Today's News

  • Local CUB officials cite ‘problem loans’

    Officials at Citizens Union Bank say “problem loans” are the primary reason their bank is the focus of an examination by state and federal banking regulators.

    CUB has been under a consent order from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions since January because of its loan practices and financial structure.

  • Public Records

    Property Transfers


    Sterling Trust Co. to Equity Trust Co., quitclaim, lot 28, Darby Pointe, 5303 Bexley Cove, Buckner, FMV $315,000.


    Brandon Lockwood to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, commissioner’s deed, lot 233, Orchard Grass Hills, 7300 Sideoats Drive, Crestwood, $76,667.

    Nan Upton to Hall & Wallace Builder Inc., commissioner’s deed, lot 335, Orchard Grass Hills, 7311 Autumn Bent Way, Crestwood, $27,300.

  • Kings of the ice rink

    LOUISVILLE – With seven returning players and the addition of several middle school players, the Oldham County Hockey Club won its second straight state Sunday with an 12-1 win over Lexington Lafayette.

    “The season worked out well for the team,” Oldham County coach John Olivet said. “It was a very enjoyable year.”

    Oldham County posted a 19-0-2 mark this season and dominated their three games in the state tourney outscoring opponents 29-2.

  • Water district launches $15.4 million upgrade

    The Oldham County Water District hosted a ground breaking ceremony Friday at the John Black Community Center in Buckner. OCWD commissioners, representatives from the state rural development office, county officials, engineers and contractors celebrated the start of the district’s water systems improvement project.

  • Yew Dell hosts volunteer workday, boot camp

    Second Saturday workdays begin Saturday at Yew Dell Gardens.

    Volunteers are needed to perform outdoor garden-related tasks such as pruning, mulching and storm clean-up. Volunteers are also needed April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug. 14 and Sept. 11.

    Volunteers are asked to meet at the red barn by 9 a.m. for orientation. Light refreshments will be provided. Bring tools.

    The event is 9 a.m. to noon.

    For information call 241-4788  or visit www.yewdellgardens.org.

  • Derby City Lighthouse Club meets Sunday

    The Derby City Lighthouse Club invites Oldham County lighthouse enthusiasts to join them at their monthly meeting, 2 p.m. Sunday at Douglass Hills City Hall. Douglass Hills City Hall is located at  219 Moser Road in Louisville.

    For information, call 897-3117 or 384-9477.

  • Dollars for Scholars seeks volunteers

    Oldham County Dollars for Scholars is seeking volunteers to help score scholarship applications now through March 25.

    Daytime and evening sessions are available. For information, look for the Oldham County Dollars for Scholars page on Facebook or call 693-6632 or 376-7653.

  • Grand jury indicts seven

    An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Krystal D. Grunder, 31, is indicted for five counts attempting to obtain a controlled substance by false statements or forgery and second-degree persistent felony offense.

    According to the indictment, on Feb. 17, March 16, Oct. 13 and Nov. 12, 2009 and Jan. 9, 2010, she allegedly presented a prescription for a controlled substance obtained by withholding information from a practitioner.

  • Game Bytes


    North Oldham vs. Shelby County

    Score: 83-70 Shelby County.

    When: March 4.

    Where: Henry County High School.

    Key players: North Oldham’s Alex Foley and Max Steinfeld. Shelby County’s Donovan Johnson, Boomer Beckley Darryl Hicks and Cache Tomlinson.

  • Girl Scouts host Aerospace Day

    A Girl Scout Aerospace Day is planned 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Bowman Field in Louisville.

    Kentucky Bluegrass 99s, an international organization of licensed women pilots, is working in conjunction with Girl Scout troops 197 and 300.

    More than 200  Junior Girl Scouts have registered and will complete the requirements for earning the aerospace badge through eight workshops. 

    For information, call Terri Donner at 419-7938 or Terri Sanders at 222-0646.