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Today's News

  • GINGER: Romance isn't the only thing filling the air

    Of the 22 Valentine’s Days that hubby and I have celebrated together, this year was by far the most romantic.
    Our first Valentine’s Day was spent in a snowstorm, without electricity, in a smelly cow barn complete with cow patties underfoot.
    Since then, it’s been pretty much downhill.

  • Notorious crossings

    Certain crossings in Oldham County are notorious for being dangerous, difficult to navigate or downright irritating for local commuters.
    The steep hill at Railroad Avenue is nerve-wracking for motorists, for instance, because the driver cannot see the road below as he climbs the hill and descends after crossing the tracks.

  • NOHS holds off SOHS in district

    CRESTWOOD – There will be a new 29th District champion in boys’ basketball this year.

    The North Oldham Mustangs held off defending champion South Oldham 58-56 Wednesday in the opening round of the 29th District tourney at SOHS.

  • Lady Colonels use second half run to beat NOHS

    CRESTWOOD – Getting back to the basics on defense improved the Oldham County Lady Colonels’ offense as they used a third quarter spurt to beat North Oldham 67-48 Wednesday in the opening round of the 29th District tourney.

  • Colonels power past Raiders in district

    CRESTWOOD – It was not pretty, but it got the job done as the Oldham County High School Colonels beat Trimble County 57-39 Tuesday in the first round of the 29th District tournament.

    The Colonels, 20-7, overcame several periods of sloppy play to stay in control for much of the game behind a game-high 17 points from senior guard Dylan Henderson.

  • Lady Dragons roll past Trimble in district

    CRESTWOOD – After a slow start, an 11-2 first quarter scoring run gave the South Oldham High School Lady Dragons the cushion they needed to roll to a 68-23 win over Trimble County in the opening round of the 29th District tournament Tuesday.

  • Man arrested for impersonating officer

    A Louisville man is charged with impersonating a police officer and driving a Crown Victoria outfitted with lights, stripes and a siren to look like a police cruiser.
    Kevin Shook is charged with impersonating an officer and using an improper sound device.
    Oldham County Police arrested Shook Feb. 14 after learning he is not affiliated with a police or fire department.

  • Colonels win regional wrestling crown

    MIDDLETOWN – It was a fine day for the Oldham County High School wrestling team Saturday.
    The Colonels took the Region V team title with five individual champions on a day highlighted by junior Cody Bishop’s 13-10 upset of Joe Rupp at 140 pounds.

  • North's Rusch wins MOP honors

    MIDDLETOWN – The bigger, better version of Chase Rusch may have served notice Saturday he’s ready to step out on a statewide scale.
    Rusch, a North Oldham High School junior, won the 160-pound regional wrestling title Saturday with an 8-4 win over Tom Rupp of Eastern and was named the meet’s Outstanding Wrestler.

  • Colonels beat Simon Kenton

    BUCKNER – After weathering Simon Kenton’s counter punch, the Oldham County Colonels came back with their own haymaker to knock the Pioneers out in a 57-49 win Friday.
    OCHS, 18-6, dispatched a team many considered their main rival for a regional crown with a 12-2 run just before the end of the first half.