Today's News

  • EMS changes met with contention

    Controversy is brewing at Oldham County EMS after officials announced scheduling and personnel changes that require staff members to log restful sleep before coming to work.

  • Oldham County Schools contests $30K in storm water fees

    Officials from Oldham County Schools are awaiting an attorney general's opinion on the constitutionality of paying storm water management fees from school funds.

    If constitutionality is upheld, Oldham County Schools will be ordered to pay in excess of $30,000 in fees for the 2010 fiscal year.

  • No probation for man implicated in friend's shooting death

    The sentencing Monday of Joshua Fast of Crestwood has closed a sad chapter in the life of a Shelbyville family whose son was shot and killed on Brown Avenue nearly three years ago.

  • Study could alter your commute

    An accessibility study for Oldham Reserve revealed three options that could alleviate current traffic problems and boost the appeal of the county’s 1,000-acre business park.
    An interchange study prepared for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is part of the planning process making Oldham Reserve more accessible.

  • Teen’s question gets Swift answer

    USA Weekend received thousands of questions submitted online by fans of country music superstar Taylor Swift.

    And one came from Crestwood resident Amber Nichter, a graduate of Oldham County High School from Crestwood.

    Editors chose only 27 to ask Taylor Swift in their interview for “What if you could ask Taylor Swift anything?”

  • Three promoted at Oldham County Police

    Three Oldham County Police officers were promoted during an Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting June 7. 

    Lt. Tim Wakefield was promoted to major of operations. Wakefield is also a board member for Challengers of Oldham County, which provides substance abuse prevention services in the community.

  • Chamber to host state auditor during Tuesday event

    The Oldham Chamber will host its quarterly dinner meeting Tuesday evening at the Glen Oaks Country Club in Prospect.

    This event features Crit Luallen, Kentucky State Auditor as well as a celebration for the 2011 Class of Leadership Oldham County. 

  • Fire at The Game Room under investigation

    Investigators have yet to determine the cause of a fire this morning at The Game Room in Crestwood Station.

    Crews were called to the shopping center about 8:45 a.m. as smoke poured from an exterior wall at the front entrance.

  • The land of the free, because of the brave

    Since when does a stoic, decorated war general quote poetry?
    Since Major General Carl D. Black of the United States Air Force agreed to deliver a Memorial Day message about the thousands of men and women who have given their lives for freedom.
    Black spoke Monday during a Memorial Day service hosted by American Legion Post No. 39 and the City of La Grange.

  • A bigger jail could bring big bucks for the county

    Sometimes a blackout is needed to highlight a potentially dangerous situation, such as the Oldham County Jail losing power last week during the bad thunderstorms that shook southern Indiana and Metro Louisville.
    Even though a generator should have kicked in so that the jail maintained power, it failed to operate for a short time.