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Today's News

  • Locals compete at state swim competition

    A large group of county swimmers competed at the Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington last month for the Kentucky 13 and Over SC Championships.

    Grace Oglesby won the girls open 400 yard IM with a time of 4:22.64. Oglesby also won the girls open 100 yard fly with a time of 53.81 seconds.

    Lydia Jackson won the girls 13-14 200 yard free with a time of 1:52.44.

    Jackson also won the girls 13-14 500 yard free with a time of 5:08.25.

  • Johnson named National Player of Week

    Accolades have continued to pour in for South Oldham grad and Transylvania baseball pitcher Braden Johnson.

    Johnson was named the National College Baseball Writer’s Association’s NCAA D-III National Player of the Week last week.

    Johnson, a freshman right-hander from Crestwood, earned the award by hurling a no-hitter March 30 in a 12-0 win against Defiance College.

    The no-hitter was the first in the modern era of Transy baseball, per the school’s athletic department.

  • Cripe pitches North past South for Derby City title

    LOUISVILLE – District 29 play doesn’t start until next week, but North Oldham made a district statement Wednesday night.

    Evan Cripe pitched a complete game shutout as North beat cross-town rival South Oldham 1-0 in the championship game of the Derby City Baseball Classic at Butler High School.

    The senior left-hander gave up just four hits and two walks over seven innings as the Mustangs (7-3) notched their fourth win over three days to take the 16-team event.

  • After long winter, county solicits bids to restore road salt levels

     

    At the end of a long winter full of snow and ice, the Oldham County Fiscal Court would like someone to pass the road salt.

    The court has advertised to buy 4,500 tons of road salt, after this past winter depleted its resources, Judge-Executive David Voegele said.

    “We’re pretty well all used up,” he said.

    According to county Road Superintendent Lance Lashley, road crews have plowed or salted 16 times this winter and used more than 3,000 tons of salt to clear county roads.

  • Sheriff hosts another drug take back event

    In partnership with the DEA, Sheriff Steve Sparrow and the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a Drug Take Back program on Saturday, April 26, as part of the National Drug Take Back Day Initiative.

  • Surprise Derby winner topic of new book

    By HELEN E. MCKINNEY

    OLDHAM COUNTY HISTORY CENTER

    For as long as he can remember, Milt Toby has always been involved in some aspect of the horse industry. Intending to become a veterinarian, he eventually decided upon a different course and began writing about the horse racing industry.

  • Baptist Health needs community’s help to receive grant
  • Mueller: who do you appreciate in life?
  • Uncle Bob’s Derby Day Burgoo

    Derby Day is approaching and you are going to have some friends over for a party; what to serve? Maybe you don’t want to grill because it is still snowing outside. So, how about a real Kentucky tradition: Burgoo. It probably started as a hunters stew originally containing squirrel, rabbit, venison, turkey or any wild game with a combination of vegetables.

  • A child chooses its own baby book

    “Bedtime!” I announced with a feigned attempt to hide my glee.

    “But mom! What about dinner?”

    Seriously. Why do they insist on eating three times a day? And how, after twenty-one years of parenting, do I still occasionally forget to feed them?