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Today's News

  • South Oldham tops North in double overtime

    Billed as one of the biggest games of the season, Friday night’s collision between North and South Oldham certainly didn’t disappoint, taking all of four quarters and two overtime periods to crown a champion.

    When the dust did finally settle however, South Oldham was the team on top, unseating the previously unbeaten Mustangs 43-42 to stake their claim as the class of the county.

  • Man, 23, charged with murder for motorcycle crash

    A Louisville man who was allegedly drunk when he fled from police and crashed into a motorcycle this summer is now charged with murder.

    Nicholas W. "Nick" Snoddy appeared in Oldham circuit court on Friday shortly after a grand jury returned an indictment charging him with 10 crimes, including murder, DUI, wanton endangerment.

    According to court documents, an Oldham County police officer witnessed Snoddy, 23, speeding on June 13. The officer attempted to stop him on U.S. 42 near La Grange.

  • South Oldham volleyball team upends Oldham County 3-1

    One game into Thursday night’s volleyball showdown between rivals Oldham County and South Oldham, things didn’t look good for head coach Amy Grimm and her Lady Dragons.

  • Oldham County beats South Oldham 2-0 in boys' soccer

    In sports, a short memory is often a very good thing. The Oldham County boys’ soccer team can certainly attest to that. After dropping a game on penalty kicks to North Oldham Wednesday night, the Colonels rebounded nicely just a day later, dispatching South Oldham 2-0.

  • City strapped for $8.2M business park debt

    With the debt repayment for Oldham Reserve looming large, La Grange Mayor Bill Lammlein has called a special city council meeting to address the situation.

    Lammlein said the meeting will focus on ways the city can generate revenue to pay the $8.2 million debt.

    In 2005, the city and county governments issued $10 million bonds to purchase Oldham Reserve, a 1,000-acre business park in La Grange.

  • Pie kitchen planning Prospect location

    North Oldham residents with a sweet tooth will have a new place to grab a bite when a new dessert shop opens in Prospect.

    Popular local chain Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen will open in mid-October on U.S. 42 at the corner of River Road.

    Pie Kitchen owner Adam Burckle said the company has looked for a Prospect location for about four years — and thinks he found the perfect spot in the former Java Brewing Company.

  • Are they ready? College and career readiness the focus of 2009 standards now in effect

    College and career readiness is now a benchmark for high school students across the state, and local officials say Oldham County students are off to a good start.

    The new standards, part of Senate Bill 1 from 2009, are designed to increase college completion and job attainment for high school graduates.

  • Liquor is headed to retail stores in La Grange

    Liquor is making its way to La Grange store shelves after city council members passed revised alcohol laws Sept. 4.

    Now individuals can apply for licenses — but it could be a while before they’re approved, as the state faces a backlog of applications after several cities passed “wet” votes earlier this year.

    In July, La Grange voters overwhelmingly supported making the city wet by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.

  • Grower had pot in Radio Flyer wagon

    La Grange Police officers seized more than 35 marijuana plants last week after discovering them being grown in a resident’s backyard.

    Adam Behling, 31, is charged with cultivating and trafficking marijuana. 

    Behling lives at the home on McQuire Court where the plants were found on Sept. 4.

    According to police, the plants were found growing along the backyard privacy fence and in several containers.

  • Another close call at Crestwood crossing

    A near-collision between a train and semi-truck in Crestwood Friday has county officials urging CSX to make changes.

    On Friday afternoon, around 3 p.m., a semi-truck became stuck on Railroad Avenue — a frequently-occurring event, despite posted “no truck” signs.

    According to witness accounts, within minutes of the truck becoming stranded on the track, crossing gates lowered and bells warned of an oncoming train.