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Today's News

  • Student honored by McDonalds as history-maker of tomorrow

    Community leaders joined local McDonald’s Owner/Operators on Feb. 27, recognizing ten area high school students, including Logan Sanderson, a student at North Oldham High School, as Black History Makers of Tomorrow.

    McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana celebrated February’s Black History Month by awarding $15,000 in total scholarships to high school seniors selected for their promotion of diversity, leadership, academic achievement and community involvement.

  • Public Records March 6

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Feb. 24-Megan R. Isaacs, 22, Turners Station, was cited and released for operating on suspended/revoked operators license, failure to produce insurance card and fail of owner to maintain required insurace 1st offense

    Feb. 26-Wayne L. Johnson Jr., 22, La Grange was arrested for Theft by Unlawful Taking over $500

  • Author series focuses on Kentucky sweets

    The Colonel’s finger-lickin’ chicken, barbeque and burgoo, Kentucky is known for many culinary creations. But what tops off a fantastic meal is a fabulous dessert, one that leaves you satisfied with that lingering sweet, scrumptious taste that could only come from the Bluegrass state. Author and Kentucky native Sarah C. Baird has penned a new book about mouth-watering confections entitled, Kentucky Sweets: Bourbon Balls, Spoonbread & Mile High Pie.

  • Center opens women’s history exhibit
  • History center holds annual Earth Day event

    Earth Day is a globally celebrated holiday set aside in 1970 to educate individuals about environmental issues. For many who were concerned with the effects of pollution on the environment, the dangerous effects of pesticides and chemical waste disposal, the modern environmental movement was born. People everywhere expressed concern over losing America’s natural resources and what must be done to transform public attitudes.

  • South meets Owen Co.

    South Oldham has seen Owen County forward Carson Williams’ talent firsthand.

    The Rebels’ sophomore forward scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds when the teams met Feb. 15 in Crestwood, an 82-70 Dragons win.

    South will try for another win against Williams and his teammates at 8 p.m. Thursday when the Dragons (19-4) meet Owen County (18-9) in the first round of the Region 8 tournament at Henry County.

    Collins, which beat South 60-42 in December, lies in wait for a semifinal matchup, but the Dragons first have to take care of Owen.

  • OC opens region at Henry

    Oldham County’s reward for an impressive District 29 championship run is a road game to open the Region 8 tournament.

    The Colonels will meet tournament host Henry County at 8 p.m. Friday in the last game of the region tournament’s first round.

    Meeting Henry on the road shouldn’t faze OC (22-6), coach Coy Zerhusen said. The Colonels are 5-3 on the road this season, including a 66-48 win at North Oldham Feb. 27 in the first round of the district tournament.

  • Lady Dragons' season ends vs. Simon Kenton

    DRY RIDGE – Simon Kenton showed why it was a top five team in the state Tuesday night, and ended South Oldham's season in the process.

    The Litkenhous rated No. 5 Lady Pioneers beat the Lady Dragons 63-40, eliminating South in the first round of the Region 8 tournament.

    Simon guard Abby Owings scored a game-high 25 points for the Lady Pioneers. They also out-rebounded the Lady Dragons 30-23.

  • North fires Stobaugh

    North Oldham will have its fourth different boys basketball coach in six years on the Mustang sidelines next fall.

    North fired coach Chris Stobaugh after two years Friday, one day after the Mustangs’ 2013-14 season ended with a district tournament loss to Oldham County.

    Athletic director Alan Yanke said off-court issues rather than on-court performance were the reason for the change.

  • OC sweeps Spring Thaw Relays

    Oldham County’s boys and girls track and field teams got off to a winning start Saturday, sweeping the Spring Thaw Relays in Buckner.

    The OC girls won the 4x400 meter relay finals with a time of 4:20.20.

    The Colonel boys won the 4x400 meter relay finals with a time of 3:36.10.

    OC won the boys 4x800 meter relay finals with a time of 8:41.00