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Today's News

  • State gives Bridge Hill, Ky. 393 a green light for expansion

    After the state legislature approved a two-year, $4.5 billion road plan in April, a number of projects are set to begin in Oldham County.

    Several projects will impact Oldham Reserve, the 1,000-acre business park owned by La Grange and Oldham County governments.

    A project to extend Allen Lane will benefit both Oldham Reserve and alleviate traffic on Ky. 53. 

  • Avoid deer-related collisions on Ky. roadways

    Autumn is in full swing in Kentucky decorating its landscape and roadways with vibrant, colorful foliage. 

    Fall colors serve to remind drivers that they will see an increased movement of deer throughout the Commonwealth. In addition, deer season begins Nov. 10 and motorists are more likely to encounter these animals on or near roadways.

    Spokesperson for KSP, Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard says motorists need to take extra precautions when driving during fall months.

  • Man pleads guilty to 2008 murder

    A Trimble County man has pleaded guilty to a 2008 murder in Milton.
    According to KSP, Clester Mullins, 37, of Milton, pleaded guilty today to the December 2008 murder of Steve “Catfish” Jones. 
    Mullins was originally arrested by Detective Todd Harwood on charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence in January 2009. 
    Detectives said Mullins struck Jones several times in the head with a metal bar before strangling him. 

  • North Oldham falls 21-7 to Spencer County

    Traveling to Spencer County Friday night, North Oldham came away on the wrong side of a 21-7 decision to fall to 6-3 on the season.

  • Ballard edges Oldham County 21-14

    Hosting Ballard on Friday night, the Oldham County Colonels nearly pulled off a big win before narrowly falling 21-14 to the Bruins.

  • North Oldham repeats as 8th Region champions with 3-1 win

    For nearly a year, the North Oldham Mustangs shouldered the weight of being the defending 8th Region champions. And for nearly a year, they waited for the chance to make it back to state. Thursday night, that's exactly what they did, knocking out Simon Kenton 3-1 in the regional final.
    "The thing we told them at the beginning of the season is that everybody wants to beat you," coach Brian Jones said. "So it's nice to come out on top as the 8th Region champs. It feels really nice."

  • Oldham County upends South Oldham 4-1 on penalty kicks.

    Story by Randy Heite

    The Oldham County Lady Colonels had plenty of big wins heading into Thursday night's regionl final against South Oldham, including three wins in the teams' last three meetings, but none would be more important than their final meeting as the Lady Colonels knocked out South 1-1 (4-1) in an overtime thriller.

    “Our strengths tonight were pose and stamina, because South brought it," Oldham coach Dan Schulz said. "They brought a great game out here tonight, and they deserve a lot of credit.”

  • South Oldham advances to state tournament with 2-0 win over Oldham County

    Story by Billy Rutledge

  • EDITORIAL: The era of an unprecedented election

    This week, thousands of parents, teachers, volunteers and staff members who contribute to the success of students in the Oldham County district received a 1,000-word tirade from Superintendent Will Wells.

    His message? He combined criticism of the local newspaper for publishing differing opinions with yet another pat-on-the-back for the Oldham County Board of Education’s five elected officials.

  • North Oldham runs through 8th Region tournament with a pair of sweeps

    Entering the opening round of Monday night’s 8th Region tournament, the North Oldham volleyball carried themselves like they expected to return to the state tournament. Their play against Walton-Verona did little to temper that fire as they got on the gas early and never let up, cruising 3-0.
    After coming out strong with a quick 6-1 run to open the match, the Mustangs weathered a Bearcats run midway through the game before opening up for a comfortable 25-15 win.