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Today's News

  • SOHS, NOHS prepare for district tests

    Though they’re already half way through their respective seasons, both North and South Oldham will have the chance to pick up big wins Friday night as they take on district opponents.

    For the Dragons, that chance will come against a 3-2 Grant County team that has been on a roll as of late.

  • NOHS’s Katie Posto top local finisher at girls' golf regional.

    Though the weather outside was beautiful Monday afternoon at Long Run golf course, play on it wasn’t quite as nice as several area teams struggled to find their footing during the regional girls’ golf tournament.

    The three local schools wouldn’t be the exception.

    Though several came close, including North Oldham’s Katie Posto and Oldham County’s Jacque McMillen, no Oldham County golfer managed to qualify for the state tournament in 2012. 

  • Grand Slam comes to close

  • North Oldham claims 29th district crown

    Touted as the class of the 29th district for the better part of the season, the North Oldham Mustangs made it official Wednesday night, ousting Oldham County 3-0 to claim the regular season championship, their second in as many years.

    More impressive than the win though was the way in which they performed, overpowering the Colonels at times and withstanding crucial runs in others.

  • SUPERINTENDENT: District is focused on success

    The state legislature is raising the bar for our students and we, as Oldham County Schools, support this effort. 

    When the state enacted Senate Bill 1 in 2009 it called for the immediate adoption of new academic standards that are more challenging and focused on readying students for college and 21st century career skills. 

  • CARTOON: Replacement refs
  • Non-profit's founder charged with theft, mail fraud

    The founder of a charity focused on feeding needy families is charged with money laundering, filing false tax returns and theft of more than $183,000 in donations. 

    USA Harvest founder Hugh “Stan” Curtis faces seven criminal charges, including mail fraud, theft, money laundering and tax fraud. The non-profit moves food from those who have too much to those who have too little.

    Curtis founded Kentucky Harvest in 1987, which led to the founding of USA Harvest, a national organization, just two years later.

  • South Oldham edges Conner 63-57 in thriller

    If South Oldham fans didn't know any better, they might have thought basketball season started early as the Dragons got on the gas early Friday night and never let up, edging host Conner in a 63-57 shootout. More importantly than just a victory though, the win moves the Dragons to 1-0 in district play.

  • Oldham County falls 33-16 to Shelby County

    Matt Brown knows his Oldham County squad still has plenty of strides to make on both sides of the ball to get where they want to go. But if the first half of last night's game with Shelby County is any indication, they're well on their way.

    Though they ultimately fell just short, dropping a heartbreaking 33-16 loss to the Rockets, a strong defensive effort in the opening 24 minutes kept the game close at 6-3 at the half.

  • Meth lab discovered in Crestwood

    Police discovered a meth lab in Crestwood earlier this week and two people face charges.

    La Grange Police discovered the meth lab in Crestwood in the 1000 block of Mailback Way. 

    Police executed a search warrant at this residence which produced methamphetamine as well as chemicals and equipment used to manufacture methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.