Today's News

  • Letters to the Editor

    Residents not angered by appointmentTo the editor:I don’t know why it is felt that the residents were angered. Four people came to a meeting prepared to do the job they were elected to do. They did not procrastinate about doing their job. Just went on and did it. There was no time to waste as it had already been wasted. Thirty days is all that is allowed by law to replace a council member, 25 had been used with all the waiting. After 30 days the governor would appoint our councilmember.

  • When journalists make mistakes, it's costly

    Sometimes journalists make mistakes.We take fault on the chin, try to bear the shame that comes with it and internally beat ourselves up. We forget that we’re human, and that just like everyone else, there are times when we use bad judgment, when we work too quickly, or when we just don’t understand or ask for help.That’s because we take our mission to an extreme. We are charged with being gatekeepers of information and we have a tremendous responsibility to relay that information to the public.

  • Cat and mouse

    LOUISVILLE – Finally finding a way to get just a point up, the South Oldham Lady Dragons pulled out a three-overtime marathon 51-48 road win over Holy Cross Monday.“It was a real cat and mouse game for four quarters,” SOHS coach Frank Wright said.

  • La Grange student attends Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray

    Christina Bizzle, daughter of Steven and Donna Bizzle of La Grange, attended the 2007 Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray State University and participated in a three-week academic scholarship program. Students completing the academy receive six hours of college-level credit and have the opportunity to take six additional hours, tuition free, at Murray State University during their senior year in high school. They also receive a four-year housing scholarship if they choose to attend college at Murray State.

  • North is fourth at 5-Star

    BUCKNER – With the regional duals over, the three local wrestling programs went back into action this weekend.North Oldham and South Oldham competed in the Lexington Lafayette 5-Star Invitational while Oldham County went to the Big E Invitational at Eastern High School.NOHS took fourth at Lafayette while SOHS was fifth.“We had a good day,” NOHS coach Robert Fulk said.The Mustangs were led by a pair of second place finishers in Andre Zeppa at 125-pounds and Kyle Forbes at 171-pounds.Zeppa, ranked No.

  • Local student participates in junior miss

    More than $18,000 worth of scholarship dollars and more than $1 million of in-kind gifts were up for grabs for the 50th anniversary of the Kentucky Junior Miss program Jan. 11-12 at the Singletary Center on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington. Thirty-seven high school senior girls — including Oldham County High School student Caitlin Pike — competed to represent Kentucky at the national competition in Alabama June 26-28. Judges determined the winner based on the highest overall score in the following categories: scholastic, talent, fitness and self-expression.

  • Utilities merger could boost efficiency, cut costs

    A marriage between the La Grange Utilities Commission and Oldham County Sewer District may result in less competition for grant funding and fewer treatment plants across the county. But while Oldham County magistrates are calling for the regional services, La Grange Utilities officials see a benefit to keeping services local.A committee that researched questions put forth by the Vision Council, a group of residents appointed by Oldham County Judge-Executive Duane Murner to create a vision for the county’s future, submitted a report to fiscal court on Jan.

  • Local runners bring home honors in AAU postseason meets

    GOSHEN – Following a successful fall cross country season, several Oldham County runners competed in postseason national competitions.These races included the Footlocker South Regional in November, the AAU and NCCCA National Championships in December. The runners competed for the Derby City Athletic Club, the Liberty Running Club or unattached.Local finishers were led by Goshen Elementary third-grader Logan Otter who won his age group Fun Run at the NCCCA races.

  • North Oldham class is anti-senioritis

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  • Dragons fall to Bullitt East Chargers

    MT. WASHINGTON – A quick burst in the third quarter gave Bullitt East the push it needed as the Chargers downed the South Oldham Dragons 61-50.Bullitt East, 13-3, outscored the Dragons 17-9 in the third period thanks mainly to a mid-quarter 8-0 scoring run.“They had about five possessions in the third quarter where they got three or four layups out of possession and transition and we didn’t answer,” SOHS coach Steve Simpson said.