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  • UPDATE: Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane Feb. 28

    The Milton-Madison Bridge, which carries US 421 across the Ohio River from Milton to Madison will be reduced to one lane on Thursday, February 28 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

    Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in previous inspections.

    The Cabinet implemented a monthly inspection frequency in 2012 to review these locations.  The goal is to keep the Milton-Madison Bridge operational during the super-structure replacement project.

  • Utility crew finds OCHS class ring missing since 1969

    It was the summer of ‘69 when La Grange native Bruce Duncan misplaced his senior ring.

    Duncan said the ring didn’t fit when he received it at the conclusion of his junior year at Oldham County High School.

    Despite his mother’s frequent suggestions that he take it to a jeweler to re-size, Duncan continued to wear it.

    He lost the ring just a few weeks after graduation.

    Now, more than 44 years later, the ring is back in Duncan’s possession.

  • Prospect mayor to resign, cites health issues

    The mayor of Prospect has announced his plans to resign next month.
    Prospect Mayor Todd Eberle announced Tuesday he plans to resign from his post effective March 9.
    Eberle said his health has declined after a car crash more than a year ago. He also cited increasing family obligations out of town.
    He entered elected office in 2004 winning a seat on the Prospect city council, was elected Mayor in 2006 and re-elected in 2010.
    He has enjoyed more than eight years on the Prospect city council.

  • Officials will offer weather spotter training March 11

    Officials from Oldham County Emergency Management and the Louisville office of the National Weather Service are hosting a free weather spotter class.

    The two-hour SkyWarn training class is for anyone interested in learning more about severe weather identification and safety. 

    A key part of the class will be learning how participants can help protect their communities by reporting ground truth information on storms to local meteorologists working to issue and disseminate warnings.

  • Crash claims life of Crestwood man, 22

     

  • POLICE: Missing Crestwood woman found unharmed in Louisville

    A Crestwood woman reported missing on Feb. 11 has been located by police and is unharmed. 

    Katherine “Katie” Denise Bush was last seen outside the Java Brewing Co. coffee shop on Norton Healthcare Boulevard at Ky. 22 and the Gene Snyder Freeway in Louisville.

    Family and friends distributed a flier including Bush's photograph and identifying information.

  • POLICE: Crestwood woman last seen Monday at coffee shop

    A Crestwood woman has been reported missing since Monday.

    Oldham County Police say Katherine “Katie” Denise Bush was last seen outside the Java Brewing Co. coffee shop on Norton Healthcare Boulevard at Ky. 22 and the Gene Snyder Freeway in Louisville.

    According to police, Bush, of Crestwood, drives a gold late 1990s model Buick LeSabre with window tint bubbling on the rear windows.

    She is 5-foot-5, has brown hair, green eyes and weighs 120-130 pounds. Bush is wearing glasses in many photos posted online by family and friends.

  • Crestwood man bound mother with duct tape, stole car

    EDITOR'S NOTE: THE CHARGES AGAINST BRIAN DOLAN WERE DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE BY JUDGE JERRY CROSBY IN THE OLDHAM COUNTY DISTRICT COURTROOM IN JUNE OF 2013. THIS MATTER HAS BEEN RESOLVED AND DOLAN HAS BEEN COMPLIANT WITH CROSBY'S CONDITIONS FOR DISMISSAL.

    A Crestwood man allegedly bound his mother with duct tape, locked her in a bathroom Tuesday and fled to Owensboro behind the wheel of her car.

  • Prospect Area Chamber seeks nominations for its Strong Woman Leader Award

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for their “Strong Woman Leader Award” to be presented at the “Strong Leadership Strong Woman 2013” event on March 27 at Hunting Creek Country Club. 

    In 2012, PACC honored WAVE-3 news anchor Dawne Gee.

    Kathy Jacobs, executive director of the PACC, said nominees must have made a significant impact on the community through their involvement.

  • Crestwood Elementary operates on lockdown with extra security after threat

    Students and teachers at Crestwood Elementary have spent most of Friday in lockdown mode with window shades drawn and a police officer stationed at the entrance.
    According to police, a relative of a Crestwood student made a threat in the past 24 hours related to an emergency protection order.
    It appears to be a custody issue that prompted additional safety measures.
    The lockdown began around 10:30 a.m. Friday, although students and teachers moved freely throughout the school for lunch and other regularly scheduled activities.