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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Weekend cruise attracts car enthusiasts

    So far this summer, Perry Rieinger of Hillview has accumulated four trophies and three plaques by attending car shows all over Kentucky where he proudly shows off his 1981 gray Corvette Stingray.
    But that’s a far cry from last year’s number.

  • Hall of Fame jockey motivates Oldham builders

    Legendary jockey Pat Day told an enticing tale May 26 at the John Black Community Center in Buckner.
    As guest speaker for the Homebuilders’ Association of Louisville, he stood before a large group of Oldham County homebuilders and their associates – bankers, framers, manufacturers, plumbers, insurance salesmen, and many other contract professionals.

  • 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.

  • CARVING ARTIST

    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.