Today's News

  • Cedar Lake Golf Tournament, June 20

    Cedar Lake Golf Tournament, June 20

    The sixth annual Cedar Lake Golf Tournament, sponsored by Commonwealth Bank and Trust Company, will be held Monday, June 20, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hurstbourne Country Club. 

    In addition to the golf scramble, the event will include prizes, giveaways and a cookout buffet. 

  • Academic teams advance to state

     Middle schools competed in Governor’s Cup academic team competition Feb. 13, with high schools competing Feb. 20.

    North Oldham Middle School earned the regional team title, with students from NOMS, Oldham County Middle and South Oldham Middle advancing to the state level competition in March.

  • March 2016 Living Treasure

    I was born 1935, in Hart County, Canmer, Ky. and my parents were Henry and Bernice Sturgeon McDonald.  I am the oldest, and had two brothers and a sister: Wesley, Glenda and Joe.  Dad was a house painter and mother was a homemaker.  There were just two stores in the town of Canmer.  We moved to Munfordville when I was in the first grade and when I was in the 5th grade we moved to Buffalo in LaRue County.  I went to Buffalo School which was grades one through 12 and I graduated from Buffalo.  There were 19 in our graduating class.

  • KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 Preview: South’s Jo Griffin carries on family legacy into state tournament

    CRESTWOOD — South Oldham junior Jo Griffin will carry on a family legacy when he steps into Rupp Arena Thursday.

    Griffin will become the fifth member of his family to represent an Oldham County school on the state’s biggest high school sports stage when South Oldham tips off against Owensboro Catholic at 8 p.m. in the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16.

  • Business Trip: South Oldham searches for first state tournament win

    CRESTWOOD —South Oldham senior Isaac Fields remembers the surreal feeling when the Dragons first stepped into Rupp Arena when he was a freshman.

    That was three years ago, and Fields said that feeling will probably come up again this year even if it is South Oldham’s third time since 2013 to play in the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16.

  • Holistic healing a wellness perspective in Pewee Valley

     For those seeking relief from pain or a peaceful escape from the stresses of life, a new option is available.  

    The Center for Holistic Healing (CHH) has started offering their services, which includes an alternative approach to physical therapy as well as yoga classes, in Pewee Valley.  

  • 100 mile bike ride helps YMCA

    Riding a bike for 100 miles will take you about the distance from Goshen to Cincinnati, but not for Charlotte Reader on Wednesday, March 9. 

    To help the Oldham County Family YMCA reach its fundraising goal of $155,000 by April 1, Reader rode a stationary bike in the gym’s lobby for nearly six hours, all 100 miles, and raised money at the same time. 

  • Chapel at Apple Patch pairs with new ministry

     A country chapel without a congregation and a pair of ministers without a church have paired to turn the two halves into a whole, and the union has benefitted a local nonprofit in the meantime. 

    The Chapel at Apple Patch has been empty just about every Sunday morning  since it was gifted at no cost 10 years ago. 

  • Proposed zoning law updates could affect signs, homes

     Oldham County Planning and Development is now working on a comprehensive update to the county’s current zoning laws that will provide a major overhaul to several important parts of the current zoning ordinance.

    The comprehensive zoning ordinance was last changed in 2007, but according to Planning and Development Director Jim Urban, it was hardly the thorough examination the new update is intended to be.  Urban estimates the last comparable update was in 1999 or 2000.  

  • Food pantry receives big donations

     Good deeds come in different shapes and sizes, and just about every form of kindness has materialized recently at the Bread of Life Food Pantry.

    It is not like there was a shortage of generosity within the aged walls of Grace and Glory Lutheran Church. Since August of 2012, the pantry housed there has fed thousands of people in need, reaching an all-time high of 11,291 in 2015. About 1,000 individuals and families are fed each month because of the good work of Bread of Life volunteers.