Today's News

  • A Turkey Day tradition

    Goshen Elementary kindergarten students performed Thanksgiving plays Tuesday displaying the virtues of persistence. In addition to acting and singing, some kindergartners even showed off their reading skills.

  • Oldham County Police Reports

    Alcohol/drug arrests

    Pamela S. Willoughby, 29, 169 Persimmon Ridge Drive, Louisville, arrested by OCPD Nov. 9, careless driving, DUI.Daniel Gomez Pablo, 34, 11 E. Madison St., No. 2, La Grange, arrested by OCPD Nov. 7, careless driving, no operator’s license, open alcoholic container, DUI.

  • Boating season on the Ohio comes to an end

    Eric Grubb is a boat owner from Oldham County. “What I liked was the beautiful scenery along the Ohio River on one of the last 70-degree weekends in November,” Grubb said. “The Ohio River gets a bad reputation because people think of it as polluted and muddy.  This month brings the end to one of the best boating seasons on the river in recent history.” 

  • La Grange resident promoted to kentucky state police post 5

    Kentucky State Police Sgt. Larry Newton, a native of Louisville and resident of La Grange, received his promotion certificate Nov. 6 in Louisville from Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary J. Michael Brown and KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer. Sgt. Newton will transfer from KSP Canine Section to KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg. A 10-1/2-year veteran of the agency, Newton is a 1991 graduate of Southern High School and a 1996 graduate of the University of Louisville. He is the son of the late Lawrence C. Newton and Mary Anne Kilner of Louisville. 

  • DOC’s employees of the month

    The Kentucky Department of Corrections recently honored employees of the month. 

    Bennie Greer

  • Make today the day you decide to quit smoking

    Lecreta Thomas knows how difficult it is to quit smoking. She began smoking at age 20, and says it was mostly because it seemed everyone around her was smoking. 

  • The pleasure of doing what you can’t

    Inside a folder containing pictures of his remodeling project, Richard Smith has a strip of paper taped with the words, “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”

    And people said he could not do this.

  • News Briefs

    Judges participate in annual conference

    District Judges Jerry Crosby and Diana Wheeler, who serve Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties, recently participated in the 2008 District Judges College hosted by the Administrative Office of the Courts. 

  • Dreaming of a White House Christmas

    Four U.S. presidents, 28 events, 26 Christmas trees and thousands of ornaments – Bill Hixson has an extremely enviable or stressful job, depending on how you look at it.

    A self-proclaimed Christmas addict, the Ohio man who has taught flower arranging since 1947 spends a few days after Thanksgiving every year preparing the White House for the holiday season.

  • Hoskins takes swim titles for sharks

    John Hoskins of La Grange, who swims for the Shelby Sharks, recently competed in the Jack Thompson Swim Meet in Louisville. Hoskins won first in four events in the Under-8 division. He won the 50 yard freestyle, the 50 butterfly, the 50 breaststroke and 100 individual medley and set new team records in the butterfly and breaststroke races, He was also the high point winner, scoring 44 points in the meet.