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Today's News

  • AT&T seeks tower in Ballardsville

    Two months after abandoning plans to build a cell tower in Pewee Valley, AT&T is looking to build one in another Oldham County location.

    The company is proposing a 199-foot tower to be built off Ky. 22 in Ballardsville, according to a public notice filed by Ansco and Associaties, a Georgia-based company. However, no application to build the tower has been given to the Oldham County Planning and Zoning Commission, Assistant Director Brian Davis said.

  • Goshen man sent to grand jury

     

    A Goshen man has been referred to a Carroll County Grand Jury after a district court found probable cause that he drove under the influence during an early March crash in Carroll County.

    Donald Jefferies, 50, was arrested by Kentucky State Police after admitting he took too many prescription pills before being involved in the accident on Hwy. 36.

  • Macht's four goals lead South past OC

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham’s Ryan Macht typically scores about one goal a game, he said.

    Facing a county rival Wednesday, he went well beyond that average.

    Macht scored a game-high four goals and the Dragons notched a 13-5 home win over Oldham County.

    Macht and South’s other seniors have still never lost to the Colonels during their high school careers.

    “You always like to keep a streak alive and go out with a win,” Macht said.

  • Mueller: The agony and the ecstasy of life

    Through the years I have visited many patients in hospitals. Often I have asked a patient the question, “Since you have been sick, what have people said to you?” And frequently I get one of three answers:

    1. The patient is told that there is something in his or her life which is displeasing to God. “In some way you have broken God’s law, and now, through this illness, God is telling you something.”

  • Session winds down in Frankfort

    April 14, the Senate and House began the last two legislative days. During the veto period which was April 1 through April 11, the capitol remained relatively quiet. I have been working on finalizing the Road Plan, which funds projects for the next two years for our roads and bridges.

  • OC Arts Center to hold family auditions

    This summer, the hills of Oldham county will be alive with the sound of music. Where in the area can you find a musical production where multiple family members can audition for roles? Where mom, dad, grandma and little Johnny can all perform together?

  • Anything Goes during flash mob

    Shelbi Schooler, a senior at Oldham County High School, performs in a flash mob at El Nopal in La Grange to promote the schools upcoming play Anything Goes. Schooler plays Reno Sweeney in the play that will take place in the OCHS Auditorium on April 17,18 and 19 at 7 p.m. with a matinee performance on the 19th at 2 p.m.

  • Greenwood named student of the month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary April Student of the Month at their April 11 meeting.

  • Earley: Jesus’ Resurrection is a sign of hope

    When Nikita Khrushchev died, a humorous story circulated in political circles. The Communist party had cast Mr. Khrushchev aside and was uncomfortable about burying his body on Soviet soil. So they called President Richard Nixon, but President Nixon had his own problems at the time and declined. Then the Soviet leaders tried Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel. She was agreeable but added, “I must warn you that this country has the world’s highest resurrection rate.”

  • Public Records April 17

    La Grange Police Arrests

    April 7 -- Mia B. Goff, 25, La Grange, was arrested for DUI an disregarding stop sign.

     

    April 7 --Maria A. Porter, 27, Crestwood, was cited and released for failure of owner to maintain required insurance 1st offense, operating on suspended/revoked license.

     

    April 8 -- Jessica N. Powers, 28, La Grange, was arrested for assault 4th (domestic) minor injury, failure to produce insurance card.