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Today's News

  • Mosley released from jail after serving one month

    A former police officer sentenced to nine months in jail will only spend one month there.

    Harry “Shane” Mosley, a Pendleton resident and former Oldham County Police officer, was sentenced in early December after being convicted of one count of official misconduct and taking an Alford plea on a second count of the same charge.

    He was sentenced to serve nine months jail time for each count, to be served concurrently, in addition to more than $1,200 in fines and court costs.

  • Non-profit status granted to Crestwood group

     

    It may be the most affluent county in Kentucky, but that doesn’t mean Oldham County is excluded from the perils of the winter season and the hunger epidemic.

    Mission Crestwood, which just received its charity status, has served 24,000 hungry and needy people just this year and 76 percent of those people were Oldham County residents.

  • Apple Patch searching for new leader

     

    Apple Patch has been providing a community of support services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for years. Recently the facility has seen changes, including the exit of a long-time executive director and an appointment of an interim director.

    While Apple Patch’s board of directors are in the process of selecting a new executive director, Joe Spoelker, director of community affairs, has stepped into the role of interim director.

  • Boys Basketball: Hagan hits game-winner to beat North Bullitt

    GOSHEN – North Oldham junior Seth Hagan is known more for his rebounding and defense than his scoring.

    But his coach, Rob Burton, has been telling Hagan he’d get his chance to hit a big shot.

    “I actually talked to Seth earlier in the week,” Burton said, “and I said, ‘Be ready, because you’re going to have some moments here.’”

    One such moment came Tuesday night against North Bullitt.

  • Girls Basketball: OC dominates Western

    BUCKNER – Oldham County enjoyed one of its best all-around performances of the year Monday night.

    The Lady Colonels dominated Western 63-24, out-scoring the Lady Warriors 55-18 over the final three quarters.

    Nine different players scored for OC (11-11). Defensively, the Lady Colonels forced Western (7-7) into committing 30 turnovers.

    Comparatively, OC committed just 11 turnovers while tallying 21 assists.

  • Boys Basketball: OC, South both handle Henry

    NEW CASTLE – South Oldham and Oldham County each notched lopsided wins at Henry County over the weekend.

    Trent Bouvet scored 26 points Friday in leading the Dragons over Henry by a score of 83-65.

    Then on Saturday night, 15 different OC players scored as the Colonels crushed the Wildcats 79-40. That win capped a 3-0 week for OC, which re-appeared in this week’s Litkenhous top 20 at No. 14.

    Oldham County 79 Henry County 40

    The visiting Colonels started the game with a 20-0 run.

  • Swimming: North wins 5th straight county crown

    LOUISVILLE – The county’s three schools have competed for the Oldham County Cup for six years now, but one school has dominated the series.

    North Oldham was best in the pool once again Saturday night, sweeping the boys’ and girls’ titles to win the Cup for the fifth straight year.

    North totaled 498 points in the meet held at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium – the same facility which will host the upcoming region and state events.

  • Girls Basketball: Collins takes down OC at buzzer

    BUCKNER – One day after winning at the buzzer, Oldham County lost at the horn Saturday afternoon.

    Collins senior Mary Borders hit a 3-pointer deep in the right corner before the clock hit zero, giving the Lady Titans a 42-41 road win at OC.

    The last-second loss came less than 24 hours after Lady Colonel guard Kasey Wernert hit a buzzer-beating right-handed floater to sink Gallatin County 51-50 on the same floor.

    OC led 37-30 in the final minutes before coach Jace Bryant said his team gave the game away.

  • Boys Basketball: Cantrell powers South to home win

    CRESTWOOD – Injuries have forced South Oldham coach Steve Simpson to spend the last month tweaking his lineup.

    One of those tweaks has been to move sophomore Cooper Cantrell from the bench into the lineup. And after originally having him play point guard in place of injured junior Grant Williams, Simpson has moved Cantrell off the ball to small forward.

    Cantrell scored 13 points in a loss to Mercer County Tuesday, then played his career game Thursday night.

  • Boys Basketball: Heckenberg, Henry combine to beat Anderson

    LAWRENCEBURG – All it took was one look.

    Deadlocked in a 68-68 duel with Anderson County and less than 30 seconds to play, North Oldham's Taylor Heckenberg glanced to his right. A simple backdoor play was there for the taking.

    Heckenberg found Jon Jon Henry behind the Anderson defense for a layup. Fouled on the play, Henry converted the 3-point play that powered North to a 73-71 win over the host Bearcats in a Region 8 showdown Tuesday.