Today's News

  • Lady Colonels score big seeding win at Trimble

    BEDFORD – Postseason play may be one step closer for the Oldham County Lady Colonels.

    OCHS took a step closer to the regional tourney Friday with a 49-42 district seeding road win over Trimble County.

  • Athlete of the Week

     Name: Michael Griffin.

    School: East Oldham Middle School.

    Position: Basketball guard. 

    Age: 12.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

  • Fire claims family’s home, four dogs

    A Crestwood family lost their home and four dogs to a fire last Monday. 

    Firefighters from South Oldham, Pewee Valley, La Grange and Worthington fire departments fought the blaze at the home of Kevin, Diane and Morgan Shaw on Floydsburg Road starting mid-afternoon and continuing well into the night. 

  • Business owner revealed as $200K anonymous donor

    The anonymous donor of $100,000 to both the Oldham County Fiscal Court and City of La Grange is not anonymous anymore. 

    Through a press release earlier this week, La Grange Mayor Elsie Carter and Judge-Executive Duane Murner revealed the donor as George Rawlings, owner of The Rawlings Group.

  • Finding their way

    CRESTWOOD – After two years, the South Oldham Junior Wrestling Club is ready to make a name for itself in the state.

    “We’re always looking to improve and we want to improve on what we did last year,” club coach Randy Wheeler said. “We have another year under our belt with a lot of kids back.”

  • Athlete of the Week

    OCMS basketball: Jessica Leanhart

    Name: Jessica Leanhart.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Position: Basketball guard; softball pitcher/outfielder. 

  • Source of two $100K donations is revealed

    Citing his appreciation for a community that welcomed him and his business more than a year ago, the owner of The Rawlings Group donated $100,000 each to the City of La Grange and Oldham County Fiscal Court Feb. 28 under a condition of anonymity. 

  • Birth Announcement

    Pfc. Richard A. Wilson and Jennifer N. Wilson of Steilacoom, Wash. announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Marie Wilson Oct. 27  at Madigan Army Hospital in Ft. Lewis, Wash. 

    She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 and 3/4 inches. 

  • Girl scouts meet UofL Women’s basketball team

    Girl Scout Troop 173 recently visited the Lil’ Big Horse Trails horseback riding farm in La Grange. The University of Louisville women’s basketball team happened to be there and took a picture with the girls and the donkey from the farm. Troop 173 is made up of girls from Liberty, Goshen, and Harmony elementary schools.

  • It's the sound of progress

    In the face of a sound like this, all teaching must stop. Thursday morning, it seemed like every time Bill Young opened his mouth about logarithms or whatever it is that “x” is supposed to equal, a scraping sound like fingers on a blackboard drowned him out. Immediately on the other side of the wall from his whiteboard, construction crews cut steel beams as they construct a new walkway at North Oldham High School.