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Today's News

  • Swimming: North wins combined meet

    North Oldham edged second-place Christian Academy-Louisville and third-place South Oldham in the combined standings of a four-team meet Friday night at the University of Louisville.

    North finished second in both the boys and girls events but was first overall with 333 points. Next came CAL (303), South (266) and Oldham County (112).

    South (167) won the boys meet. Next were North (160), CAL (113) and OC (59).

    CAL (190) took first in the girls competition, followed by North (173), South (99) and OC (53).

  • County hoops December in review

    The high school basketball season is a month old, which makes it a good time to review how things have gone so far for the six county schools.

    December saw the South Oldham debut of girls coach Jessica Conner and head coaching debut of North Oldham’s Rob Burton.

    The month saw Oldham County’s boys come up just short in their bid to win the Best in Hoops Tournament and North’s boys edge South in the championship of the Coach Bob Classic.

  • Football: North back Beasley earns Ky. all-state honors

    North Oldham wingback Arien Beasley was selected as one of the state’s best running backs last week after a standout 2014 season.

    Beasley was named a third-team all-state running back by the Courier-Journal.

    Beasley received the honor after rushing for 1,649 yards and 31 touchdowns this season on just 157 attempts.

    The senior also caught 31 passes for 441 yards and four touchdowns.

    His 212 points this season were a school record.

    Beasley is being recruited right now across several levels of college football.

  • Boys Basketball: Overtime blitz dooms Oldham County

     

    P { margin-bottom: 0.08in;

    A showdown with traditional powerhouse Scott County lasted about four minutes too long Friday night at Oldham County High School.

  • Lashley indicted on multiple charges

    The former county road superintendent and his father have been indicted on a handful of charges, relating to an investigation into the misappropriation of county materials that started in April.

    Lance Eric Lashley, the former superintendent, and his father Jack Eric Lashley, were indicted by an Oldham County grand jury in December. The two were directly indicted by the grand jury and have not been arrested or appeared in court on the charges.

  • Men at Work

    With the New Year comes new resolutions, chief among them are new bodies after holiday eating.

    And while Oldham County has its share of gyms in the area, one in particular is hoping a new start in a new building equals serious change for their customers.

    Body Under Construction, owned by Rob Jones, was most recently based in Crestwood. But after outgrowing its facilities there, the gym is now located in Buckner, off Old La Grange road.

  • North Oldham Fire changes to full-time paid crew

     

    The New Year will bring some changes to the North Oldham Fire Department.

    Beginning Jan. 1, the NOFD will be going from a volunteer and paid staff to one paid crew to provide both day and night fire protection coverage, according to Chief Tim Conway.

    “Over the years our qualified volunteer numbers have dwindled and participation levels of many of our volunteers has gotten sparse,” Conway said. “We are not providing the fire protection coverage our taxpayers deserve.”

  • La Grange Police searching for ‘hit and run’ vehicle

     

    La Grange Police are searching for a car involved in a hit and run accident at the Interstate 71 intersection.

    According to police, a red Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4, late 1990s or early 2000s model, was involved in the accident around 12:30 p.m. on Monday at the intersection of First Street and I-71 in La Grange.

    Police said the vehicle in question has stickers on the rear window, including a white oval-shaped one. According to police, the Grand Cherokee struck another vehicle with three female occupants, one of which was pregnant.

  • Apple Patch names new interim director

    Apple Patch Community Board of Directors Chairman Steve Moss announced today that Joe Spoelker has been appointed interim Apple Patch Executive Director effective Monday. Steve also announced that Apple Patch will commence an executive search to recruit a permanent Executive Director after the first of the year.

  • Public Records Jan. 1

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 18 -- Eli M. Beggs, 18, Smithfield, was cited and released for failure to wear seat belts, failure to produce insurance card, failure of owner to maintain required insurance first offense, failure to register the transfer of motor vehicle.

    Dec. 19 -- Tyler G. Wise, 18, La Grange, was arrested for theft by unlawful taking from autos.