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  • South Oldham High School hosts college and career night

    South Oldham High School’s February College and Career Night program is scheduled 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 9. The program, Blue and Red Night or University of Kentucky versus University of Louisville – will feature a mini-college fair showcasing specific departments from UK and U of L.

    College admissions directors will field questions and distribute materials throughout the evening while individual departments from the schools will give 15-minute presentations on a rotation basis until 8 p.m.  

  • OLDA board continues negotiations with retail developer for Oldham Reserve

     Members of the Oldham-La Grange Development Authority are one step closer to finalizing a deal with a developer for Oldham Reserve.

  • American Red Cross hosts blood drive Sunday

    A Red Cross blood drive will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the cafeteria at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Pewee Valley.

  • U.S. 42 crash claims the life of 21-year-old

    A Goshen woman died Jan. 21 when her vehicle crashed on U.S. 42.

    According to Oldham County Police, the crash occurred about 9 a.m. Thursday in the 11900 block of U.S. 42.

    Elizabeth N. Disney, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say Disney's vehicle struck a utility pole and a fence before coming to rest. She was not wearing a seat belt.

    Disney, known as "Noel" to family and friends, is a 2007 graduate of North Oldham High School. She is the daughter of Paul and Nancy Taylor Disney.

  • Feigel named to fire board

    Members of Oldham County Fiscal Court voted Tuesday to approve the appointment of Phil Feigel to the La Grange Fire Protection District Board.  Feigel will fill the unexpired term of the late Ricky Rahm. The term expires June 30.  Feigel is employed by the La Grange Police Department.

  • BBB warns against text donations for earthquake relief

    In the wake of the earthquake disaster in Haiti, Americans are donating via text message more than ever before.

  • Oldham police officer graduates from DOCJT’s basic training academy

    Oldham County Police Officer Dwaine M. Durrett was among law enforcement officers from 22eeagencies across the state to graduate recently from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

  • New warden will lead women’s prison

    The state’s only prison for female offenders has a new warden.  Janet Conover has been promoted to warden at the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women in Pewee Valley. Conover has served as interim warden of the prison since October. Commissioner La Donna Thompson said Conover has served the department of corrections in a multitude of jobs and has excelled.  “She is a very effective manager and an asset to this agency,” Thompson said.

  • Oldham County Day needs a grand marshal

    The Latest: Members of Project Guild of La Grange are planning for Oldham County Day on July 17. One of the first orders of business is to seek nominations from the community for the grand marshal of the Oldham County Day parade.  Nominations may be sent to Project Guild, P.O. Box 31, La Grange, Ky., 40031, or by e-mail to  AnnBrownOldhamClerk@yahoo.com before March 12. Project Guild members will choose the grand marshal. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 16. 

  • Fire truck crash injures 3

    When a fire truck slammed into a series of utility poles early Sunday, an Oldham County dispatcher coordinating rescue efforts had no idea her husband would be the firefighter loaded into a medical helicopter bound for Louisville. Three North Oldham firefighters were injured as their vehicle crashed about 1:20 a.m. in the 11950 block of U.S. 42 in Goshen.  The crew was one of several responding to Paramont Estates subdivision on the report of a residential fire alarm.