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Today's News

  • American Legion hosts Veteran’s Day program

    The Oldham County American Legion Post 39 will host a Veterans Day program at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the John Black Community Center in Buckner. 

    The program will include entertainment from the Oldham County Band, directed by Brad Rogers.

    The guest speaker will be U.S. Army CPT Stephan L. Walters. 

     The community is invited to the program.  Anyone who would like to display military memorabilia may setup by 6:30 p.m.

     For information call American Legion Post 39 Commander Ned Snow at 241-4944.

  • Challenges facing Oldham County Schools

    Oldham County Schools have successfully continued our commitment to students over the past many years. Thanks to the community, the board of education, parents, teachers, administrators and the entire support staff we have moved forward improving in all areas that support ongoing excellence in both academic and extracurricular student achievement. 

  • OCHS reaches state quarter-finals

    HIGHLAND HEIGHTS – With a win in the state volleyball tournament Oldham County High School’s four seniors hope they have laid the groundwork for future success for the program.

    “It was definitely our goal to get to the state and to win a game was really exciting,” senior Kelly Moyer said. “Hopefully this will show the younger players coming back it can be done.”

  • Oldham County Scholastic Chess tournaments are Nov. 14

    Oldham County Scholastic Chess Tournament will take place Nov. 14 at Locust Grove Elementary School. 

    The school opens at 8 a.m. and the first round begins at 9 a.m.

    Sections of play are K-1, K-3, K-5, K-8 and K-12. No onsite entries.

    The entry fee is $15 per player if postmarked by Nov. 7, $25 thereafter.

    Checks must be made payable to Metro Louisville Chess.

    To register, send the fee and entry form to Oldham Chess, 2600 Worth Road,  Crestwood, Ky., 40014

  • Vitalis is Mr. Soccer

    CRESTWOOD – After a stellar senior soccer season, it just got a little better for South Oldham’s Will Vitalis.

    Vitalis has been voted the state’s Mr. Soccer by high school soccer coaches from around the state.

    “I started the year as the player of the year, then I had my best season and South Oldham had its best season,” Vitalis said. “This is just the perfect way to cap it off.”

  • North Oldham High School honors veterans

    North Oldham High School will be creating a Wall of Heroes in honor of Veterans’ Day Nov. 11.  

    Many men and women in the community have friends and/or family members who have served or are serving to protect and preserve our freedoms. NOHS would like to show appreciation for their service and dedication to the country.

  • POLICE: Prospect girl fled with Ohio college student

    A 14-year-old Prospect girl is safe at home after her parents reported her missing early Tuesday morning and police believed she left town with a person she met on the internet.

    When Rosemary Weiler’s parents went to wake her for school Tuesday, they realized she’d left their Prospect home sometime during the night with her passport, a pink Dell laptop, backpack and a few articles of clothing.

    Weiler, a student at North Oldham High School, told at least one friend someone from Florida or California was coming to pick her up, police said.

  • POLICE: Missing 14-year-old girl may have left with person she met online

    A 14-year-old Prospect girl is missing and police believe she may be headed to Florida or California with a person she met online.

    Oldham County Police are now interviewing friends, family and classmates of North Oldham High School student Rosemary Weiler.

    Weiler's parents saw her late Monday night, and realized she was missing when they went to wake her for school about 7 a.m. Tuesday.

  • South tops Rocks

    LOUISVILLE – As far as Will Vitalis is concerned a little drama never hurt anyone.

    Vitalis, a senior striker for the South Oldham High School soccer team scored with 2:27 left in the game to give the Dragons a 2-1 upset of No. 1 ranked Trinity Monday in the opening round of the state tournament.

    “I just wait until the last second sometimes I guess,” Vitalis said. “Just to make it dramatic.”

  • Hall joins bank’s board of directors

    J.W. “Jay” Hall III was recently named to United Citizens Bank’s board of directors.

    Hall is an Eastern Kentucky University graduate, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and insurance. He is a real estate developer and the owner and president of Insurance Associates with offices in New Castle, Carrollton, Eminence and La Grange.