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Today's News

  • Public servants rescue Christmas after tragic death

    In the middle of an extreme personal tragedy, one local boy is going to get the Christmas wish of his life.

    Two weekends ago, Kendra Miller was taken off life support after a one-vehicle accident with her son, Brayden, 5, on Highway 146 in Crestwood last month.

    Faced with losing his mother and now living with his grandmother, Debbie Miller, there was a question of how Brayden would be able to enjoy Christmas without his mother, and likely without many presents, since Debbie took medical leave while her daughter was in the hospital.

  • Two indicted for robbing Thornton’s in Buckner

     

    Two men who allegedly robbed the Thornton’s in Buckner have been indicted on charges related to that incident.

    Douglass A. Orr, 28, of Pleasureville, was indicted on charges of first degree robbery, first degree assault and receiving stolen property, firearm, in relation to the armed robbery of the gas station on Oct. 16.

  • School board approves raising dropout age

    Nearly two years after state lawmakers passed a bill raising the state’s dropout age to 18 years old, Oldham County Schools officially adopted that age as their dropout minimum as well.

  • New market opens in La Grange

     

    Although the La Grange Food Market has been successful in the few short weeks it’s been open on West Jefferson Street, the store’s owners can’t wait for it to serve warm food early next year.

    Yudwinder Singh and his brother-in-law Moe Signh, of Seattle, own the all-purpose convenient store that also has a beer cooler.

    “Our favorite part is meeting the new people,” Yudwinder Singh said.

  • Part of Walker case resolved with settlement

    An agreement to settle some of the legal issues between the City of La Grange and a local construction businessman has been reached, freeing up any more delays in the Courthouse Square Boulevard project.

    Earl Walker, as both an individual and through his business, Earl Walker Concrete Construction, had been sued by the city in regards to non-payment of a city business license fee from 2012. The city had been successful in getting stop work and restraining orders on Walker, culminating in a one-hour hearing last week before Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad.

  • North swim finishes 3rd at Woodford

    North Oldham swam to a combined third-place finish this weekend at the 13th Annual Woodford County Invitational in Versailles.

    North (410 points) trailed only Madison Central (561.5) and Elizabethtown (513) in the combined standings.

    North’s girls (247) finished third to E’Town (300) and Madison Central (263).

    The Mustang boys (163) were fifth to Madison Central (298.5), E’Town (213), Scott County (213) and Collins (192).

    North top five finishers were as follows:

  • Swimming: OC, South compete at Girls Night Out

    Oldham County and South Oldham’s girls swimming teams both competed at the Girls Night Out swim meet Friday in Louisville.

    South (100 points) finished fourth behind Notre Dame (212), Sacred Heart (203) and Cincinnati St. Ursula (178).

    OC (32) tied for seventh in the 14-team event.

    County top five finishers included:

    –100-yard breast: 4. Emma Skinner, Oldham County, 1:09.31

    –100 medley relay: 4. South Oldham, :57.62

  • Living Treasure: Noralee Moock
  • Best in Hoops Tournament finals: Eastern too much for OC

    BUCKNER – After watching Oldham County win its first nine games, future opponents got a glimpse of what it takes to beat the Colonels on Sunday.

    Unfortunately for those teams, they don’t have the combination of Cameron Reed, a 6-foot-6 wing who can shoot-and-make from anywhere on the floor, Jonathan Lane, a power forward with a 7-foot wingspan and Trey Moses, a 6-9 center who takes away the paint.

    That’s the buzz saw OC ran into against Eastern in the Best in Hoops Tournament finals Sunday night.

  • Best in Hoops Classic: Colonels beat St. X, advance to finals

    BUCKNER – Oldham County had done plenty to impress going into its Best in Hoops Tournament this weekend, starting 7-0 and beating all but one opponent by at least 20 points.

    But the Colonels hadn’t shown they could win a close game under heavy pressure from the other team.

    OC won its first such game 67-61 against Central Thursday night, then won another tense contest Saturday in the tournament semifinals.

    St. Xavier cut a 14-point Colonel lead to 32-30 in the third quarter before OC re-gathered and rallied for a 60-48 home win.