Today's News

  • Truck rear-ended on Ky. 53

    A white Ford Ranger was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on Ky. 53, south of La Grange as the pickup truck attempted to make a right turn on Moody Lane.

    The Ranger was pushed into the guard rail at the corner of Moody Lane at approximately 6 p.m. tonight. Oldham County Police officers Michael Rittenhouse and Sarah King responded to the scene, along with Oldham County EMS and Ballardsville Fire Department. The driver of the pickup truck was sent to Baptist Northeast Hospital for minor injuries.

  • Oldham moves on, South season ends

    BUCKNER — As he gathered his players in front of the Oldham County bench after the game, Lady Colonels coach Dan Schulz told his players what he thought about their standing in the 8th region tournament.

    Oldham County had just defeated Eastern 3-0 in the first round of the regional tournament.

    “We’re the best team in the region,” Schulz said. “CAL (Christian Academy of Louisville) thinks they know what they’re in for. But they don’t.”

  • Kemper hat trick leads Oldham boys soccer in region

    He got a little help, but junior forward Jared Kemper came up with a hat trick to begin Oldham County’s march in the 8th region tournament at Ballard tonight.

    Kemper scored two goals in the first half and one in the second half to lead the Colonels to a 4-1 win over Christian Academy of Louisville.

    Kemper’s third goal came on a penalty kick in the second half, after he was thrown down by Centurions junior goalkeeper Trevor Black in a scramble on a corner kick. Black was red carded and ejected on the play.

  • Colonels use early goals to win district

    BUCKNER--- The beginning couldn’t have gone much better for Oldham County.

                Right-footed senior forward Jay Davis had the Colonels on the board with a goal off his left foot just 2:32 into the game.

                The goal helped send Oldham County to a 2-1 win over Collins in the boys soccer 16th district championship, but it didn’t quite propel the Colonels through the game.

  • Dragons have no problem in win at Scott

    COVINGTON— As soon as South Oldham took the field Friday night, the game was going its way.

    Scott’s first two possessions ended in interceptions from seniors Jacob Lamb and Dillon Banks. The Dragons were able to score on both ensuing possessions with a 13 yard run from senior Marc Stephens and 1-yard  sneak from junior quarterback Jack Sherry to cap off the first quarter.

  • North blasts off early over Atherton

    GOSHEN— It didn’t take long for the North Oldham football team to get rid of the bitter taste of last week’s first loss of the season.

    After receiving the opening kickoff from district opponent Atherton, the Mustangs marched down the field, scoring on a 21-yard strike from quarterback Cameron Renaud to wide receiver Jacob Sanders for a 7-0 lead less than two minutes into the game, setting the tone in a 61-0 route at home.

  • Oldham stumbles early again in loss

    BUCKNER— If Oldham County coach Matt Brown could figure out why his team starts so slow, the outlook might be a little different for the Colonels.

    In a similar tune to other games this season, Eastern was already up 6-0 on a touchdown pass four plays into the game. Again, Oldham County mounted a comeback but were still outplayed in nearly every statistic in falling to the Eagles 42-21.

  • Lady Colonels strike early for girls soccer district win

    SHELBYVILLE-- Make it three out of four.

    Oldham County captured its third girls' soccer 16th District title in four years Thursday night. On the strength of two early goals, The Lady Colonels downed South Oldham 2-0 Thursday night at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.   The victory gives Oldham County homefield advantage in next week’s 8th Region Tournament and avenged an earlier loss to the Dragons this season.

  • Heated school district meeting delays state funding for Brownsboro school

    Planning and Development Director Jim Urban became the voice of Oldham County on Thursday.

    Well, at least to those residents who complain the school board doesn’t listen, moves forward on projects regardless of the community’s feelings and generally does what it wants.

    Urban is a member of the Local Planning Committee for the school district. The committee met Thursday to vote on changing the priority level of the Brownsboro school, which would allow the district to use nearly $2 million in state funds for the project.

  • Former stylist owes Great Clips $14,500 for sly accounting

    An Eminence woman owes the owner of a La Grange hair salon more than $14,500 that she took during a 14-month period.
    Tracy Foree, 41, pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking from her former employer, Zip Clips Inc., doing business as Great Clips hair salon in the Kroger shopping center in La Grange.
    According to court documents, Foree took money from the salon from October 2008 to February 2010.
    She was indicted by an Oldham County grand jury in August 2010.