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Today's News

  • Stephens: No ‘Hoosiers,’ but a Dragon dream fulfilled

    LEXINGTON – How improbable would it have been for South Oldham to make a run in last week’s state tournament?

    So improbable coach Steve Simpson had his eyes toward the big screen.

  • Colonel football moving from 6A to 5A in 2015 season

    A re-classification could restore some old rivalries and add significance to at least one current one for Oldham County football.

    The Colonels will move from Class 6A to 5A on the gridiron, the KHSAA announced last week. OC’s move was one of several made by teams in the 4A, 5A and 6A levels.

  • Colonel baseball upsets St. X

    BUCKNER – You don't beat one of the state's top teams without a few bumps and bruises to show for it.

    Oldham County's Tanner Hennings had a big bruise Monday night. The senior left-fielder took a pitch off the bottom half of his right thumb in the bottom of the fifth. Hennings said after the game he thought it was broken.

    One inning later, right after St. Xavier had turned a 7-2 OC lead into a 7-6 margin, Hennings got a big two-RBI single to push the Colonel lead to 9-6.

  • Snoddy formally sentenced to 25 years for manslaughter

    A Louisville man will serve up to 25 years in jail after being formally sentenced on a case relating to a 2012 accident outside La Grange.

    Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad sentenced Nicholas W. “Nick” Snoddy March 14 after he took a plea deal to a lesser charge of manslaughter weeks before his sentencing.

    Snoddy also pled guilty to multiple charges of fleeing police and wanton endangerment, as well as single counts of driving of a suspended license, DUI and speeding.

  • Oldham 4-H in need of new property

    One of Oldham County’s most rapidly growing programs is seeking the help of the community to accommodate its growth.

    Oldham County 4-H, especially it’s shooting sports program, has seen a 238 percent growth in the last four years and has outgrown its current shooting range because of it, 4-H pistol coach Paul Harjes said.

    Because it’s largely a volunteer program, that leaves the 4-H program without many options unless the community can step up and help, Kelly Woods, the extension agent for 4-H and Youth Development, said.

  • Tri-County Ford celebrates move up Interstate 71

    A one-mile move up the road is already paying dividends for a longtime Oldham County business.

    Tri-County Ford, which has been in Oldham County in some form or fashion since 1986, recently moved to just off Exit 18 off I-71 to 4032 Commerce Parkway.

    Owner Gary Haupt said the move to Exit 18 from their place off Exit 17 was due to the changes surrounding Commerce Parkway and I-71 in that area of Buckner.

  • Second Pewee Valley Fire station still on target

    The second fire station for the Pewee Valley Fire District is on schedule to be completed by late July or early August.

    The board of trustees recently began the process to borrow from $1.2 to $1.6 million, the board said. Approval for the loan is contingent on the board getting a new environmental study for station two to complete the bank’s requirements for construction loan recipients.

  • Endicott evaluation scheduled

    After a strong directive from District Court Judge Jerry Crosby, alleged gang member Casey Endicott has finally scheduled an evaluation to see if he can be indicted on his charges.

    Endicott is one of eight individuals arrested last October on various charges, including gang activity and drug charges.

    The other seven were indicted in December and have cases pending in circuit court. But Endicott’s case has lingered in district court after his attorney made a motion to get a competency evaluation in December.

  • Boy Scouts lend helping hand
  • LIFE CHURCH OF KENTUCKY SET TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING

    Life Church of Kentucky announces the upcoming Grand Opening of their LaGrange campus.  Life Church is a bible believing, life giving new church plant.   Drs. Bernie L. and Daisy R. Wade headline the fivefold ministerial team of Life Church that includes more than a dozen other pastors and ministers.

    Life Church is pleased to announce their Grand Opening - Sunday April 20, 2014 at 1 p.m. (Easter Sunday).  The Grand Opening service will take place at 1901 Prestwick Drive, Lagrange, KY 40031