Today's News

  • Rotary students of the month

    La Grange Rotary honored October students of the month Oct. 28. Joe Schoenbaechler,  president of the La Grange Rotary Club, Bradley Nakamura and Alyson Cooke from Oldham County High School and Lindsey Davidson of Health Sciences from Oldham County Career and Technical Center.

  • Pewee Valley Presbyterian welcomes new pastor Sunday

     The Rev. Joel Allen Weible, a second-generation minister with a previous career in theatre, has been elected as pastor of Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church.

    Weible, 43, will begin his ministry at Pewee Valley officially on Sunday. The congregation approved his call Oct. 19 at a combined service where he preached the sermon.

  • Rotary honors

    The South Oldham Rotary Club honored the Students of the Month Sept. 12. The honoree from South Oldham High School is Derrek James Nichter. Nichter plans to be a teacher or work in the sports field after college. He is looking for colleges that will give him an opportunity for a baseball scholarship. At SOHS Nichter is on the baseball team and is involved in the peer tutoring program with CBE. Nichter enjoys sports, including baseball, hunting, fishing, basketball, football and swimming.

  • Believing in angels

    Throughout history humans have  wondered whether they are the only intelligent beings in this universe. One of the most recent scientific attempts is the search for extraterrestrial life. 

    If life is out there, will it prove friend or foe? The Bible answers this question with a resounding “Yes.” 

  • Pontrich completes basic training at academy

    Cadet Private Adam Pontrich, son of Jim and Cindy Pontrich of La Grange, recently completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy.

    Pontrich entered West Point June 30 and began classes Aug. 21. 

  • Dear Mr. President

    Two months ago, 8-year-old Kaitlyn Jones wrote a letter to President Bush about saving animals.

    Jones, a student in Mrs. Osborne’s 3rd grade class at Camden Station Elementary, received a reply from Bush on Oct. 22. It included a letter from Bush and an autographed 8-by-10 of the president and his puppy. He also sent Jones stickers featuring his dog. 

  • SOHS teacher selected for UofL Scholars Program

    South Oldham High School teacher James Riffe, along with 19 other teachers across the state, has been accepted into the University of Louisville’s Inaugural McConnell Center Teacher Scholars Program, entitled: Civil War Leadership. The program will be a year-long scholarly exploration of Civil War causes, events, implications and personalities. 

  • The joy of reading

    Camden Station Elementary hosted a literacy night Nov. 11, an evening designed to inform parents about how to help their children be better readers. The importance of reading and writing together was stressed as parents visited stations such as John Bensing’s room, where he read poetry and discussed the use of writing in art class.

  • Making history

    Lauren Wolfe, daughter of Lisa and Jim Wolfe of Westport, made North Oldham High School history at the 57th annual National Catholic Forensic League Tournament in Appleton, Wisc. in May. Wolfe was the first NOHS speech team member to advance to the quarter-final round of competition, making her the most successful competitor in the team’s history.  

  • Roberts is First runner-up for EKU homecoming Queen

    The 2008 Homecoming King and Queen Court at Eastern Kentucky University included Oldham County High School graduate Jessica Roberts, who was first runner-up. Roberts, a senior political science major, is the daughter of Mark and Debbie Roberts of La Grange.  The coronation came at halftime of the Colonels’ 20-7 win over Eastern Illinois on Oct. 25.