Local News

  • Truck carrying fireworks, gasoline overturns on I-71 near Crestwood

    Interstate 71 is closed in Oldham County after a box truck carrying fireworks and gasoline overturned in the northbound lanes.

    The crash occured about 4 p.m. Monday near milemarker 14 just before the Crestwood exit of I-71, trapping the driver and passenger inside the cab of the truck.

  • EMS changes met with contention

    Controversy is brewing at Oldham County EMS after officials announced scheduling and personnel changes that require staff members to log restful sleep before coming to work.

  • Study could alter your commute

    An accessibility study for Oldham Reserve revealed three options that could alleviate current traffic problems and boost the appeal of the county’s 1,000-acre business park.
    An interchange study prepared for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is part of the planning process making Oldham Reserve more accessible.

  • Three promoted at Oldham County Police

    Three Oldham County Police officers were promoted during an Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting June 7. 

    Lt. Tim Wakefield was promoted to major of operations. Wakefield is also a board member for Challengers of Oldham County, which provides substance abuse prevention services in the community.

  • Fire at The Game Room under investigation

    Investigators have yet to determine the cause of a fire this morning at The Game Room in Crestwood Station.

    Crews were called to the shopping center about 8:45 a.m. as smoke poured from an exterior wall at the front entrance.

  • The land of the free, because of the brave

    Since when does a stoic, decorated war general quote poetry?
    Since Major General Carl D. Black of the United States Air Force agreed to deliver a Memorial Day message about the thousands of men and women who have given their lives for freedom.
    Black spoke Monday during a Memorial Day service hosted by American Legion Post No. 39 and the City of La Grange.

  • Weekend cruise attracts car enthusiasts

    So far this summer, Perry Rieinger of Hillview has accumulated four trophies and three plaques by attending car shows all over Kentucky where he proudly shows off his 1981 gray Corvette Stingray.
    But that’s a far cry from last year’s number.

  • A great start to the Grand Slam

    The 2011 version of the Crestwood Baptist Church Roman Road 5K on May 21 was just awesome.
    Great weather, a great turnout of Oldham Countians looking to improve their health and have some fun, and a very cool T-shirt to boot.

  • Arts on the Green planned June 4, 5

    Over 100 booths of juried artists and craftsmen will be displaying their works on the shaded Oldham County Courthouse lawn June 4-5.
    Free to the public, hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days.
    This well attended show is in its 11th year and is the primary fundraiser for the Arts Association of Oldham County.

  • KSP honors troopers of the year

    The Kentucky State Police announced the 2010 Trooper of the Year, Detective of the Year, Commercial Vehicle Officer of the Year, one Governor’s Medal of Valor and other awards for acts of bravery, life-saving, professionalism and dedication to duty today at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort.