Today's News

  • BASEBALL: Colonels top South in rain shortened game, 5-1

     BUCKNER – It didn’t end how either team would have liked Monday night in Buckner. In one dugout was Oldham County; victorious in the District 29 opener against a county rival. Across the field in another dugout was South Oldham; disappointed that Mother Nature cut short its opportunity for a comeback to trade emotions with the Colonels.

  • BASEBALL: South Oldham takes care of Simon Kenton and Whitefield Academy in home doubleheader

    CRESTWOOD - South Oldham baseball is hitting its stride at the perfect time.

    Two days before they begin district play at Oldham County, the Dragons took care of a doubleheader Saturday against with a 4-1 win against Simon Kenton and a 7-1 victory over Whitefield Academy on Bill Cofer Field.

    South Oldham (6-4) has won four straight after a four-game losing streak.

  • And yet, it moves

    Regardless of whether the members of this community call themselves pro-choice or pro-life, all women—who face greater risk than ever to their lives during pregnancy—deserve to have immediate access to medically accurate information about their reproductive health.

  • Public records --April 9, 2015

    La Grange Police Arrests

    April 6 -- Natasha K. Lynch, 39, Louisville, was arrested on for criminal trespassing, 3rd degree, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting under $500.

    April 5 -- Zachary H. Snipes, 18, Prospect, was cited for drug paraphernalia.

    April 5 -- Jayne Rodriguez, 25, Prospect, was cited for no operator’s license, failure of owner to main required insurance, 1st offence, no registration plates.

  • Remembering Barry W. Stoess

    The Courier-Journal

    Barry W. Stoess, 62, of Crestwood, died April 1, 2015, at Baptist Health Louisville.

    Born in Pewee Valley and raised in Crestwood, he was a loving, easy-going family man. He was a dedicated husband and father who shined as a Papa Bear. He hosted weekly family dinners and always had an adventure, special recipe or craft project ready to try with his granddaughters.

  • Community briefs

    Board of Directors meeting

    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 16 at the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County Community Action Agency provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties.

    “Spring Pops”
    The Oldham County Singers, a mixed-voice chorus directed by Walter Anderson, will perform a program including a variety of choral music, including several popular songs, at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26.

  • RCC Employees of the Quarter

    Debbie Payne, Roederer Correctional Complex (RCC) Captain, has been selected as the Supervisor of the Quarter for April-June 2015.

  • Notes from school

    Born Learning

    On March 31, parents, caregivers and young children celebrated completion of six workshops at La Grange Elementary designed to help prepare kids for kindergarten. La Grange Elementary is one of 33 United Way Born Learning Academies, driven by Toyota, statewide. Its academy is part of a five-year, $1 million investment by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Inc. and Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America. Toyota plans to establish academies at 70 schools by 2016.

    Girls go STEM

  • Get down and Derby with some country cookin'

    By Bob Fortunato
     Uncle Bob's Cookin'

    Hurray! Derby season is here. Spring weather and a month of festivities all lead up to the greatest two minutes in sports. I have worked at the Kentucky Derby selling mint juleps, sat in the grandstand, partied in the infield, and attended many great Derby parties.

  • Wrightington signs with Long Island