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Today's News

  • BASEBALL: District 29 Tournament schedule

    Oldham County will host the District 29 baseball tournament as the top-seed.

    The Colonels (15-8 overall, 5-1 District 29) swept two series with South Oldham and Trimble County and won on the road at North Oldham to take the top-spot in the tournament.

    OC will host No. 4 Trimble County (7-13, 0-6) Monday, May 18, at 5:30 p.m. to open tournament play. No. 2 North Oldham (20-4, 4-2) will play No. 3 South Oldham (12-13, 3-3) immediately following the first game. 

  • Thomas tied for lead heading into final round at The Players Championship

    Goshen native Justin Thomas shot a third-round 65 today at THE PLAYERS to tie for first place.

    Thomas hit a PLAYERS championship record 10 birdies in the third round and birdied on the 18th to move to -8 in the tournament. 

    From 193-yards out, Thomas set him self up nicely placing the ball 4-feet from the hole leading up to his 10th birdie for the lead.

  • Brian Hood hired as new Oldham County girls basketball coach

     It wasn’t too long ago when Brian Hood retired after 26 years as an environmental consultant, bought a boat and decided to live on the water.

    Then he got bored.

    His son Jon, the 2009 Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year who went on to play at the University of Kentucky for four years, made the next step for his father pretty simple.

  • Softball: North Oldham hosts District 29 Tournament as top seed

     North Oldham softball will have the ultimate home field advantage in the District 29 softball tournament May 18-21.

    The Lady Mustangs will not only play host to Oldham County, South Oldham and Trimble County for a spot in the Region 8 Tournament, but they enter as the top-seed with a 16-10 record overall and a 5-1 mark in district play. They will play No. 4 South Oldham (1-16, 0-6) May 18 at 5:30 p.m.

  • Oldham schools celebrate bus fire heroes

    The story of a Toby Tour bus that caught on fire carrying 50 Oldham County Middle School students returning from an eighth grade trip has made its way around the state in the last couple weeks, but last week, the story of what actually happened on that morning was revealed at an assembly that praised the heroism of the tour bus driver, chaperones and children.
    No injuries were reported April 23, according to Director of Communications and Development of Oldham County Schools Tracy Harris Green.

  • City of Pewee Valley hosts environment education day for students in the park

    On Tuesday, the City of Pewee Valley hosted a three-part demonstration in Central Park for approximately 80 students of the fourth and fifth grade science classes of St. Aloysius School. There were three demonstrations.
    “The Importance of Butterfly Gardens” featuring the real time creation of a butterfly garden by Margaret Shea of Drop Seed Native Plant Nursery was first. The city provided each student a milkweed plug, which is the primary food source for the Monarch butterfly.

  • Oldham Co man arrested and charged with distribution of child pornography

    On April 30, at approximately 5p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 5-Campbellsburg, arrested Matthew W. Browning, 32, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
    Browning was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online. This included images of prepubescent children engaged in sexual acts.

  • Backyard politics

    In Kentucky, and on Oaks Day in particular, we love our horse races. And although small in number, the Oldham County crowd that showed up Friday at Inspirational Grounds proved that Kentuckians are interested in more than one kind of pony.
    About 25 local residents gathered on the shaded porch of the Buckner church-cum-coffeehouse to hear Kentucky’s junior U.S. Sen. Rand Paul talk about immigration and criminal justice in his bid for the 2016 presidential election.

  • Walking tall

    By Rae Hodge and Elliott Pratt

  • Oldham gets $1.2 million from FEMA

    A Fiscal Court grant application for more than $1.2 million in flood mitigation assistance has been approved by FEMA, according to Oldham County Judge Executive David Voegele.
    The FEMA Region IV Hazard Mitigation Assistance Branch has awarded a grant in the amount of $1,208,659.23 for six properties along the Ohio River with the goal of reducing or eliminating claims under the National Flood Insurance Program, part of the National Flood Insurance Reform Act (NFIRA) of 1994.