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Local News

  • The Closet expands

    The Closet, a free clothing ministry, has recently expanded.  After beginning last summer with one storage unit in the American Mini-Storage at Ky. 329 and Interstate 71, the ministry has quadrupled in size to four units.  Director Rita Carrithers said the ministry is now serving more than 100 people per week. The Closet, which is sponsored by Crestwood Baptist Church, will offer a half-hour worship service at the site two Thursdays a month, beginning at 7 p.m. May 21. The Closet is open 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m.

  • Developer could pay $134K for erosion

     Last spring wasn’t the first time Crystal Lake turned cloudy from mud, but it was the worst. Where resident Arnold Oldham once could guide a boat, now his neighbors ride four-wheelers in the summer.

  • Debris removal on county roads complete

    Debris from January’s ice storm piled by residents along county roads is finally gone. At Tuesday’s Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting, Judge-Executive Duane Murner complimented the county road department for the “mammoth undertaking” of removing the debris, and thanked officials from the Kentucky State Reformatory and Roederer Correctional Complex for the inmate labor provided to help the road crews. 

  • Police Reports

    Warrant arrests

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

  • Dollars for Scholars awards ceremony is Monday

    Oldham County Dollars for Scholars, established in 2004, will host their fifth-annual Awards Ceremony from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Monday at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center, located at 7105 Floydsburg Road in Crestwood.  The public is invited to attend to help honor these outstanding students.  A total of 52 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors. The scholarship amounts  range from $500-$5,000 and total about $50,000.

  • La Grange has first reading of 2009-10 budget

    Members of the La Grange City Council heard the first reading of the 2009-10 budget at their meeting Monday night. The estimated budget revenues total $4,481,290. The estimate expenses total the same amount – expenses for the year include more than $1 million for the police and public works department as well as municipal administration.

  • Attention Photographers

    Last year we asked for your photography submissions for our 168 Hours of Oldham project and you responded in a big way, offering us glimpses into the beautiful, the quirky and the personal side of the people who live in Oldham County. 

  • The show goes on despite bees

    A swarm of hundreds of bees will hopefully be gone before this weekend’s performances at the Little Colonel Playhouse, but even if not, the show will go on. When Director Bethany Morse showed up before a rehearsal for “I Do, I Do” April 29 at the playhouse, she noticed a bee and grabbed a plastic cup to catch it. Then she noticed another and another, in all catching about 10.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    Warrant arrests

    Jeremy W. Pierce, 37, 1408 N. Buckeye Lane, Goshen, arrested April 15 by OCSO, receiving stolen property over $300.

    Mark Jones, 43, 7103 Autumn Bent Way, Crestwood, arrested by OCSO April 15, Jefferson County warrant, probation violation.