.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Cross-country: Cole Dowdy, Searcy claim county titles

    BUCKNER – The Oldham County championships Wednesday went to prove just how even cross-country competition is in the county this season.

    Host Oldham County won the girls championship after the Lady Colonels got the advantage over North Oldham and South Oldham thanks to a tiebreaker.

    South Oldham won the boys title over North Oldham, placing four runners in the top five.

    South swept the individual titles, with sophomore Hallie Searcy winning the girls 5K and junior Cole Dowdy winning the boys championship.
     

  • Using God’s unconditional love in our own lives

    Fifteen years ago God sent me on an amazing journey to China to adopt my youngest daughter, Danielle. I knew as I looked into the eyes of the bewildered little girl (she was two and a half years old when we adopted her), that the amazing journey was just beginning. I have to admit I had an element of self-pride when I thought about how we would change this little orphan’s life by bringing her to the U.S. Was I in for a great surprise when I found out God had plans to use my daughter to teach me many important Bible lessons about life.

  • Public Records Oct. 9

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Oct. 4 - Omar N. Dorantes, 40, La Grange, was arrested for violation of a emergency protection order/domestic violence order

    Oct. 5 - Michael Scholz, 38, Kettering, Ohio, was arrested for possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia buy/possession.

    Property Transfers

    Nationstar Mortgage, LLC and Rebecca Wilson to Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, Lots 23 and 24, Lafayette Park, 705 W. Madison St., La Grange, $80,000, Commissioners Deed

  • College and Career night

    On Tuesday, Oct. 14, high school students and their families in Oldham County are encouraged to attend the next College and Career Night Program,

    “The ACT, PSAT and SAT Tests: What You Should Know Before Taking Them & How They Affect College Admission and Scholarship Opportunities.” The program will be from 7 to 8 p.m. in the South Oldham High School cafeteria.

  • St. Aloysius named Blue Ribbon
  • Teacher selected for innovative group

    The Fund for Transforming Education in Kentucky has named 21 teachers to its new Innovative Teacher Leader Cohort, one of which is from Oldham County. Ashley Lamb-Sinclair was chosen from a pool of fifty applicants after undergoing a rigorous review process. Teachers were ultimately chosen for their leadership ability in fostering a collaborative culture, promoting professional learning, and publicizing teaching and learning.

  • Education Briefs Oct. 9

    St. Francis Farm to Table fundraiser

    St. Francis School in Goshen will host its annual farm-to-table dinner and live auction this Saturday starting at 6:30 p.m. The event beings with cocktails and a silent auctions, followed by dinner and a live auction at 8 p.m. Dessert and dancing to follow. For more information, call 502-736-1005.

    PTA awards

    The following are membership awards presented during the summer at the Kentucky PTA Convention Leadership. These awards are for membership numbers during the 2013-14 School Year:

  • Annual Railroad and Bluegrass Festival this weekend

    La Grange community leaders and volunteers are working together again this fall to create and promote Downtown La Grange as the regional hot spot for trainspotting and bluegrass music.

  • Public Archaeology investigation in Bedford

    The Oldham County History Center will host its final Archaeology Investigation of the year from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation, located outside of Bedford in Trimble County. The Gatewood Plantation was the last place Henry Bibb was a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.

  • Bookmobile comes to Oldham library

    The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will showcase the free eBook service from The Oldham County Public Library on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 1 to 7 p.m. The Library is located at 308 Yager Avenue, La Grange.