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Today's News

  • Cohen, Kemper named All-State first team

    Shelby Cohen and Haley Kemper get to finish their decorated high school careers with one more honor.

    The two Oldham County attacking midfielders were named Tuesday to the Kentucky Soccer Coaches Association girls’ All-State West first team.

    This is the second straight year Kemper has received the honor and marks the third straight year for Cohen. Cohen was honorable her freshman year and first team her last three seasons. Cohen is the only player in the state to have made all-state teams each of the last four years.

  • Ferriell, Junion, Vicich named All-State first team

    Three local boys soccer players received first team all-state honors Tuesday.

    Davis Ferriell of South Oldham and Seth Junion and Jad Vicich of North Oldham were named to the Kentucky Soccer Coaches Association’s All-State West first team.

    Ferriell, a senior center-back, received the award for the second straight season. He helped the Dragons to a District 29 tournament title this season and a runner-up finish in the Region 8 tournament.

  • Lady Colonels receive no mercy

    LOUISVILLE - The Oldham County Lady Colonel volleyball team accomplished their preseason goal to get to state, but a powerhouse Mercy team ended their championship dreams Saturday morning.

    “We had a good game plan and we were healthy and prepared,” coach Vincent McDonough said going into the game. But the Lady Colonels would face a tall, powerful opponent in the Jaguars from Mercy, who were ranked #2 in Kentucky over the #8 ranked Oldham.

  • Mustangs blast Doss in opening round

    GOSHEN – North Oldham turned what was supposed to be one of the area's better opening round football playoff games into a rout Friday night.

    Arien Beasley rushed for 233 yards and three touchdowns on 11 carries as the Mustangs routed Doss 49-12 Friday at Mustang Stadium in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs. North (8-3) led by as much as much as 49-6, forcing a running clock against a Dragon team that beat the Mustangs in the first round of the playoffs last season.

  • Lady Colonels cruise by Hazard in state volleyball tournament

    LOUISVILLE – The big challenge waits in the second round for Oldham County, but the Lady Colonels weren't looking past the task at hand Friday.

    OC (32-8) swept Region 14 champion Hazard 3-0 (25-7, 25-8, 25-14) Friday morning in the first round of the state volleyball tournament at Valley High School.

    The win sets up a Lady Colonel tilt against Mercy in the state quarterfinals at 10 a.m. Saturday.

    The Lady Bulldogs (29-6) were over-matched from the beginning by OC.

  • Sacred Heart ends Lady Colonels' season in state semis

    LEXINGTON – The most successful season in Oldham County girls soccer history finally came to a close Thursday night.

    Two rapid-fire, second-half Sacred Heart goals buried the Lady Colonels in a 3-0 Valkyries win at Dunbar High School in the state semifinals. The loss, the first of the year for OC (23-1-1) ended the Lady Colonels' season the deepest into the playoffs they'd ever advanced.

  • Community Briefs

    Veterans Day Program

    Oldham County Post #39 of the American Legion will host a Veterans Day program on Monday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at the John Black Community Center in Buckner. The entire community is invited to participate in this recognition of our veterans.

    Veterans Eat Free

    As a special salute to freedom, all veterans and military will eat free on Nov. 11 at Ponderosa Steakhouse, 816 South Hwy. 53 in La Grange. Free meals will be served for military personnel from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Washing and sorting artifacts day at History Center

    Archaeology is a very important component to the Oldham County History Center’s educational programming.  Since 2005, the Oldham County History Center has sponsored annually four public archaeology digs, a summer institute for high school students and artifact washing days.  Such archaeology programs offer interested individuals the chance to experience a hands-on archaeology investigation and the opportunity to interpret what is found.

  • Wedding

    Halsmer Wedding

    Christina Ford and Stephen Halsmer were married June 1, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church. Parents are Robert and Jan Halsmer and John and Janet Ford, all of LaGrange.

    Maid of honor was Theresa Ford, Prospect; bridesmaids were Carolyn Knight and Kelly Hall, both of Louisville and Mary Kate Fahy, Pewee Valley.

  • Reader wins scholarship

    Kaitlyn Osorio (age 5), pictured below holding the check for her $1000 Scholarship from the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust, was a big winner in the Oldham County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program this year.

    The Library’s annual Summer Reading Extravaganza was enjoyed by nearly 5,000 youths this past season and everyone who signed up received a chance for their name to be drawn for the $1,000 scholarship presented by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust and TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc.