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Today's News

  • Colonels win a crazy one

    DRY RIDGE – It’s not often a team can gain more than 500 yards in total offense, get whistled for 22 penalties and top it off with a win, but the Oldham County Colonels did it Friday.The Colonels picked up a big district road win in a 55-42 shootout with Grant County. “It was a crazy one for sure,” OCHS coach Lonnie Oldham said. “They got a score off a kickoff return and set up another score with a long return to the six.

  • South shuts out Shelby

    BUCKNER – There was no relaxing for the South Oldham Dragons as they took care of business early in a 4-0 district soccer tourney win over Shelby County Tuesday.The Dragons had beaten the Rockets 8-1 in the regular season, but showed no signs of looking ahead to the district finals.“That was one of our goals tonight,” SOHS coach Denis Beall said.

  • North runs by Spencer

    North runs by Spencer

    by Mickey Patterson

  • There's no need for hidden taxes

    To the editor:Oldham County Fiscal Court does not know what no new taxes means. They use small statements like it only costs less than a penny per $100 of appraised value. This is like $2 per month per household and $25 per year on households upon the next raise of 4 percent and up each time they raise it, but this is not a tax it’s a tax base.

  • Residents learn more about proposed Chilewich Apartments

    As residents filtered out of a heated meeting at the La Grange Community Center on Oct. 4, some made their way home with their questions answered and worries put to rest. Others stopped to put their signature on a petition.But every resident who attended a public hearing on a proposed development took away more information.That was the goal of developers Mark Wright and Caryn Winters, who attempted to clarify the details of their development, Chilewich Apartments, at the hearing.

  • Crestwood 11-year-old inspires runner training for NYC race

    Drew Horsey has chigger bites and bruises from his knees to his ankles. He’d rather skateboard up and down his sidewalk than sit on the porch with his parents. He’s negotiating a deal with them to get a Python. He already owns one pet snake. And he needs a new dirt bike since he’s growing out of his old one. He’s a normal 11-year-old kid – not “the kid with cancer” anymore. Since he finished radiation treatment and chemotherapy in December, Drew has been living cancer-free.

  • Oldham among the tops in CATS scores - again

    The mid-term report card is in from the state. The marks are mixed. Oldham County Schools are among the top performing in the state on the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System accountability index – again.But some schools did not see the improvement expected from last year and the district is no longer ranked as the top county district in the state.At least four schools are performing at high levels not expected by the Kentucky Department of Education until 2014.

  • Little brother steps up

    GOSHEN - Chris Dudley and the rest of his teammates finally had their say Friday.

    Dudley, a senior tailback for North Oldham, was one of several key performers for the Mustangs as they beat South Oldham 30-22 Friday for the first time in school history.

    "They (SOHS) were always saying 'shutout' to us," Dudley said. "This was the year we said 'shut up.'"

  • Arsenault leading Dragons' charge

    CRESTWOOD - Jeff Arsenault's fortune on the soccer pitch has risen and the South Oldham High School Dragons have come right along with him.

    After what he described as a 'not good' junior season, Arsenault, a senior for the Dragons has emerged as one of the area's most potent offensive threats in a deep senior class that has seen the Dragons improve the past four years to this season's 11-6-1 record going into next week's district tournament.

  • Woman airlifted after collision between minivan, lumber truck

    Three people were injured when a minivan and lumber truck crashed shortly before 5 p.m. Sept. 26 on Ky. 329 in Goshen.

    Pamela C. Biddle, 38, of Prospect, was airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville after her 2005 Toyota Sienna minivan collided with a K and I Lumber truck driven by Michael J. Petit, 27, of Louisville.

    According to Oldham County Police, Biddle was traveling north on Ky. 329 when she lost control of her vehicle in a curve.