Today's News

  • A great start to the Grand Slam

    The 2011 version of the Crestwood Baptist Church Roman Road 5K on May 21 was just awesome.
    Great weather, a great turnout of Oldham Countians looking to improve their health and have some fun, and a very cool T-shirt to boot.


    Local artist Tony Abbott can’t wait to crank up his chainsaw and splinter wood at the 11th annual Arts on the Green Fine Arts & Crafts Show this weekend.
    The two-day event is scheduled Saturday and Sunday on Courthouse Square in La Grange.

  • Arts on the Green planned June 4, 5

    Over 100 booths of juried artists and craftsmen will be displaying their works on the shaded Oldham County Courthouse lawn June 4-5.
    Free to the public, hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days.
    This well attended show is in its 11th year and is the primary fundraiser for the Arts Association of Oldham County.

  • Goshen home to be torn down amid insurance battle

    A vacant, boarded up structure that used to be a home on Harmony Landing Road in Goshen will soon be demolished after a decision by Oldham County Fiscal Court.
    Homeowners Shane and Lira Armstrong have been locked in a lawsuit with their insurance company since their home burned in February 2010, and the lengthy legal process has prompted safety concerns in the community.

  • 2011 Oldham County Miss Heart of America Queens crowned

    Oldham County's Miss Heart of America Program named 2011 queens on May 21. 

  • Winters named 2011 Ms. Heart of America for La Grange

    The Miss Heart of America Organization recently named Ms. Barbara Winters, La Grange's 2011 Ms. Heart of America. 

    Winters lives in La Grange with her husband, Ron. 

    She enjoys reading and spending time with her family. She currently serves on the board for Oldham County Dollars for Scholars and volunteers for Cedar Lake Lodge.

  • KSP honors troopers of the year

    The Kentucky State Police announced the 2010 Trooper of the Year, Detective of the Year, Commercial Vehicle Officer of the Year, one Governor’s Medal of Valor and other awards for acts of bravery, life-saving, professionalism and dedication to duty today at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort.

  • Three Oldham students accepted to Governor’s School for the Arts

    This summer, The Kentucky Center will host over 200 eager young artists from every region of the Commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts takes place at Lexington’s Transylvania University from June 19 to July 9. 

  • Recent vets find local support

    Service to community is taking the place of service to country for many young veterans upon their return to the states.

    “When you come back from serving your country, people place you on a pedestal,” said young veteran David Ingram of the U.S. Army. “Especially kids. They are proud of your service and you’re proud to have served.”

  • Residents will honor fallen Confederate soldiers

    What exactly does it mean to hold a "Confederate Memorial" and how can anyone who believes in equal rights for all attend such an event?
    Some people might ask why we should have anything to do with the word "confederacy" at all.