Today's News

  • News Briefs for 10-3 through 10-10

    Ag Tag Nets $900

    In February, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer asked farmers across the Commonwealth to step-up and make the “Ag Tag” donation.

    For the second time, the proceeds from voluntary donations to the Agricultural Program Trust fund would be divided equally among 4-H, FFA and Kentucky Proud. Farmers had the option to donate $10 when they renewed their license plates in March.

  • Country Comparison

    I am leaving beautiful Berlin and will soon be home again in Indiana.

    As my visit comes to a close, I find myself wondering once more why my ancestors ever chose to leave such a place.

    Make no mistake, I love the U.S. and am proud and thankful to be an American, but three hundred years ago, things were different.  It’s hard to imagine what my grandparents were thinking when they left family, community, and traditions behind and set sail for the unknown.

  • North Boys Headed to State Golf Final

    LOUISVILLE – Michael Vissing walked off the 18th green at Midland Trail Monday afternoon frustrated he’d double bogeyed the final two holes.

    “I stormed off the green because I didn’t think we were going to go (to the state tournament),” Vissing said.

    But Vissing’s anger soon turned to joy, as North Oldham’s cumulative team score of 305 proved to be the second best score among all teams at the Region 6 tournament, clinching the Mustangs a trip to next week’s state tournament in Bowling Green.

  • Schedule and Results for Sept 24 - Oct. 9

    RESULTS 9-24 - 9-28
    Field Hockey
      9/24 Christian Academy-Louisville 2, North
      Oldham 1
       9/27 Bullitt East 38, Oldham County 21
       9/27 North Oldham 34, Spencer County 20
       9/27 South Oldham 34, Conner 32
    Boys Soccer
       9/25 North Oldham 4, Franklin County 2
       9/25 South Oldham 5, Eastern 0
       9/28 Male 2, North Oldham 2
       9/28 South Oldham 3, Simon Kenton 0

  • EOMS B-team Finishes Perfect Season

    GOSHEN – Coach James Kelly’s favorite saying to his players is that practice doesn’t make perfect, but that “perfect practice makes perfect.”

    That mindset has led to a perfect year for his East Oldham Middle School B-Team Patriots.

    East Oldham clinched a perfect regular season Monday with an 8-0 win over North Oldham Middle School’s B-Team at Mustang Stadium.

  • Dragons conquer Conner

    CRESTWOOD – Conner came to town Friday with the hype. The Cougars left town with a loss.

    South Oldham played maybe its best all-around game of the season, beating Conner 34-32 in its district opener at Dragon Stadium.

    “Everyone doubted us in the beginning and no one’s ever believed in us,” said quarterback Chase Lightfoot. “That’s just how South Oldham fights. We come out and fight every time.”

  • Community Briefs

    Cornhole Tourney

    The LaGrange Railroad and Bluegrass Festival is pleased to announce the newest addition to the activities schedule on October 12th, ” The Club Car Invitational.”

  • Public Records

    KSP Arrests                          Week of Sept. 23-29

    9/24 – Richard W. Johnson, 35, La Grange – Rape 1st, Incest 1st, Sodomy, Sexual Abuse 1st
    9/24 – Virginia S. Oleary, 53, Louisville – Promoting Contraband 1st, two counts

    Oldham County Property Transfers Week of Sept. 23-27

  • OCS Scores Well on State Tests

    Recently realeased data shows the majority of Oldham County Schools have once again scored well above the average on state testing.

    The district as a whole scored in the 96th percentile, ranking as distinguished, the top ranking the state gives.  District superintendent Will Wells said he was proud of the overall work of the county.

  • Doctor Sees Different Kind of Problem in OC

    Dr. Charity Whitehill said she thinks this county is facing a serious crisis. Not a health crisis, government conspiracy or a impending terror strike, but a communication crisis.

    Whitehill recently opened a new business in La Grange called Dr. Charity Communications that specializes in helping people understand communication better.

    She said many problems today, such as suicide and divorce could be solved if people understood their emotions and could express them well. Cases of domestic violence especially upset her.