Today's News

  • Correctional facilities earn near-perfect scores on audits

     Kentucky State Reformatory (KSR) in La Grange received a near-perfect audit score on its recent re-accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association (ACA). The prison received a total score of 99.4 percent. KSR received its initial accreditation in 1982 and this audit marks the twelfth accreditation in the history of the institution. 

    All the auditors were impressed with the facility and staff. 

  • Miss Teen makes top 15

     Rachel Whitehouse, Miss Teen Oldham County Fair 2015, placed in the top 15 out of 85 county fair winners from the state in this past weekend’s state level pageant.  She will continue to represent Oldham County until the county fair next summer. 

  • South Oldham Rotary donates to SOFD

     South Oldham Rotary Club President Michael Logsdon presents a $500 check to South Oldham Fire Department Auxiliary President Pamela Dumm for the group’s help in facilitating the parking for the South Oldham Rotary Bourbon and Wine Tasting event in August. The South Oldham Rotary Club meets Friday mornings from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center.  Guests are welcome.

  • Region 8 Girls Soccer: Quick-scoring Simon Kenton ends South Oldham's season in regional semifinals

    INDEPENDENCE — Simon Kenton needed just 20 seconds to ensure there would be a new girls’ soccer state championship team this year.

    South Oldham controlled the game for all but 20 seconds, and that short time cost the Lady Dragons in the Region 8 semifinals.

    Abigail Zoeller scored right at the start of the match and Simon Kenton held on for the 2-1 win Tuesday night on their home turf to advance to the Region 8 championship Thursday night against Oldham County.

  • NOMS sixth-grader honors coach during Ironman Louisville

    Of the 140.6 total miles of racing in the Ironman Louisville competition on Oct. 11, a stretch of about 1,000 feet on Central Avenue beside Churchill Downs in Louisville and an extra pair of legs was all the motivation Darrell Corbitt needed to finish the race.

    11-year-old Alex Wright sat near Wagner’s Pharmacy with his mother, Jennifer, waiting for Corbitt to near the 10-mile mark of the running portion of the triathlon late that evening.

  • 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.