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Today's News

  • County awarded for pedestrian bridge over Interstate 71

    Oldham County’s new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over Interstate 71 has been named ‘Project of the Year’ in the Greenways category by the Kentucky Chapter of the American Public Works Association.

    Greenways for Oldham County President, Leann Komer, along with Kevin Dant and Greg Groves, project engineers with URS; and Belinda Dimas, representing Oldham County Fiscal Court, were present in Owensboro last week (October 15th) to receive the award.

  • Two honored at Cedar Lake

    Two individuals who work with Cedar Lake, the region’s largest non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, have won LeadingAge Kentucky Awards. Tim Moody, a strong advocate and leader for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and a Cedar Lake Board Member since 1980, was awarded the Governance Leadership Award. Amanda Riordan, Recreation Coordinator for Cedar Lake’s Recreation Activities Program, was awarded the Quality of Life Award.

  • AARP tax aide volunteers needed

    Although AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers provided free income tax preparation assistance to over 19,000 seniors and others with low-middle income in the greater Louisville area, there were still thousands turned away!

    More volunteers are needed throughout KY and the nation to help provide this free service, the largest volunteer service providing tax assistance in the USA, co-sponsored by the IRS Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program.

  • Community briefs Oct. 30

    Applebee’s Fundraiser

    The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, is proud to partner with Trimble County Project Prom to host a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday. All proceeds raised will help Trimble CARES Coalition host Project Prom, an alcohol and substance free event that helps prevent alcohol related arrest or accidents the night of prom, a night known for alcohol abuse in teens.

  • Boo Dell at Yew Dell

    Trick-or-treaters enjoyed an early treat Saturday at the annual BooDell at Yew Dell Gardens in Crestwood. Local organizations and businesses handed out candy and games and activities were available to all the children who attended.

  • Arts on Quality Place

    Artwork of all kinds was on display at the annual Arts on Quality Place show, hosted by the Arts Association of Oldham County and the Oldham County YMCA.

  • Annual Arts and Crafts show keeps Pewee Valley hopping

    St. Aloysius, Pewee Valley Presbyterian and St. James Episcopal churches welcomed a host of shoppers to a combined Arts & Craft Fair Saturday in Pewee Valley, giving them a chance to peruse hundreds of booths from local craftspeople and artists. The event, a collaborative effort of the churches and the Pewee Valley Women’s Club, benefits the clubs community service projects and scholarships to local high school seniors.

     

  • Paul predicts GOP wins on Election Day

    Kentucky’s junior senator is predicting victory for his political party, not only in his home state, but also across the U.S. on Election Day.

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said President Barack Obama is weighing down Democrats across the country, thanks to his unpopular policies. And that is especially true in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race between U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, a Republican, and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, a Democrat, according to Paul.

  • Pewee Valley Fire opens second station

    After a decade of planning, the Pewee Valley Fire Department officially opened its second station yesterday in hopes of providing better service to their fire district.

    The new station, located at 2577 Ash Ave., in Shelby County, is a football field away from the Kentucky Women’s Institutional Complex, and will service both parts of Oldham and Shelby counties.

    More than 100 people showed up for the station’s opening ceremonies, which included free food, safety demonstrations, tours of the station and a ceremony.

  • Residents question Goshen park move

     

    Several residents are questioning the Goshen City Commission’s recent purchase of property and possible move of the city’s playground equipment.

    It was an unusually packed room at the October meeting of the commission, where many were sitting to hear more about possibly moving the equipment, which is presently at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.