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Today's News

  • Never say die: North Oldham rallies from 2-1 hole to claim 29th district championship

    Entering the season with high expectations after a semifinal appearance in the 2012 state tournament, the North Oldham Mustangs took a step closer to a repeat appearance Wednesday night, outlasting South Oldham 3-2 to claim the 29th district crown.

    The Dragons gave them all they wanted though.

  • Oldham County rolls past South 4-0 for district title

    Taking to Dragon Stadium for the final of girls' 29th district soccer tournament, Oldham County scored two early goals against South Oldham and coasted from there, winning 4-0. Their first goal came in the first three minutes and they added another five minutes later to gain control and from there, Oldham was able to control the possession of the ball, limiting South's scoring chances over the next 60 minutes.

  • South edges Oldham County in district title thriller.

    The crowd goes crazy, the lights are on and the stage could not be any bigger for the South Oldham Dragons after defeating the Oldham County Colonels in penalties Wednesday night for the boys’ soccer district title.

  • Oldham’s elected officials lead the Commonwealth

    In an event as rare as horse racing’s Triple Crown, three Oldham County elected officials are serving as presidents of their respective state organizations.

    Julie Barr, county clerk, takes office as president of the Kentucky County Clerks Association in November. Already in office are Mike Simpson, jailer, and Steve Sparrow, sheriff.

  • Football teams hope to learn about postseason fortune with weekend district games

    If Oct. 5th’s games provided one of the toughest tests for the local football teams, this week should provide one of the easiest. Two of the three teams have good shots to pick up important district wins.

    The game with the greatest postseason implications will be the only game played in Oldham County this week as the South Oldham could secure their share of a first place tie.

  • Male Athlete of the Week 9/28-10/4: Matt Dombrosky

    Matt Dombrosky

     

  • Female Athlete of the Week 9/28-10/4: Erin Edmunson

    Erin Edmunson

     

  • Fundraiser brings VP nominee to Crestwood

    While the political spotlight will shine on a Kentucky college town tonight, Centre College isn't the only place in the Bluegrass that Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan will visit this week.

    Ryan, a U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin, is scheduled to attend a political fundraiser luncheon in Crestwood on Friday at the home of Texas Roadhouse CEO Kent Taylor.

    Romney Victory Inc. will host the fundraiser on behalf of GOP presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney.

  • EDITORIAL: Not all school stats add up

    It’s election season — and that means campaigns are making confetti out of data.
    Because no matter your argument, there’s always a statistic to back it up.
    Take, for instance, elections for the Oldham County Board of Education — a pivotal race that could drastically alter the course of Oldham County Schools.
    Numbers have been flying around like monkeys in the Wizard of Oz.
    During a candidate forum Sept. 25, Division 3 candidate Gary Gibson cited a number of statistics that have been fact-checked since the forum.

  • EDITORIAL: School stats don't add up

    It’s election season — and that means campaigns are making confetti out of data. 
    Because no matter your argument, there’s always a statistic to back it up. 
    Take, for instance, elections for the Oldham County Board of Education — a pivotal race that could drastically alter the course of Oldham County Schools. 
    Numbers have been flying around like monkeys in the Wizard of Oz. 
    During a candidate forum Sept. 25, Division 3 candidate Gary Gibson cited a number of statistics that have been fact-checked since the forum.