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Today's News

  • 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.

  • SOHS cross country sets practice times

    The South Oldham High School girls’ and boys’ cross country teams will practice at 7 a.m. at Tom Sawyer Park Monday through Friday until the start of school.

    For information, contact coach Stan Clark by e-mail at stanrunner@aol.com or by cell phone at 592-4834.

    Athletic packets are available at SOHS or online at www.sohs.net.

  • Runners fight intense heat

    Welcome to the 30th annual Oldham County Festival YMCA Sweat-fest! That’s the best way to describe the annual 5K run and one-miler that took place Friday.

  • County events

    Thursday, July 24

    Postpartum and Newborn Care class. 7 to 9 p.m. Baptist Hospital Northeast. Free. 222-3627 or baptistnortheast.com.

    La Leche League of Oldham County. 6 p.m. All mothers and mothers-to-be interested in learning more about breastfeeding welcome to attend. 222-2886.

  • Locals help East defeat West

    LOUISVILLE – The Oldham County connection was strong in the Kentucky High School Coaches Association/Gatorade East/West Junior All-Star Games Saturday at Bellarmine University.

    The East, led by North Oldham’s Dale Tingle, Oldham County’s Eric Dunlap and Brandon Mason and South Oldham’s Drew Kraemer, cruised 120-92 over the West stars made up of players from the Fifth and Sixth regions.

  • Two awarded Byrd Honors Scholarship

    Kenny Minielly of Prospect and Joel Lowery of Crestwood recently earned a four-year Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship for $1,5000 per year.

    Minielly, a 2008 graduate of Louisville Trinity High School, will attend Vanderbilt University to study biological sciences.

    At Trinity, Minielly was a member of the quick recall team, lacrosse team, National Honor Society, Beta Club, environmental club and Spanish club.

  • Miss Oldham County Fair

    Brooke Radcliffe was the winner of the 2008 Miss Oldham County Fair pageant Tuesday night. Radcliffe is also the previous winner of the Little Miss, Princess, Preteen and Teen pageants at the fair. She will be a senior at Oldham County High School in the fall and aspires to be a United Nations adviser or state senator.

    She said she believes, “If you put your faith in Jesus and work hard, you can accomplish all that you set out to do in life.”

  • JCTC honors dean's list students

    Four local students made the spring semester dean’s list at Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton Campus. The students include Kristina Nichole Bell, Leigh Anne Parise, Jason Townsend and Ben Patrick Oliver. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must earn a minimum grade-point average of 3.5.