Today's News

  • BOB MUELLER: Lead by empowering others

    It’s probably easier to herd fish in the open ocean than to lead people effectively. This is proven by the mountain of books on successful management techniques and the popularity of leadership seminars.
    I don’t agree with modern advisors that people need to be managed or controlled. Do people really need to be managed? Who on earth wants to be managed? How many people want to work like a chicken in a coop that will be turned into a stewing fowl if it fails to lay an egg a day?

  • CARTOON: Old man winter
  • CARTOON: Do not call list
  • South Oldham students host shoe drive for Soles 4 Souls

    Students at South Oldham High School are changing the world one pair of shoes at a time, after learning that 600 million people around the world are affected by diseases including hookworm, a deadly disease caused by walking barefoot in contaminated areas.
    Millions of children are without shoes, including 20 million in sub-Saharan Africa alone.
    In America, more than 300 million pairs of shoes are tossed in landfills each year.

  • Cyrano de Bergerac opens Friday at St. Francis School

    Jealousy, beautiful costumes, unrequited love, chivalry, deceit, swordplay and a prominent proboscis – the Barbra Streisand Story?
    No! It’s Cyrano de Bergerac, proudly undertaken by the St. Francis School Drama Project as its spring production.
    Performances will take place in the school’s Garvin Brown Amphitheatre located at 11000 U.S. 42 in Goshen.
    The classic Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmund Rostand, opens Friday, March 23 and runs through March 29.

  • State contracts purchase for historic Drumanard Estate to make way for East End Bridge

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has contracted for purchase of the historic Drumanard Estate in Jefferson County, taking a significant step toward realization of a East End Bridge over the Ohio River.
    The cabinet will pay $8.3 million for the 50-acre property owned by Soterion Corp. Closing will take place by mid-April.

  • City of Pewee Valley hosts crime prevention workshop for residents

    The City of Pewee Valley will host a mayor’s night in/home safety/crime prevention information session on March 27.
    The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 312 Mt. Mercy Drive in Pewee Valley.
    Presenters include Pewee Valley Police Chief Mike Losik, Oldham County Sheriff’sDeputy Michael Meece and the Better Business Bureau’s Louisville Vice-President of Operations Bruce Gadansky.

  • Oldham health department needs input for survey

    Oldham County residents are being asked to take a short health survey to help improve services and programs across the county.
    The survey is part of the Coalition for a Healthy Oldham County and results will be used to identify the most pressing problems that could be addressed through community action.
    There are 20 questions on the survey, which ask respondents about risk factors, health issues and where they receive medical care. The survey is anonymous but respondents can fill in their phone number for a chance to win prizes, including a Kindle and YMCA passes.

  • County officials join fight against synthetic drugs

    Synthetic drugs will soon be banned in Oldham County if magistrates approve a proposed ordinance.
    The ordinance, which will be voted on at an upcoming fiscal court session, follows on the heels of a state house bill that will do the same. The house approved the bill and it is now in the senate. Other counties have passed similar ordinances banning synthetic and designer drugs.

  • Hospital’s antique photo shoot April 14 will benefit Relay for Life

    The Baptist Hospital Northeast Oldham County Relay for Life team is sponsoring an antique photo shoot for children from newborn to age 12 on Saturday, April 14, at the hospital.
    Teens can be photographed with younger children. The cost is $10 for an 8x10 photograph.  The proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
    To purchase a ticket for the antique photo shoot, call Dawn McCullough-Hubbuch at 222-3925 or Debra Kennedy 222-3381.