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Today's News

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Shelby Cohen.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Soccer.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Midfielder.

    Hometown: La Grange.

    Accomplishments: Cohen, who will enter the eighth grade at OCMS this fall, is one of several middle school players who are expected to play a key role for the Oldham County High School girls’ varsity soccer team this fall.

    A midfielder, she is the youngest of three sisters to go through the Lady Colonels’ program following in the footsteps of Rachael and Maggie, a senior on the OCHS team this year.

  • Hettinger named to dean’s list at Northern Kentucky University

    Nicholas Hettinger of La Grange was named to the dean’s list at Northern Kentucky University for the spring semester,

    To be named to the dean’s list at NKU, students must earn a 3.6 grade-point average.

    Hettinger, a 2008 graduate of Oldham County High School, is studying history at NKU. He is the son of Terry and Alisa Hettinger.

  • The SON shines again

    BUCKNER – The SON Soccer Invitiational will field another strong field again this year.

    The tourney, hosted by the South Oldham, Oldham County and North Oldham high school girls’ soccer programs, features a 12-team field with play starting Aug. 17 at all three local schools.

    “It’s a really strong field,” OCHS coach Danny Schulz said. “All three Oldham County teams should be very good before the year is over and three or four of the teams should be ranked in the top five in the state.”

  • Stewart earns $1,500 scholarship

    Travis Stewart of Goshen is one of the recipients of a scholarship from the Scholarships for Military Children Program.

    Stewart earned a $1,500 scholarship awarded at Ft. Knox. To earn the scholarship, students must earn a 3.0 grade-point average, participate in voluntary school and community activities, demonstrate leadership qualities and write an essay about what items they would place in a time capsule to help people in the next century understand military life today.

  • Sheriff & Police Reports

    Sheriff Reports

    Warrant arrests

    Laura A. Sexton, 18, 2000 Walnutwood Court, La Grange, arrested by OCSO July 29, failure to comply, Jefferson County warrant.

    Donald Holt, 40, 5492 Lagoona Drive, Louisville, arrested by OCSO July 27, two warrants, failure to comply.

    Cody A. Mattingly, 21, Roederer Correctional Complex, arrested by OCSO July 26, indictment warrant for two counts theft by unlawful taking over $300, fraudulent use of a credit card, theft by unlawful taking under $300 and second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Angel food ministries announces August Menu

    Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides fresh and frozen food items sold at about half the price to help people with their grocery bills.

    Anyone of any income level can buy the food.

    The $30 August box includes: 

    • 1.5 lbs. ribeye steaks (four 6-ounce);

    • 3 lbs. individually quick frozen split chicken breast;

    • 1 lb. boneless center-cut pork chops;

    • 2 lbs. mac andee^beef dinner entrée;

    • 1.5 lbs. breaded all white meat chicken nuggets;

  • Divorce attorney charged with keeping client’s $1,000 payment to spouse

     An Oldham County attorney faces charges after she allegedly failed to make a payment from one client to another in a divorce case.

    Juliette House, 46, of La Grange , is charged with forgery, tampering with physical evidence and public records and theft.

    A couple who hired House during divorce proceedings allege House didn’t deliver a payment from one spouse to the other. 

    According to district court records, the man gave House $2,700 to deliver to his then-wife. 

  • Heilman anniversary celebration

    Kenneth Neil and Mabel O’Neal Heilman were married on August 1, 1959, in Campbellsburg. 

    Neil retired from Social Services after 30 years. Mabel taught in public schools for 28 years.

    They are the parents of Ray Heilman of Campbellsburg and Cheri Simpson of La Grange.  They are the grandparents of Kala Heilman, Benjamin Heilman, Andrew Heilman, Kelsi Simpson and Truman Simpson.

    A reception in their honor will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Campbellsburg Baptist Church. No gifts, please.

     

  • Engagement Announcement

    Bill and Carolyn Hovis of West Chester, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Hovis to Philip Beeson, son of Matt and Linda Beeson of Crestwood.

    The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Lakota West High School in West Chester and a 2009 graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in social work.  She is a counselor at the Women’s Crisis Center in Covington.

  • An extra set of hands

    Fifteen-month-old Chabrin Duvall whirls around his living room, showing off his toys, dancing to the music on TV, grabbing at his daddy’s face. 

    With bright brown eyes and a glowing smile, he has every trait of a healthy, happy baby.

    Across the county, the equally bright-eyed 10-month-old Phoenix Phelps crawls around, exploring everything within reach — scratching on the upholstery, playing peek-a-boo with a curtain, pulling himself onto his feet with the help of furniture. He plays contentedly on his own, periodically turning around to look at his mom.