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Today's News

  • Make a grand entrance

    One of my many passions is photography, and I enjoy taking pictures of one of my favorite places on the planet – beautiful Oldham County. 

    Last week the subject matter was subdivision entrances. 

    As I was shooting a photo of a particularly beautiful entrance, a lady walked up to me and asked me if all the hard work she had put into making sure the subdivision entrance looked nice really matters.

    My answer was a resounding, YES! 

  • Sheriff’s reports

    Arrests

    Jess Deckel, 23, 407 Oakview, La Grange, arrested by OCSO July 9, fourth-degree assault.

    Christopher M. Westmoreland, 33, Roederer Correctional Complex, La Grange, arrested by OCSO July 10. 

    Christopher Meadors, 24, Luther Luckett, La Grange, arrested by OCSO July 10, Jefferson County warrant. 

    Marcia J. Kelly, 51, 14001 Harbour Place, Prospect, arrested by OCSO July 9, failure to appear. 

  • Extra police cruised into town for sheriff’s meeting

    Many eyebrows rose last week as numerous law enforcement vehicles ventured through Oldham County. But no one was in trouble.

    Instead, the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office and the Louisville Metro Police Department hosted a multi-state law enforcement conference providing interview and interrogation training for law enforcement investigators at the John Black Community Center June 30 through July 2.

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

    Anne Moser to John Moser Jr., quitclaim, 10.01 acres on Ky. 146 at the corner of Magnet Wire, Crestwood, FCV $550,000.

    Richard and Ann Selvage to Ann Selvage, lot 31, Harrods Crossing, 2913 Harrods Crossing Blvd., Crestwood, FMV $750,000.

    The William Smukler Revocable Trust to Larry and Lynn Weeden, lot 3, Whit Acres, 1615 Whittaker Road, Crestwood, $152,000.

    Mattingly-Jones LLC to The Jones Group LLC, lot 40, Heritage Hills, Crestwood, $62,900

  • Rescuing Summer

    Despite rainy weather, half a dozen multi-color unchained bicycles scatter along the side of Harmony Hills Country Club and familiar sounds echo throughout the Goshen facility Sunday.

    But these familiar summertime features almost didn’t happen.

    Tears were plentiful this spring when Brigitte Oldaker realized her business for four decades would close due to steep costs.

  • Dancing with the stars

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center will play host to the the Lavelle Smith Jazz and Hip Hop camp Aug. 3-7.

    The camp is high energy and intensive, in which students will get to work with the internationally renowned choreographer Lavelle Smith.  

    Smith is a MTV award-winning choreographer who has worked with Beyonce Knowles, the Rolling Stones, the late Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson.

  • Parks at peak performance

    Picture this: 13 new parks sprinkled throughout Oldham County on 600 acres, enough to nearly double park space in the county. Include a horse park, a new aquatics center, an indoor aquatics center and a new gym. Then sprinkle around several basketball and tennis courts plus football, softball and soccer fields, including an indoor soccer facility.

    That’s what the committee behind the Oldham County Parks and Recreation Master Plan has already been picturing, detailing them in a 313-page plan that will soon undergo planning commission and fiscal court scrutiny.

  • Discussion of golf cart ordinance continues

    Following confusion at the last fiscal court meeting, County Attorney John Fendley sought to settle the debate concerning the usage of golf carts in Oldham County.

    Fendley decided – based on new measures recently passed – that fiscal court and the county should take no action.

    The law concerning the operation of low-speed vehicles on highways took effect June 25 and enforced more restrictive measures. If golf carts meet all requirements, then operation of a golf cart is legal, but only on roadways with a speed limit not exceeding 35 miles per hour.

  • Game Bytes

    Basketball

    Raffli competing at nationals

    When: July 27.

    Where: University of Illinois. 

    What: North Oldham High School senior Olivia Raffli will play in the USA Junior Nationals competition July 27 at the University of Illinois.

    Raffli, a point guard for the Lady Mustangs’ basketball team, was invited after a strong performance at a regional competition at Western Kentucky University University. 

     

    Soccer

    Thoroughbreds hosting tryouts

  • Goshen couple, houseguests hold burglar at gunpoint

     

    A man police describe as a career criminal found more than he bargained for when  he invaded a Goshen home with two retired FBI agents inside.

     

    Homeowner Wes Johnson told police he awoke to the sound of his garage door opening about 1:30 a.m. Friday.  Minutes later, he found 34-year-old Sherman Ellis of Louisville hiding in a closet.