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Today's News

  • Education Briefs Dec. 5

    A Christmas Carol

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center’s production of “A Christmas Carol” - The Musical will be performed by the Oldham County Youth Theatre, December 12, 13, and 14 at 7 p.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children and students. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 502-241-6018.

    Band equipment needed

  • SOMS shows its talents

    On Nov. 26, South Oldham Middle School students and staff held their annual talent show. The show raised more than $200 for the school’s indigent fund, which supports students in need.

    Eighth grader Jon Marie Johnson won this year’s show with her ballet performance to the Sugar Plum Fairy act of The Nutcracker. Johnson is a member of the Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble and will perform again this year in the company’s production of The Nutcracker at the Kentucky Center for the Arts.

    --Submitted information and photos

  • Tech time

    North Oldham Middle School held a tech-a-thon Nov. 26, raising $10,373 for new technology at the school. Students who met a fund raising goal of $200 we able to throw a pie at a teacher’s face. Above, Mrs. Pitsenberger reacts after having a pie thrown at her.

    --Submitted information and photo

  • No. 4 Manual too much for OC girls

    BUCKNER – Manual kept bringing in the reinforcements Tuesday and Oldham County didn't have the horses to keep up.

    Eleven different Lady Crimsons scored as No. 4 Manual beat OC 79-48 in each team's season opener.

    The Lady Crimsons' depth wore down the Lady Colonels as the game went on, OC coach Jace Bryant said.

    “When you can play 15-deep,” Bryant said, “and you can bring in athlete, athlete, athlete and we're going seven-deep, it's tough.”

  • Bullitt East handles North in Mustangs’ opener

    The 2013-14 North Oldham boys basketball season got off to a disappointing start for the Mustangs.

    Bullitt East beat North 66-53 Monday night in Mt. Washington in a season opener that wasn’t as close as the score would indicate, Mustangs coach Chris Stobaugh said.

  • OC wins OT thriller

    BUCKNER – One of Coy Zerhusen’s first decisions as Oldham County head coach has been to make Hayden Hawes his point guard and move former point guard Connor Hicks to the wing.

    Zerhusen made the move with hopes Hicks would be able to do more scoring without having to run the offense. After one game, that move is looking like the right one.

  • Community plans benefit dinner for injured boy

    Several La Grange families and churches have planned a benefit dinner to support Latrell Winsor, a little boy who was recently struck by a car while crossing Highway 146 in La Grange.

    Winsor, 10, was struck Oct. 25 after leaving the La Grange Community Center.  Since the accident, he has been at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, recovering from a traumatic brain injury.

  • A Walk to Remember

    At first glance, it may not seem like Lisa Wells has struggled with health issues.

    But the Crestwood resident has defeated two types of cancer before hitting her 40th birthday. Less than two years out from her latest diagnosis, Wells recently became a big fundraiser for an annual cancer walk in the area. 

  • SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES NEW BOUNDARIES

    After an 11-month process, the Oldham County Board of Education approved new redistricting maps for the district’s elementary, middle and high schools at its monthly meeting Monday.

    The unanimous approval will take effect during the 2014-2015 school year and was prompted by the closing of Liberty Elementary at the end of this school year.

    The new plans, one for each level of schooling, affects the northeast portion of Oldham County the most.

  • Congressman brings listening tour to Goshen, La Grange

    As Congress enjoys a Thanksgiving break, U.S. Congressman Thomas Massie spent part of his time in the western half of his district this week on a two-day listening tour.

    Massie, a Republican who represents Oldham County and most of northern Kentucky in Congress, made two stops in Oldham County, at the Goshen General Store and One Nineteen West Main in La Grange.

    At his Goshen stop, Massie fielded questions on the Affordable Care Act, the government shutdown, climate change and other federal issues.