Today's News

  • Hope Clinic receives $300,000 grant

    The waiting room at the Hope Health Clinic was crowded Monday morning — but it wasn’t full of patients.

    It was packed with excited supporters, volunteers and workers, all there for a special announcement.

    “They always told me to speak softly and carry a big check,” said Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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  • Man of the Hour: Oldham Countian of the Year Awarded

    For 47 years, the Oldham Chamber and Economic Development has recognized one person annually for going above and beyond their commitment to the county.

    Those people are honored as Oldham Countian of the Year, and the list grew on Tuesday.

    "This year, our honoree is someone that is not in the mainstream of politics, business or chamber work," said Deana Epperly Karem, executive director of the chamber, but who has a passion for the county that is "deeply ingrained in all that he does and stands for."

  • ‘Pass back’ does in Oldham

    BUCKNER--- According to the National federation of High schools, Rule 12, section 7, article 3: An indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team, "If the goalkeeper touches the ball with his/her hands after it is deliberately kicked by a player to his/her own goalkeeper.” 

    In large part because of this rule and the referee’s call that Oldham County violated the ‘back pass’ rule, the Colonels’ season ended Monday night with a 2-0 loss to St. Xavier in the state sub-sectional round at Oldham County.

  • Chamber to honor Oldham Countian of the Year tonight

    Oldham Chamber & Economic Development will announce this year’s Oldham Countian of the Year at a special celebratory dinner Tuesday at Soiree in La Grange.

    This is the 47th year the Chamber has recognized an individual for their dedication and loyalty to Oldham County.  The Oldham Countian of the Year is a long-time tradition that recognizes an Oldham County business or community leader for service to Oldham County above and beyond their daily responsibilities or their commitment as a typical resident.

  • Crestwood man named homecoming king at Lindsey Wilson College

    An Oldham County resident was crowned 2011 Lindsey Wilson College homecoming king.

    Daniel Pulliam of Crestwood, was crowned king on Saturday afternoon at Blue Raider Stadium during halftime of the LWC-Kentucky Christian University football game.

    He was elected by the 2,600-student body at the liberal arts college and congratulated by Lindsey Wilson College President William T. Luckey Jr.

    Pulliam represented the LWC Student Activities Board on the homecoming court.

  • County collects nearly 18,000 tires

    Oldham County's solid waste and recycling department coordinated a three-day tire amnesty event recently that yielded 17,500 to 18,000 tires.

    Linda H. Fountain, director of Oldham County Solid Waste & Recycling, said the contractor hired to haul tires from the recycling center in Buckner left with eight truckloads of tires.

    The event took place Oct. 13-15.

  • Oldham’s season ends in region championship


    BUCKNER--- Penalty kicks were the only thing standing in the way of the Lady Colonels and a region girls’ soccer championship.

    Oldham County scored the game’s first goal, just into the second half, but Christian Academy of Louisville evened the score to send the game into extra time, where it would ultimately defeat the Lady Colonels 3-1 in penalty kicks.

  • Mustangs roll with ground game over Spencer County

    GOSHEN – All junior running back Jacob Raymond wanted was a chance to get into the secondary.

    Thanks to a dominating performance from his offensive line, he got more than enough chances, rushing for 231 yards on 21 carries to lead North Oldham to a 42-13 district win over Spencer County.

    After the game, Raymond first gave praise to his offensive line, which calls itself, ‘the fist.’

    “Like always, they were great,” Raymond said. “Get a good push so I can get into the secondary and I can do what I do.”

  • Colonels can't convert turnovers in another loss

    LOUISVILLE--- Turnovers are usually key to any victory.

    In the first five minutes, Oldham County forced two Ballard turnovers inside the visitor’s 20 yard-line. But neither resulted in a point. The chances were there, but the Colonels weren’t able to do much with them, falling to the Bruins 26-7.