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Today's News

  • Fiscal Court creates new committee

     

    A handful of Oldham County magistrates will add economic development to their focus for the upcoming term.

    At the last Fiscal Court meeting, County Judge-Executive David Voegele announced the formation of a new committee focusing on economic development in Oldham County.

    The Economic Development Committee will work with the Oldham Chamber and Economic Development to bring new employment and economic opportunity to the county, Voegele said.

  • Hudson named new assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

    Courtney Baxter, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit has hired the Hon. Matt Hudson (right) as a part-time Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. Hudson was sworn in by the Hon. Judge Karen Conrad (left) on Jan. 6

  • Chamber hosts Frankfort preview

     

    The Oldham Chamber and Economic Development will bring together business leaders and legislators to ensure better economic conditions in Oldham County later this month.

    On Jan. 22, the Oldham Chamber will host a legislative preview panel to discuss important legislative issues impacting business throughout the Commonwealth.

    “One of the most important things a Chamber can do is represent its businesses on important public policy issues,” Deana Epperly Karem, Executive Director of Oldham Chamber and Economic Development, said.

  • Volleyball: McCarson signs with Morehead State
  • Football: Beasley, John star in Border Bowl win

    Two former rivals combined last weekend to lead a team of Kentucky all-stars to a win in the Border Bowl game against Tennessee’s all-stars.

    Former North Oldham wingback Arien Beasley and former South Oldham middle linebacker Connor John were named MVP and Defensive MVP, respectively, in Kentucky’s 33-32 win Saturday in Williamsburg.

    Beasley and John led Kentucky to a 33-19 fourth-quarter lead. Kentucky then held off a late Tennessee rally to win the game.

  • Rita’s number retired

    Former Oldham County girls basketball star Rita Berry (above left, pictured with OC coach Jace Bryant) saw her No. 34 jersey retired Friday in Buckner.

    OC fans chanted “Rita, Rita” as her banner was unveiled between the OC vs. South Oldham girls and boys games.

    Berry played shooting guard for legendary OC coach Dave Weedman from 1977-80.

    She was the top-rated player in Region 8 during her time with the Lady Colonels.

  • North swims against Collegiate

    North Oldham’s swim team competed Saturday against Louisville Collegiate in the Go the Distance Meet at the University of Louisville.

    North’s combined team won 369-358.

    The Lady Mustangs won their meet 201-163 while the boys fell 195-168.

    North’s Emma Brazeau won the girls 400-yard IM with a time of 4:46.83 and the 200-fly with a time of 2:17.68.

    Mustang senior Luc Brazeau won the boys 200-fly with a time of 2:17.33.

    North’s Kate Tarvestad won the girls 200-back with a final time of 2:22.84.

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Colonels take over in second half, beat Cougars

    BUCKNER – Defensively to offensively, Oldham County clicked in the second half Monday night.

    The Lady Colonels outscored Holy Cross (Louisville) 36-16 over the final 16 minutes and left with a 52-42 home win.

    OC (8-10) made shots, which allowed it to set its pressure defense. That led to Cougar turnovers and more easy Lady Colonel shots.

    OC forced Holy Cross (11-7) into 22 turnovers, most of which came in the second half.

  • Girls Basketball: North rallies back but falls to Owen

    GOSHEN – North Oldham dug an early hole for itself Saturday afternoon and clawed all the way back in the final minutes.

    But Owen County made more plays down the stretch and left with 62-59 win in a Region 8 matchup.

    North (8-6) trailed 16-4 after a flat first quarter. The Lady Mustangs trimmed the margin to 25-21 at halftime and finally tied the game 53 with just under three minutes to play in the fourth.

    The Lady Rebels (7-9) used a 6-0 run to take the lead back at 59-53 in the final minute and held on for the victory.

  • Boys Basketball: OC pulls away from out-manned South

    BUCKNER – The Litkenhous-rated No. 12 team in the state took awhile to get rolling in a rivalry game Friday night.

    But Oldham County’s depth and talent eventually took over against a South Oldham team missing two of its top players, and the Colonels rolled to a 29-point win.

    Senior point guard Hayden Hawes scored a game-high 20 points in leading No. 12 OC to a 70-41 home win over a thin South squad.