Today's News

  • GINGER: I’d be better off in Australia

    Like Alexander in, “The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” there are times when I think I’d be better off living in Australia.
    For example, take last Wednesday. (Please!) In order to get a jumpstart on my to-do list, I set the alarm for 6:40 a.m.
    At 5:40, the child who is typically impossible to drag out of bed before noon made a surprise appearance. She nestled her head into my armpit, her knee into my stomach and fell back to sleep.

  • Grand Stamm—LIVE! 1.20

    Guys and gals, welcome to our sixth Grand Stamm — LIVE! chat.

    I hope you all enjoyed last week's chat, with Aaron Riordan, wrestling coach at Oldham County High School. I'm glad many of you made it to the chat and loved hearing the feedback you've given me since then, especially Saturday at the region five duals meet.

  • Rocket Man Inc. is Super Bowl bound

    If a fan buys a beverage from a walking vendor at the 2012 Super Bowl at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Feb. 5, they will be doing business with the same Oldham County company that serves beverages at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, Churchill Downs and Kentucky Speedway.  
    Rocket Man Inc., based in Buckner, manages the walking vendor program at Lucas Oil Stadium, host of the NFL championship and home of the Indianapolis Colts and other events.

  • Picking up the pressure

    GOSHEN – First, Mary Dye, a South Oldham High School girls’ basketball senior forward, came up with a steal, followed by an outlet pass to senior guard Jasmine Whitfield for a layup.

    Then came another Dye steal and Whitfield lay-in followed by a Whitfield steal and Dye layup.

    With a pressure defense that worked the half-court trap to near perfection, the visiting Lady Dragons had no problem with North Oldham, coasting tonight to a 74-32 win.

  • From the heart

    The members of Oldham County’s girls’ basketball team sat dejected in their locker room following their 59-31 loss to Martha Layne Collins.

    Coach Stephen Mullins and Assistant Coach Jeff Walton spoke to the team after the game, but Walton didn’t offer the typical pick-me-up.

  • Author Clayton M. Christensen to speak Jan. 26 in Crestwood

    Steve Jobs was “deeply influenced” by his work and Forbes Magazine called him “the most influential business thinker on earth.”
    Clayton M. Christensen, Harvard Business School professor and an authority on business innovation and growth, will be in Louisville on Thursday, Jan. 26, to discuss his highly acclaimed article, “How will you measure your life?”

  • The Sports Primer: 1.17

    Matching each other move for move is what it's all about for this group of girls.

    The synchronized skating teams at the Louisville Skating Academy don't get a ton of time to practice at Iceland Sports Complex in Lyndon. But they make the most of the time they get on the ice, using one of the five elements required during their brief routine.

    Of the over 250 members in LSA, 30 are from Oldham County, including five on the open juvenile and preliminary synchronized teams.

  • Truck crashes into telephone pole, DUI suspected

    A pickup truck left U.S. 42 Tuesday evening resulting in the driver's arrest but no injuries.

    The crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of Ky. 53 as the driver headed eastbound.

    Christopher Kist, 49, was arrested at the scene and charged with driving under the influence. He is also charged with failure to maintain insurance, no registration and wanton endangerment for a juvenile passenger in the vehicle.

  • Fatal accident on Gene Snyder at Westport Road

    A six-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon resulted in one fatality and others injured.

    The accident occured on the Gene Snyder Freeway northbound on the overpass above Westport Road.

    According to Worthington Fire Department Assistant Chief Steve Dellis, a small bus rear-ended a tan four-door Chevy sedan. 

    The driver of the sedan was transported to a local hospital, however, the car's passenger was fatally injured. There were no passengers on the bus, which had no identifying markings.

  • Nine tornadoes confirmed during Tuesday's storm

    The National Weather Service has now confirmed nine tornadoes touched down across the area on Tuesday when a line of severe storms blew through the area.

    The closest touchdown to Oldham County started the intersection of I-264 and Brownsboro Road in northeastern Jefferson County, according to the NWS.

    The tornado then continued northeast to the Brownsboro Road and Hurstbourne Lane intersection, briefly lifted, reformed and touched down near I-265. It went through several subdivisions in the Worthington area before leaving the ground near Murphy Lane.