Today's News

  • Holiday weekend hijinks

    It was all work and no play for local police and fire departments during Memorial Day weekend, with numerous arrests, citations and fires throughout the county.

    Oldham County Police, La Grange Police and the Kentucky State Police increased patrols this weekend as part of the national “click it or ticket” campaign.

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Crestwood man for heroin possession. See sidebar, A2. 

  • Arts on the Green comes to La Grange June 2 & 3

    Be on the creative side of the tracks with the 13th annual Arts on the Green, a fine arts and crafts festival, on June 2 and 3. La Grange courthouse square will come to life with original, handcrafted painting/drawing, photography, ceramics, sculpture, glass, jewelry, mixed media, consumables, metal and wood, and fiber, juried in by artists, business associates and art enthusiasts. 

  • Residents rally to build residence for Crestwood man, need volunteers

    Stephen Dungan didn’t intend to be living in a camper on his parent’s property at age 40. Quite frankly, his parents weren’t planning on it either.

    But a serious back injury forced him to move back to Crestwood with his parents, Steve and Sharon, three years ago. 

    Now, other Oldham County residents are joining together to help the Dungans build a small residence for Stephen on his parents’ property.

  • Three local teams advance in 8th Region tourney

    Taking to the diamond over the Memorial Day weekend in the 8th Region softball and baseball tournaments, three local teams advanced to play another game.

    In baseball, defending champ North Oldham opened things up in the early game with a 6-4 win over Simon Kenton, while South followed that up nine hours later with a win of their own, edging Walton-Verona 3-2.

    With their wins, the Mustangs will move into the semifinals today at 6 p.m. against Henry County, while the Dragons will follow in an 8 p.m. tilt against Anderson County.

  • Crestwood man arrested for heroin possession

    Police arrested an Oldham County man for possession of heroin on Sunday night. 

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 arrested Cody Ray Russo, 18, of Crestwood, after they discovered he was allegedly in possession of eight ounces of heroin.  

    According to police, Russo pulled into a McDonald’s parking lot in Pendleton after being stopped for not wearing his seat belt around 9 p.m. Sunday. 

  • 'Free Friday Flicks' survey conducted by Leadership Oldham County

    Participants in this year's Leadership Oldham County Leadership program are reaching out to local youth for their capstone project.

    Leadership Oldham County is designed to educate members about the services, amenities and challenges in Oldham County. About 15 local business leaders and residents participate in the program annually.

    This year, that project will center around engaging students.

  • Eighth Region field set

    With play set to begin in the 8th Region baseball and softball tournaments tomorrow, the field has been set.

    Baseball at Collins High School

    Simon Kenton vs. North Oldham, 9 a.m.

    South Oldham vs. Walton Verona, 6 p.m.

    For full schedule, check below:


    Softball at South Oldham High School

  • Mustangs narrowly fall in finale

    Walking off Trinity High School’s field last Friday night, North Oldham Lacrosse Coach Ryan Smith had plenty to smile about.
    Though his team’s season had just ended with a close 10-7 loss to Tates Creek in the state championship game, the fact that they were even there was a testament to the work put in thus far.         After a trip back from a one-win season four years ago, they’re not looking to go anywhere any time soon.

  • All three local schools represented in winners’ circle as Luke Weishaar, Brianne Brown and Leonard Faul grab state titles

    For most of the year, Oldham County’s three local high schools may not have much in common but on Saturday evening that certainly wasn’t the case. Taking to Owsley B. Frazier Park at the University of Louisville for the state track and field meets, an athlete from each school left their mark on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association record book with wins at the state track and field meet.

  • South Oldham baseball, Oldham County softball claim 29th District titles

        The South Oldham Dragons went from the bottom to the top in a year's time, rebounding from a first round district exit to 29th District champs after a 6-4 win over defending 8th Region champion North Oldham.