Today's News

  • Gnadinger and Rusch come through

    CRESTWOOD – Late in the 182-pound wrestling finals Saturday at the South Oldham Dragon Invitational, Oldham County High School senior Zac Gnadinger broke through a deadlocked match.

    Gnadinger and North Oldham senior Chase Rusch both picked up wins in their weight classes with late moves.

    Thanks to a late grapple, Gnadinger  pulled off a big upset over St. Xavier’s Will Tompkins 3-1. Tompkins is ranked No. 2 in the state in the weight class by KentuckyWrestling.com.

  • Sassy and Shack fall short

    During 2011, they left a number of horses in the dirt.

    But even though thoroughbreds Shackleford and Sassy Image picked up a number of wins, neither could pull off a win as the best horse in their classes.

    Shackleford, a 3-year-old colt and Sassy Image, a 4-year-old filly, fell short for the 2011 Eclipse Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.

    The horses are trained in Goshen by Dale Romans and both were finalists for this year's awards.

  • Locals earn awards from Kentucky Heritage Council

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Heart of Danville was the big winner during presentation of the 2012 Kentucky Main Street Program Awards, which took place Wednesday at the Grand Theatre in Frankfort. In addition to established categories, the Award for Excellence in the Main Street Four-Point Approach® for 2012 was created by the awards committee specifically for Danville, in recognition of its successful implementation and integration of each of these revitalization strategies – promotion, organization, design and economic restructuring.

  • SOHS spins its wheels in LIT loss

    LOUISVILLE — It was like South Oldham had its wheels stuck in the mud.

                The Lady Dragons put their foot on the gas and would move a little bit, then they’d shift to reverse and try again, but get advance the same amount out of the rut.

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  • Health officials say birds not an immediate illness concern

    Oldham County health officials say there is little risk of disease from the flocks of birds gaining national attention this week.

    Chad Lynch, public information officer for the Oldham County Health Department, said the department doesn't see the birds as a major health concern at this time.

    Histoplasmosis, the most common form of bird-related disease, only spreads in dry conditions.

    The largest concentration of birds are in La Grange off Jericho Road, where they are feeding on nearby cornfields.

  • Fatal crash snarls traffic on I-71 northbound

    A fatal crash on Interstate 71 early Friday morning snarled northbound traffic for several hours.

    Kentucky State Police report that a fatal crash near the 38-mile marker in Carroll County claimed the life of Lokey Shorter Sr., a 63-year-old truck driver from Trotwood, Ohio.

  • Grand Stamm—LIVE! 1.27 CHANGED TO 11:30 A.M.

    Guys and gals, welcome to our eighth Grand Stamm — LIVE! chat.

    I hope you all enjoyed last week's chat, with Eric Quigley, the former SOHS tennis phenom who's now a superstar at the University of Kentucky and about to go professional. He really gave us some great tennis insight on his game and tennis in general.

  • The Sports Primer: 1.26

    There's a group of kings and queens in Oldham County's pools.

    North Oldham High School's boys' and girls' swimming teams claimed those titles after taking the Oldham County Swimming championships Saturday. The meet featured only the three Oldham high schools.

    But the meet didn't go without a little bit of drama. One race ultiimately decided one of the champions.

  • OCHS' Late-game nerves win out

    BUCKNER – Oldham County High School girls’ basketball coach Stephen Mullins said he isn’t quite sure how the Lady Colonels held on.

    In a sloppy game on both sides, OCHS showed more sloppiness that visiting North Oldham. The Lady Colonels had 25 turnovers, to the Lady Mustangs’ 13, and gave their coach’s heart quite a ride.

    But by the narrowest of margins, OCHS held on for a 34-33 win Wednesday night, as time ran out after a layup by NOHS senior guard Meghan Welle.