Today's News

  • OCHS girls open season with Blue and White scrimmage

    Story by Randy Heite

  • SOHS team captures three trophies: Jordan Norris grabs second place finish as individual

    Story by Randy Heite

  • Cynthia Leaton signs NLI with the University of Dayton

    Heading into her junior season, Oldham County softball player Cynthia Leaton only had one goal in mind — to make her college decision before the year was up. Three months later, she finally did, verbally committing to the University of Dayton.
    Though she made it official on Nov. 14, the journey to get there started over a year before.

  • Masseuse calls 911 from deputy sheriff’s home

    Police were called to an off-duty Oldham County Sheriff’s Deputy’s home after an erotic masseuse called 911.

    According to a report by Oldham County Police, William Schulte, a deputy with the OCSO, hired the masseuse to come to his home on Dover Cove, in Buckner, on Nov. 4.

    Sheriff Steve Sparrow said Schulte resigned following the incident to resolve personal issues.

    Schulte does not face any criminal charges and denied any wrongdoing to police.

  • La Grange man elected to lead the Nez Perce Trail Foundation

    The Nez Perce Trail Foundation elected a La Grange resident as its president during the foundation’s annual meeting Oct. 19.

    The Nez Perce Trail Foundation works closely with the Nez Perce National Historic Trail which is administered by the U.S. Forest Service. Congress passed the National Trails Act in 1968 and the Nez Perce National Historic Trail was recognized by an act of Congress in 1986. 

  • Light up La Grange bigger than ever

    This year’s 26th annual Light Up La Grange will feature more lights than ever before – almost doubling last year’s animated display on the courthouse lawn. 

    For the second year, Mike and Vonnie Glover are heading up the design — this year with more than 160,000 lights.

  • Pie Kitchen opens in Prospect

    The popular local chain Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen is now open  on U.S. 42 at the corner of River Road.

    Pie Kitchen owner Adam Burckle said the company has looked for a Prospect location for about four years — and thinks he found the perfect spot in the former Java Brewing Company.

    “It’s historically an old train station,” he said. “It’s nice that it will still be a gathering place.”

  • Making room to grow: Yew Dell Botanical Gardens marks 10 years with a new greenhouse

    Aluminum is the traditional anniversary gift for a 10th anniversary. At Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, that gift is coming in the shape of a greenhouse.

    Several dozen people gathered on a chilly day at the gardens Nov. 14 to official break ground on the new greenhouse, one of several new horticulture facilities.

    Executive Director Paul Cappiello said the horticulture buildings are a perfect way to mark the beginning of the next 10 years at Yew Dell.

  • Back to the hardwood: Mustangs outlast Colonels in middle school opener

    Welcoming North Oldham to Buckner, Oldham County Middle School was an unkind host in its three middle school games with the Mustangs on Thursday night, stealing two of three.
    The Colonels picked up wins in their first two games by a combined score of 82-58 but in the 8th grade nightcap, North Oldham managed to steal back some thunder, knocking out OC 45-34.
    Jalen Henry was the high scorer for the Mustangs with 14.
    No Oldham County player reached double digits.

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  • Oldham County falls to Ballard

    Three weeks removed from a week nine matchup with Ballard, Oldham County returned to Pat Crawford Stadium for the second round of Class 6A playoffs and another shot at the Bruins.
    Though the dates were different, the results were all too familiar to coach Matt Brown and the Colonels as they fell 30-14 to close their season.
    Field position was key to the game as Oldham County never found ideal situations to strike.
    Nonetheless, in the first half, the Colonels made their presence felt often, matching Ballard punch for punch.