Local News

  • Duo arrested for attempted robbery of Hometown Pizza employee

    A duo accused of attempting to rob a Hometown Pizza manager is housed at the Oldham County jail.

    A 11 p.m. Wednesday, a Hometown Pizza manager drove to The BANK–Oldham County to make a night bank deposit when police say two males attempted to rob him at gunpoint.

    Although dressed in clothing to hide their identity, the manager recognized one suspect as a previous employee, police said.

  • News briefs

    Crestwood launches plan for city park

    Crestwood City Commissioners recently discussed plans to study the site of the future Maples Memorial Park.

  • Triathlon is good for Oldham County

    On Labor Day weekend, Oldham County welcomed more than 2,100 competitors in the 2008 Ford Ironman Competition. As you know, this is a grueling day-long contest requiring athletes to participate in a 2.5-mile swim in the Ohio River, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26-mile marathon. More than 86 miles of the bike route takes place here in Oldham County. Competitors say it is the most beautiful and enjoyable part of the race.

  • 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.