thomas Austin Reynolds, seniors at Oldham County High School, were chosen to attend the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.

    IFAL is a five-day summer leadership conference that exposes students to college life and explores different fields of study for careers in agriculture.

  • Gold fighters: Crestwood martial artists bring home 10 gold medals from tourney

    CRESTWOOD – With a mix of experience and first-time enthusiasm, the Kentucky Tae Kwon Do and Fitness Academy recently brought home 16 medals from Junior and Senior Olympics in Detroit.

  • First Megan Lucas scholarship awarded

    The first recipient of the Megan Lucas Choral Scholarship was Lacey Wilkey on May 17, Megan’s birthday. Wilkey was awarded a $4,000 scholarship that will be dispersed over four years. Wilkey will attend the University of Louisville and plans to major in nursing. She is a four-year member of the Oldham County High School’s Madrigal Choir under the direction of Bambi Wright.

  • County events

    Thursday, July 17

    Oldham County Public Library Board of Trustees. 6:30 p.m. Administrative offices, 5895 Ky. 146. 241-9899.

    Visions. 9 a.m. John W. Black Community Center, 1551 Ky. 393, Buckner. 222-0308.

    Rob Morris Chapter 114 Order of the Eastern Star. 7:30 p.m. Fortitude Lodge.

  • Top doc: Project Guild of La Grange honors Applegate for his work

    Sherry Malone has been a patient of Dr. Steven Applegate since the early 1980s.

    “You don’t find them like him anymore,” she said. Malone greeted Applegate at the Oldham County Day Grand Marshal Luncheon honoring him Tuesday.

  • Court accepts bid for dispatch consoles

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court accepted a bid for dispatch consoles Tuesday, subject to approval by Kevin Nuss, director of Oldham County Emergency Management. The consoles are used at dispatch for radio communication.

    The court received one bid for the consoles, from Radioland for $116,178.50.

  • OCPD announces personnel changes

    As one member of the Oldham County Police Department became a full-fledged officer, two members plan to leave OCPD.

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court approved Officer Justin Flynn’s transition from probationary status to permanent status with OCPD.

    Sgt. Larry Congleton is resigning effective Friday and Detective Richard Harned is retiring Aug. 1.

  • Education briefs

    Students receive Farm Bureau scholarships

    Patricia Smith and Joshua Dabbs, students at Oldham County High School, both received scholarship grants from programs administered through the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation.

    Smith recieved the Leadership in Agriculture Award Scholarship for $3,000.

  • Oldham County clerk presents excess fees

    After submitting more than $220,000 in excess fees earlier this year, Oldham County Clerk Julie Lentz submitted a second installment of fees to fiscal court Tuesday.

    Lentz presented the court $64,619.36 as the final installment of excess fees from 2007.