University of Louisville football coach Steve Kragthorpe and men’s soccer coach Ken Lolla spoke to the seventh grade boys at North Oldham Middle School Friday. The coaches encouraged the students to set high goals, to write them down and to work hard at attaining those goals.
Twelve members of local, district and Kentucky PTA joined more than 600 children’s advocates at the fifth Children’s Advocacy Day at the Capitol Feb. 12 to meet with legislators regarding children’s issues.
Six students earned Gold Key awards in the regional Scholastic art competition. Whitney Olsen was honored for drawing, Katherine Ferriell for painting and Emily Farmer, Cameryn Jones, Ben Kolder and Catherine Taylor for their art portfolios.
Several members of the Oldham County High School Symphonic Band were recently honored as members of the All-5th District Bands, University of Louisville and Western Kentucky University Honors bands and the 2009 Kentucky All-State Bands. Forty-eight OCHS band members were selected by audition to perform with the All-District bands conducted by Dr. Greg Byrne from UofL and Joseph Stites from WKU. The bands performed Jan. 10 at the University of Louisville School of Music. Nine OCHS students performed Jan.
Skateboarders and roller-bladers in La Grange may soon face fines if they are found riding on public property that has been designated as a “No Skateboarding” area. Members of the La Grange City Council voted Monday to enact a city ordinance that regulates the use of skateboards and similar devices in city limits. According to the ordinance, it is against state law for skateboarders and roller-bladers to ride on private property within a business in the city “without the direct or implied consent of the owner if there is displayed
With the combination of Hurricane Ike and January’s ice storm, Pewees have had limbs down in their yards pretty much since September, and they’re tired of it. So the city council decided to take matters into their own hands.