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Today's News

  • Evridge sentenced to home incarceration, probation in murder case

     

    Ronald Evridge, 59, of Westport was sentenced earlier this week to seven months of home incarceration and five years probation for the 2011 shooting deaths of Oldham County sisters Heather Fulkerson, 21, and Sandy Allen, 24.

  • Two killed in Hwy 53 crash

    Two teens were killed and another person has serious injuries after being involved in a crash at the intersection of Highway 53 and Old Sligo Road over the weekend.

    Ben Clifford, an 18-year-old recent graduate of Oldham County High School, was pronounced dead at the scene, as was Haley OKelley, a 19-year-old Indiana resident.

    The two teens were passengers with Brianna Zambrzycki, a 2013 graduate of Buckner Alternative High School, who was transported to University Hospital in Louisville with serious injuries, according to Oldham County Police.

  • McConnell: National marketplace would fix Obamacare problems

     

    A local business was able to get a political update from one of the top Congressional leaders this week.

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stopped by Fastline Publications in Buckner Monday to speak to employees, local residents and leaders about the state of the country.

  • Gang case down to one defendant

     

    Only one defendant remains from a case originally charged with gang activity in La Grange.

    Originally, eight individuals were charged with a litany of drug offenses and criminal gang activity, but only lesser charges for Casey Endicott, 19, of Shelbyville, remain after Keaton Lee, of La Grange, became the seventh co-defendant to take a plea deal.

  • Apple Patch celebrates opening of new homes

     

    While most Americans were celebrating the freedom of their country last week, one Oldham County business was especially thankful for independence.

    Apple Patch, a clinical and in-home residential program that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, welcomed a new facility named Independence Park.

  • Marcum signs with KWC

    Oldham County senior Jacob Marcum signed recently to play golf at Kentucky Wesleyan College. Sitting with Marcum are his parents, Connie and Al. Standing back row are OC golf coach Allen Davis and Marcum’s siblings, Brett and Brooke.

  • SOLL blue wins

    On July 2 the South Oldham Little League 9 and 10-year-old blue team defeated the opposing South Oldham Little League green team to win the Kentucky District 2 Little League championship.

    After starting the game on July 1, the blue team was up 13-1. Due to a weather delay, the game was postponed until the next night, where the SOLL blue team won the title with a score of 20-10 in the fifth inning.

    The team was coached by Rick Dages, Bill Rothballer and Jimmy Sanders.

  • Locals win at Midland Trail

    Two Oldham County natives won age divisions June 23 at Midland Trail Golf Club in Louisville.

    Pewee Valley’s Phil Nelson shot a 6-over 78 to win the MDGT boys 17-18 division. Nelson won by three strokes over Josh Koester of Louisville.

    La Grange resident Jaclyn Hampton shot a 4-over 40 to win the nine-hole 11-13 girls event. Hampton beat Louisville’s Molly Bebeaar by five strokes.

  • Lenhart wins at Quail Chase

    North Oldham golfer Mason Lenhart shot a 3-over 147 to win the Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour event June 28-29 at Quail Chase Golf Club in Louisville.

    Lenhart shot a 2-under 70 the first day before shooting a 5-over 77 on day two.

    The Prospect resident beat Lexington’s Kevin Klein by four strokes.

    Lenhart’s North teammate, Michael Vissing of Prospect, tied for third, firing a 153.

     

  • Brown wins in Bowling Green

    Oldham County golfer Michael Brown shot a 1-over 73 to win the boys 15-16 division at the KYPGA Junior on June 30 at Bowling Green Country Club in Bowling Green.

    Brown won by one stroke over Bowling Green’s Nick Newton and Monticello’s Corbin Kirksey.