Today's News

  • District 29 Volleyball: North Oldham sweeps Trimble County for regional tournament bid

    CRESTWOOD — North Oldham’s regular season was set up to be challenging so it could prepare for the grind that comes with the postseason. The Lady Mustangs handled their first test easily with a sweep over Trimble County Monday night in the District 29 semifinals at South Oldham.

  • District 29 Volleyball: OC holds off South rally in district tournament

    CRESTWOOD — Oldham County coach Vince McDonough was a bit worried during the Lady Colonels’ district semifinals math against South Oldham when the Lady Dragons rallied in the third set.

    It was a similar situation to the last time the two schools met in the regular season — OC goes up two sets, South dominates the third. In the regular season, the Lady Colonels won, but in a tournament setting, anything can happen.

  • Region 8 Soccer Tournament pairings

    North Oldham is the host site for two games to start the Region 8 Tournament on Monday.

    The Oldham County Colonels will play Shelby County Monday at 8 p.m. at North. The winner will advance to the semifinals at Carroll County and will play the winner of Carroll - Grant County on Tuesday.

    South Oldham travels to Collins to play the Titans Monday at 7 p.m. The winner of that game will play either Simon Kenton or Owen County.

  • Roseberry runs over Mustangs' defense in Collins' 42-24 win over North

     SHELBYVILLE — North Oldham finds itself in uncharted territory.

    The Mustangs need to win next week at Franklin County to have any chance of making the playoffs, a streak they’ve held since 2007.

    In order to do that, North has to play well on both sides of the ball.

    North showed signs of improvement Friday night, but had no answer for Collins running back Naseasn Roseberry in a 42-24 loss to the Titans in Shelbyville.

  • District 29 Soccer Tournament: Colonels rally to beat South for first district championship since 2011

    CRESTWOOD – Clayton Wirth reminisced to his freshman year as the last time Oldham County soccer was relevant in the region in 2012.

    Not only are the Colonels relevant this year in the region, but they’ve established themselves as one of the best in the state.

    The senior Wirth scored two second half goals to overcome a one goal deficit to South Oldham to help the Colonels claim the District 29 title in a 2-1 win Thursday night in Crestwood.

  • District 29 Soccer Tournament: Lady Dragons claim second straight district title

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham has spent all year developing its new identity in a new era of Lady Dragon soccer. What the Lady Dragons’ have found as their strength is that possession can be the best defense.

    South played its best possession game of the year Thursday night to claim its second straight District 29 championship in a 2-0 win over Oldham County at Dragon Stadium.

  • Crestwood Walmat still a "go," progress not seen from parkway

    The foundation and walls are up for a new Walmart Supercenter in Crestwood, but some residents are asking, “Where?”

    In April 2014, Walmart received final approval for a zoning change and development plans on a new 158,538 square foot Supercenter in Crestwood.

    In August of last year, the new land, located at 5601 Veterans Memorial Parkway, was bought for $4.1 million.

  • Former NOHS band assistant charged with sex crimes

     A former Oldham County Schools tutor has been charged with sex crimes relating to a minor in Oldham and Jefferson counties.

    Kyle R. McCoy, 25, a former assistant band teacher at North Oldham High School, was in Oldham County Circuit Court Oct. 1 for an arraignment based on the charges of prohibited use of electronic communication system to procure a minor and distributing obscene material to minors first offense.

  • Additional alcohol petitions received, election gets go-ahead

    After a slight controversy over whether the alcohol petitions received by the Oldham County Judge-Executive were valid, it seems as if this initial part of the process is over.
    Last week, the Era reported that all the petitions to make Oldham County a “wet” county were gathered, but there was a difference of opinion between the county judge-executive and the county clerk as to whether all the signatures are valid.

  • Fiscal Court: Public meetings scheduled for planning and zoning

    During public comment at the Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting on Oct. 6, Planning and Zoning Director Jim Urban announced several dates for public meetings to describe major changes that are being proposed to county planning and zoning laws. These laws have not been updated since 2008.