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  • Offering your house for rent? Prepare to pay the city before you’re paid by tenants

    People offering rental properties within the City of Goshen may soon have to pay an annual fee, as well as obtain a one-time license from the city before renting. The first reading of an ordinance that would impose an annual $500 fee for any person or business renting real property in the City of Goshen took place at the City of Goshen Commission’s April meeting. According to the ordinance, any property owner who leases his or her property to someone else is deemed as engaged in the business of renting properties.

  • Residents appointed to local posts

    Members of Oldham County Fiscal Court recently made the following appointments and personnel recommendations: • Gregg Cobb, appointed to North Oldham Fire Department Board, three-year term; • Stephen Cummings, appointed to Storm Water Management Board, to fill the remainder of Dale Hettinger’s term, three-year term; • Rev.

  • Trash service overpays county

    For the past few years, Industrial Disposal has overpaid Oldham County government, and while Oldham officials say they’ve notified ID of the extra money, the company just recently noticed. 

  • Houston Lane will be one way, turns may be restricted

    Traffic on Houston Lane in Pewee Valley will soon flow one way from Mt. Mercy Drive to Ky. 146 – the question now is whether left turns will be permitted. City Engineer Mel Milburn and traffic engineer Diane Zimmerman presented a traffic study to the city council Monday night, recommending one-way traffic toward Ky.

  • Norton Commons Farmers’ Market grand opening is Saturday

    Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Norton Commons Farmers’ Market celebrates its grand opening from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Vehicle strikes 17-year-old pedestrian

    A vehicle traveling on Crystal Drive by Taco Bell in La Grange Tuesday struck a 17-year-old male pedestrian. Witnesses told police the teen darted into traffic while walking with a large group. Emergency crews transported the teen to Baptist Northeast for treatment. Police are investigating.

  • South Oldham fire hydrants will be tested during the summer

    The South Oldham Fire Department will test fire hydrants in the Oldham County water district during May, June and July. 

    For information, call SOFD at 241-8992 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • 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.