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Today's News

  • Grand jury indicts six

    The Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Ricky L. Reynolds, 25, is indicted for two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • 14 teachers earn National Board Certification

    Fourteen Oldham County teachers successfully completed the process for National Board Certification. Oldham County has the highest percentage of teachers who are nationally board certified, with only three fewer certified teachers than Jefferson County.

  • North’s speech team has success in first tournament

    The North Oldham High School Speech Team had success in Bardstown at the first tournament of the year. The team members had two chances to make finals at the tournament. 

  • Electronic equipment recycling event will take place Jan. 10 and 11

    Residents can properly dispose of electronic equipment at a two-day recycling event that will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 10 and 11 at the Oldham County Recycling Center.

    Acceptable items include computers, scanners, monitors, electronic game systems, televisions, cell phones, VCRs, DVD and CD players, tape and disk drives, printers, digital cameras and fax machines.

  • Friel celebrates retirement

    Members of the Oldham County legal community celebrated the retirement of Eva Friel, the administrative assistant to Family Court Judge Timothy Feeley Dec. 30 at the courthouse. She worked in the court system under Judges Fields and Rosenblum before Feeley, and as deputy circuit court clerk before that — 26 years in total.

  • Lady Colonels score big seeding win at Trimble

    BEDFORD – Postseason play may be one step closer for the Oldham County Lady Colonels.

    OCHS took a step closer to the regional tourney Friday with a 49-42 district seeding road win over Trimble County.

  • Athlete of the Week

     Name: Michael Griffin.

    School: East Oldham Middle School.

    Position: Basketball guard. 

    Age: 12.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

  • Fire claims family’s home, four dogs

    A Crestwood family lost their home and four dogs to a fire last Monday. 

    Firefighters from South Oldham, Pewee Valley, La Grange and Worthington fire departments fought the blaze at the home of Kevin, Diane and Morgan Shaw on Floydsburg Road starting mid-afternoon and continuing well into the night. 

  • Business owner revealed as $200K anonymous donor

    The anonymous donor of $100,000 to both the Oldham County Fiscal Court and City of La Grange is not anonymous anymore. 

    Through a press release earlier this week, La Grange Mayor Elsie Carter and Judge-Executive Duane Murner revealed the donor as George Rawlings, owner of The Rawlings Group.

  • Finding their way

    CRESTWOOD – After two years, the South Oldham Junior Wrestling Club is ready to make a name for itself in the state.

    “We’re always looking to improve and we want to improve on what we did last year,” club coach Randy Wheeler said. “We have another year under our belt with a lot of kids back.”