Local News

  • Film fest will return

    Finances and a lack of manpower are the reasons why the Bluegrass Independent Film Festival is taking a year off in 2008.

    Sue Evans, executive director of the Arts Association of Oldham County, said the cost of hosting a film festival combined with the time spent opening Gallery 104 this year proved too much for the association to take on this year.

  • Time to gather supplies, debris

    It’s about 11 a.m. Monday at Beard’s Power Equipment in Crestwood, and by the looks of it, you’d never be able to tell that the rush is waning.

    Folks line the counter in the window-lit building with their chain saws, oil and chain saw parts. A generator provides enough electricity for computers, a credit card machine and a few lights.

  • Many left powerless

    • Oldham County Schools back in session Monday, September 22, 2008.

  • Got debris? You've got options

    Winds reaching more than 50 miles per hour whipped through Oldham County on Sunday. The wind uprooted trees, causing them to fall into the road, onto cars and homes. It also knocked limbs and branches from trees, sweeping them across yards and streets.

    As the clean-up efforts continue throughout Oldham County, residents are looking for ways to dispose of the debris.

  • Officials prepare for winter season with little salt

    A harsh winter could bring local roadways to a halt if a salt shortage continues.

    As winter quickly approaches, some local road crews are hustling to find enough salt to prepare for winter weather.

  • Business news

    C & D Angus joins American Angus Association

    C & D Angus in Crestwood recently became members of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, chief executive officer of the national breed registry organization in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

  • Council questions city engineer's contract work

    The engineer for the City of La Grange barely kept his contract Sept.

  • Statue serves as inspiration to go forth and preach

    A statue called the “Circuit Rider” now represents past, present and future clergy members on the grounds of the Kentucky Annual Conference Center of the United Methodist Church in Crestwood. The center hosted a dedication Aug. 28. Rev. Julie Hager Love, director of connectional ministries, said the Circuit Rider was a preacher who rode a horse to reach people living in isolated places on the frontier.

  • News Briefs

    Inmate housed at county jail dies

  • Fire challenges regional orthodontist

    The unplanned relocation occurred under the worst kind of circumstances.Two weeks after his orthodontics practice burned in Trimble County, Dr.