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Today's News

  • Lively, Mathis 1-2 punch for 1-seed South

    Drew Lively has experience starting big games for South Oldham.

    But some special nerves were running through Lively’s left arm when he took the mound in relief of teammate Eddie Mathis April 9 against Trimble County.

    Mathis had pitched six perfect innings against the Raiders. Lively was coming in to face the top of the Trimble order, needing to retire three hitters in order to clinch the program’s first ever perfect game.

  • Class 2A, Region 3 Track and Field: North sweeps titles

    LOUISVILLE – North Oldham was the class of the track Tuesday night at the region championships.

    The boys and girls teams swept the Class 2A, Region 3 track and field championships during a humid night at Christian Academy-Louisville.

    On the boys side, the Mustangs scored 154 points, out-pacing Moore (65), CAL (59), Spencer County (57) and Henry County (56).

    As for the girls, the Lady Mustangs tallied a commanding 213 points. They soundly defeated host CAL (86), Waggener (61), Shelby County (54) and Collins (43).

  • Pitts leads local state tennis competitors

    South Oldham’s Jordan Pitts is out to make some noise this week coming off his fourth straight Region 8 title.

    Pitts will be the No. 5 seed in the boys singles state tournament. He’ll lead a group of 11 singles or doubles competitors representing North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham High Schools and St. Francis.

  • Botched drug deal leads to murder

    Two men charged in the murder of a La Grange man have been arrested and pled not guilty to their alleged crimes.

    According to La Grange Police, Justin Rogers, 24, was found dead in the front yard of a home in the 400 block of East Washington Street, near Oak Street on Sunday night. Police said he suffered a single gunshot wound to the chest after a drug deal between Rogers and two men went south.

    After help from eyewitnesses, police arrested Henry Schultz-Eggenspiller, 22, and Roberto J. Cabrera, Jr., 46, also from La Grange in connection to Rogers’ death.

  • OC sweeps county track and field championships

    GOSHEN — Oldham County dominated the County Track and Field Championships Wednesday at North Oldham.

    The Colonels and Lady Colonels swept the boys and girls titles, with North coming in second and South Oldham in third.

    “I’m really, really excited with how the team’s done,” OC senior Jonathan Stocking said. “We came in here projected to win a lot of these… and we’ve done really well.

    “I’m proud of this team and glad to be a part of it.”

  • OCHS student in Governor’s program

    Oldham County High School sophomore Randall Heite will be representing Oldham County High School in the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs program this summer.

    Heite is the first Oldham County student ever selected for this program, now in its second year of existence.

  • Mueller: Ways to know yourself better

    We all need to become more comfortable with exploring our inner world. Persons who have never learned to feel comfortable in their internal world become hamstrung in managing their lives. They may sell out and give over their personhood to some influential person or group of persons. They give up on being who they truly are.

    Paying attention to your internal world is vital to your attainment of soul-satisfying contentment. I want to give you a plan for increasing your internal awareness. Here are five specific suggestions for achieving greater internal awareness.

  • Introductory level petty

    I recently had lunch with a friend who shared concerns about his daughter’s school struggles. “Why are junior high girls so mean? Seventh grade is like introductory level petty.”

  • Kenwood Station has successful book drive

    Kenwood Station’s Student Council began a book drive on March 17. The initial goal of the book drive was to collect 600 new/gently used books by the end of April. As of April 7, the students have collected 936 books and the books keep coming in! The books collected will be used by Kenwood Station’s Summer Reading Program, a program that helps improve reading skills in students by providing them reading opportunities over the summer months. Any books not selected for use by the Summer Reading Program will be donated to local charities.

  • SOHS student wins Casey award

    Sydney M. Allen, a student at South Oldham High School has won the National Merit James E. Casey Scholarship. Allen’s probable career field is undecided.

    The James E. Casey Scholarship is given by the UPS Foundation.

    The UPS Foundation was created in 1951 by United Parcel Service. National Merit James E. Casey Scholarships and James E. Casey Scholarships for children of United Parcel Service employees are supported by the UPS Foundation, in honor of the founder of United Parcel Service.