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Today's News

  • Crestwood Walmart delayed until 2016

    Despite receiving approval more than nine months ago, Oldham County residents will have to wait another year before Walmart rolls back into Crestwood.

    The retail company received final approval for a zoning change and development plans on a new 158,538 square foot Supercenter on April 16 last year. And it bought the new store’s land, located at 6701 Veterans Memorial Parkway, for $4.1 million in August.

  • BOYS: Oldham smokes Trimble, heads to district final

    It took longer than expected, but Oldham County has its desired rematch with North Oldham in the district tournament finals.

     

    The Colonels (24-4) easily dispatched Trimble County (16-10) 77-31 in the first round of district play Wednesday night.

     

    Its senior leaders, Hayden Hawes and Connor Hicks, paced Oldham County in the first quarter en route to a 24-12 lead. But once Trimble packed packing in the middle and defending on the wings, the rest of Colonels took over and never looked back, leading by 25 at half.

     

  • GIRLS: Seniors send Oldham County to district finals

    One of the keys to any postseason run is having experienced players go above and beyond their play in the regular season.

     

    Which is why the Lady Colonels are heading to the district finals and South Oldham is heading home after a 63-45 defeat in the first round of the postseason Wednesday night.

     

    The Lady Colonels (13-15) relied heavily on seniors Jayla Davis, Kasey Wernert and Abigail Stewart, who scored 47 points combined for Oldham County.

     

  • Home giveaway will allow for winner’s choice

     

    Some dream of winning the lottery and spending their fortune on a dream home, but the odds of that actually happening are extremely low.

    For the past three years, Live in Oldham County has increased the odds of winning a dream home with its Dream House Giveaway.

    This year, however, the contest winner will have a little more control of their winnings.

    In years past, a house was preselected by Live in Oldham County, but this year, the lucky winner can take his or her $200,000 prize to build their dream home in a sponsored neighborhood.

  • ‘Tell’-ing everything without saying a word

    I love watching and studying people and trying to figure them out. I learned recently that a “tell” is the physical manifestation of the truth. A card player uses tells to determine if his opponent is bluffing. He watches for certain mannerisms and associates them with winning and losing. The opponent might raise his eyebrows or clench his fist when he has a winning hand or clear his throat or rub his chin when the cards don’t fall his way.

  • Fire causes changes

    The paper might look a little different this week.

    Due to a fire at one of our corporate printing plants, changes had to be made for all of the newspapers in our group in order to re-route printing jobs from Standard Printing in Shepherdsville to other available plants.

  • Public Records Feb. 26

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Feb. 18 -- Jerrmond L. Allen Jr., 24, La Grange, was arrested for assault fourth degree (domestic violence), minor injury.

    Feb. 17 -- Lindsay D. Beaumont, 25, La Grange, was cited for operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license and failure of owner to maintain required insurance, first offense.

    Feb. 18 -- Ruth E. Crawford, 52, La Grange, was cited for false/forged prescription, forgery of a prescription, first offense.

  • Leave the fear and worrying to God

    Two gas company service men, a senior training supervisor and a young trainee were out checking meters. They parked their truck at the end of the alley and then worked their way to the other end. At the last house a woman looking out her kitchen window watches the two men as they check her gas meter.

  • Tuxedo jacket fundraiser

    Twenty-eight men from Louisville and Oldham County have been designing a Kentucky Derby-themed tuxedo jacket for the purpose of raising funds and awareness for the Oldham County Historical Society. The man who brings in the most money in sponsorships for the jacket will be the named “The Most Dandy Derby Stud.” The winner will also get a Ford Mustang to use during Derby season, as well as other goodies. There will also be a people’s choice award, voted on by the public.

  • Honoring Henry Bibb Day

    Join the Oldham County History Center in celebrating the life of Henry Walton Bibb on Saturday. Bibb was a slave who once lived on the Gatewood Plantation, located in present-day Trimble County. It was the last place where he lived as a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper, The Voice of the Fugitive.