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Today's News

  • Residents will be storm water fee free for four months in 2010

    Members of the Oldham County Storm Water Management Board have proposed a change to the fiscal year that would give residents four months free in 2010.

    Chairman Kevin Eldridge spoke to Oldham officials at Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting about the change. He said to get the district on the same fiscal year and schedule as the county, the district’s current fiscal year will need to moved from March to July.

    In the past year, the district has collected $836,000 in storm water management fees from the county. More than $86,000 in fees are delinquent.

  • Clerk’s annual budget approved

    County clerk Julie Barr presented her 2010 budget Tuesday to members of the Oldham County Fiscal Court.

    Before she asked for final approval on the budget, Barr told officials the clerk’s salary had not been received yet, so it was estimated. The clerk’s salary is a statutory amount. Barr also said there are two county-wide elections that will be included this year.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Ashley McMurtrey.

    School: East Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Guard.

    Hometown: Centerfield.

    Accomplishments: McMurtrey, a 5-foot-7 guard, has emerged as a member of the Oldham County High School varsity rotation this season as an eighth-grader.

    “Playing high school, it’s a lot more aggressive up here,” McMurtrey said. “Everything is a lot quicker and faster.”

  • St. Francis offers Parents’ Day Out

    St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church has openings in its Parents Day Out/Bible Kids Program.  Days are Tuesday and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon. 

    Activities include singing,  reading Bible Stories, prayer and play time. 

    For more information, contact Rachel Nelson at 228-1176 ext. 116.

  • Sheriff and Police Reports

    Warrant arrests

    Jason E. Bruner, 27, 12110 Wayside Lane, Goshen, arrested by OCSO Nov. 4, failure to appear, bench warrant $200, no driving.

    Darrell R. Bullock, 25, 416 Mill Run, La Grange, arrested by OCSO Oct. 26, second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking over $300, second-degree persistent felony offense.

    Josh A. Campbell, 115 Hoffman Lane, arrested by OCSO Nov. 3, failure to comply.

    Charles Edward Clark, 27, 10503 Scarlet Oak Court, Louisville, arrested by OCSO Nov. 1, third-degree terroristic threatening.

  • Support area business, buy local this holiday season

    It’s the holiday season and we’re all busy getting ready for visits with family and friends. Evenings are filled with school plays and recitals. Weekends are filled with shopping, entertainment, decorating and baking. 

    It’s a wonderful time of the year and it brings such a spirit of love, acceptance and community. It’s that sense of community that I’m appealing to in this month’s column.

  • Fastline donation funds computer lab

    When the Oldham County Public Library opened the new main library in La Grange in January, the facility had an empty room. 

    Due to some cost overruns and being mindful of the new year’s budget in tough economic times, the library administration decided that a new computer lab planned for the building would have to wait to be furnished and equipped.

    Thanks to a generous donation from Fastline Publications, there is now a lab equipped with 12 new Dell computers, desks and comfortable chairs.  

  • Game Bytes

    BASKETBALL

    North Oldham vs. Grayson County

    Score: 97-87 Grayson County.

    When: Saturday. 

    Where: Oldham County High School. 

    Key players: North Oldham’s Alex Foley. Grayson County’s Tyler Saltzman and Hunter Gary. 

  • BaptistWorx now offers urgent care

    BaptistWorx Occupational Health and Wellness, located at 1023 Sanibel Way, Sutie C, on Baptist Hospital Northeast’s campus in La Grange, now offers urgent care for residents age 12 and older. 

    The hours for the urgent care are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. The clinic is closed on major holidays.

  • Property Transfers

     Buckner

    Joseph Mcenaney to Gregory and Belinda Strickland, lot 14, The Reserves of Deerfield, 7003 Tip Top Court, Buckner, $300,000.

    Mark and Jennifer Hancock to Stephen and Janet Bloom, lot 134, Darby Pointe, 4100 Galway Cove, Buckner, $335,000.

    Crestwood

    Robert and Julie Meyers to Christopher and Sarah Gold, lot 14, Glen Meadows, 7421 Dorsey Court, Crestwood, $225,000.

    William and Joyce Bryant to William and Whitney Brown, lot 82, Lockwood Estates, 3503 Lori Court, Crestwood, $199,000.