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Today's News

  • Community briefs Oct. 2

    Cut-a-Thon

    The Foundation of Hope ‘Cut-A-Thon’ will be Oct. 12 and 13 at Dorothy’s Barber Shop, 3508 W. Hwy. 146, Suite C, La Grange. Hours are 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday and 9 a.m to 6 p.m. on Monday.

    Help feed the hungry and fill the pantry at Beulah Land Baptist Church in Buckner. Bring a cash donation or a donation of six or more items for the Pantry and receive a free haircut. They are in need of canned goods, paper products, dish or laundry soap and other non-perishables.

    American Legion

  • Grayson to headline Chamber’s first event at CityPlace

    A former Kentucky Secretary of State will headline the Oldham County Chamber’s first official event at their new CityPlace offices.

    Trey Grayson, now the president of the Northern Kentucky Chamber, will speak at the Business and Biscuits event Friday, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

    After being elected Secretary of State in 2003, Grayson resigned near the end of his second term to take over as the director at the Harvard Institute of Politics. After three years in Boston, Grayson recently returned to take over his hometown chamber as president.

  • Drug take back event successful

    In partnership with the DEA, the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office and Oldham County Police Department conducted a drug take back program on Sept. 27 as part of the National Drug Take Back Day Initiative.

    The location was the La Grange Fire Department Station 2, located at 3637 West Highway 146 in Buckner and County Police Headquarters on Highway 393.

  • Sheriff warns of scam

    Residents of Oldham County have again begun receiving phone calls from an individual claiming to be with the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division, stating that they have an outstanding warrant.

    This person claims there is an outstanding warrant and if the person being called will transfer $500 onto a Green Dot Card purchased at a local store the warrant will be recalled.

  • Robot helps EOMS with coding classes

     

    For one local middle school, the robot is becoming more than just a toy.

    In August, Cheryl McCall, Library Media Specialist at East Oldham Middle School, received an email from Murray State University and KATE (Kentucky Academy of Technology Education) offering a NAO robot to the school.

    McCall thought the $15,000 programmable robot would be a perfect tool for the Advanced Digital Achievement (ADA) club, so she contacted the club administrator Danese Caley, who was immediately on board with the idea.

  • Mosley to begin trial on sexting charge

    A former police officer accused of using electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual activity will begin trial Oct. 6.

    Harry “Shane” Mosley, of Pendleton, was charged in September 2012 for allegedly texting an underage girl after pulling her over for a traffic stop.

    According to reports, Mosley, who was hired by Oldham County Police in 2008, pulled over a teen girl in Goshen during a routine traffic stop on Sept. 26, 2012. Mosley cited a man in the vehicle for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, but did not cite the girl.

  • Fresh face vs. experience in district new to Oldham County

    Voters in southwest Oldham County will choose between a fresh face with experience as a non-profit attorney and a former doctor and 22-year veteran of the Kentucky House of Representatives when they hit the voting booths this fall.

    Thanks to redistricting, a handful of precincts in Briar Hill, Orchard Grass Hills and surrounding areas are now represented by House District 48, which encompasses mostly northeast Jefferson County.

  • Coalition lands drug-free grant from the White House

    A wide-ranging coalition has been awarded federal money to help combat drug use in Oldham County.

    The Coalition for a Healthy Oldham County, a collaborative team made up of the Oldham County Health Department, area police departments, Our Lady of Peace of Louisville and many more community organizations, was awarded a federal grant by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy to help make Oldham County a drug-free community.

  • Volleyball: North knocks off OC

    BUCKNER – North Oldham coach Brett Versen has had an eventful couple of weeks.

    On Sept. 15 his wife gave birth to their first daughter, Chaney Elizabeth.

    Ever since then Versen has had to balance life as a new father with his duties as first-year coach of the No. 15 Lady Mustangs.

    “It’s been a lot going on,” he said. “But it’s awesome.”

  • Boys golf: Shamrocks nip Mustangs for second

    PPROSPECT – The race to watch Tuesday at Nevel Meade Golf Course was the one for second place.

    St. Xavier obliterated the field at the Region 6 Tournament, shooting a 276. But each region is allowed two entrants into the state tournament, and the second spot was up for grabs between Trinity and North Oldham.

    One year ago at Midland Trail in Louisville it was the Mustangs who beat the Shamrocks, 305 to 306, for that runner-up spot and state tournament berth.