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Today's News

  • State health rankings emerge, highlighting frontrunners and strugglers

    Out of 120 counties in Kentucky, Oldham County is still considered one of the top five healthiest in a new county health rankings survey released last week.

    A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation survey concluded that Oldham County is ranked no. 2, falling behind Boone County in first place, in a statewide health assessment.

  • Golden Alerts help those in danger of losing golden memories

    When George Clayton Holcomb, 67, a sufferer of brain trauma, wandered off from his Oak Leaf Drive home earlier this month for the second time in two years, his family thought they would never see him again.

    Holcomb’s family, along with help from the La Grange Police and Fire Department and an area search and rescue team, searched for nearly six hours trying to locate the man, who was later found hiding from weather conditions at Falling Rock Quarry, according to Kevin Nuss, Director of Oldham County Emergency Management.

  • Public records -- April 2, 2015

    La Grange Police Arrests

    March 30 -- Dale R. Cox, 25, La Grange, was cited for no registered plates, failure of owner to maintain required ins, 1st offense, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure to surrender revoked operator’s license, possession of a controlled substance, 2nd degree, prescription controlled substance not in proper container, 2nd offense.

  • Lady Dragons finding light in search of season’s first win

    CRESTWOOD - South Oldham is experiencing first hand the growing pains of building a team full of youth. The Lady Dragons (0-4) are among four softball teams in Region 8 yet to win a game, but coach Jessica Turner is finding optimism in what is otherwise a rough start to the season.

  • Learning on the fly: Lady Colonels laying foundation for lacrosse in inaugural season

     Mary Cooksey is a Kentucky girls lacrosse official and she had to explain to players of one particular team before a game where out of bounds was on a lacrosse field. One player was about to face-off to start the match when she looked at her coach and simply said, “I don’t know how to face-off.”

  • ROUNDING THE BASES: Colonels offense struggles, Mustangs stay unbeaten

    BUCKNER - Oldham County is doing everything right defensively. Pitchers are throwing strikes and defense is making routine plays. Now the Colonels need to offense to click to “piece it all together.”

    OC continued its offensive woes Monday evening in a 1-0 home loss to Male where Colonels only got three hits in its second shutout loss of the year.

  • South Oldham's simple man

    South Oldham baseball has a new look this year, but it’s a trend that takes one back in time. Stirrups and shorter baseball pants are now replacing the modern trend of long pants worn to a players’ ankles. If you take a picture of the team on the field and made it black and white it would look like a picture from your grandfather’s playing days.

  • Public records

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Joseph Kozdemba, 56, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, 1st offense, possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle prohibited, carrying a concealed weapon.

    Caressa K. Weathers, 27, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offenses.

  • Rocky roads no treat for drivers

    Mark Husband says that he’s filled roughly 100 potholes in Oldham County so far this year.
    Husband is the Assistant Superintendent of the Oldham County Roads Department, and although he says the department is mostly caught up on the county’s patch work, he points out that his crew filled potholes on nearly 30 county roads this season.

  • Vet hopes to raise money for service dog

    Veterans sometimes come back after serving overseas feeling helpless, anxious, fearful and sometimes guilty because of the trauma he or she endured. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, hasn’t been all that uncommon in recent years.
    After two tours in Iraq, Nick Milburn came home to Oldham County and his wife and two kids with both PTSD and debilitating seizures.