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Today's News

  • Two plead not guilty to drug charges

    Two men indicted on drug charges from a highly publicized incident in La Grange plead not guilty to those charges at their Circuit Court arraignment last week.

    Henry Schultz-Eggenspiller, 22, and Roberto Cabrera Jr., 46, both of La Grange, were indicted last month by a grand jury. Schultz-Eggenspiller was indicted on one count of tampering with physical evidence and one count of criminal conspiracy to commit trafficking in a controlled substance.

  • City mayors have easy re-elections

    Several local mayors are all but promised another four-year term this election after the filing deadline for cities passed without much fanfare.

    Crestwood Mayor Dennis Deibel, Pewee Valley Mayor Bob Rogers, Goshen Mayor Bobby Thacker and Orchard Grass Mayor Doug Lalli all filed for re-election and are unopposed this fall.

    La Grange will feature a race between Councilman Joe Davenport and Brian Oerther for its open mayoral seat. And no one filed for the office of mayor of River Bluff as of the Tuesday deadline.

  • Shop manager brings charity’s name to life

     

    In the Christian faith, the term ‘agape’ is often used to describe the unconditional love of God for humankind.

    Which is fitting, because many say Ann Adkin is the embodiment of the philosophy as manager of The Agape Shop in La Grange.

  • La Grange man arrested, indicted for bank robberies

     

    A La Grange man has been arrested and directly indicted for two bank robberies in his hometown.

    William Gary Grubbs Jr., 36, was indicted on Monday by an Oldham County Grand Jury on two counts of robbery in the first degree, related to robberies at Farmers Bank of Milton on Highway 53 on April 23 and June 1.

    Grubbs was arrested June 25 in Kenton County. Louisville Metro Police charged him with robbery first degree for a bank robbery in Jefferson County.

  • OC grad Kiekhefer throwing well in AAA

    A former Colonel is steadily climbing the pro baseball ranks.

    Dean Kiekhefer is approaching the end of his first season with the Memphis Redbirds, the Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Kiekhefer, who was promoted from Double-A Springfield earlier this season, has pitched 32 games this season for Memphis as of Monday.

    The left-handed relief pitcher owns a 2-3 record with a 2.54 ERA. He’s struck out 41 batters in 46 innings while pitching a primarily middle relief role.

  • Oldham County Classic: Mustangs second to St. X at OC Country Club

    BUCKNER – The programs that finished Nos. 1 and 2 in Region 6 last year look like they’ll again be the top two in the region this fall.

    Defending region runner-up North Oldham shot a team score of 293 Monday at the Oldham County Country Club, finishing second to defending region champ St. Xavier (285) in the Sixth Annual Oldham County Classic.

    Tournament host Oldham County (339) was 10th in a field primarily made up of Louisville-area schools. South Oldham (346) was 13th.

  • Boys Golf Preview: Mustangs the best in county

    North Oldham once again looks like the county’s best chance at a Region 6 contender this fall.

    North brings back its entire rotation from last year’s team that went to the state tournament for the first time in program history.

    Oldham County is building around a nice core of young talent and should improve as the season progresses.

    South Oldham must replace some of its best golfers from last year and will rely on a few returning players.

    North Oldham

  • Danner, Harris win Fastline 5K

    130 people took part in Saturday’s Fastline Funraiser 5K race in Buckner despite misty conditions that turned to rain as many neared the finish line.

    Andrew Danner (16:18) and Tracy Harris (19:20) were the men’s and women’s champions, respectively.

    The last race in the series is Sept. 20, benefiting Apple Patch.    

    Registration and info can be found at www.ocgrandslam.com.

    The top 10 men’s and women’s finishers were as follows:

    Men

  • Pegasus Sports Network announces 2014 football coverage

    The Pegasus Sports Network (“PSN”) is proud to announce some exciting new changes as it begins its 36th season covering high school sports in Oldham County.

    The addition of video to the online internet coverage and local cable television coverage are just two of the exciting changes.

  • Littlefield honored for academics

    Former Oldham County football standout and current Murray State University lineman Zach Littlefield has been honored for his academic accomplishments.

    Littlefield has been recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) for Academic Excellence, being named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

    This is his third year to be recognized for this honor.

    To be eligible, a student athlete must have achieved at least a 3.25 GPA and have been eligible and participated in an NCAA sponsored sport and used a season of competition.