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Today's News

  • South Oldham man, eatery shown in Obama infomercial

    During a 30-minute infomercial Oct. 29 featuring presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, Oldham County residents saw some familiar things.

    The infomercial featured Crestwood residents Mark and Melinda Dowell as Mark talked about being a third-generation Ford Motor Co. employee and his fears about whether or not he’d have the chance to retire from the Louisville plant.

  • Colonels cap perfect district year with J-town win

    JEFFERSONTOWN – The Oldham County Colonels left no doubt about the district crown Friday rolling to a 42-14 win over Jeffersontown.

    The Colonels, 7-2 and ranked No. 8 in 5A, completed a perfect 4-0 district run.

  • Police launch business ID program

    In a city that continues to attract new businesses, members of the La Grange Police Department are implementing a new program to stay in touch with business owners.

    The program matches a business ID number to a list of key-holders’ contact information for use by emergency personnel if an incident occurs.

  • Local businesses feel the economy's crunch

    It’s a bold marketing move, a show of cards that doesn’t happen too often in the business world.

    In the last month, Crestwood Supermarket cashiers have begun slipping fliers into bags and posting fliers with a stark statement in capital letters.

    “PLEASE USE US -or- LOSE US!”

  • Education briefs

    Bus drivers want more pay, better conditions

    A group of Oldham County school bus drivers are unhappy about their pay and conditions on their busses. Over the last couple months, drivers have attended school board meetings to express their concerns.

  • Business briefs

    Diabetes information fair is Saturday at hospital

    Baptist Hospital Northeast is offering a diabetes information fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the hospital.

  • Signs of mischief

    Something like this is supposed to only happen in places like his native Bulgaria, not in the United States. Goshen resident Nikolay Dimitrov didn’t expect this when he posted his first political yard sign.

    “I think this is kind of a vital election,” he said.

  • NOHS headed to state

    MT. WASHINGTON – Dominating the net and playing with confidence, the North Oldham High School Lady Mustangs upset Oldham County in two games to win the regional title Thursday.

    The win avenged two losses to OCHS this year.

  • Gray's Anatomy

    Visiting North Oldham High School’s AP biology and anatomy students was a nostalgic experience for world-renowned surgeon Dr. Laman Gray.

    “I first became interested in the medical field in my high school biology class,” he told the group. “That was some 50 years ago for me, and there are a lot more opportunities available now.”

  • Game Bytes

    Football

    Oldham County vs. Anderson County

    Score: 35-21 Oldham County.

    When: Friday.

    Where: Anderson County.