Local News

  • Fire at The Game Room under investigation

    Investigators have yet to determine the cause of a fire this morning at The Game Room in Crestwood Station.

    Crews were called to the shopping center about 8:45 a.m. as smoke poured from an exterior wall at the front entrance.

  • The land of the free, because of the brave

    Since when does a stoic, decorated war general quote poetry?
    Since Major General Carl D. Black of the United States Air Force agreed to deliver a Memorial Day message about the thousands of men and women who have given their lives for freedom.
    Black spoke Monday during a Memorial Day service hosted by American Legion Post No. 39 and the City of La Grange.

  • Weekend cruise attracts car enthusiasts

    So far this summer, Perry Rieinger of Hillview has accumulated four trophies and three plaques by attending car shows all over Kentucky where he proudly shows off his 1981 gray Corvette Stingray.
    But that’s a far cry from last year’s number.

  • A great start to the Grand Slam

    The 2011 version of the Crestwood Baptist Church Roman Road 5K on May 21 was just awesome.
    Great weather, a great turnout of Oldham Countians looking to improve their health and have some fun, and a very cool T-shirt to boot.

  • Arts on the Green planned June 4, 5

    Over 100 booths of juried artists and craftsmen will be displaying their works on the shaded Oldham County Courthouse lawn June 4-5.
    Free to the public, hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days.
    This well attended show is in its 11th year and is the primary fundraiser for the Arts Association of Oldham County.

  • KSP honors troopers of the year

    The Kentucky State Police announced the 2010 Trooper of the Year, Detective of the Year, Commercial Vehicle Officer of the Year, one Governor’s Medal of Valor and other awards for acts of bravery, life-saving, professionalism and dedication to duty today at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort.

  • Recent vets find local support

    Service to community is taking the place of service to country for many young veterans upon their return to the states.

    “When you come back from serving your country, people place you on a pedestal,” said young veteran David Ingram of the U.S. Army. “Especially kids. They are proud of your service and you’re proud to have served.”

  • Cyclists shot in Pewee Valley during afternoon ride

    Two cyclists pedaling with three others on Saturday afternoon say a driver shot them with a BB gun in one of Oldham County's quietest neighborhooods.

    Manfred Schmidt said he's still in shock after his bike ride through Jefferson and Oldham counties required a 911 call.

  • Dozens of firefighters battle Pewee Valley blaze

    Dozens of firefighters were called to a Pewee Valley home midday Sunday where they spent eight hours gaining control of a house fire and working to save remnants of the home. 

    Oldham County dispatch received reports of a garage fire just before noon Sunday in the 100 block of Mount Mercy Place near St. Aloysius Church in Pewee Valley.

  • Earthquake drill helps Baptist Northeast practice mass treatment

    Dramatic was one word to describe the earthquake disaster drill that took place at Baptist Northeast Hospital last Wednesday.

    The scenario: 14 patients injured in an earthquake and arriving in the emergency room from Western Kentucky.

    But why would patients from Western Kentucky seek treatment so far away?