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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Officer accused of 'sexting' teen is arrested 2nd time

    A former police officer arrested for ‘sexting’ a highschooler he met during a traffic stop has been arrested a second time for falsifying a police report after an off-duty U.S. Marshal crashed while driving drunk in Goshen.

    OCPD Officer Harry S. “Shane” Mosley resigned Sept. 28 as police pursued charges against him related to cell phone communication he had with a teenager. 

  • Fall festivals come to Oldham County this weekend

    Wondering what to do this weekend? There's plenty of family-friendly fun right here in Oldham County.

    La Grange Railroad Festival & Burgoo Cookoff

    Festivities kickoff Friday with The Allen Lane Band performing 7-9 p.m. on the courthouse lawn. Lead singer Allen Lane is an integral part of this year’s railroad festival.

    On Saturday, festivities are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting with a Kids’ Choo Choo Sidewalk Parade will take place around the courthouse lawn.