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Today's News

  • Vitalis is Mr. Soccer

    CRESTWOOD – After a stellar senior soccer season, it just got a little better for South Oldham’s Will Vitalis.

    Vitalis has been voted the state’s Mr. Soccer by high school soccer coaches from around the state.

    “I started the year as the player of the year, then I had my best season and South Oldham had its best season,” Vitalis said. “This is just the perfect way to cap it off.”

  • North Oldham High School honors veterans

    North Oldham High School will be creating a Wall of Heroes in honor of Veterans’ Day Nov. 11.  

    Many men and women in the community have friends and/or family members who have served or are serving to protect and preserve our freedoms. NOHS would like to show appreciation for their service and dedication to the country.

  • POLICE: Prospect girl fled with Ohio college student

    A 14-year-old Prospect girl is safe at home after her parents reported her missing early Tuesday morning and police believed she left town with a person she met on the internet.

    When Rosemary Weiler’s parents went to wake her for school Tuesday, they realized she’d left their Prospect home sometime during the night with her passport, a pink Dell laptop, backpack and a few articles of clothing.

    Weiler, a student at North Oldham High School, told at least one friend someone from Florida or California was coming to pick her up, police said.

  • POLICE: Missing 14-year-old girl may have left with person she met online

    A 14-year-old Prospect girl is missing and police believe she may be headed to Florida or California with a person she met online.

    Oldham County Police are now interviewing friends, family and classmates of North Oldham High School student Rosemary Weiler.

    Weiler's parents saw her late Monday night, and realized she was missing when they went to wake her for school about 7 a.m. Tuesday.

  • South tops Rocks

    LOUISVILLE – As far as Will Vitalis is concerned a little drama never hurt anyone.

    Vitalis, a senior striker for the South Oldham High School soccer team scored with 2:27 left in the game to give the Dragons a 2-1 upset of No. 1 ranked Trinity Monday in the opening round of the state tournament.

    “I just wait until the last second sometimes I guess,” Vitalis said. “Just to make it dramatic.”

  • Hall joins bank’s board of directors

    J.W. “Jay” Hall III was recently named to United Citizens Bank’s board of directors.

    Hall is an Eastern Kentucky University graduate, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and insurance. He is a real estate developer and the owner and president of Insurance Associates with offices in New Castle, Carrollton, Eminence and La Grange. 

  • Colonels edge Bearcats 10-7 for title

    BUCKNER – There were plenty of big plays to go around, but none bigger than Jake Weigel’s.

    Weigel nailed a 23-yard field goal with 3:06 left in the game Friday to help the Oldham County Colonels beat Anderson County 10-7 and win the district title.

    “I didn’t think about it,” Weigel said. I just concentrated on hitting it hard and straight. “I knew I had it when it came off my foot.”

  • South Oldham hosts college and career night

    South Oldham High School’s PTSA is sponsoring a college night in November about paying for college.

    The event, scheduled for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in the SOHS cafeteria, will  help students and parents understand the financial aid application process.  

    They will learn how college aid packages are put together, as well as how to obtain college grants and loans.

    The PTSA is sponsoring several college and career nights throughout the school year. All students and parents from any Oldham County school are invited.

  • Local groups receive funding to help homeless people

    Several local groups have received funding through a state program to prevent and combat homelessness for Kentucky families. 

    The Rural KIPDA Continuum of Care has received $254,453 from Kentucky’s Housing and Emergency Assistance Reaching The Homeless Program. This initiative is part of the national American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the federal Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program. 

  • Local students graduate from Sullivan University

    Several Oldham students recently graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville.