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Today's News

  • SOHS students encourage family meals

    Members of South Oldham High School’s FCCLA club are encouraging families to prepare a healthy meal and eat together. The project is in recognition of the first annual Family and Consumer Science Day, Dec. 3.

  • Education Briefs Dec. 11

    Breakfast with Santa

    The Oldham County Youth Theatre invites you to Breakfast With Santa on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.. Come join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a delicious pancake breakfast. Photos with Santa are available, and there will be live entertainment as well. Performances are by The Harris Family, Oldham County Performance Troupe and String Quartet. Proceeds will go towards the Oldham County Schools Arts Center’s summer community theatre.

  • Kelley murder trial rescheduled once again

    A Pewee Valley woman accused of murder will once again see her trial date on that and other charges moved.

    Gail Kelley is charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and being a persistent felony offender in regards to the death of Michael T. Evans, her boyfriend at the time. According to police records, Kelley allegedly struck Evans in the head with a hatchet on July 6, 2013 and then tried to hide the hatchet in a towel.

  • Judge could come off Matthews murder case

    An Indiana man accused of murdering an Oldham County High School graduate this summer once again plead not guilty to his charges.

    At a formal arraignment after being indicted for murder, robbery, tampering with physical evidence and fraudulent use of a credit card, Miles J. Matthews, of Corydon, Ind., once again entered a plea and asked for re-appointment of his public defender.

  • Donations needed for mitten tree

    A local restaurant is asking for a little help with its annual Christmastime clothes drive.

    Steve-O’s Italian Restaurant has been the host of the MacKindsey’s Mitten Tree for the past several years, collecting hats, gloves, scarves and more before donating them to the Red Cross to give to Oldham County children in need.

    But Steve Tingle, the owner of the restaurant, said donations are down from years past, although he’s not sure why.

  • Mosley to serve nine months after plea deal

    A former police officer found guilty of one count of official misconduct has taken an Alford plea on a second charge of the same offense.

    Harry “Shane” Mosley, a former Oldham County Police officer, took the Alford plea, in which he maintains his innocence but admits there’s enough evidence to convict him, in relation to a DUI incident on Highway 42. The Alford plea is technically a guilty plea, although the accused maintains innocence.

  • Contractor questioned over role in courthouse square project

    A contractor for the Courthouse Square Boulevard project has come under more scrutiny for its relationship with Earl Walker, a businessman in a legal dispute with the city of La Grange over the city’s business license fees.

    During a hearing on whether Walker violated stop work and restraining orders from Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad as a result of not paying the licensing fees to the city since 2012, Walker’s role with L and E Construction, one of several contractors on the Courthouse Square project, was called into question.

  • Girls Basketball: Guards key Lady Dragons' first win

    CRESTWOOD – Carroll County had the size advantage Tuesday night, but South Oldham had the better guards.

    As a result the Lady Dragons notched their first win of the season and first under their new coaching staff.

    Senior point guard Abbey Van Zant scored 13 points and tallied 8 assists as South beat the Lady Panthers 51-35 in an early season Region 8 matchup.

    Senior guard Sydney Jones and senior wing Erin Wilson each added 11 points for the Lady Dragons (1-1).

  • Girls Soccer: South’s Tucker stepping down as head coach

    Cy Tucker spoke throughout South Oldham’s run to the girls soccer state championship last month of the team writing a new chapter in a great novel.

    The Lady Dragons capped that chapter by beating Owensboro Catholic to win the school’s seventh state title.

    The next will be written with one of its starring characters no longer in a lead role.

    Tucker is resigning as South’s head coach effective at the beginning of January, he told the team at its year-end banquet last week.

  • Wrestling: Colonels win home meet

    BUCKNER – Oldham County has hosted its annual Super Duals for 14 years but had never won the meet until last year.

    The Colonels soundly defended their title Saturday.

    OC beat Male 54-22 in the semifinals and Meade County 60-21 in the finals to win the 12-team Super Duals for the second straight year.

    The victory was an early-season “confidence-builder” for the Colonels, coach Aaron Riordan said.