Today's News

  • Public Records

     La Grange Police


    Katherine Moorhead, 55 of Crestwood — cited and released Dec. 15 for theft by unlawful taking under $500 (shoplifting)


    Jessica L. Dwinnells, 21 of Milton — cited and released Dec. 16 for failure to maintain required insurance; no registration plates; and no tail lamps


  • The blessing of holy fear

     Perhaps you had a late night when you were on a date and found yourself on lover’s lane. There is kissing and maybe touching. You wonder how far this is going to go.  What was your greatest fear?  

    Most people would say it was getting caught. What if someone recognized the car you were in?  What if blue lights started flashing? What if someone you knew, like your dad, showed up to shine a light in the car and see what was going on? What does God think?

  • Pratt: Reviewing the top sports stories from 2015

    This year was a lot of fun. So much fun that we’re resorting to the cliche end-of-the-year column when we look back on the best sports stories in Oldham County for 2015. 

    I asked the question on Twitter and received plenty of responses which didn’t come as a surprise because of so much success this county had at the state level. With a quick glance looking forward at the rosters of future teams, it’s not far fetched to believe similar success is on the way.

  • Randy Penner Classic: South Oldham cruises to tournament final with wins over Holy Cross, DeSales

    CRESTWOOD — South Oldham coach Steve Simpson believes he has 10 players that can maintain a high level of play for 48 minutes, and the Dragons aren’t giving him a reason to think otherwise.

    Senior Jacob Bray came off the bench for a game-high 22 points and junior Aaron Franklin checked in with 13 points as South Oldham handled Holy Cross (Louisville) 83-61 in the opening round of the Randy Penner Classic Monday night.

  • Boys Basketball: North Oldham grinds out victory over Scott in Holiday Classic

     LOUISVILLE  - Zack Wheeler led with 24 points and North Oldham hit crucial free throws down the stretch to beat Scott 62-53 in the opening round of the City of Middletown Holiday Classic Tuesday afternoon at Eastern High School.

    North Oldham shot 77 percent from the charity stripe, which included 11 of 14 in the fourth quarter to set up its tournament semifinal contest with Eastern Wednesday afternoon.

  • Oldham County votes to go wet

     Oldham County Residents have overwhelmingly voted to allow expanded alcohol sales and became a “wet” county.

    A total of 9,108 Oldham County residents voted, with 62.5 percent voting yes and 37.5 percent saying no.  

    Before the vote, Oldham County was considered a “moist” county, meaning that alcohol sales were allowed, but very strictly controlled.  

  • Wet/dry vote scheduled for Dec. 29




    Registered voters of Oldham County have the opportunity to cast their final vote as to whether or not the county will become “wet” next week.

    On Tuesday, Dec. 29, the controversial vote will be decided and, if passed, the county could see some changes when it comes to the existing alcohol ordinance.

  • Chamber names new executive director



    Oldham Chamber and Economic Development has named David Bizianes as its new executive director after Deana Epperly Karem stepped down Aug. 31.  

    Bizianes, who has been serving as interim executive director since Karem’s departure, was formally introduced before Oldham County Fiscal Court as OCED’s new leader at their Dec. 15 meeting.  

  • Matthews trial delayed again, date pending lab results



    Both the prosecution against and defense team of an Indiana man accused of killing a graduate of Oldham County High School last year, continue to wait on DNA evidence to begin a trial.

  • Round-up nets 17 arrests

    Several individuals in the region received a rather rude awakening last Wednesday morning when law enforcement came knocking on their doors to serve arrest warrants.

    Oldham County Sheriff Deputies Bob Button and Jonathan Button were among law enforcement officers from four counties who supported a Kentucky State Police round-up that began at 6 a.m. Dec. 16.