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Today's News

  • Veteran’s Park holds competition

    Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky, which is being built in Crestwood in front of South Oldham High School, is hosting a contest open to all public and private Oldham County students.

    The contest includes two competitions:

    •Create a video up to two minutes on the project with a focus on youth participation in the project (this would be the type of video that is uploaded to YouTube). The contest winner would receive $200.

    •Create an artist rendering of Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky. The contest winner would receive $100.

  • Neil Murphy named Ky Farm Bureau manager for La Grange

    Neil Murphy has been appointed as the new agency manager with Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance at the Oldham County Farm Bureau–La Grange Agency. Murphy’s appointment was announced in Louisville by Chuck Osborne, Vice President of Agency Support & Marketing for KFB Insurance.

  • Community briefs Sept. 18

    SOFD Fire Fest

    Join the South Oldham Fire Department Saturday Oct. 4 for a day of fun, food and entertainment! There will be a bouncy house and games for the kids, an apparatus showcase and local businesses. There will also be a residential sprinkler and vehicle extrication demonstration. Admission is free.

    Donations for the WHAS Crusade for Children are appreciated. This is a fire prevention event as well as a fundraiser for the Crusade. Bring out the family and have a fun, safe time.

    Handshakes and Pancakes

  • Judges, clerks excited for new e-filing system

    Neighboring counties Oldham, Henry and Trimble will help test out a new electronic filing system for the state’s court system, area judges announced last week.

    The three counties make up the 12th Circuit in Kentucky, which is only the third circuit in the state to launch e-filing for civic cases, District Judge Jerry Crosby said.

    The new program will allow court clerks to enter motions, filings and other legal documents electronically, allowing for the start of a transition away from expensive paper costs, he said.

  • Matthews case sent to grand jury

    An Indiana man charged with murdering an Oldham County native will have his case heard before an Oldham County Grand Jury.

    Miles J. Matthews, 27, of Corydon, Ind., is accused of murdering Adam Gregg, a Louisville resident and graduate of Oldham County High School. He also faces a theft charge for allegedly stealing Gregg’s vehicle after his death.

  • OCYFL Week 3 recap

    In the Pewee Division the Carroll County Yellowjackets continued their winning ways by defeating the Packers.

    Alonzo Lopez put the Jackets on the board first by running for a 40-yard touchdown and the ensuing PAT.

    Then Ethan Price ran for 35 yards and the touchdown with Lopez converting his second PAT on the day to make it 14-0.

    The Packers’ Ryan Holvey scored on a 35-yard quarterback sneak, but it wasn’t enough and the final score was 14-6.

  • Boys soccer: Lister scores three, South beats OC

    CRESTWOOD – A stingy defense and the finishing abilities of senior forward Christian Lister put South Oldham in the district driver’s seat Tuesday.

    Lister scored three second-half goals and the Dragon defense didn’t allow Oldham County to put a shot on goal until the final minute. That combination added up to a 3-0 South win on a chilly night at Dragon Stadium.

    Tuesday’s win marked the Dragons’ first shutout of the Colonels in six years.

  • Field hockey: North wins in strokes

    CRESTWOOD – North Oldham and South Oldham needed an extra 10 minutes to decide their field hockey match Monday night in the mist at Dragon Stadium.

    When the 10-minute overtime wasn’t enough to break a 2-2 deadlock, the teams went into penalty strokes.

    Lady Mustangs Charlie McCauley and Madison Cobb converted their strokes and goalie Sarah Foye didn’t allow a Lady Dragon to score, giving North a 2-0 advantage and a 3-2 win over its county rival.

  • Golf: Thomas claims first pro win

    Justin Thomas turned what he called “a good, solid” first year in professional golf “into a great year” on Sunday.

    The Goshen resident sank a 21-and-a-half-foot putt on the first playoff hole to beat Richard Sterne and win the Web.com Tour’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship in Columbus, Ohio.

    The tournament victory was the first for Thomas, a former Kentucky Mr. Golf at St. Xavier High School and All-American at the University of Alabama playing his first year in the pros.

  • Girls cross-country: OC second in Rumble

    GOSHEN – Oldham County used a consistent approach to get a runner-up finish Saturday.

    The Lady Colonels placed five runners between positions 18-33 and came in second only to DuPont Manual in the team competition of the Rumble Through the Jungle on Saturday morning at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.

    Junior Sammy Griffin led OC with an 18th place finish, running the three laps in 20:36.53.

    “I’m always so proud of the team,” Griffin said. “…I think everybody did well.”