Today's News

  • Mosley to begin trial on sexting charge

    A former police officer accused of using electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual activity will begin trial Oct. 6.

    Harry “Shane” Mosley, of Pendleton, was charged in September 2012 for allegedly texting an underage girl after pulling her over for a traffic stop.

    According to reports, Mosley, who was hired by Oldham County Police in 2008, pulled over a teen girl in Goshen during a routine traffic stop on Sept. 26, 2012. Mosley cited a man in the vehicle for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, but did not cite the girl.

  • Fresh face vs. experience in district new to Oldham County

    Voters in southwest Oldham County will choose between a fresh face with experience as a non-profit attorney and a former doctor and 22-year veteran of the Kentucky House of Representatives when they hit the voting booths this fall.

    Thanks to redistricting, a handful of precincts in Briar Hill, Orchard Grass Hills and surrounding areas are now represented by House District 48, which encompasses mostly northeast Jefferson County.

  • Coalition lands drug-free grant from the White House

    A wide-ranging coalition has been awarded federal money to help combat drug use in Oldham County.

    The Coalition for a Healthy Oldham County, a collaborative team made up of the Oldham County Health Department, area police departments, Our Lady of Peace of Louisville and many more community organizations, was awarded a federal grant by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy to help make Oldham County a drug-free community.

  • Volleyball: North knocks off OC

    BUCKNER – North Oldham coach Brett Versen has had an eventful couple of weeks.

    On Sept. 15 his wife gave birth to their first daughter, Chaney Elizabeth.

    Ever since then Versen has had to balance life as a new father with his duties as first-year coach of the No. 15 Lady Mustangs.

    “It’s been a lot going on,” he said. “But it’s awesome.”

  • Boys golf: Shamrocks nip Mustangs for second

    PPROSPECT – The race to watch Tuesday at Nevel Meade Golf Course was the one for second place.

    St. Xavier obliterated the field at the Region 6 Tournament, shooting a 276. But each region is allowed two entrants into the state tournament, and the second spot was up for grabs between Trinity and North Oldham.

    One year ago at Midland Trail in Louisville it was the Mustangs who beat the Shamrocks, 305 to 306, for that runner-up spot and state tournament berth.

  • Girls golf seasons end

    All three county girls golf teams saw their seasons come to an end Monday afternoon in the Region 5 Tournament at Midland Trail in Louisville.

    Sacred Heart shot a 300 to win the tournament. Shelby County (329) took the region’s second spot in the upcoming state tournament.

    Oldham County (421) was the highest-finishing of the county teams, coming in 10th.

    Jaclyn Hampton shot a team-best 97 for the Lady Colonels.

    South Oldham (456) came in 13th. Molly Bebelaar led the way with an 89.

  • Oldham, South cross-country sweep meets

    Oldham County and South Oldham’s boys and girls dominated their respective cross-country meets Saturday morning.

    OC’s boys and girls took first place each at the Berea Invitational, while both South teams won their races at the Hillbilly Run in Bardstown.

    The Colonel boys scored 80 points, out-pacing second-place Lafayette (86).

    Junior Conner Hounshell (17:46) led OC with a seventh-place finish. Next for the Colonels was No. 15 Douglas Ringer,

    No. 19 Shaun Montgomery, No. 23 Kenneth Sutherland and No. 24 Reid Honeycutt.

  • Christensen, Dotterweich take Grand Slam crowns

    Nate Dotterweich and Melissa Christensen took home commemorative Louisville Slugger bats last month after clinching the male and female Oldham County Grand Slam championships.

    The OC Grand Slam is made up of four 5K’s run throughout the year. The Apple Patch 5K on Sept. 20 was the grand finale.
    Dotterweich ran the four races in 1:11:56.

    Rounding out the men’s top five were Mike Leghart (1:13:25), Jim Durham (1:27:27), Tim Alvey (1:30:06) and Roberto Ramirez (1:36:23).

  • Girls soccer: North tops South, finishes county sweep

    CRESTWOOD – Playing in a district with Oldham County and South Oldham, North Oldham’s girls have been overshadowed in the past.

    The Lady Mustangs have sat and watched as the Lady Colonels and Lady Dragons both represented their district in the Region 8 Tournament in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

    North stopped that trend over the last week.

    The Lady Mustangs won 1-0 at South on Monday night at Dragon Stadium, four nights after beating OC 2-1 in Goshen.

  • Football: Padgett leads Conner past South

    Conner quarterback Kyler Padgett threw for 143 yards and a touchdown and ran for 123 yards and two more TD’s Friday in leading the Cougars to a 27-21 win over South Oldham in Hebron.

    The Dragons (3-2, 0-1 Class 5-A, District 5) have now lost two straight games after winning their first three.

    South quarterback Michael McGee was 15-of-29 for 198 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions against Conner (1-4, 1-0). McGee also ran for a touchdown.

    Keanan John and Jackson Skeeters each hauled in touchdown passes.