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  • Nature’s Library

    It will feature a woodland walking trail, a coffee vending area and the latest advances in eco-friendly technologies. Rooms equipped with Internet teleconferencing capabilities will give an edge to powerbrokers, while more leisured visitors can relax near a lodge-like double-sided fireplace. Kids and young adults will even have their own private retreats. 

  • Glen Oaks, Moser Farms, Chapel View targeted for speeders

    Oldham County Police will target the following traffic areas this week:

    Chapel View subdivision

    Magnolia Place

    Glen Vista Drive

    Lake Avenue

  • News Briefs

    School board hears construction update

    Oldham County Schools engineers are optimistic that Crestwood Elementary School and North Oldham High School’s gym will soon be ready for use. Crews are laying floor tiles and hanging ceiling tiles at the new Crestwood Elementary as they are near to finishing the interior, Oldham County Schools Director of Facilities Jim Ewalt said.

  • Oldham PVA cleared in suit filed by former employees

    A two-year lawsuit requesting removal of Oldham County’s property valuation administrator from his post has come to an end.

    Plantiffs Wanda and the late Charlie Woolum claimed PVA Ron Winters acted unethically in his office and under-assessed properties for personal and political gain.

  • Hazardous waste event hits capacity early; residents turned away

    After just three hours, workers turned cars away during the county’s household hazardous waste drop-off event Saturday at the Oldham County Fairgrounds.

    Solid Waste Coordinator Linda Fountain said workers at the event saw 254 cars full of items for disposal before noon.

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

    Howard Rogers and L. Carol Rogers Revocable Living Trust to Dino Michalegko, lot 426, Willow Creek, 5304 Drifton Drive, Crestwood, $118,000.

    John and Marlene Okarmus to Gerald Offutt Jr., 8107 Speer Lane, Crestwood, $200,000.

  • Police find Michigan man in motel with juvenile girls, 124 ecstasy pills

    Police arrested a Michigan man Wednesday who had outstanding warrants for drug charges in Kentucky and Michigan.

  • Property Transfers

    Prospect

    Rizwan and Farhat Khan to The Rizwan N. Khan and Farhat R. Khan Revocable Living Trust, quitclaim, lot 2, River Glen subdivision, 3703 River Farm Cove, Prospect, FCV $1,255,000.

  • Sewer district plans sale of surplus supplies

    Members of the Oldham County Sewer District board have identified several items to be declared as surplus and sold.

    OCSD Board Treasurer Amy Alvey said the surplus items include a copier, television, three lab tables with sinks and Sony and Toshiba laptop computers. All items she said she believes are purchased made 2004 or earlier.

  • Drop-off event hits capacity early; residents turned away

    After just three hours of collecting, workers turned cars away during the county’s household hazardous waste drop-off event Saturday at the Oldham County Fairgrounds.

    Solid Waste Coordinator Linda Fountain said workers at the event saw 254 cars full of items for disposal before noon. Above, cars line up to drop off their hazardous materials and right, workers separate the materials.