Today's News

  • Changes coming to Crestwood Fest


    In its more than 60 years, The South Oldham Lions Club has funded some of the community’s largest projects including the first ambulance service in Oldham County and the Pewee Valley/Crestwood sidewalk. To its many members, giving back to the community is the club’s main priority.

    The annual Crestwood Festival, happening this year on June 21, is one of the many ways the Lions Club raises money for their community projects.

  • La Grange Utilities hires Chisholm as director

    A four-month search for a new director for the La Grange Utilities Commission has ended with the promotion of assistant director Ted Chisholm.

    The commission’s five members offered Chisholm, who’s been assistant director since 2005, the top spot after serving as interim director since February.

    During Chisholm’s time as interim director, the commission has been complimentary of the communication they have received and the preparation Chisholm has during public appearances and meetings.

  • Gang case sees most serious charges dropped

    A case that started with eight individuals being charged with participating in gang activity is being resolved with plea deals involving probation and the dismissal of the most serious charges.

    Back in October, La Grange Police arrested and charged six La Grange residents, Donnie Lane, Keaton Lee, Felix Myers, Gabrielle Beach, Roger Wilson and Brandon Davis, with participating in organized crime, as well as several drug-related charges and unlawful transaction with a minor. They also charged Shelbyville residents Thomas Wenz and Casey Endicott with similar offenses.

  • A lifetime of Liberty


    There were no signs, no banner, no major announcement that for the first time in 90 years, the big purple doors wouldn’t be opening back up come August.

    Instead, there were kites and photo booths, smiles and a feeling that while this is the end, everything should be OK.

  • Schuyler signs with Spalding
  • Nieto signs with Bridgewater
  • EOMS wins conference title

    East Oldham Middle School took the last of 10 lead changes against Oldham County May 31, securing a 6-5, 12-inning win at Wendell Moore Park in the title game of the Ohio Valley Middle School Conference.

    EOMS pulled out the win thanks to a strong 12th inning.

    Matthew Roy paced EOMS at the plate. Matthew went 3-5, drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the eighth, 10th, and 12th innings.

    The top of the third saw EOMS take an early lead, 1-0. The EOMS attack began with a single from Tanner Salmon. Clay Satterly singled, plating Drake Silcox.

  • North athletes honored
  • OC Fairgrounds hosting Small Car Circle Track Racing

    Oldham County Fairgrounds will host Small Car Circle Track Racing at 8 p.m. Friday, June 20.

    Pre-entry registration is $40, going up to $50 the day of the race. Admission is $10 per person.

    First place in the small car four-cylinder class receives $400, with second getting $300, third getting $200 and fourth getting $100.

    There are also classes for small car six-cylinder, ATV side-by-side and powder puff.

  • OC hosting boys basketball camp

    Oldham County will host a boys basketball camp Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon.

    You can find more information on the school website or you can email OC coach Coy Zerhusen at coy.zerhusen@oldham.kyschools.us.