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Today's News

  • Local students, teams excel at academic competitions

    Middle and high school students across the district showcased their intellectual prowess at academic team district competitions in recent weeks.

    Middle school students have completed the regional round of competition, with North Oldham Middle dominating Region 10, winning the overall competition by 15 points over Elkhorn Middle (Scott County). This is the school’s fourth-consecutive regional title.

    All four Oldham middle schools competed in the region, resulting in 10 individual top-five finishes and four top-three team event finishes.

  • OCMS team heads to nationals

    Two teams from Oldham County middle schools excelled at the regional Future City Competition Jan. 20 at the University of Kentucky, including a team that will compete at the national competition later this month.

  • Career fair and workshop at SOHS

    Attention high school juniors and seniors.

    You and your friends won’t want to miss the Career Fair, Thursday from 7- 8:30 p.m. at South Oldham High School’s Cafeteria.

    Visit this unique, two-part Career Fair and Workshop, where students can first focus on how to select a major or career path and then interact directly with industry professionals and/or college admissions officers from two-year, career-based colleges.

  • Elementary art show

    Join us and celebrate the accomplishments of some of the young artists from elementary schools across the district. This reception drew more than 1,000 visitors last year during its debut.

    The show will run from February 18 to March 27 at the Oldham County Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd., Crestwood. The opening is Feb. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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  • Rusch an ideal leader for young North wrestling team

    Earlier this month 14 North Oldham wrestlers competed in the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association state team duals. Out of those 14, senior Mitch Rusch was the only wrestler above the sophomore level.

    That’s become the norm for Rusch this year. The North veteran is the undisputed team leader, conducting pre-practice warm-ups, offering advice to teammates when they’re on the mat and dominating his competition.

  • Shatzer meets new team

    BUCKNER – Oldham County football players hadn’t seen a Colonel head football coach face-to-face in nearly three months.

    But once the players met recently hired head coach Mike Shatzer Friday at OCHS, they said they liked what they saw.

    Shatzer, who’s still teaching at his current job in Alabama, drove north to meet his new team Friday. He introduced himself to players in the weight room before addressing players, parents and others involved with the program in the school library before the boys basketball game against Simon Kenton.

  • La Grange man arrested for indecent exposure

     

    A La Grange man has been arrested and charged with indecent exposure after police found him masturbating in a school parking lot.

    Jon Eric Selby, 44, was arrested on Jan. 31 on charges of indecent exposure, alcohol intoxication and criminal trespassing after being found watching pornography and masturbating in the parking lot of Crestwood Elementary, according to a police report.

  • Lady Mustangs use strong second half to beat Carroll

    GOSHEN – North Oldham girls basketball began a five-games-in-five-nights gauntlet Tuesday on a strong note.

    The Lady Mustangs outscored Carroll County 31-15 in the second half Tuesday and notched a 59-47 win over the visiting Lady Panthers.

    The Carroll game was the first for North (7-11) in a stretch of five straight days of games. The Lady Mustangs will play at Spencer County Wednesday, at Shelby County Thursday and at Seneca Friday before rounding out the week at home against Southern Saturday.

  • Colonels win Mustang Classic

    Oldham County’s Zac Brooks (above, right) and other wrestlers from OC, North Oldham and South Oldham competed in the Mustang Classic Saturday at North.

    The Colonels won the event with a team score of 210, followed by Woodford County (189) and Trinity (169.5). North (72) came in eighth and South (67) was 10th in the 20-team event.

    OC had three winners: Sam Gnadinger, 152-pound class, Max Emerson, 170-pound class and Alex McIntosh, 195-pound class. Will Jennings came in second in the 160-pound class.

  • Bevin pushes back on latest McConnell attack

    In his latest stop in Oldham County, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin pushed back against attacks by the man he hopes to replace: U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell.

    Bevin, who has made several trips to Oldham and surrounding counties since announcing his campaign against McConnell, spoke Tuesday to the Oldham County Republican Women’s Club.

    In an hour-long speech and question-and-answer session with the club, Bevin pushed back on a few key attack lines McConnell’s campaign has latched onto, including its claim he falsified his resume.