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Today's News

  • Oldham County girls knock off North Oldham

    It wasn't pretty win but Oldham County coach Jace Bryant will certainly take it as his Lady Colonels advanced out of the first round of the 29th district tournament Tuesday night with a 59-53 victory over Trimble County.

    Center Jenna Kirk was a big reason for that , providing a big boost for the Lady Colonels after Trimble County game-planned to limit Ashley McMurtrey with a box and 1, scoring 11 of the first 16 points.

  • OC boys ends North’s season in the district tournament

    By: Billy Rutledge

    In a rematch between two county rivals Oldham County and North Oldham in the first round of the district tournament, the Colonels finally got their revenge, defeating North 57-40. The 17 point victory punched the Colonel’s ticket into the district tournament final and more importantly the region tournament.

  • Utility crew finds OCHS class ring missing since 1969

    It was the summer of ‘69 when La Grange native Bruce Duncan misplaced his senior ring.

    Duncan said the ring didn’t fit when he received it at the conclusion of his junior year at Oldham County High School.

    Despite his mother’s frequent suggestions that he take it to a jeweler to re-size, Duncan continued to wear it.

    He lost the ring just a few weeks after graduation.

    Now, more than 44 years later, the ring is back in Duncan’s possession.

  • Prospect mayor to resign, cites health issues

    The mayor of Prospect has announced his plans to resign next month.
    Prospect Mayor Todd Eberle announced Tuesday he plans to resign from his post effective March 9.
    Eberle said his health has declined after a car crash more than a year ago. He also cited increasing family obligations out of town.
    He entered elected office in 2004 winning a seat on the Prospect city council, was elected Mayor in 2006 and re-elected in 2010.
    He has enjoyed more than eight years on the Prospect city council.

  • Officials will offer weather spotter training March 11

    Officials from Oldham County Emergency Management and the Louisville office of the National Weather Service are hosting a free weather spotter class.

    The two-hour SkyWarn training class is for anyone interested in learning more about severe weather identification and safety. 

    A key part of the class will be learning how participants can help protect their communities by reporting ground truth information on storms to local meteorologists working to issue and disseminate warnings.

  • SOHS football player signs with Morehead: Jack Sherry will play quarterback for Eagles

    After a career at South Oldham that saw many program firsts, Jack Sherry will take his talents to Morehead State after signing with the Eagles Feb. 6.
    Sherry said a number of factors weighed on his decision, including where the campus was located and the makeup of the coaching staff.
    “They have a brand new, motivated coaching staff, a top 5 nationally ranked offense, and wide open QB situation,” he said. “I’ll have a chance to start as a freshman. What more can you ask for?”
    Not long after weighing his offer, he posted his decision to play at Morehead online via Twitter in late January.

  • Oldham County finishes eighth at state meet: Wilkerson, Shirkey claim third place

    It may not have ended quite the way they wanted it to in their final meet of the year, but the Oldham County Colonels turned in a strong performance during the state wrestling meet Friday and Saturday at AllTech Arena in Lexington, placing eighth out of 76 teams.
    North Oldham finished in a tie for 33rd, while South Oldham grabbed 56th.
    Though no wrestlers from Oldham County earned a berth in the finals, several came close as OC’s John Shirkey and Connor Wilkerson earned third place finishes after semifinal defeats.

  • South Oldham advances with win: Lady Dragons forced North Oldham into 40 turnovers in winning effort

    It didn’t take the South Oldham Lady Dragons long to get started but once they did, they never looked back, blitzing rival North Oldham 62-23 Tuesday night in the opening round of the 29th district tournament at Oldham County.
    In addition to a fast-paced offense that controlled tempo from the opening tip, South Oldham’s suffocating defense kept the Lady Mustangs at bay, forcing 40 turnovers on the night.

  • DRAGONS UPEND TRIMBLE: Matthew Haysley leads team with 14 points, 7 rebounds

    Though their first meeting with Trimble County came nearly three month ago on Dec. 10, South Oldham basketball fans must have felt a strong case of deja vu Tuesday night as a lopsided 78-49 win over the Raiders earned them a win in the opening round of the 29th district tournament.
    “You always worry about those kind of games,” South Oldham coach Steve Simpson said. “Sometimes it’s hard to get a team ready to play when you won by 40 odd something the first time. We’ve really been pushing our guys so I thought we came out ready to play. I was real pleased.”

  • All-Eighth Region basketball teams announced

    Boys: South Oldham - Shae Goodlett, Matthew Haysley; North Oldham - David Levitch; Oldham County - Jacob Kopp, Sam Gruber.
    Girls: Oldham County - Ashley McMurtrey.