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Today's News

  • LOCAL TEAMS COMPETE IN DERBY CITY CLASSIC

    While most high school teams headed to the beach looking for warmer weather during spring break, three local baseball teams got in plenty of game action a little closer to home, squaring off in the Derby City Classic at Spalding University.

    TUESDAY’S GAMES
    SOUTH OLDHAM 11, MANUAL 8
    South Oldham was able to overcome three errors in Tuesday’s opener against Manual, pounding out 12 hits and adding five runs in a decisive sixth inning to win  11-8.

  • La Grange man dies in Thursday morning crash on I-71

    A multi-car crash on Interstate 71 Thursday morning claimed the life of a La Grange man.

    According to police, a gray Chrysler passenger vehicle traveling southbound on I-71 at 7:44 a.m. crossed the median near the 16 mile marker, hitting a red Jeep SUV in the northbound lanes. The Chrysler was then struck by a semi-tractor trailer.

    The driver of the Chrysler, Ian Connin, 27, of La Grange, was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Crestwood man dies in motorcycle crash

    A Crestwood man died Wednesday evening when he crashed his motorcycle in Shelby County.

    According to police, a 2006 Blue Yamaha Motorcycle traveling east on Aiken Road at 7:50 p.m. left the roadway and struck a roadsign near a curve. 

    The driver, Steven A. Ball, 40, of Crestwood, was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • OC Clerk's main office to close for renovations

    Repair work will shut down the Oldham County Clerk's main office next week.

    County Clerk Julie K. Barr said the La Grange office will close April 15-19 for renovations.

    During the week, La Grange staff will shift to satellite offices in Crestwood and Prospect to accommodate increased traffic at those locations.

    The La Grange office will still be open to residents seeking marriage licenses.

  • South Oldham boys' tennis wins 5-0 over Oldham County

    BOYS’ TENNIS: SOUTH OLDHAM 5, OLDHAM COUNTY 0
    The South Oldham boys didn’t have near as much trouble in their rivalry matchup Thursday, knocking out rival Oldham County 5-0 at South Oldham.
    South Oldham’s Jordan Pitts earned a 6-0, 6-0 decision over Nathan Beil in match one, followed by 6-1, 6-1 and 6-4, 6-3 wins by Steven Mayborg and Spencer Root, respectively, in the No. 2 and 3 singles’ matches.

  • North Oldham girls' tennis edges South

    The North Oldham girls’ tennis team played the role of unkind guest in their visit to Crestwood March 27, dispatching rival South Oldham 3-2.
    Though South Oldham’s Steffi Pitts was able to claim a 6-0, 6-0 win over Rheagan Riggs in the No. 1 singles’ match, the rest of the day belonged to the Lady Mustangs, as they captured the other two singles’ points before splitting doubles.
    Liz Whitman earned a 6-2, 6-1 decision over Julia Dean in the second singles’ match, while teammate Erin Biddle defeated South’s Alex Wiley 6-0, 6-2.

  • Oldham County girls win Spring Break Classic

    OLDHAM CO. 10, BRACKEN CO. 1
    Fresh off knocking out No. 3 Ballard, Oldham County started spring break with a bang Friday night, claiming an 11-1 win over Bracken County in the opening game of pool play in their Spring Break Classic.
    After putting just one run on the board in the top half of the first inning, the Lady Colonels’ offense exploded in the second inning, plating six runs and coasting from there.
    They went on to add four more runs, ending the game after only four innings.

    OCHS (4-1) — 1 6 1 3 - 11 14 1

  • Oldham County softball upends No. 3 Ballard

    After facing temperamental weather and plenty of high expectations to start the season, the Oldham County softball team picked up its first big win of the season March 27, upending No. 3 ranked Ballard 5-1.
    That came in large part to an offensive explosion in the game’s sixth inning as a two-out push by the Lady Colonels ended in a four-run swing

  • South Oldham softball run rules rival North

    With her team clinging to a narrow 2-0 lead, South Oldham junior Courtney Galvan made her second at-bat count Thursday, launching a grand slam over the left-centerfield fence to give the Lady Dragons all the momentum they would need in a 10-0 district win over rival North Oldham.
    In addition to boosting their district record to 1-0, the win also gives South Oldham some revenge after the Lady Mustangs ended their season in last year’s district tournament.

  • Parents share concerns at school redistricting forums

    Nearly 100 parents turned out to the third and final school redistricting forum Thursday night at North Oldham High School.

    The trio of forums is the first of three rounds of public meetings Oldham County Schools will hold to discuss a redistricting plan, which will take effect for the 2014-15 school year.

    District officials said decreased enrollment projections and a decision to close Liberty Elementary next year have created a need to redraw student assignment boundaries.