Today's News

  • No let up as North moves on at state

    LOUISVILLE --- There wasn’t a whole lot of let up this morning.

    In its first round win over Letcher County Central yesterday at the KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament, North Oldham wasn’t happy with the way it let the Lady Cougars hang around.

    In their 25-7, 25-13 win over Allen Central in the quarterfinals this morning, the Lady Mustangs gave up little or no momentum and are moving on to this afternoon’s semi-finals.

  • South finishes strong at Shelby County

    SHELBYVILLE — South Oldham got on top quickly and never looked back in its regular season finale at Shelby County.

    Dragons junior quarterback Jack Sherry connected with senior running back Steward Williams for a 72-yard touchdown pass early in the first quarter to take an early lead and South Oldham rolled to a 34-16 win.

    After Williams' touchdown run, the Dragons forced a three-and-out to get the offense back on the field. South Oldham junior running back Dallas Banks then ripped off a 48-yard touchdown run for the final score.

  • Colonels come up short in regular-season finale

    BUCKNER — Oldham County had thrice had the lead in the game, but with 1:53 left in the game, the Colonels trailed visiting Jeffersontown by four.

    On fourth down and 10, backup senior quarterback Stephen Farrow avoided a sack at midfield, scrambled to his left and fighting off a tackle, somehow got a pass off to senior wide receiver Kerry Smith, 20-yards downfield.

    But the ball fell off Smith’s fingertips and the Chargers ran out the clock for a 40-36 win, Friday.

  • North gets past sluggish start in state first round

    LOUISVILLE — For the first game of its KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament opener, North Oldham played the way it wanted to play and easily won.

    But in the second game, the Lady Mustangs got away from their gameplan, prompting coach Brian Jones to call a timeout, up 9-8 over Letcher County Central. North Oldham got past the Lady Cougars 2-0, but if it’s to advance further in the tournament at Bellarmine’s Knights Hall, there can’t be any letting off the throttle.

  • Attempted robbery at Buckner Thornton's

    Police are still searching for the suspect in an attempted robbery Oct. 26 in Buckner.

    Just before midnight, an unknown white male entered the Thortons convenience store and approached the counter, where he displayed a handgun and demanded money and cigarettes.

  • End of the Iraq war
  • Family-friendly celebrations planned throughout Oldham

    Family Halloween Party
    St. James’ Episcopal Church
    401 La Grange Road, Pewee Valley
    Friday, Oct. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

  • BBB warns of Facebook lottery scam email

    If you get an email in your inbox that claims to be from Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook – delete it! BBB is warning the scam email claims the recipient is the winner of $1 million in “our 2011 Sweepstakes (Facebook Inc).”  The lottery emails are not from Facebook!

  • Santa program assists struggling seniors

    Be a Santa to a Senior, the popular campaign that has delivered 1.5 million gifts to needy seniors throughout North America during the past seven years, again is helping older adults cope in tough economic times.

  • Prospect pair opening Potbelly sandwich shop

    Two Prospect residents who met on the trading floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange are opening a sandwich shop known for toasty warm sandwiches and hand-dipped shakes.

    Potbelly Sandwich Shop opens Nov. 8. This is the brand’s second location to open in the state, joining an existing location in Florence.