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Today's News

  • McConnell lays out legislative agenda in La Grange

    The next leader of the U.S. Senate made a stop in Oldham County this week to update business leaders on his legislative agenda come January.

    U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, fresh off re-election as Kentucky’s senior senator and recently selected again as leader of the soon-to-be Republican majority in the U.S. Senate, spoke to a joint meeting of the La Grange Rotary and Oldham County Chamber and Economic Development groups at the John Black Community Center on Tuesday.

  • Group hopes to raise homelessness awareness

    It’s an issue that doesn’t get much attention in Kentucky’s wealthiest county, but some advocates say is still around: homelessness.

    The issue led a handful of people to try to raise awareness of homelessness to the Oldham County community last Thursday, as their counterparts in Louisville did the same thing.

  • Collett to resign as police chief

    In addition to a new mayor and new police station, the city of La Grange will break in a new police chief in 2015.

    Current La Grange Police Chief Kevin Collett will be stepping down effective Jan. 1, ending 12 years at the helm of the city’s police force.

    Collett said he told the department staff last week, as well as informed current La Grange Mayor Bill Lammlein and Mayor-elect Joe Davenport of his decision to retire.

  • Matthews indicted on murder charge

    An Indiana man has been indicted for the murder of an Oldham County High School graduate.

    Miles J. Matthews, 27, of Corydon, Ind., was indicted Friday by the Oldham County Grand Jury on charges of murder, first-degree robbery, tampering with physical evidence and fraudulent use of a credit card under $500 in relation to the death of Adam Gregg on July 17.

  • Local group retires old flags with ceremony

    A local organization is hoping to properly retire old American flags throughout Oldham County with a new ceremony.

    Members of the fourth degree of the Knights of Columbus held the first such flag disposal ceremony on Saturday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in La Grange.

    The group, known as the patriotic degree of the Knights, retired more than 140 worn, torn or older flags during the ceremony with the help of a local Boy Scout troop.

  • Swimming: North wins combined Shelby meet

    North Oldham tallied 680 points to take a six-team swim meet Tuesday night in Shelbyville.

    South Oldham won the boys meet with 284 points. Next came runner-up North (276), third-place Collins (238) and fourth-place Oldham County (157).

    North tallied 404 points to take the girls meet. Following the Lady Mustangs were South (217), Collins (188) and OC (175).

    Shelby County and Spencer County also competed at the meet.

    County champions included:

  • KHSAA Class 4-A Football Semifinals: Mustangs host Red Devils on Black Friday

    There are four teams left in the KHSAA Class 4-A state playoffs.

    Three of those schools, Highlands, Lexington Catholic and Owensboro, have combined for 26 state titles.

    Meanwhile the fourth program, North Oldham, has reached the state semifinals for the first time in its 12-season history.

    The Mustangs have announced their presence on the state’s stage with a 10-2 season that’s seen them win their games by an average score of 41-8.

  • Wrestling duo making plays for Mustang football team

    Juniors Collin Portman and John Reitnauer have each been competing for North Oldham since they were middle schoolers, starting their varsity wrestling careers as eighth-graders.

    This season the pair has made their mark on the gridiron for the Mustangs.

    Portman, a defensive end, has a team-high 105 tackles for North (10-2), which hosts Owensboro at 7 p.m. Friday in a KHSAA Class 4-A state semifinal.

  • Winter Sports Preview – Wrestling: OC returns deep roster

    North Oldham

    North Oldham must replace one of its best wrestlers in school history, Mitch Rusch.

    Rusch finished third last season in the 160-pound class at the KHSAA state wrestling championships in Lexington.

    He graduated in June and is now wrestling at St. Catharine College.

    “That’s definitely a big loss,” coach Tony Zeppa said. “He’d been with the program for six years… and was a six-time state qualifier.

  • Pegasus Sports announces hoops broadcast schedule

    12/1/14    North Oldham vs. Bullitt East (boys)

    12/4/14    South Oldham vs. Shelby Co (boys)

    12/9/14    Oldham Co. vs. North Bullitt (girls)

    12/9/14    South Oldham vs. Carroll Co. (girls)

    12/13/14 Oldham Co. vs. KCD (boys)

    12/18-12/21/14 Oldham Co (boys) – Best in Hoops Classic

    1/5/15 North Oldham at Jeffersontown (boys)

    1/6/15 South Oldham vs. Shelby County (girls)

    1/9/15 Oldham Co. vs. South Oldham (DH)