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Today's News

  • A Perfect Patch

    The Great Pumpkin is alive and well in Oldham County this season, despite shortages across other pumpkin-farming states.

    Pumpkin crops in many northeastern states were devastated by Hurricane Irene, which flooded fields in August. Even before that, heavy rains in the northeast delayed plantings, setting back the Halloween-timed main harvest.

    In Oldham, however, pumpkins had a good season, according to several area farmers. 

  • Van Lenten Just Misses

    His drives were slightly off, his mid-range game was a bit askew and his putts weren’t all going in through 17 holes.

  • A final volleyball tune-up

    LOUISVILLE — To say Oldham County senior libero Jordan Wiese gets excited might be an understatement.

  • Newspapers adapt for the digital age
  • Farm manager shot on L’Esprit Parkway

    Police are investigating a shooting at a horse farm on L’Esprit Parkway in Henry County.

    Kentucky State Police received a 911 call Sunday alerting officers that the farm’s manager, Gregorio Figueroa Calderon, 29, had been shot.

    Calderon was transported to University Hospital in Louisville for life-threatening injuries.

  • South Oldham celebrates senior night with a bang

    CRESTWOOD — Jacob Lamb and the rest of the South Oldham High School Dragons had no problem leading Grant County to the slaughter in a 74-26 win on Friday.

    Lamb and South Oldham’s big play ability rocked Grant County with 40-point second quarter points as the Dragons turned a tight game into a 61-20 blowout by halftime.

  • North Oldham Waxes Waggener

    LOUISVILLE---Before North Oldham’s game Friday, the news came out: senior running back Zach Evans was out with a broken ankle.

    He’ll now have a four-month expected recovery time that will effectively end his season. Evans injured the ankle injured ankle during the Mustangs’ win over South Oldham Sept. 16

  • Champion Chevrolet-Buick presents: Friday Night Live!

    LOUISVILLE--- The games really start to matter now. South Oldham welcomes Conner at 7:30 tonight for the Dragons' first district game. They'll be looking to rebound from last week's overtime loss at North Oldham.

  • Pewee Valley boy’s first elk hunt is a huge success

    Colby Smith, 12, of Pewee Valley was one of five young Kentucky hunters selected out of 805 applicants to participate in the Youth Elk Hunt in Breathitt County. On Sept. 23, Smith shot this 297-class bull. Smith shot from 278 yards using father Mark Smith’s .300 Win Mag. The bull was 736 pounds field-dressed.
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  • Education Briefs: Sept. 29, 2011

    First month student enrollment exceeds projection

    Data for the first month of the school year showed 57 more students enrolling in Oldham County schools than projected. Enrollment at elementary and middle schools is slightly down this year compared to last year, but high school enrollment is up.

    Michael Williams, director of pupil personnel, said the increase in high school enrollment is due to the size of this year's ninth grade class.