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Today's News

  • Public Records Dec. 18

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 8 -- Jaylene F. Carder, 58, Crestwood was cited for no registration plates, no registration receipt, no operator’s license, failure to produce insurance card.

    Dec. 9 -- Taylor R. Shaw, 25, La Grange, was arrested on Jefferson County warrant for improper equipment.

    KSP Arrests

    Dec. 9 -- William D. Fultz, 26, La Grange, execution of a bench warrant for another agency.

  • Christmas traditions celebrated by our ancestors

    By HELEN E. MCKINNEY

    OLDHAM COUNTY HISTORY CENTER

    Early European settlers brought many traditions with them to the New World. These time-honored customs made their way to Kentucky with the German, English, African American and Irish peoples that eventually settled in Oldham County.

  • North Oldham Fire assistant chief retires, new one named

     

    After 15 years of service for the North Oldham Fire Department, Don Dahl stepped down last week as assistant chief.

    Dahl’s retirement was announced at the North Oldham Fire Department Board of Trustees meeting last Thursday.

    “We want to wish him well and thank him for his service,” Randy Scherer, chairman of the Board of Trustees, said.

    On the heels of Dahl’s retirement came an announcement from the NOFD saying they had selected a new assistant chief.

  • Karem elected chair of economic group

     

    The Kentucky Association for Economic Development chose a top economic leader in Oldham County as chairperson of its organization.

    Deana Epperly Karem, executive director of the Oldham County Chamber and Economic Development, was elected to serve as a chairperson of the KAED in November. The association is made up of Karem’s peers from across the state.

    “It is an honor to be selected by my associates and to be seen as a leader in the industry,” Karem said.

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Colonels fall at Anderson

    LAWRENCEBURG – Anderson County's post-game locker room chat took longer than usual last Tuesday.

    Much longer.

    To be sure, Anderson County was happy with its 49-43 win over regional foe Oldham County.

    It was how the Lady Bearcats closed things out – or, more accurately, did not close them out, on the home court at that – that had Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell in less than a jovial mood.

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Mustangs hold on to beat Atherton

    GOSHEN – North Oldham went into its game against Atherton 2-2 but yet to play a close game.

    So when Lady Rebel forward Jasmine Lewis knocked down two free throws to trim North’s lead to 52-50 with less than two minutes to play Tuesday, Lady Mustangs coach Dan Pfaff wanted to see how his team would respond.

    North got the job done, holding on for a 62-56 win behind 24 points from junior guard Cat Fiorito. Fiorito hit all eight free throws she took in the final minute to seal the victory.

  • Levitch seeing bigger role for No. 4 Cards

    Facing a pesky Marshall University team last month, Louisville coach Rick Pitino was looking for a second-half lineup that could put the game away.

    Pitino turned to Cardinals regulars like Wayne Blackshear, Chris Jones and Montrezl Harrell.

    He also turned to walk-on sophomore guard David Levitch.

    The former North Oldham star played 15 minutes, scoring six points and grabbing two steals in what turned out to be an 85-67 U of L win.

  • Boys Basketball: Trimble’s Dunaway does in South

    CRESTWOOD – Minutes after his team beat Trimble County by 35 points Friday, Oldham County coach Coy Zerhusen said the Raiders would “surprise some people in a couple of games this year.”

    Zerhusen’s prediction came true three nights later.

    Center Michael Dunaway scored 33 points and Trimble stunned South Oldham 65-53 Monday night on the Dragons’ home court.

    It was the Raiders’ first win against South since a 59-56 victory on Dec. 15, 2000 – nine games into coach Steve Simpson’s first season in Crestwood.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels reach 100 in blowout of KCD

    BUCKNER – Improved defense led to Oldham County’s best offensive output in nearly 14 years Saturday night.

    The Colonels led Kentucky Country Day 38-36 at halftime before scoring 35 points in the third quarter and running away to a 100-66 home win in the 12th Annual Ronald McDonald House Classic.

    Six OC players scored in double-figures as the Colonels moved to 6-0 on the season.

  • Girls Basketball: Davis, Stewart lead Lady Colonels past Presentation

    BUCKNER – One day after its worst offensive performance of the year, Oldham County had its best Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Colonels scored their most points of the young season in a 62-44 home win over the Toppers in the 12th Annual Ronald McDonald House Classic.

    OC (2-4) shot 43 percent from the floor and 44 percent from 3-point range against Presentation (2-4).

    Senior wing Jayla Davis scored a game-high 21 points with senior center Abigail Stewart scoring 16.