Today's News

  • U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie opens field office in La Grange

    U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie has opened a new district office in Oldham County.

    The office is located at 108 W. Jefferson Street in La Grange. It is staffed by Stacie Lewis Rockaway, Rep. Massie’s western district field representative.

  • Centerfield Elementary principal to retire March 28

    For a dozen years, students have been greeted by name at Centerfield Elementary by the smiling face of Principal Diane Morgan. 

    But now, after 27 years in education, Morgan is stepping down at the end of March.

    “I feel I’ve done the very best work I can do for these kids and these families,” said Morgan, who oversaw a major renovation of the school last summer because she wanted to leave the building better than she found it.

  • Oldham County Police offers Citizens’ Academy

    Residents have an opportunity to learn more about the operations of the  Oldham County Police Department.

    OCPD will offer a 10-week Citizens’ Academy starting April 16. 

  • Oldham fiscal court awards fuel, oil bids

    Fuel and oil for Oldham County Road Department vehicles will now be supplied by companies in neighboring counties.

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court unanimously approved bids from Southern Petroleum Inc. in Pendleton to supply diesel fuel to the road department. Oil for the department’s vehicles will be supplied by Louisville-based Apollo Oil.

  • Relay for Life is May 10 at Oldham Co. High

    The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will return to Oldham County this spring.

    The fundraising event will be held 7 p.m.-7 a.m., May 10-11, at the Oldham County High School football field. It is the 12th year for the event here.

  • New contract for recycling could save $6,720 in Oldham tax dollars

    Oldham County Judge-Executive David Voegele has signed off on a new contract to haul away the county’s recyclable materials.

    A two-year contract with Republic Services Corporation began Friday. The company will haul recyclables that residents drop into self-serve containers at the Oldham County Recycling Center in Buckner.

  • Alvey promoted at Oldham Planning and Development

    Amy Alvey has been promoted to community planner for Oldham Planning and Development. 

    Oldham County magistrates approved her promotion Tuesday.

  • Sixth inning push propels Ballard past South Oldham

    After playing Ballard even for five innings, the South Oldham baseball team found itself on the wrong end of a two run swing in the top if the sixth, falling 6-4 to the Bruins Thursday night.

    South Oldham's Alex Straker led the team with two hits, while Straker, Drew Greenwood, Alec Alsup and Jake Karlen added RBIs.

    The Dragons move to 0-2 on the season and will return to the field at 5:30 p.m. March 19 at Christian Academy.

  • South Oldham softball explodes for 18 runs to defeat Jeffersontown

    It only took five innings but that was plenty for the South Oldham softball team to route Jeffersontown Thursday night, upending the Lady Chargers 18-2 to improve to 1-1 on the season.

    Danielle Hempel earned the win for the Lady Dragons on the mound, tossing five innings of five hit ball with seven strikeouts.

    Emma Leskody led the team in hits with three, while Courtney Galvan added three RBIs.

    They return to the field tonight, hosting Southern  in a 5:30 p.m. game.

  • Oldham County falls 19-7 to Eastern

    The Oldham County Colonels started the season on a rough note Thursday night, dropping a 19-7 decision to Eastern High School.

    While the Colonels' bats came alive in the team's first game, their defense and pitching left plenty to be desired, committing 12 errors with 11 walks and nine wild pitches.