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Today's News

  • La Grange man injured in ky. 53 crash

    A La Grange man thrown 70 feet from his vehicle during a Friday morning crash in Shelby County is listed in serious condition at University Hospital in Louisville.

    Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Gene Witt said Scott A. Lynn, 33, of La Grange, was traveling southbound on Ky. 53, about two miles south of the Oldham County line when his car ran off the road.

    Witt said Lynn got the car back on the road but overcorrected and ran off the other side, flipping the vehicle three times in the process. The car landed on its top, and Lynn was ejected and thrown some 70 feet.

  • Baptist Hospital Northeast hosts events, classes in March

    An “All About Labor” class is 7 to 9 p.m. today (Thursday) at Baptist Hospital Northeast.

    The class teaches about the signs, symptoms and stages of labor, pain management, the process of delivery and the recovery period.

    A tour of the Women’s Center is available upon request after class.

    A Red Cross blood drive is from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday in the hospital’s conference center.

    Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are available by calling 222-3340.

  • Green Thumbs Garden Club meets Monday

    The Green Thumbs Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Yew Dell Gardens castle in Crestwood. Dr. Paul Cappiello will speak to the club about Dogwoods.

     

    For information, call the Oldham County Extension Office at 222-9453.

  • Adams named to Dean’s list at JCTC

    Jacob Adams was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Jefferson Community and Technical College. To be named to the dean’s list at JCTC, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average.

  • Game bytes

    HOCKEY

     

    Oldham hockey will defend state title

     

    When: Saturday and Sunday.

     

    Where: Iceland Sports Complex, Louisville.

     

    What: The Oldham County hockey team will defend its state title this weekend at the Iceland Hockey Sports Complex.

     

    The team comprised of players from all high school and middle schools in the county, has a 16-0-2 record this year.

     

  • Properties considered for annexation

    La Grange officials heard Monday the first readings of two ordinances that would annex properties off Ky. 53 into the city.

    The properties in question are the Citizens Union Bank Property at 2100 S. Ky. 53 and a portion of Pine Ridge Road between Cherry Wood Drive and Zhale Smith Road.

    According to the ordinances, “all property owners within the land to be annexed have given their written consent to this annexation.” The portion of Pine Ridge Road is next to the CUB Bank property.

  • Top 20 finalists for Oldham Icon announced

     Judges heard a variety of music Wednesday night during the first round of auditions for Oldham Icon - a contest designed to identify Oldham County’s crop of vocal talent.  

    The top 20 singers will compete for a cash prize during the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce’s Showcase Oldham County at the Oldham County YMCA Soccer Complex on March 13.

    The finalists include:

    Tanisha House

    Clinton Spaulding

    Kelly Cissel

    Brandy Neely

    Darlene Welch

    Stephanie Page

    Denise Watts-Wilson

  • North Oldham Mustangs beat Colonels, 64-52

    North Oldham's one-two scoring punch of guard Alex Foley and center Devon Rowan carried the day for the Mustangs as they beat Oldham County 64-52 Wednesday in the opening round of the 29th District tourney.

    The pair led a late third quarter charge as Foley hit a three-pointer from the corner and Rowan scored inside twice allowing the Mustangs to increase a five-point lead to 46-36 at the close of the quarter.

  • South Oldham boys roll over Trimble County

    Powered by their outside shooting and Trimble County turnovers, the South Oldham Dragons rolled over Trimble County 82-36 Tuesday in the opening game of the 29th District tourney at North Oldham.

    The Dragons closed the first quarter with a 15-1 scoring run to lead 21-7. With guard Brice Jewett hitting three three-pointers in the second quarter, SOHS led 47-19 at the half.

    Casey Jackson led SOHS with 16 points while Jewett finished with 15.

    SOHS, 24-5, will face the winner of the Oldham County/North Oldham game at 7:45 p.m. Friday for the district title.

  • Lady Colonels top Lady Mustangs, 68-50

    Oldham County's balanced scoring was too much for North Oldham as the Lady Colonels beat the Lady Mustangs 68-50 in the opening round of the 29th District tourney Wednesday at North Oldham.

    OCHS' Emily Lape led all scorers with 26 points including nine in the second quarter when the Lady Colonels began to pull away.

    OCHS also got 13 points from Brooke Leanhart, 11 from Ericka Hardin and nine from Emily Melton on three three-pointers.