Today's News

  • Bullets strike cars on I-71 in Oldham County

    Police are warning drivers headed northbound on Interstate 71 that two vehicles were hit by bullets Wednesday.

    No injuries have been reported.

    According to police, one driver reported that he thought a small rock hit his vehicle while traveling near Buckner.

    But when he arrived at his destination in La Grange, the driver discovered a bullet hole in the bed of his truck.

    Police recovered fragments of a bullet from his truck.

  • Former bike ordinance expanded, traffic disruptions and safety are focus of proposed event ordinance

    A proposed event ordinance for the county will be voted on by fiscal court members next month.

    The previously-named “bicycle ordinance” now includes all events utilizing public right-of-ways, not just cycling events. Public safety committee members approved the ordinance Tuesday and presented it for a first reading at fiscal court that afternoon.

  • Under construction: Renovations in full swing at several Oldham schools

    While students and teachers are enjoying summer break, construction crews are battling the heat to finish projects at several Oldham County schools before August.

    At least nine schools are getting renovations this summer, from a complete renovation at Centerfield Elementary to smaller tasks like new bleachers, door hardware and lighting at other schools.

    The renovation at Centerfield Elementary will finalize work that has been done there over the past two summers. 

  • Hatfields, McCoys feature local actor

    If last week’s Hatfields and McCoys miniseries on the History Channel has sparked your interest in the feud, you’re not alone — more than 13.9 million people tuned into the series’ debut.

    The story has attracted interest for decades, with dozens of books and films published on the subject. There are at least nine historic sites in Kentucky and at least as many in West Virginia, most open to the public.

  • Five crashes in four hours

    While Oldham County may be a great place to live, work and play, it was certainly not a good place to drive Tuesday morning.

    Five unrelated vehicle crashes occurred across the county in less than four hours, including several injuries.

    The first wreck proved to be the most serious, with four people transported to local hospitals.

    Kevin Nuss, Oldham County Emergency Management Director, said local dispatchers received their first call just after 4 a.m.

  • Brownsboro residents hope to establish village

    Some Brownsboro residents hope to incorporate a portion of the community as the Village of Brownsboro, while others say incorporating the area as a sixth-class city could be costly. 

  • Siblings Jordan and Stephanie Pitts look to join a long line of South Oldham tennis standouts

    Four years ago, Eric Quigley completed one of the most storied prep tennis careers in Kentucky history. With 66 consecutive high school singles wins and four straight state titles, South Oldham High School had never seen anything like him. It’s safe to say they haven’t since. Until now.

  • Lady Colonels break single season wins record

     A little less than a week ago, the Oldham County softball team had the chance to make history. Entering the 29th District softball tournament in a tie for most victories in a season in school history, the 2012 edition exited the sole owner after dispatching Trimble County 5-0.

  • Oldham County wins 8th Region softball tournament

    Taking to the field in the 8th Region finale Saturday night,  the Oldham County Lady Colonels made sure to add another accomplishment to their already impressive resume, securing a spot in the state tournament after a 6-2 win over Walton-Verona.

  • North Oldham wins 8th Region baseball tournament

    SHELBYVILLE, KY — Following a two day weather delay, the 8th Region baseball tournament resumed play Saturday night as defending champion North Oldham rallied behind a big five run fourth inning to knock out rival South Oldham 6-3.