Today's News

  • FOOTBALL: Colonels seek comfort in year two of Shatzer's system

    BUCKNER – Mike Shatzer’s first year as Oldham County’s head football coach was about implementing his system around the team’s talent.

    Now it’s time to prove they can compete.

  • McLarty's new pitch adds to an already dangerous arsenal

    One of Griffin McLarty’s best pitches was discovered by accident.

  • Author reveals true story of bourbon

    By Helen McKinney, Oldham County History Center

  • NASCAR runs practice sessions at Kentucky Speedway

     SPARTA - Nothing has changed at Kentucky Speedway.

    It still holds true to its theme as the “roughest track” in NASCAR and there are no plans to change it any time soon, even to the demise of some the sport’s premiere drivers.

    Kentucky Speedway will host a tripleheader weekend with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, XFINITY Series and the Sprint Cup series for the fifth straight season the weekend of July 9-11.

  • BASEBALL: Colonels top South in rain shortened game, 5-1

     BUCKNER – It didn’t end how either team would have liked Monday night in Buckner. In one dugout was Oldham County; victorious in the District 29 opener against a county rival. Across the field in another dugout was South Oldham; disappointed that Mother Nature cut short its opportunity for a comeback to trade emotions with the Colonels.

  • BASEBALL: South Oldham takes care of Simon Kenton and Whitefield Academy in home doubleheader

    CRESTWOOD - South Oldham baseball is hitting its stride at the perfect time.

    Two days before they begin district play at Oldham County, the Dragons took care of a doubleheader Saturday against with a 4-1 win against Simon Kenton and a 7-1 victory over Whitefield Academy on Bill Cofer Field.

    South Oldham (6-4) has won four straight after a four-game losing streak.

  • And yet, it moves

    Regardless of whether the members of this community call themselves pro-choice or pro-life, all women—who face greater risk than ever to their lives during pregnancy—deserve to have immediate access to medically accurate information about their reproductive health.

  • Public records --April 9, 2015

    La Grange Police Arrests

    April 6 -- Natasha K. Lynch, 39, Louisville, was arrested on for criminal trespassing, 3rd degree, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting under $500.

    April 5 -- Zachary H. Snipes, 18, Prospect, was cited for drug paraphernalia.

    April 5 -- Jayne Rodriguez, 25, Prospect, was cited for no operator’s license, failure of owner to main required insurance, 1st offence, no registration plates.

  • Remembering Barry W. Stoess

    The Courier-Journal

    Barry W. Stoess, 62, of Crestwood, died April 1, 2015, at Baptist Health Louisville.

    Born in Pewee Valley and raised in Crestwood, he was a loving, easy-going family man. He was a dedicated husband and father who shined as a Papa Bear. He hosted weekly family dinners and always had an adventure, special recipe or craft project ready to try with his granddaughters.

  • Community briefs

    Board of Directors meeting

    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 16 at the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County Community Action Agency provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties.

    “Spring Pops”
    The Oldham County Singers, a mixed-voice chorus directed by Walter Anderson, will perform a program including a variety of choral music, including several popular songs, at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26.