Today's News

  • 'Mall' will be razed to add turn lane on Ky. 146 in Buckner

    Christmas trees, used lawnmowers, freshly stained furniture and other goods sold in a row of buildings known as the Buckner mall will no longer be available starting next month.

    That’s because the county plans to purchase the property, a strip of land with five cinderblock buildings at Ky. 146 and Ky. 393, and build a turn lane to reduce traffic jams.

  • Wildflower open house planned Saturday

    The Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen will host a wildflower open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

    The event is free.

    Tavia Cathcart, executive director of the nature preserve and wildflower expert, will lead walks at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to rejoice in the spring's prettiest flowers.

  • Girl rescues man's best friend from muddy ditch

    A Crestwood man had a scare Monday morning when he lost sight of his best friend.

    When Bill Summitt let Tucker, a 15-year-old brown Cockapoo, out for his Monday morning exercise, he expected his dog to return as usual.

    But Tucker, who is hard of hearing and nearly blind, got lost on his way.

  • Kroger expansion open for discussion

    A neighborhood meeting will take place Thursday night to discuss a proposal to expand the Kroger store in Prospect Village shopping center.

  • Some roads still closed due to flooding

    State transportation officials say several roads throughout the region are closed due to high water.

    Closings include:

  • Cedar Lake CEO to retire

    When CEO Jim Richardson joined Cedar Lake in 1977, the non-profit served 28 individuals.

    Today, Cedar Lake Inc., an agency with a span of services and care ranging from individuals with mild disabilities to the community's most medically fragile residents, includes 30 locations in the Louisville area.

    And after 34 years with the organization, Richardson plans to retire.

  • Anytime Fitness opens on La Grange Rd.

    The Oldham County Chamber and Economic Development hosted a ribbon cutting Friday evening to welcome Anytime Fitness to Oldham County.

    Anytime Fitness is the fastest growing exercise chain in the U.S. and this new facility on La Grange Rd. near Pewee Valley is the first to serve Oldham County residents. Combining the most current exercise machines, free weights, personal and virtual training with 24-hour seven day a week access creates a new experience for work-out minded individuals.

  • Crash snarls traffic on Ky. 53 in Ballardsville

    Ballardsville - A Dodge truck driven by Charles Ashby of La Grange crossed the center line of a curve on Hwy. 53 in Ballardsville Saturday afternoon. Ashby's vehicle hit a southbound car driven by Michael Branch, also of La Grange.

  • Nature hike canceled

    Heavy rain and storms caused the cancelation of the Oldham County Parks and Recreation's Wildflower Hike Saturday. Nancy Theiss of the Oldham County Historical Society was to lead the event and said the rain made it to slippery to attempt.

    It is unknown if the event will be rescheduled.

  • April showers bring hail, high winds and power outages

    Strong storms moved through Oldham County around lunchtime Saturday bringing strong winds, hail and power outages across the county.

    By Monday, as a second storm system rolled through, some residents who lost power during weekend storms lost power a second time.

    Warnings were issued early Saturday morning as high temperatures mixed with a fast moving storm front pushing strong winds and pea- to marble-sized hail.

    As the skies cleared, Louisville Gas & Electric said several hundred customers were without power in Oldham County.