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Today's News

  • Part of Walker case resolved with settlement

    An agreement to settle some of the legal issues between the City of La Grange and a local construction businessman has been reached, freeing up any more delays in the Courthouse Square Boulevard project.

    Earl Walker, as both an individual and through his business, Earl Walker Concrete Construction, had been sued by the city in regards to non-payment of a city business license fee from 2012. The city had been successful in getting stop work and restraining orders on Walker, culminating in a one-hour hearing last week before Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad.

  • Club donates toys, time

    The members of Do Something Good Club teamed up with the National Honor Society and Beta Club at North Oldham High School to help local business KaZoing! fulfill its annual donation event. The three groups combined to collect 165 toys, in addition to those already collected, to give out to foster children during a day of play at the business. KaZoing! owner Karri Gerdemann said she thanked the “amazing young people” for their help.

  • Kenwood Station class gives to Ronald McDonald house

    Fifth-graders in Mr. Arledge’s class at Kenwood Station Elementary did something different for their winter celebration this year. Instead of playing games, they worked to bring cheer to children spending their holidays at the Ronald McDonald House in Louisville. On Thursday, they spread out large pieces of fleece and got busy cutting and tying them into soft blankets.

    The Ronald McDonald House provides free or low-cost housing for seriously ill children and their families

  • North High choir to perform in NYC
  • Childress named South Rotary Student of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at their Dec. 12 meeting.

    Nicole Elise Childress is the daughter of Chad & Jane Childress and a senior at South Oldham High School where she is involved with the school newspaper, dance team, National Honor Society, Stammtisch, Drama, GATES (Gifted and Talented Educational Services), Homecoming Committee and Governor’s Scholars Program.

  • Piggy bank contest winner named

     

    The Oldham County Extension office would like to announce the winner of the 2015 Piggy Bank Design Contest. Kora Birchmeier, a fourth grader in Oldham County. This contest is designed to promote saving and money management.

    Chris Duncan, County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences in Oldham County, presented Birchmeier with the championship ribbon and a gift card to Walmart.

  • Women’s club selects officers

    Oldham County Republican Women’s Club recently swore in new officers for 2015-2017: Debby Pate, Sue Bricken, Mary Broecker, Judy Head, Marisa Cunningham, Anne Murner and Suzette Kimbell.

  • Public Records Dec. 25

    Grand Jury Indictments

    DECEMBER 2014

    Dana L. Terhune – two counts of complicity to promoting contraband in the first degree, one count of official misconduct in the first degree, one count of unlawful access to computer in the fourth degree.

    Cheryl Moore – one count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition over $500.

  • McConnell reflects, looking forward to new Congress

    Last month, the people of Kentucky elected me to be their Senator for the next six years and in the process helped me become Senate Majority Leader. I am deeply honored and humbled by the faith the voters have placed in me.

    The message from the electorate in Kentucky and nationwide could not have been more clear: the public wants a change in direction and expects things to get done in Washington. I am pleased to report that just in the past several weeks, I have been able to fight for and secure a number of positive measures to help improve the lives of Kentucky families.

  • Dealing with emptiness

    My goal in life with my work at Hosparus and in my ministry projects is to care for others with great conviction and passion. But sometimes I have to be reminded by my dear wife to take care of myself. Sometimes I have to tell other hospice workers and ministers to take care of themselves.

    Many of us who are care providers are far more anxious about having to confront whatever will come up in the empty space, when we are quiet and alone. Who knows what terror lurks in the anonymous solitude? What voices will arise in the silence?