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Today's News

  • Candidate for governor speaks in Buckner

    House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins, a Democrat, visited Buckner recently on his campaign trail for governor of Kentucky.

    Oldham County residents, including former state representative Jim Zimmerman and Larry Chandler, hosted the event that approximately 20 residents attended at the John W. Black Community Center.

  • Former deputy files lawsuit against sheriff’s department

    A former Oldham County deputy sheriff is suing the sheriff’s office claiming they terminated him without any prior cause and denied him a hearing.

    The petition was filed in Oldham County Circuit Court on March 15 on behalf of James Scott Priddy. Priddy, according to the petition, was a deputy sheriff with the office for 14 years.

  • Contractor pleads guilty to stealing money in projects

    By: Taylor Riley

    After a long deliberation in the judge’s chambers by both the defense and the prosecution, a Campbellsburg contractor pleaded guilty to eight charges stemming from unfinished construction projects.

  • Sports Briefs 3.28.19

    Lady Colonels start year 3-0

    Oldham County softball had an impressive showing in its first week of the season.

    The Lady Colonels opened the season with a 14-0 victory over Shelby County. Elana Ornelas had a home run and triple while Kalee Rose and Abby White combined for a five-inning shutout.

  • Local competitors win events at Kick Off Classic

    Oldham County hosted its annual Kick Off Classic Thursday, March 22 in Buckner.

    Boys

    South Oldham and Oldham County tied for fourth with 60 points. North Oldham placed sixth with 59 points. Trinity (Louisville) won the 10-team meet with 127 points.

  • Remembering Mr. Derby, John Asher

    By Chuck Harper--

    If you were lucky enough to have met John Asher, you knew every future encounter would be a treat. This was certainly a fellow that made you happier or smarter, or both, each time. John was way more than just about the Derby but that’s the way he was most comfortable communicating with us. And boy, he never disappointed!

  • Remembering Mr. Derby, John Asher

    By Chuck Harper--

    If you were lucky enough to have met John Asher, you knew every future encounter would be a treat. This was certainly a fellow that made you happier or smarter, or both, each time. John was way more than just about the Derby but that’s the way he was most comfortable communicating with us. And boy, he never disappointed!

  • Family-owned drive-in theater to reopen Friday

    The Sauerbeck Family Drive-In announced on Facebook today that it is reopening this Friday, March 29.

    The theater has been closed since the screen collapsed during a storm on Sept. 5, 2018, forcing it to close less than a month after opening.

  • Family-owned drive-in theater to reopen Friday

    The Sauerbeck Family Drive-In announced on Facebook today that it is reopening this Friday, March 29.

    The theater has been closed since the screen collapsed during a storm on Sept. 5, 2018, forcing it to close less than a month after opening.

  • Be thankful for judgment, for prevailing justice

    By Casey McCall

    I got a text message from my dad last week. It was a link to an article from my hometown newspaper in south Alabama. After 20 years, police officers have finally made an arrest in the cold case murder of two of my high school classmates who were found dead in the trunk of one of their cars our junior year in 1999.