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Today's News

  • NOHS ends best-ever season in playoffs

    In a game of who could score last, the North Oldham Mustangs couldn’t muster a final touchdown, ending their best ever season Friday  in the second round of the state class 3A playoffs. The Mustangs finished the season 10-2.

  • New Hope hosts monthly hymn sing

    Myrtle Cunningham surprised everyone and lead singing of “Love Lifted Me,” during the October hymn sing at New Hope Baptist Church. The congregation helped her celebrate her birthday with a rendition of “Happy Birthday” and a card.

    Brenda Rockwell lead the congregation with “The Old Rugged Cross,” accompanied by David and his wife, Pam.

  • Drop-off event hits capacity early; residents turned away

    After just three hours of collecting, workers turned cars away during the county’s household hazardous waste drop-off event Saturday at the Oldham County Fairgrounds.

    Solid Waste Coordinator Linda Fountain said workers at the event saw 254 cars full of items for disposal before noon. Above, cars line up to drop off their hazardous materials and right, workers separate the materials.

  • Trips offer glimpse of working world

    Porcini, McDonald’s, sunny-side-up eggs at home — it doesn’t really matter to eighth-grader Landon Williams. He just wants to cook.

    So he enjoyed his class’ visit to McDonald’s Nov. 11 like he enjoyed their visit to Porcini’s last spring. He thinks he’d enjoy working at either one some day.

  • Police Reports

    Alcohol/drug arrests

    Tiffany M. Allen, 26, 5904 Woodcreek Crossing Way, Crestwood, arrested by OCPD Nov. 20, rear license not illuminated, DUI, no state registration receipt, no insurance, two counts possession of controlled substance (drug unspecified).

  • Crestwood businessman, 3 other Oldham men indicted for scheming $1.9 million from VA

    A federal grand jury indicted a Crestwood businessman and several other Oldham residents Thursday for a scheme involving award of $1.9 million in false veterans disability benefits.

  • A Turkey Day tradition

    Goshen Elementary kindergarten students performed Thanksgiving plays Tuesday displaying the virtues of persistence. In addition to acting and singing, some kindergartners even showed off their reading skills.

  • Oldham County Police Reports

    Alcohol/drug arrests

    Pamela S. Willoughby, 29, 169 Persimmon Ridge Drive, Louisville, arrested by OCPD Nov. 9, careless driving, DUI.Daniel Gomez Pablo, 34, 11 E. Madison St., No. 2, La Grange, arrested by OCPD Nov. 7, careless driving, no operator’s license, open alcoholic container, DUI.

  • Boating season on the Ohio comes to an end

    Eric Grubb is a boat owner from Oldham County. “What I liked was the beautiful scenery along the Ohio River on one of the last 70-degree weekends in November,” Grubb said. “The Ohio River gets a bad reputation because people think of it as polluted and muddy.  This month brings the end to one of the best boating seasons on the river in recent history.” 

  • La Grange resident promoted to kentucky state police post 5

    Kentucky State Police Sgt. Larry Newton, a native of Louisville and resident of La Grange, received his promotion certificate Nov. 6 in Louisville from Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary J. Michael Brown and KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer. Sgt. Newton will transfer from KSP Canine Section to KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg. A 10-1/2-year veteran of the agency, Newton is a 1991 graduate of Southern High School and a 1996 graduate of the University of Louisville. He is the son of the late Lawrence C. Newton and Mary Anne Kilner of Louisville.