Today's News

  • Happy Halloween


  • Turning 100 not scary for La Grange resident

    Blanche Evans has seen 99 Halloweens come and go.

    But it’s not a simple holiday for the La Grange resident. It’s also a way to keep track of her age every year. That’s because Evans was born on Halloween in 1913.

    And today will be Evans’ 100th birthday, or Halloween, however you look at it.

  • Packages support active military

    Veterans Day is just around the corner, as is Thanksgiving and Christmas. The Pewee Valley Veterinary Center has found a way to link each of those holidays.

    The “Joy to the Woof” campaign kicks off on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11.  The program recognizes active military members, thanks them for their service and provides them with a care package for the holidays. It just so happens that the recipients are furry and four-legged.

  • Some gang cases sent to grand jury

    Five men charged with crimes ranging from conspiracy to commit murder to gang activity and drug possession are having their cases sent to a grand jury.

    The five are part of a group of eight individuals arrested more than two weeks ago in La Grange and alleged to be involved with the Southside Crips gang.

    Four individuals had their cases referred to a grand jury for possible indictment after a preliminary hearing on Wednesday. Those four are Thomas L. Wenz, 22, of Shelbyville and Roger D. Wilson, 19, Brandon L. Davis, 18, and Felix A. Myers, 20, all of La Grange.

  • Teacher fired by OCS after DUI charge

    A Locust Grove Elementary teacher charged with driving under the influence has been fired by Oldham County Schools.

    Laura Munson, 52, a former gym teacher at the school, had her employment officially terminated on Tuesday. Her termination and unpaid suspension from Sept. 30 through her termination date were approved at Monday night’s school board meeting.

    Munson has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Superintendent Will Wells declined to comment on the decision at the school board meeting.

  • OC girls cruise past E'Town

    BUCKNER – Oldham County's first step on the road to its goal of a state girls soccer championship proved not to be too tough at all.

    The Lady Colonels blitzed Region 5 champion Elizabethtown 6-0 Tuesday night in the semi-state round. OC scored four first half goals and cruised to the victory.

    “I think we're all playing really well together,” senior defender Karigan Owens said. “We're peaking at the time, finally realizing where everyone is on the field. We're all playing really well.”

  • North wins semi-state PK shootout

    GOSHEN – Penalty kick karma remains squarely in the North Oldham boys soccer team's corner.

    The Mustangs scored their only regulation goal on a penalty kick, then won a PK shootout to clinch a 2-1 win over Central Hardin Monday in the semi-state round of the KHSAA boys soccer tournament.

    North's victory came in its first-ever state tournament game. The Mustangs (20-4-1) clinched a spot in the state quarterfinals, where they'll meet Bowling Green at 5 p.m. Saturday at Henry Clay High School in Lexington.

  • North Oldham hosts C. Hardin tonight in state tourney

    GOSHEN – Another new chapter can be written in a historic North Oldham boys soccer season tonight.

    The Region 8 champion Mustangs (19-4-1) will host Region 5 champion Central Hardin (21-1-2) tonight in the first round of the KHSAA state soccer tournament.

    The game will be the first state game in history North's history and comes four days after the Mustangs beat South Oldham 1-0 to win the school's first District 29 title. Beating the Bruins would add to a season that's already seen the North set records for wins in a season.

  • Child struck by car

    A ten-year-old child remains in criticial condition following a car accident Friday night.

    According to La Grange Police, shortly after 7:30 p.m. Friday the child was crossing the road in front of the La Grange Community Center on West Jefferson Street when he was hit by a Dodge Neon. The driver, who’s name was not released by the police, stated she was unable to avoid a collision and struck the juvenile with the front of her car. 

  • Region 8 volleyball bracket drawn

    Both North Oldham and Oldham County volleyball found out their roads Saturday to a potential fourth meeting in this week's Region 8 championship.

    The District 29 champion Lady Mustangs (24-9) will meet Collins (18-9) at 6:45 Monday night at Simon Kenton High School in Independence in the first round of the Region 8 tournament. District 29 runner-up OC (28-8) will open its region tournament against Shelby County (10-10) at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at Simon Kenton.