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Today's News

  • Football: Dragon defense dominates as South wins district finale

    CRESTWOOD – Several scenarios existed for South Oldham to win the district's No. 1 playoff seed going into its home finale Friday night against Scott.

    But all the plausible scenarios included at least one requirement – the Dragons had to beat the Eagles.

    South’s defense stepped up to that challenge, shutting out Scott over the last three quarters and paving the way for a 17-6 win at Dragon Stadium.

  • Two men charged in armed robbery at Thornton’s

    Two men have been arrested in connection to an armed robbery at the Thornton’s on Highway 146 in Buckner.

    Douglas A. Orr, 28, from Pleasureville, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery, first degree assault and receiving stolen property. John Manning, 47, from La Grange, was arrested as an accomplice in the crime and charged with complicity to robbery, first degree and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

  • Friday football primer: South hosts Scott in important district game

    Scott at South Oldham, 7:30

    South Oldham put itself behind the proverbial 8-ball by losing its Class 5-A, District 5 opener on Sept. 26 to Conner.

    But the Dragons (5-2, 2-1) played themselves back into the mix for a district crown with a 21-9 road win Oct. 3 at Grant County and 27-21 home victory last week over Cooper.

    South will close its district slate when it hosts Scott (5-1, 1-1) at 7:30 p.m. in Crestwood.

  • District 29 boys soccer: Mustangs end Colonels’ season with 6-0 win

    CRESTWOOD – The circumstances surrounding Wednesday’s District 29 semifinal between North Oldham and Oldham County looked familiar.

    North goalie Alex Foote was handed a red card during the first half of the teams’ regular season meeting on Sept. 9 in Buckner. Playing with a one-man advantage, OC controlled the rest of the game and beat the Mustangs 3-2.

  • District 29 girls soccer: Rowland scores 100th, South eliminates OC

    CRESTWOOD – Stephanie Rowland reached a milestone while helping keep her team’s season alive on Wednesday night.

    Rowland assisted one goal and scored another as South Oldham beat Oldham County 2-0 in a District 29 semifinal match in the rain at Dragon Stadium.

    Rowland’s goal was her 100th at South. She didn’t have much reaction to the milestone, saying, “I play forward, so I guess I’m supposed to score.”

  • 4-H teams win at state meet

    Submitted photo

    Did you know there are 97 members in the Oldham County 4-H Shooting Sports Club? The club had 40 members (pictured above) advance to the State Shooting Sports Competition in September. Congratulations to the following team members who placed 1st at state competition:

    1st Place Team Pistol 12-14: Logan Roberts, John Clore, Shane Bickett and Dalton Harjes.

    1st Place Team Pistol 15-18: Sean Wisdom, Bridget Wisdom, Alex Mitchell and Cody Jenkins.

  • Big Tree winners named

    The Oldham County Conservation District recently hosted a Big Tree Contest for all Oldham County residents. This year’s featured tree was the Pin Oak. Congratulations to Linda Ison, the overall winner who found a tree with a circumference of 15 feet (winning tree pictured).

    Other winners were Lavada Larkins (senior citizen), Jesse Bowman (ages 18-55), Gavin Vermillion (grades 7-12) and Addie, Elsie and Gracie Husband (grades K-6).

  • Kirkwood named October Artist of the Month

    Like most artists, Elizabeth Kirkwood appreciates the beauty to be found in nature, but she brings a different eye to her interpretations.

    “I consider myself an ‘outsider’ artist,” she said. “I am basically self-taught so I approach creating art from no formal perspective. I turn to nature and humans as my inspiration, but I do love to look for the imperfections to be found there.”

  • Community briefs Oct. 16

    Extension Luncheon

    The University of Kentucky Family and Consumer Sciences Oldham County Extension Office will hold a “Soup, Salad and Dessert Luncheon” on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The luncheon will cost $7 and will be held at La Grange Christian Church, located at 214 North First Street.

    Trunk-or-Treat

  • HoneyBaked Ham returns to La Grange, needs workers

    HoneyBaked Ham enthusiasts will be excited to learn that it just got a bit easier to put their legendary products on your holiday table. No longer will Oldham County residents have to travel to Louisville to pick up cherished HoneyBaked Ham products. Beginning Nov. 7, shoppers will be able to pick up their favorite HoneyBaked Ham signature meats and one-of-a-kind side dishes at Kroger in La Grange.