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Today's News

  • Local teams compete at Louisville

    All six local swim teams took to the water Nov. 30 to compete in one last swim meet before the month of December, traveling to the University of Louisville for a showdown with Christian Academy.
    Each team was without a few key swimmers and their absences were certainly felt as CAL finished in first in both boys’ and girls’ competition.
    South Oldham and Oldham County finished in second place for the boys and girls, respectively, without top swimmers Jared Ashcraft and Emma Skinner.

  • Baseball player signs to play for Kentucky

    On Nov. 26, North Oldham shortstop Connor Heady signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Kentucky.
    Unlike most of his fellow signees, this appears to be just the beginning of the decision-making process for the All-State shortstop.
    While a roster slot waits for him in Lexington, Heady expects to have another big decision to make come summer — whether to play professional baseball.
    Heady believes a selection in the top five rounds of the Major League Baseball amateur draft isn’t out of the question.

  • Oldham County boys open season 2-0 behind strong play from Sam Gruber, Jacob Kopp

    By RANDY HEITE

    Oldham County High School’s boys basketball team carried over their early season success to the international courts on Monday night, defeating the Australian Travel Team Jets 55-22.
    Oldham County started off the game quickly, going on a 6-0 run in the first two minutes. The Jets caught up quickly when they went on a run of their own to tie the 6-6 with four minutes left in the first quarter.
    The Colonels wento on another long streak, ending the quarter with 20-6 lead.

  • OC girls fall to Australian team

    By RANDY HEITE

    The Oldham County girls’ basketball team hoped to rebound Monday after a close loss on Friday to Bullitt Central. The Lady Colonels faced the Australian Travel Team but lost 54-46 Monday.
    Oldham County and the Aussies could not seem to separate themselves through at the first quarter, as they matched each other point for point. The Lady Colonels would have the slight edge on The Jets, 14-13. Ashley McMurtrey led the game at the break with 7 points.

  • Crash traps vehicle under tractor-trailer in Buckner

    An early morning crash in Buckner closed a stretch of Ky. 146 on Thursday as crews worked to free    an injured woman from her vehicle.

    A car and a tractor-trailer collided in the 4100 block of Ky. 146 near Ky. 393 at 6:18 a.m. Thursday.

    The driver of the car, 68-year-old Betty Moore, was airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville for life-threatening injuries.

  • Champions of the Week: Nov. 27-30

  • All-County Elementary Art Show highlights 500 pieces

    The All-County Elementary Art Show displays art from all 10 of Oldham elementary schools, with their respective art teachers selecting 50 student works each to display. Within the 50 works per school is artwork created by students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

    View the slideshow

    The show is open to the public through Dec. 15.

  • Magistrate: Tax dollars shouldn’t go to charities

    Members of Oldham County Fiscal Court frequently vote unanimously on various issues – but not when it comes to the county’s non-profit donations.

    Magistrates voted 6-3 to approve grants for five local agencies totaling $15,000 at their Nov. 20 meeting.

    Magistrates JD Sparks, Michael Logsdon and Bob Dye voted against approving the grants, brought forth by members of the human resources committee.

  • Help from above: Air units respond as several fires, crashes occur in short span

    A series of fires and car crashes tested local fire and EMS crews last week and required three helicopter transports to area hospitals.

    Serious crashes occurred Thursday in Crestwood and Friday in both La Grange and Goshen.

    Crews also responded to a boat explosion in Prospect, a brush fire in Westport, a house fire on Bluegrass Parkway, a lawnmower fire in Countryside and a minor electrical fire at the Starbucks Crestwood.

  • South, OC grab respective titles: Jared Ashcraft and Emma Skinner lead teams with wins

    All six local swimming teams took to the water just on Nov. 20 but only the South Oldham boys and Oldham County girls walked away winners as they captured wins at the Shelby County meet.
    The Oldham County girls’ 200-yard medley relay team got things started with a win in the first event, while North finished right behind in second and South took third.
    In the boys’ race, the teams finished in reverse order as South captured second and Oldham finished in fourth.