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Today's News

  • Public Records Nov. 27

    Grand Jury Indictments

    November

    Miles J. Matthews – one count of murder, one count of robbery in the first degree, one count of tampering with physical evidence, one count of fraudulent use of a credit card under $500

    Lawrence E. Alleman – one count of complicity to promoting contraband in the first degree, one count of persistent felony offender in the first degree

    Joseph L. Davidson – one count of promoting contraband in the first degree, one count of persistent felony offender in the first degree

  • Meet the Grinch during Light Up La Grange

    Children of all ages are welcome to visit the Oldham County History Center on Friday, Dec. 5 when the Grinch will be in the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum from 5:30 until 9 p.m. during Light Up La Grange.

  • Kentucky State Police launch annual food donation drive

    The Kentucky State Police kicked off its fifth annual ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive today. Food collection sites have been established at all 16 posts throughout the state and at the agency’s headquarters location in Frankfort. The campaign extends through Dec. 16 and is designed to collect non-perishable food items for needy families.

    KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb said the agency collected more than 124,000 pounds of food during the 2013 campaign.

  • Polar Express, skating rink add to city’s annual Christmas festivities

    The 28th annual Light Up La Grange celebration, powered again this year by LGE-KU, is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 5, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in downtown La Grange. This year’s theme is “the La Grange Polar Express” and integrates the La Grange Railroad Museum into the activities along with a synthetic ice rink on Second Street, and festivities and music in five locations around town including strolling carolers.

  • NOMS group volunteers at Uspiritus

    Groups from North Oldham Middle School volunteered at Uspiritus – Brooklawn Campus Friday, Nov. 21. The group shown, from Stephanie Van Eps’ eighth grade language arts class, cleaned the gym in preparation for the Nov. 25 Thanksgiving dinner for the youths who reside on the Brooklawn and Bellewood campuses. When they finished, they did cleanup on the grounds. The entire eighth grade class volunteered at various locations on Nov. 21, which was National Philanthropy Day.

  • Community briefs Nov. 27

    American Legion

    The December meeting of Oldham County Post 39 American Legion will be Thursday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m., lower level American Legion Post #39 building, 2301 West Highway 146, East end of the Oldham County Fairgrounds. Refreshments furnished after the meeting. All veterans welcome.

    Green wins

    PR awards

  • Swimming: North wins combined Shelby meet

    North Oldham tallied 680 points to take a six-team swim meet Tuesday night in Shelbyville.

    South Oldham won the boys meet with 284 points. Next came runner-up North (276), third-place Collins (238) and fourth-place Oldham County (157).

    North tallied 404 points to take the girls meet. Following the Lady Mustangs were South (217), Collins (188) and OC (175).

    Shelby County and Spencer County also competed at the meet.

    County champions included:

  • KHSAA Class 4-A Football Semifinals: Mustangs host Red Devils on Black Friday

    There are four teams left in the KHSAA Class 4-A state playoffs.

    Three of those schools, Highlands, Lexington Catholic and Owensboro, have combined for 26 state titles.

    Meanwhile the fourth program, North Oldham, has reached the state semifinals for the first time in its 12-season history.

    The Mustangs have announced their presence on the state’s stage with a 10-2 season that’s seen them win their games by an average score of 41-8.

  • Wrestling duo making plays for Mustang football team

    Juniors Collin Portman and John Reitnauer have each been competing for North Oldham since they were middle schoolers, starting their varsity wrestling careers as eighth-graders.

    This season the pair has made their mark on the gridiron for the Mustangs.

    Portman, a defensive end, has a team-high 105 tackles for North (10-2), which hosts Owensboro at 7 p.m. Friday in a KHSAA Class 4-A state semifinal.

  • Winter Sports Preview – Wrestling: OC returns deep roster

    North Oldham

    North Oldham must replace one of its best wrestlers in school history, Mitch Rusch.

    Rusch finished third last season in the 160-pound class at the KHSAA state wrestling championships in Lexington.

    He graduated in June and is now wrestling at St. Catharine College.

    “That’s definitely a big loss,” coach Tony Zeppa said. “He’d been with the program for six years… and was a six-time state qualifier.