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Today's News

  • McConnell lays out legislative agenda in La Grange

    The next leader of the U.S. Senate made a stop in Oldham County this week to update business leaders on his legislative agenda come January.

    U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, fresh off re-election as Kentucky’s senior senator and recently selected again as leader of the soon-to-be Republican majority in the U.S. Senate, spoke to a joint meeting of the La Grange Rotary and Oldham County Chamber and Economic Development groups at the John Black Community Center on Tuesday.

  • Group hopes to raise homelessness awareness

    It’s an issue that doesn’t get much attention in Kentucky’s wealthiest county, but some advocates say is still around: homelessness.

    The issue led a handful of people to try to raise awareness of homelessness to the Oldham County community last Thursday, as their counterparts in Louisville did the same thing.

  • Collett to resign as police chief

    In addition to a new mayor and new police station, the city of La Grange will break in a new police chief in 2015.

    Current La Grange Police Chief Kevin Collett will be stepping down effective Jan. 1, ending 12 years at the helm of the city’s police force.

    Collett said he told the department staff last week, as well as informed current La Grange Mayor Bill Lammlein and Mayor-elect Joe Davenport of his decision to retire.

  • Matthews indicted on murder charge

    An Indiana man has been indicted for the murder of an Oldham County High School graduate.

    Miles J. Matthews, 27, of Corydon, Ind., was indicted Friday by the Oldham County Grand Jury on charges of murder, first-degree robbery, tampering with physical evidence and fraudulent use of a credit card under $500 in relation to the death of Adam Gregg on July 17.

  • Local group retires old flags with ceremony

    A local organization is hoping to properly retire old American flags throughout Oldham County with a new ceremony.

    Members of the fourth degree of the Knights of Columbus held the first such flag disposal ceremony on Saturday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in La Grange.

    The group, known as the patriotic degree of the Knights, retired more than 140 worn, torn or older flags during the ceremony with the help of a local Boy Scout troop.

  • Winter Sports Preview – Girls Basketball: District 29 race wide open

    There’s no overwhelming favorite among District 29’s four girls basketball teams this year.

    North Oldham hasn’t previously factored into the race but has built around a veteran core.

    Oldham County, defending district champ, returns three starters but must replace Ashley McMurtrey, the second leading scorer in program history.

    South Oldham, after not winning the district last year for the first time since 2007-08 has rebooted the program with new coach Jessica Conner.

  • Winter Sports Preview – Boys Basketball: Colonels are team to beat

    Oldham County has a deep, talented, veteran roster and the expectations that come along with that.

    OC was picked as the top team in Region 8 in this year’s edition of the annual Cats Pause region preview.

    The Colonels, led by senior guards Hayden Hawes and Connor Hicks, lead an OC team that won the District 29 Tournament last season but bowed out to Simon Kenton in the Region 8 Tournament.

    Two-time defending region champ South Oldham was picked seventh after having to replace almost all of its varsity roster.

  • Local family competes internationally

    Prospect resident Ludmila Berezova wanted her two children, Georgrio Berezova-Dimitrov and Daniella Berezova-Dimitrov, to receive world-class training in soccer and tennis, respectively.

    The best place for them to receive that training, she discovered, was Barcelona.

    So two years ago Ludmila moved her family from Kentucky to Spain, where her children could train at academies dedicated to their respective sports.

  • KHSAA Class 4-A Football State Quarterfinals: Clark's return seals North win

    FAIRDALE – North Oldham’s lead was slipping away late Friday night.

    The Mustangs had led 26-6 at one point late in the third quarter, but back-to-back Fairdale touchdowns trimmed the North lead to 26-18 with six minutes to play.

    The underdog Bulldogs were within a touchdown and their home crowd was into the KHSAA Class 4-A state quarterfinal game for the first time.

    North needed to take back the momentum. Mustang senior Matt Clark accomplished that in one play.

  • Boys golf: Hill signs with St. Catharine