Today's News

  • 'Collar bomb' suspect waives extradition

    Paul Douglas Peters, the alleged "collar bomb" fugitive arrested in Oldham County, appeared before magistrate judge Dave Whalin Wednesday to waive his right to extradition.

  • Hangin’ on for dear life

    Riding dirt bikes for motocross was the closest La Grange’s Matt Koenig had ever come to riding a bull. But Koenig had an itch.

    Koenig found out about the rodeo only a few weeks earlier. At the World Championship Rodeo’s stop at the Oldham County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Koenig scratched that itch, taking part in the bull-riding portion.

  • Athlete of the Week: Dylan Smith

    Age: 11.

    City: Goshen.

    School: North Oldham Middle School.

    Sports: Soccer. Parents: Cindy and Aaron Smith.

  • North tames Panthers

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Zach Evans and the North Oldham Mustangs were a lot like the Beach Boys on Friday night. They were gonna run, run, run until daddy took the T-bird – or in their case, TD – away.

  • Parent forums planned Sept. 19-22 to discuss new curriculum standards

    Officials from Oldham County Schools will host parent forums later this month to discuss educational changes that come with Kentucky’s Senate Bill 1.
    The forums will cover what parents need to know regarding new language arts and math curriculum standards and the state assessment system.
    Forums are scheduled:

  • Church welcomes leadership writer Sept. 18

    St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church will welcome a guest speaker on Sunday who spent three years interviewing leaders across the country about their relationships and success.

  • Copper thieves strip cafe, community center

    Thieves looking for an easy payday have been targeting air conditioning units and other copper sources in the Oldham County area recently, including at least 11 incidents in the past month.

    Many of the thefts have been in the Crestwood area, including four units reported stolen Aug. 31 behind Latte Cafe and nearby businesses. Businesses in the 6300 block of Ky. 146 have lost the copper from eight outside units and one inside unit, according to Oldham County Police.

  • Out to tri

    Aside from an error in his competing age group, North Tullis, 13, couldn’t have asked for a better showing in the Apex Physical Therapy Mini-Triathlon Saturday.

    Tullis finished the 400-meter swim, 10-mile bike and 3k run with a time of 1:01:03.6.

  • Non-profits bolster hope for clinic

    Metro United Way announced Sept. 5 it has approved seed funding for Oldham County’s Hope Health Clinic.
    The clinic is scheduled to open in September and provide access to quality, affordable health care to the uninsured in Carroll, Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties.

  • Calendar girls featured in upcoming book

    A calendar featuring women wearing nothing but handmade quilts caught Don Dampier’s eye — but not for reasons you might think.
    Dampier plans to include the calendar and its creators in his upcoming book “The Quilter’s Quest.”