Today's News

  • District 29 softball tournament: OC's Smith throws no-hitter in 8-1 tourney win over Trimble

     GOSHEN — The stage is set for the rematch.

    The last time Kirsten Smith pitched on North Oldham’s field, she allowed four runs in what was seemingly the beginning of rough second half of the regular season for the Lady Colonels. It was the first time OC had lost to North in five years and the Lady Colonels dropped five of their last nine games following that district loss.

  • District 29 Baseball Tournament: Dragons upset Mustangs 7-3 to open postseason

     BUCKNER – South Oldham had no intentions of following the status quo to start the District 29 Tournament Monday night against North Oldham. On paper, it was a set up for the Dragons’ season to end – one team sputtering while the other flourished. History had shown these two crosstown rivals would fight to the final out, usually resulting in a one-run ball game. Winner lives another week, loser goes home.

  • Pratt: South Oldham's season is dwindling and looking for resurgence

    CRESTWOOD — South Oldham senior Blake Bisig is recently finding himself in unfamiliar territory.

    He hasn’t pitched since his little league days, but he returned to the mound during his last week of high school baseball.

  • Pratt: Senior Mustangs orchestrate season to remember, but aware of upcoming potential one-and-done

    GOSHEN - North Oldham coach Erik Phelps admitted to doing something that most coaches would never think about doing as their team nears tournament time.

    He let the players coach themselves.

    It’s a luxury that can only come with a group of players with unbreakable chemistry, or if you’re Phelps, players you’ve grown alongside with throughout their high school careers.

  • Summer camps teach history in unforgettable ways

    By Helen E. McKinney

  • Pewee Valley named 2014 Tree City USA

    Pewee Valley, KY was named a 2014 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.
    Pewee Valley achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program's four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.
    The Tree City USA is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters.

  • Community briefs -- May 14, 2015

    Armed Forces Day
    Tri-County Community Action Agency will be hosting a celebration on May 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m honoring the military with an Armed Forces Celebration Day. The event will be held in the gymnasium at Tri-County Community Action Agency Senior Life Center at 1015 Dispatchers Way behind the Oldham County Police dispatch station in Buckner. Refreshments will be provided, and the event will have a guest speaker and information booths. For more information, contact Tamara Alexander at (502) 222-1349.

    Farmers Market

  • Many Oldham County students honored for academic achievements

    Pi Kappa Phi
    The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines:
    -Darla York of La Grange was initiated at McKendree University
    -Deborah Dietzler of Goshen (40026) was initiated at The University of Georgia

    ROTC Honors

  • National Day of Prayer a great success

    Last Thursday, May 7, the Oldham County Ministerial Association hosted two prayer events, at noon at the La Grange Courthouse, and at 7 p.m. at the John Black Community Center.  Both were attended by the largest crowds we have had at such prayer events since the first National Day of Prayer event after 9/11.

  • Chronicle the elements for your life story

    What makes a good story?  What is our own story?  What nourishes us as we navigate the ups and downs of life?  How do we shape a story that encourages gratitude rather than rage, spite or self-pity?  
    Here are some elements that build our story.  None of them are sufficient on their own.
    How many of these elements exist in your story?
    The message that life is a gift.  We need stories that encourage our sense of wonder at life’s blessings and nourish our sense of gratitude.