Today's News

  • Ky. 524 will be closed Saturday

    Ky. 524 will be closed three hours on Saturday morning to protect the safety of participants competing in a duathlon.

    The state department of highways will close Ky. 524 from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday as the SOS/3 Way Racing Duathlon takes place.

    The event is a fundraiser for the Save Our Schoolhouse fund to renovate Westport's historic schoolhouse.

  • I-71 crash closes right lane

    Emergency crews are headed to the northbound lanes of Interstate 71 where a tractor-trailer has sideswiped a vehicle.

    The crash occured near milemarker 23 of I-71. Traffic is still moving, but the right lane is closed as crews work to clear the crash.

  • History center to feature roots music exhibit

    The Oldham County History Center will be host to "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music" starting in March 2012.


    "I took a slide rule out to demonstrate to the jury that it was impossible to go from point A to point B in the time that the policeman had stated. Not only did I win the case, but there was a front page photo in the newspaper...
    “But as I looked at the photo of myself it said, ‘unidentified defense lawyer.’ That was a little lesson in humility."

  • SOHS wins Valley tourney

    CRESTWOOD – It was another step forward for the South Oldham High School baseball team as they won the Valley Invitational over spring break.
    “It was good for us as young as we are,” SOHS coach Stephen Carter said. “We needed something like this, a boost for our confidence to get us a kick start.”

  • Dickerson wins bronze medal

    CRESTWOOD – Banged, bruised and solo, Aaron Dickerson fought his way to a third place finish in the National Collegiate Tae Kwon Do Championships in California on Sunday.

  • Athlete of the Week: Riley Robertson

    Name: Riley Robertson.
    School: Kenwood Station Elementary School.
    Sport: Tae Kwon Do.
    Age: 9.
    Hometown: Crestwood.
    Parents: Melissa and Douglas Robertson.
    Accomplishments: A fourth-grader at Kenwood Station Elementary School, Robertson is one of the top young students at the Kentucky Tae Kwon Do and Fitness Academy in Crestwood.

  • County hires contractors for paving, tree removal, culvert repairs

    Oldham County Fiscal Court accepted bids for services from local contractors in a meeting April 5.
    County Engineer Beth Stuber reviewed and recommended the bids before the court.

  • Oldham grad earns fellowship at University of Kentucky

    The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities has selected 11 undergraduates, including Elizabeth Schaller of La Grange, as new scholars in UK’s Gaines Fellowship Program.

  • 'Mall' will be razed to add turn lane on Ky. 146 in Buckner

    Christmas trees, used lawnmowers, freshly stained furniture and other goods sold in a row of buildings known as the Buckner mall will no longer be available starting next month.

    That’s because the county plans to purchase the property, a strip of land with five cinderblock buildings at Ky. 146 and Ky. 393, and build a turn lane to reduce traffic jams.