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Today's News

  • Harper: Equine Bracketology for Kentucky Derby 142

    By Chuck Harper

  • Lady Colonel legend Elzy to be inducted into Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame

    Oldham County girls basketball legend Kyra Elzy is already in one Kentucky Hall of Fame. Now another one is calling her name.

    Elzy is one of seven names released by the Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame for its 2016 inductees.

    The 1996 Oldham County High School graduate joins Darel Carrier, Philip Haywood, Scott Davenport, Shaun Alexander, Joel Utley and Lakeside Swim Club as the inductees to be honored at a banquet on June 2.

  • Baseball: McLarty reaches second all-time in Oldham County strikeouts

    CRESTWOOD —Griffin McLarty’s outstanding week turned into a record year on Monday.

    The Oldham County senior pitcher accomplished his preseason goals and moved into the Colonels’ record books for second-most all-time strikeouts.

    McLarty tossed a complete game in Oldham County’s 1-0 win Monday at South Oldham with eight strikeouts while surrendering three hits.

  • Billy Martin resigns as North Oldham football coach

    Billy Martin is going to practice what he preaches.

    Martin has resigned from his position as head football coach at North Oldham to care for his father, who has had health issues and will undergo significant surgeries in the coming weeks.

    Martin, 46, was the head coach at North Oldham the last 10 years.

  • Baseball: Cecil throws shutout as South Oldham takes series in 8-0 win over North Oldham

    CRESTWOOD — South Oldham senior Dustin Cecil added on to an already stellar season when his team needed him the most.

    Cecil threw a complete-game shutout as South Oldham defeated North Oldham 8-0 to sweep the two game District 29 series.

    The Dragons plated five runs in the second inning and three in the fourth to win their fourth straight against the Mustangs.

    Cecil gave up four hits and allowed one walk with one strikeout in seven innings of work while throwing just 69 total pitches.

  • Boys Lacrosse: South Oldham eases by Oldham County 21-1

    CRESTWOOD — It didn't take long for South Oldham to handle business against Oldham County.

    Now the Dragons are sitting right where they want to be with a first round bye for the district tournament in their sights with one more district game approaching.

    South Oldham put Oldham County away in the first half and forced a running clock after halftime on its way to a dominant 21-1 victory over the Colonels Wednesday night in Crestwood.

  • Soil testing helps keep unnecessary nutrients out of streams

     How much fertilizer do you really need to use on your lawn and garden? If you’re just making a guess, you could be using too much. But how can you know for sure? A simple, inexpensive soil test can tell you all you need to know to make your lawn and garden look great and also protect the environment from runoff of excess nutrients.

  • Local athletes headed to national competition

     Kentucky Taekwondo and Fitness Academy, located in Crestwood, is sending 14 athletes to U.S. Nationals in Richmond, Va.  The U.S. Nationals is the largest martial arts tournament and includes particpants from all sates and territories, including Puerto Rico.

     

    The tournament will be held July 2 through 9, and Kentucky Taekwondo will be the largest team from the state of Kentucky.  The 14 students qualified by winning in Ohio and Georgia state championships. 

  • Community in Brief - April 14, 2016

     Drug Take Back Day

    In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office and Oldham County Police Department will conduct a drug take back program Saturday, April 30, as part of the National Drug Take Back Day initiative. 

  • Greet one another with a holy kiss

     A rather legalistic seminary student wanted to have a scriptural basis for everything he did. When he started falling in love he wanted to kiss her, but he just couldn’t find a scripture chapter and verse that seemed to make him feel right about giving her that kiss. So, true to his conscience, he would simply walk her to the dormitory each night, look at her longingly, and then say “Good night.”