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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Colonels edge Bearcats 10-7 for title

    BUCKNER – There were plenty of big plays to go around, but none bigger than Jake Weigel’s.

    Weigel nailed a 23-yard field goal with 3:06 left in the game Friday to help the Oldham County Colonels beat Anderson County 10-7 and win the district title.

    “I didn’t think about it,” Weigel said. I just concentrated on hitting it hard and straight. “I knew I had it when it came off my foot.”

  • South Oldham hosts college and career night

    South Oldham High School’s PTSA is sponsoring a college night in November about paying for college.

    The event, scheduled for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in the SOHS cafeteria, will  help students and parents understand the financial aid application process.  

    They will learn how college aid packages are put together, as well as how to obtain college grants and loans.

    The PTSA is sponsoring several college and career nights throughout the school year. All students and parents from any Oldham County school are invited.

  • Local groups receive funding to help homeless people

    Several local groups have received funding through a state program to prevent and combat homelessness for Kentucky families. 

    The Rural KIPDA Continuum of Care has received $254,453 from Kentucky’s Housing and Emergency Assistance Reaching The Homeless Program. This initiative is part of the national American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the federal Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program. 

  • Local students graduate from Sullivan University

    Several Oldham students recently graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville.

  • Learn to live your life with passion and enthusiasm

    Seeing sports fans cheering for their team or an audience clapping for a performer is a cue for me to practice enthusiasm. Looking up at the radiance of a star, I am reminded to let my enthusiasm for life shine brightly. While watching someone who obviously relishes what he or she is doing, I vow to live life with passion.

    The energy and persistence of a motivated person are truly marvelous. The work that nourishes us, the work that is a form of rapture, is magical. 

  • Carter hired to Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana

     Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana recently hired of Tamara Carter for the position of  Wired 65 Outreach Coordinator. 

     Carter will support the Wired65 workforce development grant covering counties throughout Indiana and Kentucky, including Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble.