Today's News

  • Box of kittens abandoned at Wal-Mart parking lot

    Employees of Wal-Mart in La Grange found a box in their parking lot containing seven abandoned kittens.

    The kittens appear to be from two different litters.

    They were dehydrated from the extreme heat, and would have died had quick thinking Wal-Mart employees not immediately notified Animal Control.

  • Ky. First Lady stumps for Beshear in Brownsboro

    Overcoming adversity was the focus of Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear’s message to Oldham County Democrats Friday while promoting the Gov. Steve Beshear gubernatorial re-election campaign.
    Jane Beshear told those gathered at the Brownsboro Community Center that her husband has performed admirably considering all that has faced Kentucky during his administration.

  • Battle to rescue Goshen wildlife rehabilitation center continues

    The board of adjustments and appeals ruled July 21 that a Goshen wildlife center is not appropriate use for 10 acres of land in Buckeye Trace neighborhood off U.S. 42.
    After facing an onslaught of zoning violations and citations, Brigette Williams, founder of Second Chances Wildlife Center, appeared before the Oldham County Board of Adjustments and Appeals.  

  • Lions donate North Oldham park for generations

    A new community park and library branch could be coming to Goshen thanks to a generous donation by the North Oldham Lions Club.
    The North Oldham Lions Club proposed a 24.75-acre land donation off U.S. 42 to Fiscal Court July 19.  
    In the proposal, land would be allocated by the Lions Club to Oldham County Parks and Recreation and the Oldham County Public Library.

  • MUELLER: Look forward with hope

    It is my deepest feeling that the major problem of people is that they do not have a high enough opinion of themselves.
    They feel guilt and shame, unworthiness and inadequacy.
    Feeling these emotions, many people run from life and never live up to their best.
    If we do not have the right opinion of ourselves, we will not properly love others.

  • Oldham County Schools drop $8.6 million in reserve

    Oldham County Schools are in a slightly improved financial position compared to this time last year, though difficult economic times may be ahead, said Chuck Littrell, the district’s chief financial officer.

    The board of education closed the 2010-11 fiscal year with an unreserved balance of $8,641,908, or 7.72 percent of actual receipts.

  • Woodmont residents rally around wife, young children that crash victim left behind

    After a fatal crash, a community is supporting one family during a difficult time.  
    Robert Terry Tooley Jr., 42, of Louisville, was killed July 18 when a Nissan Maxima collided with his motorcycle.  

  • COLUMN: Evolution is an often misunderstood theory

    A recent column by David Meredith explored the Theory of Evolution. Meredith wrote that the Theory of Evolution is not anywhere close to scientific fact and that the scientific community does not agree on the factuality of the theory... He also claimed the Theory of Evolution has throughout history contributed to numerous atrocities, including but not limited to the Holocaust.

  • GINGER: Daughter is college bound

    Today I took my oldest daughter to Freshman Orientation. It was an exciting day, and I really enjoyed the two hour drive with her.
    The day we move her into the dorm will be our 20th wedding anniversary. Two big milestones that I’m sure will leave me in a state of pondering, if not a bit emotional.

  • Inmate sets fire at the Oldham County Jail, later flees Henry County deputies

    A Henry County man is charged with arson after setting a fire this weekend in the Oldham County Jail.

    Oldham County Police arrested 20-year-old Justin Reed on Sunday for violating an emergency protective order.

    Jailer Mike Simpson said four to five hours into Reed's stay at the jail, staff members smelled smoke and spotted it seeping from his cell.