Today's News

  • North Oldham’s Oglesby signs with Louisville, eyeing national record in butterfly for senior season

    GOSHEN — North Oldham senior Grace Oglesby’s nationally recognized success at the butterfly swim may be from a result of consequences when she was younger.

    When Oglesby was 12, the butterfly was considered a punishing exercise by her coach. Any time the young Oglesby wasn’t doing a freestyle to standards, she was forced to practice long sets of butterfly, which is considered the most physically demanding form of swim.

  • KHSAA Class 5-A State Quarterfinals: Fern Creek rallies to beat South Oldham 21-20 in regional final

    CRESTWOOD — For the second time in as many weeks, South Oldham had an opportunity to score in the final moments of the game after giving up the lead.

    It worked last week, but the Dragons’ last minute efforts weren’t enough in a tightly contested match to swoon Lady Luck once again.

    Lamarius Kinslow caught two second half touchdowns as Fern Creek edged South Oldham 21-20 to move on to the KHSAA Class 5-A state semifinals next week at Bowling Green.

  • Ann Revell steps down as North Oldham girls soccer coach after 13 seasons

    North Oldham athletic director Alan Yanke announced the resignation of two head coaches on Thursday.

    Ann Revell, the only girls soccer coach ever at North, will not return next season after 13 years at the helm and field hockey coach Michelle Dixon also announced her resignation.

    Dixon coached two years at North and helped build the interest in the sport also in its second year as a KHSAA sponsored sport.

    The Lady Mustangs went 6-12 this season.

  • Big production, small package: Shane Wilson has big senior year in new position with South Oldham offense

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham prides itself on the ability to run the football efficiently using multiple runners.

    As another successful season presented the expected wear and tear on a new group of ball carriers, senior fullback Shane Wilson has provided consistent – and nearly guaranteed – production to the Dragons’ run game.

  • KHSAA Class 5-A State Football Playoffs: New experience highlights South’s dominant defense

    CRESTWOOD — The defensive side of the ball was one of South Oldham’s more consistent areas as they transitioned from 23 graduated seniors from last year’s squad.

    The defensive line and secondary brought back a few starters, but the linebacker position was left with big question marks as to who would fill the role left by Conner John, who walked on at the University of Kentucky after leading the team with 126 total tackles.

  • KHSAA Class 5-A State Football Playoffs: Dragons prepare for explosive Fern Creek in region final

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham enters unfamiliar territory this Friday night. 

    It’s been 23 years since the Dragons have moved past the second round of the playoffs – a streak South broke with its exciting 33-27 victory over Fairdale last week.

    Fern Creek finds itself in the same boat having not been to the regional final since 1998.

  • Keys to successful composting in your household

     Nature uses the process of decomposition to return nutrients to the soil for reuse. Composting harnesses the natural process, producing a product that you can add to your garden for soil improvement. You can compost a variety of organic material, including leaves, grass clippings, straw, fruit and vegetable scraps, and even manure.

    Composting optimizes conditions for the growth of bacterial and fungal microbes — the organisms responsible for decomposition.

  • Community in Brief - Nov. 19, 2015

     Elf on the Shelf Contest

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) has their own holiday Elf on the Shelf.  

    Known as “Elfie,” she will be visiting PACC member businesses throughout Oldham and eastern Jefferson County in the weeks leading up to Christmas.  Businesses will be encouraged to hide Elfie thoughout their shops while she’s visiting.  

  • Public Records - Nov. 19, 2015

     La Grange Police

    Brian M. Razor, 36 of Newport — cited Nov. 3 for leaving the scene of an accident; license to be in possession; and failure to produce insurance card

    Lindsey A. Angell, 31 of La Grange — arrested Nov. 3 on an Oldham County warrant and two warrants from Scott County

    Stephen Kasey, 46 of La Grange — arrested Nov. 4 on two Shelby County warrants

  • Cultivating the spiritual gift of faith

     A small boy riding a bus home from Sunday school was very proud of the card he had received, which had a picture and a caption that read, “Have Faith in God.” 

    Then to his
    dismay the card slipped from his hand and fluttered out the window. “Stop the bus!” he cried. “I’ve lost my ‘faith in God!’”