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Today's News

  • All Feb. 4 basketball games canceled

    A winter storm projected to hit Oldham County Tuesday afternoon has forced a cancelation of the night’s slate of basketball games.

    One of those games is the annual regular season boys game between North Oldham and South Oldham, scheduled to be played at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at North. That game has been postponed to the same time Wednesday.

    Oldham County’s boys game at Eastern has also been canceled, with no makeup date yet announced.

  • Oldham finishes 2nd in big school state duals

    MT. STERLING – Oldham County took down an old foe Saturday on its way to its best team duals finish in program history.

    The Colonels beat Fern Creek in the big school semifinals before falling to St. Xavier in the championship dual of the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association tournament at the Montgomery County High School Arena. The event wasn’t affiliated with the KHSAA wrestling championships, which will take place later this month in Lexington.

  • Sweet 16 pairings drawn, 8th girls get 3rd, 8th boys get 2nd

    The road to a 2014 state title won’t be easy for any team coming out of Region 8.

    Brackets for the girls and boys Sweet 16 tournaments were drawn Monday afternoon during a special KHSAA selection show.

    The Region 8 girls champion will face the Region 3 champ in the first round of the Girls Sweet 16 at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at Diddle Arena in Bowling Green. Meanwhile the Region 8 boys champ will face the Region 2 champ at noon Wednesday, March 19 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

  • Feb. 3 basketball games postponed

    Winter weather has affected the county schools' basketball schedules again.

    Oldham County's girls basketball game at Presentation, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, has been moved to the same time Tuesday.

    South Oldham's District 29 girls road game at Trimble County, also scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, has been pushed to the same time Tuesday.

    Follow @EraBrad on Twitter for cancelation and postponement updates.

  • Basketball notebook: Henry a one-man show for North Thursday

    BUCKNER – Jon Jon Henry was a load for North Oldham Thursday night. The junior scored 19 points and shot more free throws (21) than Oldham County’s entire team (16).

    But when the fourth quarter came around, the Colonels found a way to slow Henry down in their 62-48 district win.

    OC (14-5, 2-1 District 29) drove Henry to the sidelines in backcourt when he took the ball up, forcing the ball out of his hands. He scored just one point in the fourth quarter.

  • OC sets tone early, pulls away late to beat North

    BUCKNER – Oldham County players said they were tired of hearing talk from North Oldham students going into the schools’ annual regular season battle Thursday.

    Once the ball was tipped, OC’s play spoke for itself.

    The Colonels took a big first quarter lead, held on through the middle of the game then pulled away at the end to beat North 62-48 Thursday night.

  • Lady Colonels beat North, clinch No. 1 district seed

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s first two district tilts were drama-filled wins against Trimble County and South Oldham, putting OC on the cusp of a regular season district title.

    The Lady Colonels avoided drama in clinching said title Wednesday night.

    OC forced a running clock against cross-town foe North Oldham, beating the visiting Lady Mustangs 73-38. The win clinches a perfect regular season district record for OC (7-7, 3-0 District 29).

  • Adult education spring classes

    Oldham County Adult Education will kick off its spring semester of community education classes in February. This includes a variety of computer classes as well as hobby-related classes.

    Computer classes include a free two-class basic computer course, totaling four hours of free instruction. Additional computer classes are offered in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Each class is two days a week for two weeks.

  • New Pastor at Harrod’s Creek Baptist

    Harrod’s Creek Baptist Church of Crestwood on Highway 239 would like to officially welcome its new pastor, Eric Honeycutt. Pastor Eric would in turn like to welcome the community to Harrod’s Creek Baptist Church.

  • Wedding Announcement

    Emily Farmer and Scott Wakefield announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage on June 12, 2014. The two attended South Oldham Middle and High Schools together, class of 2009, and currently reside in Louisville.

    Bride’s mother and step-father: Terrie Bragg and David Bragg of Crestwood. Bride’s father: Jim Farmer of Crestwood. Groom’s parents: Tim Wakefield and Terri Wakefield of Crestwood.