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Today's News

  • King graduates from U.S. air force basic training

    U.S. Air Force Airman Justin D. King recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    He is the son of Jerry and Candy King of La Grange.

    He is a 2004 graduate of Oldham County High School.

    He is the grandson of Tom and Noralee Moock. His sister is Senior Airman Tammy Sherer of the U.S. Air Force.

  • Leap of faith pays off

    CRESTWOOD – Two years ago Zach Price took a leap of faith and the North Oldham High School football team caught him with open arms.

    Price, a senior fullback, in just his second year of football rushed for 96 tough yards on 21 carries to earn offensive MVP honors and help the Mustangs edge Moore 20-19 Saturday in the Oldham County Kickoff Classic.

  • Watson awarded Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship

    Anthony Watson of Prospect was recently awarded a Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship to help pay for his college education. This scholarship award is $1,500 a year for four years of college.

    Watson will attend the University of Louisville to study psychology.

    He is one of only 30 graduates in the state this year to receive a Byrd Scholarship, a federally funded program administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. 

    KHEAA also administers other student aid programs, including the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship.

  • Property tax rate remains the same in Pewee Valley

    Pewee Valley residents will pay the same property tax as the last two years after the city council approved the rate at their Monday meeting.

    The council approved a rate of $.1439 per $100 of assessed property – the same rate as the previous two years. Bills should go out within the next month.

    As in the past, property owners can receive a 10-percent discount for early payment before Oct. 31. After Dec. 1, a 7-percent penalty plus interest will be added onto the bill.

  • Police Doughnuts opens in La Grange

    Police Doughnuts recently celebrated its grand opening in La Grange.

    Located at 307 S. First St., Police Doughnuts offers coffee, milk, sodas and doughnuts made fresh daily. 

    The owner is Brenda Martin and hours are from 6:30 a.m. until doughnuts are sold out.

    Police Doughnuts can be reached at 298-9603.

  • Phillips wins talent competition at Garrard County Fair

    Jordan Phillips recently won first place in a preliminary talent competition at the Garrard County Fair. 

    She moved on to compete in the semi-finals of the Coca-Cola Talent Classic at the Kentucky State Fair in the female vocal category.  

    She is a sophomore at Oldham County High School and a member of the OCHS choir. She is also a member of the Louisville Youth Theatre performance troupe. 

  • Engagement Announcement

     Brooke Renae Sabo and Ryan David Sale were married June 27 at First Baptist Church of Prospect with Ben Winters officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of Anthony and Donna Sabo of La Grange. She graduated from International Academy in Daytona Beach, Fla. and works at Scissor and Comb in Crestwood. 

    The groom is the son of David and Debbie Sale of Louisville. He graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach and works at Louisville Gas and Electric. 

  • New officers elected to local Democratic Party committee

    New officers were recently elected at a meeting of the Oldham County Democratic Party Executive Committee.

    Elected to serve as chair is Rick Garlock of Centerfield; vice chair is Sandra Gerbino  of Crestwood; treasurer is John Sutton of Crestwood; and secretary is Dean Furman of Prospect.

  • North reins in Mustangs

    CRESTWOOD – The defense held for the North Oldham Mustangs as they stopped a Moore scoring drive as the clock ran out Saturday to preserve a 20-19 win in the Oldham County Kickoff Classic.

    NOHS got the lead for good in the fourth quarter when quarterback Austin Peterson scored on a short keeper around end.

    The Mustangs were led by senior fullback Nick Price with 96 yards on 21 carries. Moore's Na-Vale Sanders led all rushers with 141 yards and scored a touchdown.

    Oldham County and South Oldham didn't fare as well in the classic.

  • OCEMS is drug-free certified

    Oldham County EMS is the first ambulance service in the state to be recognized by the Kentucky League of Cities as a drug-free certified workplace.

    To achieve the certification, OCEMS had to implement a variety of training and testing measures, many of which were already in place, Maj. Stuart Crawford said.

    “It’s saying to the public that we’re doing everything humanly possible to be drug-free,” Crawford said.