Today's News

  • Residents cry foul over smell from treatment plant


    Residents of one Oldham County subdivision are having trouble stopping and smelling the roses every day due to smells from a nearby sewer plant, they said.

    Scott Pullen, a resident of the Cardinal Harbour subdivision, said the nearby Ohio River wastewater treatment plant, operated by the Oldham County Environmental Authority (OCEA), has made life pretty terrible for fellow residents.

  • Annual Arts Association event looking to ‘go green’


    For the 15th year, arts lovers from Oldham County and beyond will be able to converge on downtown La Grange for the annual Arts on the Green.

    The event has become a community staple over the years with as many as 10,000 residents and visitors ogling the more than 125 national and local works of art to benefit the Arts Association of Oldham County (AAOC).

    “We do the best of the best,” Mary Klausing, director of the Arts Association of Oldham County, said. “It’s the most prestigious event in Oldham County.”

  • La Grange votes to refinance bonds


    The City of La Grange will refinance its current bonds related to the Oldham Reserve property in hopes of lowering payments and havng a quicker payoff.

    At the monthly city council meeting Monday, the council approved an ordinance authorizing the refinancing through the Kentucky Bond Corporation, an offshoot of the Kentucky League of Cities.

  • Voegele puts deputy judge in charge of county road department


    With its last director leaving amid an investigation, the Oldham County Road Department will now get direct supervision from the judge-executive’s office.

    Deputy Judge-Executive John Black will see his responsibilities expand to direct supervision of the county road department, County Judge-Executive David Voegele announced last week, adding the move is effective immediately.

  • A cause worth kicking

    About 168 Oldham County Middle School students came out to the OCYSA fields Friday to compete as 21 teams at the second annual kickball tournament benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The double elimination tournament was initiated last year as an eighth grade student service project in memory of teacher Chris Carlton. Raising money and having fun was the primary goal of the tournament, according to Coordinator Joe Percefull. “Winning is secondary,” he said.

  • South hosting girls lax clinic

    South Oldham girls lacrosse will be hosting a free lacrosse clinic on Saturday June 14 between 9 a.m. and noon.

    This is for all SOHS, SOMS and OEMS students. You must pre-register by contacting Coach Newton by phone at (502)220-7846 or by email at jrntail410@yahoo.com.

  • Bridgmohan to ride in Belmont

    An Oldham County resident will be aiming to deny California Chrome the Triple Crown Saturday.

    Goshen’s Shaun Bridgmohan will be aboard Commanding Curve in the Belmont Stakes, the last leg of the Triple Crown. Post time is 6:52 p.m., with the race broadcast on NBC.

    Commanding Curve finished second under Bridgmohan behind California Chrome last month in the Kentucky Derby.

    The Dallas Stewart-trained colt is owned by West Point Thoroughbreds. He ran a half-mile in 47 1/5 seconds Sunday at Belmont Park in his last workout.

  • NOLL hosts Home Run Derby

    Clay Benefield, 20, knocked it out of the park and won the grand prize at the first Sonic Drive-In Coaches, Parents and Adults Home Run Derby at Walsh Park on Saturday, May 24. Thirty-seven batters hit 268 home runs in three rounds of batting at the fundraiser for the North Oldham Little League.

    Jason Shingleton and Kyle Wuchterl joined Benefield in the final round. Sonic Drive-In sponsored the event by donating $1 per home run to the winner’s charity of choice. Benefield chose to donate the $268 to Veteran’s Memorial Monuments.

  • OC freshman softball wins tourney
  • OC JV baseball wins district