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Today's News

  • Ready, Set, Run program teaches local children about more than running

    Children cross the finish line. — smiles beaming with confidence as their parents go over to congratulate them. They’ve been immersed in a running program since mid-April.
    Their dedication, persistence and hard work for nearly two months has paid off. But what’s more is, your child has gained not only physical activity and exercise; they’ve learned life lessons along the way.

  • Little League All-Stars dominate

    With summer already well under way, both the North and South Oldham Little League All-Stars are starting to pick up steam.
    After wrapping up District 2 competition earlier this month, a number of local teams took to the state level over the weekend.
    Baseball:
    9- 10-year-old Nationals
    North Oldham rolled past Valley Sports 10-8 in the finale as Steven Votaw, Kaiya Sheron and Ben Gibson each picked up 2 RBIs. Austin Reed added a double.
    10- 11-year-old Nationals

  • Two Crestwood residents, Aaron Bailie and Greg Deinlein, selected by Drum Corps International

    The high school activity of marching band is something that thousands of young adults participate in across the country. Usually the students play until they graduate, some even play at their college, but there are a select few who go above and beyond. The major leagues, the big time, the greatest stage that can be played upon is through Drum Corps International and two boys from South Oldham High School, Aaron Bailie and Greg Deinlein, have been selected to live their dream.

  • Oldhmam County’s Meghan Theiss qualifies for Junior PGA Championship

    Two months ago, Meghan Theiss’s life was fairly ordinary. Months removed from taking the final swing of her prep golf career, Theiss, like many other graduating seniors, was preparing for life beyond high school. That is, until the Kentucky Junior PGA Championship got in the way.
    With one last shot at the event, Theiss made her chance count this time, parlaying a strong showing in the tournament’s opening round into a three stroke win at 3 over par.
    Still, despite the pressure, for her, the mindset was just to compete like anything else.

  • GINGER: Chocolate makes the road less rocky

    I am filled to the brim with Mackinac Island fudge, and yet I am still going to eat one more sliver. Then another. Then another. 

  • I-71 to be closed Sunday morning

    The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces intermittent closures on Interstate 71 at the KY 329 bypass (mile point 14.3) in Oldham County.

    Interstate 71 will be closed intermittently in both directions, up to 15 minutes at a time, on Sunday morning, July 8th from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. This closure will allow for utility work. 

  • New summer program targets high-achievers

    School district officials hope to continue raising the educational bar in Oldham County through a selective summer program.

    The Oldham County Student Scholars program launched this summer under the guidance of Jackie Howell, the district’s secondary gifted and talented educational services coordinator.

  • A second helping: New owners reopen Brownsboro Eatery

    After four years of standing empty, the Brownsboro Eatery’s doors have reopened with new owners and a fresh coat of paint.

    Visitors can expect a similar menu and feel, as Goshen residents Ed and Dianna Hunsinger are keeping the restaurant’s general store theme.

    Ed, who also owns Empire Tax Service in Crestwood, said he has wanted to buy the old building since the “for sale” sign went up three years ago.

  • Lightning damages homes as Sunday’s summer storms keep first responders busy

    Lightning struck at least four Oldham County homes as strong thunderstorms moved through the area Sunday evening.

    Crews from all six local fire departments responded to lightning strikes between 8 and 10:30 p.m. at locations across the county.

    Only one lightning strike resulted in a serious fire, according to officials.

  • For firefighters, practice makes perfect

    It’s amazing how time warps in a crisis — some minutes slow to hours, some disappear in minutes.

    That happened when North Oldham Fire Department crews arrived at Mayo Lane June 20 — even though it was only a training exercise.

    About a dozen firefighters from the North Oldham and Westport departments gathered for weekly training that evening, not sure what to expect.