Local News

  • Think Crestwood traffic needs a major overhaul? You're not the only one

    Crestwood traffic needs a better solution

    To the editor:

    As a commuter who got stuck in traffic Dec. 1 because yet another truck got stuck on the elevated railroad crossing at Railroad Avenue in Crestwood, and now routinely sits in traffic in the morning at a new four-way stop where Crestwood Elementary’s new parking lot exit joins Ky. 146 and Ky. 146 at another crossing,  it’s time to suggest to Crestwood’s city fathers and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet how to fix a growing traffic problem.  

  • BREAKING NEWS: Multiple drug arrests expected today


    Shortly after 6 a.m. Friday, officers from state and local law enforcement agencies begin executing multiple indictment warrants in Oldham County – the culmination of a seven-month, multi-agency investigation into the county's drug industry.

  • County taking barge owner to court

     After unsuccessful attempts to collect payment for damages to an Ohio River dock, Oldham officials are filing suit against a barge owner.

    In May, a barge owned by Hunter Marine of Nashville, Tenn., struck a few docks on the Ohio River, including one owned by Oldham County Fiscal Court. 

    After Hunter Marine failed to resolve the matter, Oldham officials voted Dec. 15 to pursue legal action.

  • Holy Trinity to host service tonight

     A Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2416 S. Ky. 53, La Grange,  at 7:30 p.m. today (Thursday).

    There will be special music and Holy Communion will be offered.

  • Christmas Eve is last chance to visit Santa's Kentucky Acres compound

    A sea of SUVs converged at the home of Ron and Cindy Mann Monday night. For the past 16 years, the couple has transformed their yard in Kentucky Acres subdivision into a magical, Christmas-themed eedrive-through display.

    Strands of Christmas lights stretch from the roof of their ranch-style house into the yard, illuminating several hand-painted, wooden cutouts of cartoon characters along their driveway.

    There’s Charlie Brown and Dora the Explorer, Winnie the Pooh and a cast of characters from Dr. Seuss’s “Cat in the Hat.”

  • Voter registration deadlines are approaching

    The deadline for voters to change their political party registration is fast approaching. 

    Dec. 31 is the deadline to change affiliation if voters intend to participate in their new party's upcoming primary election. 

    The deadline also affects candidates who wish to switch political party affiliation and run in their new party's primary election, or those seeking ballot access as an independent.

  • Sidewalks in North Oldham will provide route to school

     Students at North Oldham Middle School and Harmony Elementary will soon have safer routes to school, thanks to a sidewalk program connecting campuses to surrounding neighborhoods.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Safe Routes to School program is funding a project to bring sidewalks connecting the neighborhood near the schools to the schools, allowing a safe place for the children to walk or bike to school. The proposed sidewalk will run along Ky. 1793 from Harmony to Churchill Parkway, then connecting the back entrance of NOMS.

  • Oldham grand jury announces indictments

     Oldham grand jury announces indictments

    An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    - Keegan Berry, 20, is indicted on charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. According to the indictment, he allegedly trafficked cocaine.

  • OCHS singers will be featured in Christmas morning special

    Singers from Oldham County High School will be featured in a holiday special Christmas on WBKI, The CW.  The fifth-annual "Songs of the Season" features some of Kentucky and Southern Indiana's best choirs from 8 to 10 a.m. Friday.

    The hour-long special includes choirs from OCHS as well as several Jefferson County and Southern Indiana public and private schools.

    Crews filmed "Songs of the Season" at The Olmsted in Louisville and Highview Baptist Church. 

  • 'Operation Naughty List' targets drug offenders

     A sweep of Oldham and Trimble counties by local police Friday led to drug charges against more than 30 people. 

    Officers began serving drug indictment warrants at 6 a.m. Friday.

    By lunchtime, police arrested 20 of the 30 individuals, including one person already jailed in Jefferson County.