Today's News

  • Golf: Thomas competes in first Masters Tournament

    The 80th Masters Tournament was the first of what could be many more for Goshen native Justin Thomas.

    Playing in his first Masters, the 22-year-old Thomas finished tied for 39th with a final score of 10-over-par 82 for the tournament.

    Thomas’ best outing came in the fourth and final round on Sunday where he shot 1-under 71 with three par 5 birdies and a pair of bogeys.

  • Softball: Lady Dragons experiencing new confidence after district win

    South Oldham is enjoying a sense of confidence it hasn’t felt in a few years.

    A Lady Dragon roster consisting of just two upperclassmen is already making significant strides to erase habits that produced just two wins in the last two seasons.

    South Oldham’s 8-6 win over Trimble County on March 30 marked its first district win since 2013 and the Lady Dragons are averaging 10.5 runs through six games.

  • Swing and a hit: Colonels carry hot offense from Disney spring training into district play

    A successful spring break trip to Disney has the Colonels right where they want to be as the meat of their schedule approaches.

    Oldham County extended its win streak to nine games and kept its aggressive approach at the plate with three double digit wins in Florida.

  • District 29 Baseball Preview: Mustangs anxious for revenge against South Oldham

    Cameron Masterman still thinks about the way North Oldham’s season ended in last year’s District 29 tournament.

    First off, North Oldham wasn’t supposed to lose. The Mustangs entered that game with the Eighth Region’s top offense and a school record 23-5 record looking for an eighth straight appearance in the region tournament. 

  • Family Affair: North-South coaches share bond as teams prep for district rivalry

    As if the rivalry between North Oldham and South Oldham isn’t intense enough, there’s an additional shared familiarity between the two dugouts this year.

    And this meeting of the minds might be too familiar for their own good.

  • Public records - April 7, 2016

     La Grange Police


    James D. Jackson Jr., 33, of La Grange – arrested March 27 on a Jefferson County warrant of three charges


    Dogabier Maldonado Mendez, 31, of Cleveland, Tenn. – arrested March 28 for no operators license; and operating motor vehicle under influence of alcohol or drugs


  • OCD celebrates Telecommunicators Week

     In 1991, Congress proclaimed the second week of April each year to be dedicated to the men and women who serve as Public Safety (911) Telecommunicators. Since then, public safety agencies nationwide have recognized the pivotal role played by Telecommunicators to provide invaluable support to Police, Fire and EMS agencies. 

  • History center hosts dig

     The Oldham County History Center will be hosting an archaeology investigation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation, located outside of Bedford in Trimble County. 

    The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Henry Bibb was a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.

  • SBA offers loans for storm damage

     The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations located in Jefferson, Oldham and Trimble counties in Kentucky that May 2 is the deadline to apply for a working capital disaster loan as a result of excessive rain and flooding that began on May 1, 2015. 

  • Community in Brief - April 7, 2016

     History Center sponsors cruise

    The Oldham County History Center will sponsor its first history cruise of the season on Wednesday, April 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Participants will enjoy the comforts of the luxury yacht, Princess, a full-service yacht owned and operated by Captain’s Quarters restaurant in Prospect, Ky. Admission of $45 per person includes non-alcoholic beverages. Cash bar. Reservations required.