Today's News

  • Oldham's graduation rates slip

    Oldham County Schools graduation rates fell last year, according to a report released last week by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    But district administrators said the number doesn’t accurately reflect graduation rates because of a change in the way rates are calculated.

    Oldham County’s district-wide graduation rate for 2010-11 fell to 85.6 percent — falling nearly 3 percentage points from 2009-10.

  • Fender-benders on First

    If you’ve ever been scared to turn left from Ky. 53 in La Grange, you’re not alone.

    The half-mile stretch of road between Yager Avenue and New Moody Lane is admittedly dangerous — more than 100 vehicle crashes happened there in the past 12 months, according to police records.

    Sometimes there are multiple accidents, like Aug. 3, when there were at least four just on Ky. 53 and several more on nearby side streets.

  • CARTOON: Oldham Reserve
  • Pendleton man indicted for rape, sodomy of juvenile

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 have arrested a Henry County man after he was indicted on charges of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse.

    Dwayne Whitman, 54, of Pendleton, was arrested by Tpr. Barrett Brewer at 12:53 a.m. on Aug. 20 at 502 Brownsboro Road in Sulphur, Ky.

    Whitman was indicted by the Henry County grand jury Aug. 9.

    The indictment came after an investigation by KSP Det. Tim Moore found that Whitman allegedly raped, sodomized and sexually abused a juvenile over a period of six months.

  • Vision is perfect: North wins 20/20 Bowl

    By: Adam Warner

    North Oldham defeated Henry County 38-7 to win the 20/20 Bowl trophy. North’s vision seemed to be perfectly clear right from the get-go after their first play from under center was taken to the house. Ten seconds in to the game, senior running back Josh Smith broke free, on the left hand side and scampered all the way for a 70 yard touchdown run.

  • South Oldham wins on last second touchdown

    The South Oldham Dragons wasted little time showing a flair the dramatic in their 2012 campaign, pulling out a memorable 41-35 last second win in the opener against Bullitt Central.

    Better still are the circumstances surrounding it.

  • Oldham County rolls past Atherton 55-0

    Taking to Bell Field Friday night in their season opener, the Oldham County Colonels made sure they came out firing in Week 0, routing Atherton 55-0.

  • Year of firsts for Little Leagues comes to a close

    After a stunning run through district and state play this summer, the South and North Oldham Little League all-star teams said goodbye to their world series' dreams late last week. Though the games would be much different for each, the results would be the same as both would fall just short of the biggest stage.

  • Oldham resident awarded lifetime achievement award



    After Kentucky basketball great Ralph Beard passed away in 2007, the Kentucky Mr. Basketball fraternity created the Ralph Beard Lifetime Achievement Award to recognize those who have excelled in their life’s work, whether in basketball or other areas. 

  • Crestwood man competes in WPT poker tourney


    Thousands watched Crestwood native Erick Steinbergen compete in the 2012 World Poker Tour Event in Pennsylvania Aug. 10-15.