Today's News

  • Baseball: North Oldham flips script in 14-1 rout over Oldham County

    GOSHEN — North Oldham turned the tables in dramatic fashion to close out regular season district play.

    Just a day after suffering a run-rule loss, the Mustangs returned the favor to Oldham County, turning an explosive third inning into a 14-1 victory over the Colonels Tuesday evening in Goshen.

    North Oldham (10-11, 2-3 District 29) scored 11 runs in the third inning and totaled 13 hits to hand Oldham County its first district loss of the year.

  • Baseball: Oldham County carries hot offense into 11-1 district win over North Oldham

    BUCKNER – Oldham County didn’t waste any time putting together another dominant performance offensively.

    Sophomore centerfielder Chris Seng hit a leadoff home run and the Colonels totaled 14 hits on their way to an 11-1 victory over North Oldham in five innings Monday night.

  • Baseball: Early offense lifts Oldham County over South Oldham 6-2, Colonels honor Larry McMillin

    BUCKNER — Oldham County put on a show for a special guest on a special night.

    The Colonels’ bats went off for 10 hits as Oldham County took the series against South Oldham in a 6-2 win on a night that honored former longtime OC coach Larry McMillin.

    Senior Brennan Byrd earned the win for the Colonels (20-3, 4-0 District 29), which now puts them in first place in the district with a two-game series against North Oldham looming next week.

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  • Burning banned until October

     Beginning May 1 and continuing through Sept. 30, open burning is prohibited in Oldham County, due to being designated by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as “non-attainment” air quality for ozone and particulate matter because pollution levels have exceeded those permitted by the Clean Air Act.

  • Thousands of voices heard at OC Schools Arts Center

     Voices of more than 3,000 middle and high school students were heard in the Oldham County Schools Arts Center April 14 and 15, as choirs from 55 schools were assessed by the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA).

    Assessments help schools and educators evaluate the success of their choir programs, but the festival also gives choral groups a chance to see how they size up against other schools, said Shela Vilardell, festival manager. 

  • Police chief: internet exchange sign best $80 spent this year

     La Grange Police have created an internet purchase exchange location to ensure the safety of residents hoping to sell or buy items through arrangements made online. 

  • Former minister pleads guilty to child sex charge

     As Assistant U.S. Attorney Jo E. Lawless read the factual basis of Howard Key Chambers’ plea agreement, the former Oldham County minister continually grimaced, eyes closed, in a Gene Snyder Federal Building courtroom in Louisville on April 12. 

  • What grade would your garbage get?

    Often, conservationists seek to leave a better planet for the next generation, but sometimes the next generation steps up to help.  

    Members of the North Oldham Middle School (NOMS) One Planet Club have made it their mission to make their school more environmentally friendly.  The young men and women meet on Thursday mornings to sift through the garbage in classrooms, take out anything recyclable and put it in a recycling bin.  

  • Do you desire more knowledge of God?

     We read in II Peter 1:3, “His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.” (NIV) These words got me to thinking about how we know who God is.  I don’t doubt God has made himself known to us, but in the day-to-day life of most people this seems to be an elusive knowledge.