Today's News

  • Oldham County had slave-owning families

    By Helen E. McKinney

    Oldham County History Center

    Many people who visit the Oldham County History Center ask about the history of our office building, which also houses the J.C. Barnett Library and Archives. The building itself is a restored 1840s “Kentucky Four Square” house with a rich history.

  • Wrestling: Carrillo returns to the mat stronger after year-long setback

    When Oldham County wrestling opened its season at home in late November, it was the start of a year of high expectations. 

    The successes of one state champion and a team returning as one of the top dual squads in the state brought anticipation and head coach Aaron Riordan, in the spirit of itching suspense, wasn’t going to reveal the lineup just yet in the opener.

  • Wrestling: OC wins fifth straight sectional dual after tough road stretch in Indiana

    BUCKNER — Oldham County wrestling has spent much of its season competing out of state with hopes the experience would pay off later.

    Coach Aaron Riordan seems to believe that strategy is working out well.

    The Colonels hosted the Section 5 duals Saturday and claimed another title with a 37-27 victory over Woodford County.

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Dragons earn first district win in overtime at North Oldham

    GOSHEN — South Oldham has spent significant time recently in practice working on it’s 3-point shooting. It’s an area the Lady Dragons haven’t fared so well in this season, so it was a new feeling for Sydney Herold when the shots fell in clutch moments Tuesday night.

    Herold hit a 3-pointer to force overtime and the Lady Dragons took care of business late in a 62-57 overtime win at North Oldham.

  • Girls Basketball: Oldham County overcomes North Oldham surge in 48-46 district win

    BUCKNER — North Oldham came within inches of changing the script. 

    Prior to Friday night, Oldham County had beaten North in 13 straight meetings. Though that streak extends to 14 with the Lady Colonels’ 48-46 victory over the Lady Mustangs, it was the valiant come-from-behind effort that allowed North a shot to end that drought.

  • Boys Basketball: Oldham County outhustles North Oldham in 56-38 district win

     BUCKNER — Oldham County believes it has turned the corner from a dismal start to 2016. The Colonels mission to return to solid and aggressive defense allowed them to pull away late against the equally tough North Oldham Mustangs.

    Oldham County out worked North Oldham down the stretch to earn a 56-38 win Friday night in Buckner to complete its regular season District 29 slate.

  • County officials sued over election

     Oldham County resident Patrick Vincent filed a petition on Dec. 31 against several county leaders alleging mishandling of the recent special election that moved to allow expanded alcohol sales within the county.  Named in the legal action are Oldham County Judge-Executive David Voegele, Oldham County Sheriff Steve Sparrow and Oldham County Clerk Julie Barr.  

  • Staying on track

     Every January, new arrivals flood gyms as they seek to fulfill a New Year’s resolution to improve their health.  However, many find their resolutions difficult to fulfill.  

  • Norton’s new healthcare option

     Within the coming months, La Grange residents will see a new Norton Healthcare facility in their city.  

    “We’re creating another medical home in La Grange,” Dr. Josh Honaker, system vice president and medical director of the Norton Medical Group, said.  “It’ll be a medical home that has primary care, it’ll have a sub-specialty suite and it will have lab and x-ray.”

  • Making adjustments to offer affordable care

     A new chiropractor in Crestwood has a unique business plan that he believes will benefit both his practice and his community.

    Dr. Dennis Clause, who operates 146 Chiropractic, is a fully licensed chiropractor who charges $20 a visit for each patient.