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Today's News

  • Boys' Region 8 Soccer Championship: Dragons' offense erupts for 6-0 shutout over OC, South wins back-to-back region titles

    CARROLLTON — When South Oldham boys’ soccer coach Denis Beall walked off the field to the cheers and delight of an Oldham County district championship last week at Dragon Stadium, he didn’t feel good about his team’s chances of beating this Colonels’ squad if they met in the Region 8 final.

    South couldn’t find a way to shut down the highly efficient play of OC in the regular season and Colonels senior Clayton Wirth put two goals away to slay the Dragons last Thursday for a District 29 title.

  • District 29 Volleyball: North sweeps OC for district crown and earns home court advantage for regional tourney

    CRESTWOOD — North Oldham made it a mission to return to Goshen with another chance to play on its home court. The Lady Mustangs’ loss to Tates Creek on Senior Night wasn’t how they imagined the last home game to end, so it was important to win the district in order to come back home.

    They handled business in the District 29 title game with a sweep over Oldham County to claim their third straight district championship and secure North Oldham as the site for the Region 8 Tournament next week.

  • Region 8 Girls' Soccer: OC handles Anderson County, Lady Colonels meet Simon Kenton in regional final

     INDEPENDENCE — Keeping their foot on the gas the entire game was what the Lady Colonels wanted to do no matter if the game’s outcome appeared secure.

    That’s exactly what Oldham County did Tuesday night by scoring two goals in the final three minutes to put away Anderson County 4-1 in the Region 8 Tournament semifinals at Simon Kenton.

  • Dog attacks create fear in community

     

     

     

     

     

    A dog can be a family’s best friend, or sometimes, its worst nightmare.

    In early October, a pair of dogs killed one dog and injured others, including people, in Lake Point Subdivision in La Grange.

  • Johnson sentenced for sex crimes

     

     

    Richard Wayne Johnson, a former Oldham County EMS employee, was sentenced Oct. 15 in Oldham County Circuit Court on charges of incest and other sex crimes.

    Johnson, of La Grange, was first arrested by Kentucky State Police on Sept.17, 2013 on charges of 14 counts of possession of child pornography. In court, KSP detectives said they found hundreds of images on Johnson’s computer and phone of young children performing sex acts.

  • Kentucky engineers working with Oldham students to make science fun

     Members of the Kentucky Engineers of Tomorrow (KEOT) may be working with robots, but their intelligence is far from artificial.  

    KEOT consists of students from Oldham and several surrounding counties.  The program seeks to train these students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.  It works with students from kindergarten to high school seniors.  

  • Oldham residents create holistic cave for therapy

     Nobody likes to have salt rubbed in their wounds, but two Oldham County natives hope people will try using salt to heal what ails them.

    On Sept. 29, Oldham County natives Nicole Bartlett and Kimberly Rash opened the Louisville Salt Cave, the first business of its kind in the Louisville and Oldham County area.  

  • North Oldham Fire debates over surplus property

    In a effort to save money, North Oldham Fire Department has discussed its options for what to do with the Training Center located directly across from the NOFD station in Goshen. 

    In the Oct. 6 meeting of the NOFD Board of Trustees, the board discussed the heating situation and other financial expenses the center has cost the department.

  • Hope Health receives non-smoking grant

     

     

    Hope Health Clinic in La Grange has been helping residents in four counties live a healthier lifestyle since its inception in 2011, and on its fourth year anniversary, it added a program for addicted smokers wanting to kick the habit.

    Hope Health was recently funded a $150,000 grant through Pfizer Pharmaceuticals to hold a 13-week program to help smokers stop smoking. The Smoking Cessation grant was only given to about 10 facilities in the country. 

  • 2015 Hermitage Classic

     Hermitage Farm hosted the sixth annual USEF sanctioned Hermitage Classic Oct. 16-18. The farm, located in Goshen, had events starting at 9 a.m. and lasting each day of the weekend. Friday included a dressage competition and kickoff at 21c Museum Hotel. Saturday held an Original Maker’s Mark Club Welcome Cocktail Party and Southern Brunch with a marathon competition and Fall Festival. Sunday concluded the event with a cones competition and awards ceremony and the Kentucky Southern Social 8K Run.