Today's News

  • Police: Scammers targeting seniors

    Law enforcement officials are warning senior citizens in Oldham County to watch out for telemarketing fraud.

    La Grange Police Department said in the past few months, it has investigated several crimes involving seniors who have lost money through telephone scams.

    In most cases, scammers tell residents they have won the lottery, new cars or have received an inheritance from a deceased loved one.

  • OC schools, colleges establish dual-credit programs for students

    The average student graduates college with $27,000 in student loans – more than the cost of, say, a brand-new Toyota Prius.

    But Oldham County students can save on those expenses through a number of dual-credit programs offered at the district’s three high schools.

    Oldham County High School is partnering with Jefferson Community and Technical College to allow juniors and seniors to take selected classes beginning in the fall.

  • Retired fire chief chauffeurs U of L Cardinals in Pegasus Parade

    Rick and Karen Albers celebrated with the rest of Card Nation when the U of L men’s basketball team cut down the nets in Atlanta last month.

    Little did they know, the Goshen couple would have their own small part to play in the Cardinals’ championship celebration.

    More than 270,000 people lined the streets of downtown Louisville May 2 to get a glimpse of the Pegasus Parade’s grand marshals, the U of L men’s and women’s basketball teams.

  • Judge to decide if DNA test necessary in Evridge case

    Prosecutors say four hairs found at the scene of a double-fatal shooting could yield details about the day a Westport man claims two sisters attacked him with a knife.

    Ronald T. “Ronnie” Evridge, 58, faces two murder charges and one count tampering with physical evidence for the Dec. 2011 fatal shooting of a pregnant woman and her sister.

  • Second round of school redistricting forums set for next week

    Oldham County parents will have a chance to sound off on the school district’s redistricting plan at three public forums next week.

    The second round of Oldham County Schools’ redistricting forums will be held May 13, 15 and 16.

    In this round, attendees will be asked to give pros and cons on each of several attendance boundary alternatives.

    The draft boundary maps and other information will be posted online this week so those interested can view them in advance.

  • Man who jumped probation back in jail

    A Pleasureville man who spent part of 2010 swiping copper wire and equipment from construction sites in Pewee Valley and Crestwood with a cousin is behind bars once again.

    According to court documents, Kenneth Aldridge, 24, of Crestwood,  committed several thefts and burglaries with his cousin, Curtis Aldridge, and Frank Hibbard.

    According to court documents, Aldridge and others:

  • Several local tennis players still active after day one of Eighth Region tourney

    After day one of the Eighth Region tennis tournament, several local athletes are still active.

  • OC Schools to honor school lunch 'superheroes'

    Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, Oldham County nutrition professionals have a lot on their plate.

    To celebrate their hard work and commitment, the School Nutrition Association organizes School Nutrition Employee Week, this year May 6-10.

    To kick off the celebration, SNA has partnered with Jarrett Krosoczka, author of the “Lunch Lady” graphic novel series and Random House Children’s Books, to create School Lunch Superhero Day. 

  • Mustangs' baseball clinches No. 1 seed

    It’s only happened once before, but the North Oldham Mustangs can call themselves regular-season district champions once again, securing the No. 1 seed outright with a 4-3 win over Oldham County April 25.
    The moment, a special one for both players and coaches, was a long time coming, North Oldham coach Erik Phelps said.
    “We’re finally the district champions in the regular season,” he said, “and that’s something that just goes to credit to what they’ve done and the type of kids that they are.”

  • Dragons' lacrosse clinches district with win

    The South Oldham Dragons defeated the North Oldham Mustangs 7-5 at Dragon Stadium April 24 to win the regular-season district championship.
    South Oldham got off to a quick start winning the opening face-off. A quick feed to Cason Combs from Kevin Leskody gave South Oldham a one-goal lead 10 seconds into the game.
    North Oldham’s Nic Thome countered at the 10:17 mark to tie the score and Ben Lau scored off a feed from Austin Zehnder to give North Oldham a 2-1 lead at the end of one quarter.