Today's News

  • Buckner voters narrowly approve alcohol by the glass for local country club

    Approval for the sale of alcohol at a local country club passed by only 16 votes during a special election in Buckner on Tuesday.
    Voters assigned to the B104 West Buckner precinct had the chance to vote on a measure that would allow Oldham County Country Club to sell alcoholic beverages by the drink.

  • Oldham County EMS adds ambulance, opens two substations

    Oldham County EMS is opening two new substations this week, one in La Grange and another in Crestwood.
    The service is also adding an ambulance to both its day and overnight shifts.  
    Through a new agreement with Baptist Hospital Northeast, EMS personnel will be stationed near the hospital’s emergency room entrance on a fulltime basis.  

  • A $3 ponytail holder launched a Crestwood business on eBay

    La Grange resident Nishea Sipley’s motto is “start small with big plans.”
    In May 2009, Sipley began making monogrammed ponytail holders and selling them on eBay for $3 each.
    When Sipley’s daughter Mali was born she received a monogrammed gift basket and it sparked her interest.
    “I had never sown anything before,” she said.

  • Property transfers from the July 28 edition

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington D.C. to Jeffrey and Beverly Walton, lot 61, Darby Pointe, 4102 Grimes Cove, Buckner, $200,000.

  • Retiring after 17 years and thousands of memories

    Coworkers, members of local government, friends, family and neighbors all gathered to honor Denia Crosby and her work in Oldham County.  
    Crosby has been a figure in Oldham County for 17 years.  
    She is a former mayor of the City of Orchard Grass Hills, served on the Oldham County Board of Health and the county’s planning and zoning

  • Teen had ‘God-given entrepreneurial ability’

    When you’re 18, what defines greatness?  That is, how do you stand out in a crowd?  
    When I was in high school, like most guys, I wanted to be a standout athlete. Others would want to be the smartest kid in class.
    Lots of people would wish to be voted most popular.
    Recently we lost an extraordinary young man in our community, John Powell.

  • Box of kittens abandoned at Wal-Mart parking lot

    Employees of Wal-Mart in La Grange found a box in their parking lot containing seven abandoned kittens.

    The kittens appear to be from two different litters.

    They were dehydrated from the extreme heat, and would have died had quick thinking Wal-Mart employees not immediately notified Animal Control.

  • Ky. First Lady stumps for Beshear in Brownsboro

    Overcoming adversity was the focus of Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear’s message to Oldham County Democrats Friday while promoting the Gov. Steve Beshear gubernatorial re-election campaign.
    Jane Beshear told those gathered at the Brownsboro Community Center that her husband has performed admirably considering all that has faced Kentucky during his administration.

  • Battle to rescue Goshen wildlife rehabilitation center continues

    The board of adjustments and appeals ruled July 21 that a Goshen wildlife center is not appropriate use for 10 acres of land in Buckeye Trace neighborhood off U.S. 42.
    After facing an onslaught of zoning violations and citations, Brigette Williams, founder of Second Chances Wildlife Center, appeared before the Oldham County Board of Adjustments and Appeals.  

  • Lions donate North Oldham park for generations

    A new community park and library branch could be coming to Goshen thanks to a generous donation by the North Oldham Lions Club.
    The North Oldham Lions Club proposed a 24.75-acre land donation off U.S. 42 to Fiscal Court July 19.  
    In the proposal, land would be allocated by the Lions Club to Oldham County Parks and Recreation and the Oldham County Public Library.