Today's News

  • What are you longing for this Christmas?

    By Casey McCall

    Nothing so captured the imagination of my mind as a boy as much as Christmas morning. I loved the tradition of spending every Christmas Eve at my MaMa’s house, Christmas morning with my parents, sister and brother, and Christmas Day with my other grandparents. And, of course, I loved opening presents.

  • An uphill battle against development

    Many years ago, my father gave me an important piece of advice — “ never buy a house next to an open field.” I didn’t heed his advice 30 years ago when I built our house — next to a large open field. I’m now about to pay the price for ignoring my father. The Pulte Corporation has submitted plans to build 80 houses on 27 acres just off Goshen Lane.

  • Emerging consensus behind reforming bail

    By Dave Adkisson & Jason Bailey

    Kentucky’s skyrocketing incarceration trend lines are bringing worry lines to legislators’ faces in Frankfort. 

  • Colonel basketball edges Gallatin
  • Man accused of sexually abusing co-workers at Friendship Health and Rehab

    Several women are accusing a former co-worker of sexually harassing and assaulting them inside a nursing home in Pewee Valley.

    The lawsuit filed Dec. 11 claims that Richard Coleman, 41, of Georgetown, Indiana, repeatedly harassed four of his female coworkers. The suit alleges that when those women spoke out, they were retaliated against by Friendship Health and Rehab.

  • Waggener boys basketball tops North

    North Oldham boys basketball suffered its fourth straight defeat with a 74-65 loss to Waggener Monday, Dec. 17 in Goshen. Plagued by several scoring droughts, the Mustangs couldn't withstand several second half runs by the visitors as Waggener improved to 8-1.

    North Oldham coach David Levitch thought Waggener is the best team the Mustangs have played this season.

  • Woman shot at in Pewee Valley drive-by shooting

      Oldham County Police are searching for a suspect that shot 14 rounds into a vehicle last Thursday in Pewee Valley.

    Police say they were dispatched to Foley Avenue around 10 p.m. on Dec. 13.

  • Conner girls basketball defeats Oldham

    Oldham County girls basketball struggled to string together defensive stops, falling to Conner 76-48 Saturday, Dec. 15 in Buckner.

    Alexis Head scored a team-high 11 points and Bailey Duke added 10 for Oldham County. 

    Savannah Jordan and Maddie Burcham each scored 15 points for Conner. Courtney Hurst finished with 12 points and Tyra Murphy had 11 points. 

  • Ballard girls basketball tops North

    Ballard girls basketball ended North Oldham’s winning streak with a 69-58 win Friday Dec. 14 in Goshen. After three straight wins, the Lady Mustangs were plagued by a string of turnovers in the second half due to Ballard's full-court pressure that led to transition baskets for the visitors. 

  • Local sentenced 15 years in overdose death of Oldham Countian

    A Crestwood man, 23-year-old Phillip Clayton Jennings, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the distribution of fentanyl that resulted in the overdose death of Mason Reppen, a 22-year-old who was also an Oldham County native.

    Judge Danny Reeves, a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky, sentenced Jennings today, Dec. 14, in Lexington.