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Today's News

  • SOHS student elected governor of national program

    Sydney Bright of South Oldham High School was elected as a delegate to attend the American Legion Auxiliary’s (ALA) Girls Nation program in Washington, D.C.
    ALA Girls Nation is a program for aspiring young women leaders providing firsthand experience and practical insight into how the federal government works. Two participants per state, known as “senators,” are chosen to represent their respective Girls State programs.

  • Kamen wins Kohl’s scholarship

    Kohl’s Department Stores recently announced it has awarded more than 2,500 winners nationwide with nearly $400,000 in scholarships for higher education and prizes through the Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. The winners were chosen from more than 32,000 nominees nationwide, and selected for the positive impact their volunteer efforts have on the community.

  • High school sophomores attend leadership program

    Delany Young of Prospect and Sarah Abukwaik of Crestwood recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Kentucky Seminar held at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond from June 11-14.
    Young and Abukwaik joined more than 230 other young high school leaders from the region. Representing North Oldham High School, Delany is the daughter of Cheryl and Dennis Young. Representing Oldham County High School, Sarah is the daughter of Debra and Yousef Abukwaik.       

  • Teachers + bikes = teamwork
  • Rawert Scholarship awarded

    Kathleen Ash, right, is the recipient of the Matthew Rawert Memorial Scholarship at South Oldham High School for 2015. Ash has selected to attend the University of Louisville in the fall. Presenting her with the award is Monica Rawert Jones, sister of Matthew Rawert (a 2000 graduate of SOHS). Kathleen is the daughter of Kim and Mike Ash of Crestwood.

  • A family ripped apart by abuse

    By now, most locals have heard the story of two La Grange children that were kidnapped by their father in May, but what most don’t know is this case has an even longer history of violence and misfortune.
    The La Grange Police Department responded to a report of two missing children, Alex and Ethan Gutierrez, at approximately 8 p.m. on May 31 at the McDonald’s in La Grange.

  • The best of times

    Oldham County Public Schools held four graduation ceremonies last weekend for the Class of 2015 with 944 students walking across the various stages to accept his or her diploma.
    Buckner Alternative High School held the first of four ceremonies on Friday night at the Oldham County Arts Center.The school graduated 24 students with 42 percent of the graduates are college-bound.

  • Second public meeting to be held on Highway 53 overlay

    By: Amanda Manning

  • Fantasy novel written by local resident

    By: Amanda Manning

  • KSP Award

     The Governor’s Medal of Valor was presented posthumously to Delano G. Powell, a Kentucky State Trooper killed in the line of duty in 1965, at a ceremony held in Lexington last Thursday Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary J. Michael Brown presented the award to Powell’s widow Barbara Teague and niece Phyllis McGuire of Campbellsburg, on behalf of Gov. Steve Beshear.