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Today's News

  • Work starts, stops on Harrods Creek bridge

    Work started two weeks ago on long-anticipated repairs to the bridge over Harrods Creek on River Road, but now that work has stopped indefinitely.

    U.S. District Judge Charles Simpson issued a temporary restraining order Monday, halting work on the popular commuting route for Oldham residents until a lawsuit is resolved.

  • Sherwood Acres Beef named certified Farm Bureau roadside market

    Sherwood Acres Beef is one of 92 markets across the state named as a member of the 2009 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Market program.

    In joining the program, the market has committed to offering quality products and service to their customers.

    Sherwood Acres Beef sells all-natural Belted Galloway freezer beef that is USDA-inspected, dry-aged and in vacuum-sealed individual cuts at their market on Parker Drive in La Grange.

    For information, visit www.sherwoodacresbeef.com or call 222-4326.

  • Beyke graduates from Murray State University

    Andrew M. Beyke of Crestwood recently graduated from Murray State University. 

    He earned a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. Beyke is the son of Jeff and Julie Beyke.

     

  • Atkin awarded Robert Byrd honors scholarship

    Andrea Atkin was recently awarded a $1,500 Robert C. Byrd honors scholarship to help pay for her college education.

    Atkin, a 2009 graduate of Oldham County High School, will attend the University of Oklahoma to study business and political science.

    While at OCHS, Atkin was a member of the National Honor Society, speech team, Student YMCA, Service Club, track team, academic team, Beta Club, Sigma Sigma Delta and drama.

    She is the daughter of Robert and Ann Atkin of La Grange. 

     

  • Crosby appointed to regional post

    An Oldham County district judge who serves Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties is moving to a regional post. 

    District Court Judge Jerry D. Crosby has been appointed vice chief regional district judge for the Northern Region. 

    The region consists of Anderson, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Fleming, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Henry, Kenton, Mason, Nicholas, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Robertson, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties. 

     Judge Crosby is one of 30 judges Chief Justice Minton named to regional posts across Kentucky. 

  • Team goes to international competition

    Two North Oldham Middle School teams and a Harmony Elementary School team recently competed at the Odyssey of the Mind  International Competition at the University of Iowa in Ames.  

    Teams have been preparing for this competition for seven months. The path to achieve this opportunity is rigorous:  teams had to place in the top four at the regional competition, and place first or second for their grade division and problem category at the state competition.  

  • Two Oldham students named to dean’s list at Bellarmine

    Kelly Dietrich and Loretta Jerdan of La Grange were named to the dean’s list at Bellarmine University for the spring semester.

    To be named to the dean’s list at Bellarmine, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average.

     

  • Kulengowski earns Farm Bureau Scholarship

    Brandon Kulengowski, a graduate of Oldham County High School, is the recipient of a $1,000 Oldham County Farm Bureau Scholarship. 

    The grant is one of 66 college scholarships worth $99,300 awarded this year by the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation to deserving students from Kentucky.

    Recipients were judged on a variety of issues such as academic excellence, extra curricular activities, leadership abilities and financial need.

  • Oldham County hosts ‘Freedom Celebration’ July 4

    Wendell Moore Park is the site of Oldham County’s Freedom Celebration on Independence Day. 

    From 2 to 4 p.m., the John Black Aquatics Center will host pool games.

    Country music band Long Shot will perform from 6 to 7:45 p.m. at the park. The Oldham County Community Band will perform patriotic music from 8:15 to 9:15 p.m. and the fireworks show begins at 10 p.m. 

    Park festivities are free. 

  • Engagement Announcement

    Anne Pier of Lebanon, Ill. announces the engagement of her daughter, Sybil Ann Pier, to Jeffrey Redmon Chadwick, son of Marsha R. Chadwick and the late John K. Chadwick of Pewee Valley. 

    The wedding will be in September at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lebanon, Ill.