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Today's News

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Summer Wheeler.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Track.

    Age: 13.

    Hometown: La Grange.

    Accomplishments: Wheeler, an eighth-grade sprinter, recently helped lead the Oldham County Middle School girls’ track team to the Mid-Bluegrass Conference team championship.

    She won first in the 100-yard dash and second place in the 200-yard dash.

    Wheeler also ran the first leg of the 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams as both teams took first place in their respective races.

  • NOHS lacrosse reaches playoffs

    OLDHAM COUNTY – It was the the simplest of emotions that played a big part in the improvement of the North Oldham High School lacrosse team this season.

    After winning just one game last year, the Mustangs are 7-4 and were set to play Manual in the state Division II semi-finals May 18.

    “We came back with a different attitude this year,” senior Austin Major said. “For one thing, we wanted to get a little respect in the hallways at school.”

  • Gish resigns

    CLICK HERE TO READ THE LETTER FROM THE U.S. OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL

    Deputy judge-executive Paula Gish said she will resign from that post Friday after a federal agency found her job duties conflict with her candidacy for the county’s top office. 

  • Prospect Expo is Thursday

     The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host our 6th Annual PACC Community Expo – “Home Grown Commitment” on May 13th. We invite the community to join us for an exciting evening of entertainment, delicious and mouth watering samples from our restaurants and caterers and the oportunity to visit many of the area’s most successful businesses. Take the time to talk to their representatives and find out more about what each business offers the Prospect and surrounding area.

  • Oldham grand jury indicts eight

    An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments: • Cynthia Mendoza, 30, is indicted for second-degree assault. According to the indictment, on Jan. 28, she allegedly intentionally caused physical injury to Tonya Schagene with a concrete yard ornament. • Frederick C. Montgomery Sr., 60, is indicted for two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. According to the indictment, between Nov. 1, 2009 and Feb.

  • Numbers tell the story - did the tax credit have an impact on home sales?

     Our Louisville MLS Report shows single family home sales from Jan. 1 to May 5, 2010,  and compares those sales to sales from Jan. 1 to May 5, 2009.

  •  GOSHEN – For the past five year the North Oldham High School girls’ tennis team has been the bully on the block winning the regional tennis crown.

  • Game Bytes

     Baseball

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Danielle Hempel. School: South Oldham Middle School. Sport: Softball. Age: 14. Hometown: Crestwood. Accomplishments: An eighth-grader at South Oldham Middle School, Hempel moved into the starting lineup for the South Oldham High School varsity softball team this season and has claimed the position as her own. One of several middle schoolers starting for the Lady Dragons, Hempel has become a solid pitcher this season. “High school ball is more of a challenge, but I really like it,” Hemp

  • Audit finds schools paid "reasonable" price in $2.7 million land deal

     A state auditor’s report concludes that Oldham County Schools paid a reasonable price — and did not offer kickbacks to developers — when members of the school board negotiated a nearly $2.7 million deal in October 2009 to acquire 112 acres of Brownsboro farmland for a future school site.