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  • 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.

  • Bed bugs found in Oldham school

    Officials are warning parents of La Grange Elementary students that bed bugs have been located in the school. 

    According to a letter sent to parents Feb. 7, officials have found four bed bugs inside La Grange Elementary in recent weeks.

    The letter, signed by principal Heather Thomas, asks parents to inspect all belongings that travel back and forth to school.

    Thomas said the school district's nurse has isolated the bed bugs' origin to one family's home.

  • Plans to spray, swipe South Oldham school for flu germs Saturday are canceled

    Plans for volunteers to spray and swipe South Oldham Middle School surfaces with disinfectant on Saturday, Feb. 2 are canceled.

    An army of parent volunteers planned to attack student desks, lockers, door handles and other surfaces at SOMS with disinfectant spray and Clorox wipes to decrease spread of the flu and other viruses.

    SOMS parent Daryl Baer coordinated efforts to rid the school of germs.

    "We do our best to stay on top of it in our homes," Baer said, "but our kids are the school more hours than at home."