Today's News

  • Dean’s list/Graduation briefs

    Baldwin Wallace

    Lauren Alger of LaGrange has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall Semester 2013 at Baldwin Wallace University, according to Stephen D. Stahl, Provost. Students who receive at least a 3.6 GPA for seven or more graded hours in a single semester are named to the Dean’s List.

    Georgetown College

    These local area students made the Dean’s List for Fall 2013 at Georgetown College.

  • Adult Education nabs top 25 ranking

    Oldham County Adult Education earned a top 25 state ranking for GED attainment, enrollment and academic performance, according to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

    The rankings are produced monthly, and this is just the second time Oldham County has entered the top 25 coming in 11th place at the end of 2013. Three criteria are used to rank county adult education programs — enrollment, performance and GED attainment.

  • Wine and Canvas at St. James Episcopal

    The Episcopal Church Women of St. James’ Episcopal Church will be hosting a Wine & Canvas Event at St. James’ Gleason Hall on Wed., Feb. 5 from 6 -9 p.m.. This is a fun, social, group setting with an artist to guide you step by step in replicating the night’s featured painting.

    By the end of the evening you will create a fabulous piece of artwork, just in time for Valentine’s Day!

  • Community briefs Jan. 23

    Singers needed

    The Oldham County Singers have resumed spring rehearsals at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center and are currently looking for Tenors and Basses. Men, if you love to sing and have some knowledge of choral singing, we welcome you to join us. Rehearsals are Monday evenings at the Arts Center (247B) from 7 to 8:30 pm. The

    choir is under the direction of Melissa Weaver and will be preparing for a 15 year anniversary concert. No tryouts necessary. Please contact Debbie DePaull at 241-6493 or Octa Kellond at 241-6806 for more information.

  • NOHS team takes 2nd place

    The North Oldham High School speech Team earned a second place overall team sweepstakes award last month at a tournament at Kentucky Country Day school in Louisville.

    The team had 11 finalists total, including five top-3 finishes:

    Brooke Hasl — 1st place in Dramatic Interpretation and 2nd place in Prose

    Kiersten Cleveland — 2nd place in Broadcasting and 3rd place in Improvisational Duo with Grace Elbert

    Cedric Cj Withrow — 3rd place in Dramatic Interpretation and 6th place in Storytelling

  • OCHS All-State Band and Orchestra
  • South Oldham at North Oldham girls postponed to Jan. 27

    The South Oldham at North Oldham girls basketball game scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday has been postponed due to inclement winter weather, per North athletics director Alan Yanke.

    The game will be made up at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27. A JV game will be played beforehand at 6.

  • North Oldham swim edges Collegiate

    North Oldham’s swim team nipped Louisville Collegiate, 763-751, Jan. 10 at the Go the Distance Meet hosted by Collegiate. Fort Knox finished third in the three-team meet with a score of 335.

    North won the girls meet with a team score of 453. Fort Knox (319) was second, while Collegiate (306) finished third. North (310) finished second in the boys meet behind Collegiate (445) and ahead of Fort Knox (16).

    Olivia Luzzio, Sarah Loeser, Emma Brazeau and Martha Helsley won the girls 400 yard medley relay with a time of 4:39.40.

  • North Oldham wins Tri-Meet

    North Oldham swim won a meet Jan. 15, using a team score of 202 to beat Ballard (86), Fern Creek (16) and Valley (8).

    A North relay team of Alexis Sander, Katie Walker, Julia Pritchett and Kelli Wilson won the women’s 200-yard medley relay with a time of 2:14.32.

    A North relay team of Luc Brazeau, August Kingsley, Arseniy Semenov and Yoni Smolyar won the men’s 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:51.26.

    North’s Rachel Scherer won the women’s 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:11.99.

  • OCMS baseball tryouts taking place in February

    Oldham County Middle School’s baseball program will be hosting tryouts for the 2014 season Feb. 12-14 at Wendell Moore Park.

    Tryouts will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. all three nights.

    Tryouts are for OCMS students only. Participants must have passing grades and good conduct in school.

    OCMS baseball has been conference champion four of the last five years.
    For questions, contact Mark Viehmann at ocmsbaseball@yahoo.com or (502)548-2150.