Today's News

  • KHSAA Class 5-A State Football Playoffs: New experience highlights South’s dominant defense

    CRESTWOOD — The defensive side of the ball was one of South Oldham’s more consistent areas as they transitioned from 23 graduated seniors from last year’s squad.

    The defensive line and secondary brought back a few starters, but the linebacker position was left with big question marks as to who would fill the role left by Conner John, who walked on at the University of Kentucky after leading the team with 126 total tackles.

  • KHSAA Class 5-A State Football Playoffs: Dragons prepare for explosive Fern Creek in region final

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham enters unfamiliar territory this Friday night. 

    It’s been 23 years since the Dragons have moved past the second round of the playoffs – a streak South broke with its exciting 33-27 victory over Fairdale last week.

    Fern Creek finds itself in the same boat having not been to the regional final since 1998.

  • Keys to successful composting in your household

     Nature uses the process of decomposition to return nutrients to the soil for reuse. Composting harnesses the natural process, producing a product that you can add to your garden for soil improvement. You can compost a variety of organic material, including leaves, grass clippings, straw, fruit and vegetable scraps, and even manure.

    Composting optimizes conditions for the growth of bacterial and fungal microbes — the organisms responsible for decomposition.

  • Community in Brief - Nov. 19, 2015

     Elf on the Shelf Contest

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) has their own holiday Elf on the Shelf.  

    Known as “Elfie,” she will be visiting PACC member businesses throughout Oldham and eastern Jefferson County in the weeks leading up to Christmas.  Businesses will be encouraged to hide Elfie thoughout their shops while she’s visiting.  

  • Public Records - Nov. 19, 2015

     La Grange Police

    Brian M. Razor, 36 of Newport — cited Nov. 3 for leaving the scene of an accident; license to be in possession; and failure to produce insurance card

    Lindsey A. Angell, 31 of La Grange — arrested Nov. 3 on an Oldham County warrant and two warrants from Scott County

    Stephen Kasey, 46 of La Grange — arrested Nov. 4 on two Shelby County warrants

  • Cultivating the spiritual gift of faith

     A small boy riding a bus home from Sunday school was very proud of the card he had received, which had a picture and a caption that read, “Have Faith in God.” 

    Then to his
    dismay the card slipped from his hand and fluttered out the window. “Stop the bus!” he cried. “I’ve lost my ‘faith in God!’”

  • Over $20,000 awarded to OCS teachers

     More than $22,000 will go to Oldham County Schools classrooms through the 2016 Pyramid Awards through the Oldham County Educational Foundation (OCEF). The Pyramid Awards fund innovative classroom instruction and are awarded based on teacher proposals. Eleven of the district’s 16 schools are represented in this year’s Pyramid Awards.

  • WKU honors students for academic achievements

     Western Kentucky University recently honored over 60 students from area high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group of students has an average ACT composite score of 29 and grade-point average of 3.87 and included six Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and one National Merit Semifinalist. The following local students were recognized Nov. 12 at the Frazier History Museum during the Louisville Area Scholars Luncheon. 

  • Healthy holidays

    By Karen Wyatt

     The countdown to New Year’s has begun and with all the merriment ahead, it’s easy to lose track of your good habits. We so often overindulge, only to drag ourselves back to our salads and workouts on Jan. 1. 

    This year, why not make a resolution to adopt some healthier habits through the holidays? 

  • Ballerina named grace

    By Ginger Lumpkin

     I like to think of myself as a graceful ballerina, but the fact that it has been 40 years since I took ballet, coupled with the ever-darkening bruises on my backside, tell a different story.  The only time I’ve ever been referred to as graceful is when I would trip over my own feet, and my father would remark, “Way to go, Grace.”