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Today's News

  • Contractor questioned over role in courthouse square project

    A contractor for the Courthouse Square Boulevard project has come under more scrutiny for its relationship with Earl Walker, a businessman in a legal dispute with the city of La Grange over the city’s business license fees.

    During a hearing on whether Walker violated stop work and restraining orders from Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad as a result of not paying the licensing fees to the city since 2012, Walker’s role with L and E Construction, one of several contractors on the Courthouse Square project, was called into question.

  • Mosley to serve nine months after plea deal

    A former police officer found guilty of one count of official misconduct has taken an Alford plea on a second charge of the same offense.

    Harry “Shane” Mosley, a former Oldham County Police officer, took the Alford plea, in which he maintains his innocence but admits there’s enough evidence to convict him, in relation to a DUI incident on Highway 42. The Alford plea is technically a guilty plea, although the accused maintains innocence.

  • Donations needed for mitten tree

    A local restaurant is asking for a little help with its annual Christmastime clothes drive.

    Steve-O’s Italian Restaurant has been the host of the MacKindsey’s Mitten Tree for the past several years, collecting hats, gloves, scarves and more before donating them to the Red Cross to give to Oldham County children in need.

    But Steve Tingle, the owner of the restaurant, said donations are down from years past, although he’s not sure why.

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Colonels fall at Anderson

    LAWRENCEBURG – Anderson County's post-game locker room chat took longer than usual last Tuesday.

    Much longer.

    To be sure, Anderson County was happy with its 49-43 win over regional foe Oldham County.

    It was how the Lady Bearcats closed things out – or, more accurately, did not close them out, on the home court at that – that had Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell in less than a jovial mood.

  • Levitch seeing bigger role for No. 4 Cards

    Facing a pesky Marshall University team last month, Louisville coach Rick Pitino was looking for a second-half lineup that could put the game away.

    Pitino turned to Cardinals regulars like Wayne Blackshear, Chris Jones and Montrezl Harrell.

    He also turned to walk-on sophomore guard David Levitch.

    The former North Oldham star played 15 minutes, scoring six points and grabbing two steals in what turned out to be an 85-67 U of L win.

  • Boys Basketball: Trimble’s Dunaway does in South

    CRESTWOOD – Minutes after his team beat Trimble County by 35 points Friday, Oldham County coach Coy Zerhusen said the Raiders would “surprise some people in a couple of games this year.”

    Zerhusen’s prediction came true three nights later.

    Center Michael Dunaway scored 33 points and Trimble stunned South Oldham 65-53 Monday night on the Dragons’ home court.

    It was the Raiders’ first win against South since a 59-56 victory on Dec. 15, 2000 – nine games into coach Steve Simpson’s first season in Crestwood.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels reach 100 in blowout of KCD

    BUCKNER – Improved defense led to Oldham County’s best offensive output in nearly 14 years Saturday night.

    The Colonels led Kentucky Country Day 38-36 at halftime before scoring 35 points in the third quarter and running away to a 100-66 home win in the 12th Annual Ronald McDonald House Classic.

    Six OC players scored in double-figures as the Colonels moved to 6-0 on the season.

  • Girls Basketball: Davis, Stewart lead Lady Colonels past Presentation

    BUCKNER – One day after its worst offensive performance of the year, Oldham County had its best Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Colonels scored their most points of the young season in a 62-44 home win over the Toppers in the 12th Annual Ronald McDonald House Classic.

    OC (2-4) shot 43 percent from the floor and 44 percent from 3-point range against Presentation (2-4).

    Senior wing Jayla Davis scored a game-high 21 points with senior center Abigail Stewart scoring 16.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels overwhelm Trimble in easy win

    BEDFORD – Oldham County is still undefeated and still rolling.

    The latest obstacle for the Colonels was district foe Trimble County Friday night.

    OC handled the Raiders, forcing a running clock and cruising to a 64-29 road win.

    The Colonels (5-0, 1-0 District 29) have won each of their five games this season by at least 11 points and their last three (wins at University Heights, Anderson County and Trimble) by an average of 29.7 points.

  • Girls Basketball: OC loses to Trimble for first time since 2006

    BEDFORD – Oldham County shot its way to an 0-1 district record Friday night.

    The Lady Colonels shot just 26 percent from the floor and fell 47-34 at Trimble County.

    The loss was the fourth straight for OC (1-4, 0-1 District 29). It also snapped a 12-game Lady Colonel win streak in the series dating back to December 2006.

    OC’s game plan Friday was to press Trimble (3-1, 1-0) and turn the game into a full-court affair, coach Jace Bryant said.