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Today's News

  • Woofstock Pet Day and Butterfly Saturday

     “WOOFSTOCK” Pet Day & Butterfly Saturday were held this past weekend at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen. Co-hosted by the Goshen Animal Clinic, the event was free to the public and offered pet adoptions, pet-friendly booths, and doggie treats.

    Also available were bouncy houses for the kids, face painting by Kids’ Canvas, kids’ obstacle course and lots of good food and treats for the two-legged members of the family.

  • Airman Graduates

     

  • New Warden

    Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Jim Erwin recently announced that Ravonne Sims has been promoted to warden at the Roederer Correctional Complex (RCC) in LaGrange.

    Sims began her career in 1999 as a classification and treatment officer at the RCC Assessment Center. In 2000 she received a promotion outside of the Department of Corrections as a microbiologist I with the Department for Public Health.

  • Celebrating new businesses
  • Fiscal court denies comprehensive plan

    Oldham County’s Fiscal Court did not approve the goals and objectives of the Comprehensive Plan for Oldham County on Tuesday.

    As detailed in the meeting two weeks ago, the Fiscal Court can only approve, deny or amend the goals and objectives of the plan. The court has no authority to say anything about the actual plan itself. However, because the plan was presented with the goals and objectives and voted upon as an ordinance, the comprehensive plan did not receive approval either.

  • Students compete at state fair
  • Rating change may equal discounts for some owners

    Property owners in the North Oldham Fire Protection District might soon enjoy a discount on their insurance rates, thanks to a revised ISO rating.

    ISO (Insurance Services Office) is a nation-wide subscription service that most insurance companies  use for establishing premiums for fire insurance based all or in part on the “Property Protection Class” (PPC) rating.  A PPC of “1” is the best you can get and a PPC of “10“ would typically be assigned to areas without any fire protection at all. 

  • Public Records

    Grand Jury Indictments

    July 2013

    Robert D. Just, 1972: Making False Statement to Obtain Increase of Benefits over $100, Class D Felony.

    Paul D. Johnson, 1980: Assualt in the Third Degree, Class D Felony and Persistent Felony Offender in the Second Degree.

    Mark Staley, 1980: Assualt in the Third Degree, Class D Felony and Persistent Felony Offender in the Second Degree.

  • Reading academy kicks off

     

  • Prospect dentist invents 'Frogglez'

    Christian Hahn’s insatiable appetite for innovation led him down a path to create something that he thinks will revolutionize children’s swim goggles.

    “Anything that frustrates me, I try to come up with a solution,” Hahn said. “I’m an incessant, invention-oriented, problem-solving person.”