Today's News

  • Cowboy Church welcomes the Alvarado Road Show

     Alvarado Road Show, presented by the Christian County Cowboy Church, will perform in concert 8 p.m. Friday at the Oldham County Fairgrounds. Admission is free. For information call 222-7857 or 553-3696. For information about Cowboy Church, e-mail cowboychurch@insightbb.com.

  • AARP will offers free tax help at library

    Beginning Monday, AARP will offer free tax help at the Oldham County Public Library in La Grange.

    Two weekly four-hour sessions will be offered – Mondays from noon to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. –  in the library’s meeting room. Sessions end April 9. The sessions are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Local students at Transylvania University named to dean’s list

    Six Oldham County residents have been named to the dean’s list at Transylvania University for the fall term.

    To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average or higher.

    Senior Stephanie Huffman, a Campbellsville High School graduate and exercise science major, is the daughter of Steven and Barbara Troxell of Pewee Valley.

    Senior Allison Burger, a Kentucky Country Day School graduate and exercise science major, is the daughter of John and Susanna Burger of Goshen.

  • School’s PTSA president responds to letter about lewd dance at event

     To the editor:

    As a parent and president of the South Oldham Middle School PTSA, I am writing to respond to a letter in the Jan. 21 edition regarding the Harlem Wizards basketball game sponsored by our PTSA. 

    We are tremendously proud of the event that brought so many members of our community together to enjoy a true night of family entertainment while raising much needed funds for our school technology program. 

  • Students compete at convention

    At the recent National FFA Convention, the Oldham County FFA chapter represented Kentucky in the National Environmental /Natural Resources and the National Floriculture Career Development Team event. FFA state champions qualify for event finals at the National FFA Convention each year. 

  • Parents question lewd actions at school event

    To the editor:   On Nov. 14, our family attended the Harlem Wizards basketball game. It was hosted by South Oldham Middle School and advertised as a family event. Before the game, a Wizards player pulled a grown woman to the middle of the basketball court. Music began, and he used sexually provocative gestures, thrusting his pelvis toward the woman to the beat of the music. This started and stopped three times before the player bear-hugged the woman.

  • Oldham students graduate from Indiana Wesleyan University

    Several local students recently graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University. From La Grange, Karen Barnett Sparks earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing; Holly Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing; and Whitney Trapp earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church has one service this Sunday

     Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 2416 S. Ky. 53 in La Grange, will have one service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.


  • Game Bytes


    South Oldham vs. Grant County

    Score: 69-27 South Oldham.

    When: Saturday. 

    Where: Grant County High School. 

    Key players: South Oldham’s Mary Dye and Jasmine Whitfield. Grant County’s Jenny Workman.

  • Transy invites high school seniors to visit Saturday

    Transylvania University invites high school seniors and their families to campus for Winter Visit Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

    The event includes a welcome with President Charles L. Shearer, faculty presentations, an academic information fair, campus and dorm tours, a panel discussion and lunch. For information or to register, call (800) 872-6798 or visit www.transy.edu/admissions.