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Today's News

  • Softball: Lady Dragons experiencing new confidence after district win

    South Oldham is enjoying a sense of confidence it hasn’t felt in a few years.

    A Lady Dragon roster consisting of just two upperclassmen is already making significant strides to erase habits that produced just two wins in the last two seasons.

    South Oldham’s 8-6 win over Trimble County on March 30 marked its first district win since 2013 and the Lady Dragons are averaging 10.5 runs through six games.

  • Swing and a hit: Colonels carry hot offense from Disney spring training into district play

    A successful spring break trip to Disney has the Colonels right where they want to be as the meat of their schedule approaches.

    Oldham County extended its win streak to nine games and kept its aggressive approach at the plate with three double digit wins in Florida.

  • District 29 Baseball Preview: Mustangs anxious for revenge against South Oldham

    Cameron Masterman still thinks about the way North Oldham’s season ended in last year’s District 29 tournament.

    First off, North Oldham wasn’t supposed to lose. The Mustangs entered that game with the Eighth Region’s top offense and a school record 23-5 record looking for an eighth straight appearance in the region tournament. 

  • Family Affair: North-South coaches share bond as teams prep for district rivalry

    As if the rivalry between North Oldham and South Oldham isn’t intense enough, there’s an additional shared familiarity between the two dugouts this year.

    And this meeting of the minds might be too familiar for their own good.

  • OCD celebrates Telecommunicators Week

     In 1991, Congress proclaimed the second week of April each year to be dedicated to the men and women who serve as Public Safety (911) Telecommunicators. Since then, public safety agencies nationwide have recognized the pivotal role played by Telecommunicators to provide invaluable support to Police, Fire and EMS agencies. 

  • History center hosts dig

     The Oldham County History Center will be hosting an archaeology investigation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation, located outside of Bedford in Trimble County. 

    The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Henry Bibb was a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.

  • SBA offers loans for storm damage

     The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations located in Jefferson, Oldham and Trimble counties in Kentucky that May 2 is the deadline to apply for a working capital disaster loan as a result of excessive rain and flooding that began on May 1, 2015. 

  • Community in Brief - April 7, 2016

     History Center sponsors cruise

    The Oldham County History Center will sponsor its first history cruise of the season on Wednesday, April 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Participants will enjoy the comforts of the luxury yacht, Princess, a full-service yacht owned and operated by Captain’s Quarters restaurant in Prospect, Ky. Admission of $45 per person includes non-alcoholic beverages. Cash bar. Reservations required.

  • North Oldham teacher wins award

     Her students say her history lessons seem a lot like English lessons, but she can't help intertwining her love of history, literacy and teaching.

    North Oldham High School teacher Meredith Grace was chosen as this year’s WHAS11 LG&E ExCEL Award winner for her dedication to her students and her ability to reach them all. 

  • Education in Brief - April 7, 2016

     Boone inducted into honor society

    The Western Kentucky University chapter of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society for Economics inducted 25 students March 21, including Ryan S. Boone of Crestwood. 

    These inductees join college students in 681 chapters across the world in recognition of scholastic achievement in the discipline of economics.