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  • Goshen residents report late-night gunfire, damage

    A Prospect man’s New Year celebrations started off with a bang — and led to his arrest.

    Demond Colbert, 33, fired his gun into the air multiple times from his backyard in the 1300 block of Pine Hill Court, off Locust Circle. 

    According to Oldham County Police, two rounds went into Colbert’s neighbor’s home. 

    No one was injured.

    Colbert was arrested and charged with two counts of wanton endangerment. His arraignment is scheduled Jan. 14.  

  • Milton-Madison Bridge reduced to one lane Jan. 10

    The Milton-Madison Bridge, which carries US 421 across the Ohio River from Milton, KY to Madison, IN, will be reduced to one lane on Thursday, January 10 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. 

    Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in previous inspections. 

    The Cabinet implemented a monthly inspection frequency in 2012 to review these locations.  The goal is to keep the Milton-Madison Bridge operational during the super-structure replacement project.

  • 5 simple ways to shed pounds and save energy in 2013

    With the holidays over and the guests out of the house, many are turning their attention to another annual tradition — the New Year’s resolution.

    While Kentucky Utilities Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company can’t motivate someone to go to the gym, the utilities can inspire you to save energy this year with a variety of energy efficiency programs available to residential electric customers.

    Here are five energy-saving resolutions for the New Year:

  • Student collecting bicycles for charity Jan. 5

    Have old bicycles gathering dust in the garage? A North Oldham Middle School student is collecting them for his Eagle Scout project.

    Ben O'Brien is conducting a charitable collection for his Eagle Scout project to benefit an organization named "Bikes for the World."  This company receives bikes from various donors across the country, and gives them to people in Africa who need them. 

  • Prevent winter weather damage to your home, business

    With falling temperatures and wintry weather now in the forecast, Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Companies wants home- and business-owners to be wary of the potential for damage around their property.

    Below-freezing temperatures, snow and ice not only cause problems for motorists, but they may also lead to issues around the home and office.

  • Make regular blood donation a New Year’s resolution

    With the beginning of a new year comes a fresh start. New Year’s resolutions are often made to form good habits and reach new goals. This New Year’s, the American Red Cross encourages people to resolve to help patients in need through regular blood donations.

    There are several upcoming blood drives in Oldham County.

    As the winter season continues, blood donations are especially needed.

    Donations typically decline this time of year, as many regular donors are impacted by inclement weather and seasonal illnesses.

  • Former principal of Liberty Elementary dies at 50

    The former principal of Liberty Elementary School has died after battling cancer.

    Connie Jean Hayes Daub died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at home. She was 50.

    She served as principal of Liberty Elementary from 1999-2007.

    A native of Grayson County, she started her education career at H.W. Wilkey Elementary in Grayson County, where she served from 1983-1990.

  • DEAR SANTA: Letters from Liberty Elementary

    Dear Santa,  I want a Barbie Car and a real phone and an i-pod.  And a new doggie named Bolt.  I will leave you some cookies.

    Gretchen Nation

    Kindergarten

     

  • DEAR SANTA: Letters From Kenwood Station

    x box 360

    I phone 5

    a ton of monster fighters sets

    I pad 2

    I pod 7

    all the Ninjago sets

    all the mini figures that ever existed

  • DEAR SANTA: Letters from Camden Station

    Other submissions

    I have been good this year. So has Ben.  But sometimes he is kinda mean.  For Christmas  may I please have monster high dolls and a liv hair salon?  I hope you have a good Christmas.  Thank you for all you do.
    Kaela Pierce
    3rd Grade

    Dear Santa,