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Today's News

  • La Grange Police investigating bank robbery

    La Grange Police are asking for help identifying a possible suspect in a bank robbery Wednesday morning.

    According to police, the Farmer's Bank of Milton, located at 2207 S. Highway 53 was robbed at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

  • Preschooler left on OCS bus for three hours

    By KENNY COLSTON

    EDITOR, The Oldham Era

    Oldham County Schools have made policy changes and two employees have resigned after a preschool student was left unattended on a bus for three hours April 21, OCS Superintendent Will Wells said.

    According to Wells, the student was unattended after all other students were dropped off for afternoon preschool at 11:30 a.m. April 21. When the child’s parents arrived to pick the student up at 2:20 p.m., school officials realized the student was missing.

  • South Oldham 8, Oldham County 7
  • North gets 10-goal win vs. South

    CRESTWOOD – North Oldham’s goal Tuesday night was to put rival South Oldham away early. That’s exactly what the Lady Mustangs did.

    Baylee Willett scored three of her game-high four goals in the first 11 minutes and North cruised to a 13-3 road win.

    The win was the Lady Mustangs’ third this year against their county rivals.

    “Our plan when we talked to the girls was to score early and score often,” coach Jaclyn Harbin said. “That’s what we have to do.”

  • CAL 16, South Oldham 12
  • KHSAA to officially sanction field hockey

    The KHSAA announced April 15 it will field field hockey as an official team sport starting this fall.

    Kentucky high school sports’ governing body said it will work in the coming months to select a site for a 2014 state field hockey championship and “put the infrastructure in place for field hockey to be an officially-sponsored KHSAA sport.”

    Field hockey will remain a fall, female-only sport while under the KHSAA’s governance.

  • McMurtrey named third-team all-state

    Oldham County girls basketball senior Ashley McMurtrey was named third-team all-state this weekend in the Courier-Journal’s poll of coaches across the state.

    McMurtrey averaged 23.9 this season. She finished her career as just the second player in Lady Colonel history to score at least 2,000 points in her career.

    OC won the District 29 regular season and tournament titles this season.

    The C-J named LaRue County’s Ivy Brown as Miss Basketball.
     

  • Grady throws no-hitter vs. Doss

    North Oldham pitcher Trevor Grady threw a no-hitter Saturday during North’s 13-0 five-inning win against Doss.

    Grady notched eight strikeouts during his five innings of no-hit work.

    Peter Sohn and Ethan Cleary each had three hits for the Mustangs in the win, with Cleary tallying three RBIs.

    North will conclude District 29 regular season play at Trimble County at 5:30 Thursday night.
     

  • North wins quad meet

    GOSHEN – North Oldham hosted Christian Academy-Louisville, Fairdale and South Oldham in a quad track and field meet Friday in Goshen.

    North won both the boys and girls meets with a combined team score of 211, followed by CAL (103), South (64) and Fairdale (14).

    County event winners are as follows:

    –Girls 4x800 meter relay - North Oldham (Julia Ritz, Marissa Lowe, Christina Ausley, Grace Dieterle)

    –Boys 4x800 meter relay - North Oldham (Matt Powers, William Strench, Seth Stevens, Adam Zimmerman)

  • Colonels earn landmark win vs. North

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s Chad Szczublewski was going through warmups Monday night before the Colonels’ game against North Oldham when he noticed the sidewall on his stick was broken.

    “When the sidewall breaks the ball falls out,” OC coach Marcus Lane said. “So we re-strung both sides and he started shooting and was like, ‘Man, it feels good.’ And he just went off.”