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Today's News

  • Woman’s misfortune followed by lucky trip to Superbowl

    A family that fell on hard times last month is getting by with heaps of support from their community, and an auspicious contest win.
    Traci Fawbush’s house was destroyed Jan. 5 after a space heater caught fire in an upstairs bedroom.
    A neighbor called her at work that day, saying there was smoke emanating from the upper floor of Fawbush’s River Bluff home.

  • Old Henry extension could divert traffic from busy neighborhood streets

    It’s evening rush hour, and Village Green Boulevard is a hot spot for commuters seeking a shortcut from Jefferson County to Pewee Valley and Crestwood.
    Gail Thiel lives on the street, and watches commuters speed by, traveling from I-265 via Old Henry and Reamers roads in a hurry to get home.

  • County's GOP chair announces resignation

    After a tumultuous year marked by dozens of letters to the editor defending and discrediting her leadership, Oldham County GOP Chair Anne Gernstein has resigned amid allegations of malfeasance.

    Gernstein announced her plans to resign during a GOP meeting Wednesday night in Crestwood, just a week after a local official requested she be removed from office.

  • Colonels edge Mustangs in low-scoring game

    GOSHEN – Fresh off a run-and-gun rout of rival South Oldham, the Oldham County Colonels were forced to play the opposite way coming out with a 37-36 road win over North Oldham Friday.
    “Man, this one was a lot different than the last game,” OCHS senior guard Blake Payne said. “It was really hard to get into any kind of flow, but we won.”

  • Whitfield leads Lady Dragons over Lady Colonels

    BUCKNER – For Jasmine Whitfield it was simply a matter of taking a breath.
    After watching a 13-point lead evaporate to three points early in the fourth quarter, Whitfield helped lead a charge by the South Oldham Lady Dragons that pushed them back to the front en route to a 55-37 win over Oldham County Friday.

  • Henderson leads Colonels by Dragons

    BUCKNER – Dylan Henderson picked the right time to showcase his new game.
    Henderson, a senior guard for the Oldham County High School Colonels, broke loose for 24 points before a packed house Friday to lead the Colonels to a 75-60 win over cross county rival South Oldham.

  • Graves enjoys lead role in Nutcracker

    CRESTWOOD – As a competitive figure skater Megan Graves is used to performing before crowds, but she added a whole new feature to her skating with the role of Clara in the Nutcracker.
    “For me it’s a lot more acting,” Graves said. “There are more facial expressions and movements when I use my body. I have to make everything bigger.”

  • McMurtrey emerges as star for Lady Colonels

    BUCKNER – The faster the game the better Ashley McMurtrey likes it.
    McMurtrey, a 5-foot-8 freshman guard for the Oldham County High School Lady Colonels has emerged as the perfect fit for coach Steve Mullins’ fast-paced system averaging a team-high 17 points a game this season.

  • Blair fills role of scorer for Dragons

    CRESTWOOD – Eric Blair may be the answer.
    The South Oldham High School Dragons entered the basketball season with plenty of questions after losing last year’s senior class that led SOHS to the regional finals and a school record 27 wins.

  • Athlete of the Week: Shane Wilson

    Name: Shane Wilson.
    School: South Oldham Middle School.
    Sport: Wrestling.
    Weight class: 96 pounds.
    Age: 12.
    Hometown: Crestwood.
    Parents: Dawn and Vinnie Wilson.