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Today's News

  • Soccer and service

     

     

    It’s not all about the game for a few Oldham County soccer players; this season it’s all about giving.

    Members of the Elite Soccer Bots, a FIRST Lego League (FLL) in Oldham County, are trying to reduce trash by collecting used YMCA soccer jerseys to send to children in Uganda.

  • More arrests made in murder case

     

     

     

     

     

    Two more people have been arrested in connection with the murder investigation of an Oldham County woman whose body was found in a shallow grave on Cropper Road Nov. 23.

    Megan Elston, 24, and Bethany Nikki Thomas, 34, have been charged with complicity to first-degree assault.

  • Fiscal Court plans update to golf ordinance

     Magistrates introduced an update to the ordinance allowing golf carts on county roads at the Dec. 1 meeting.  

    The ordinance, originally passed at the Nov. 17 meeting, allowed for the operation of golf carts on select roads within the county.  The update opens new roads to golf carts. 

  • Rocket Docket saves $2.8 million in three months
  • Christmas in the county

     Photos include: Light Up La Grange, Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party, Camden Station's performance of Snow Biz, Oldham County Humane Society's Santa Paws, "The Ultimate Legacy" film premiere at CityPlace and Pewee Valley's Yule Log. 

  • Buckner Elementary Choir to be featured on television

     Buckner Elementary’s Choir returns for the eleventh consecutive year on WKYI-TV/THIS 24 Louisville and sister television station WNDA-TV. The 11th Annual Songs of the Season showcases choirs in Louisville and Southern Indiana. It will air several times on both television stations through Christmas Day.

  • South Oldham Rotary names students of the month

     The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Students of the Month at its Nov. 13 meeting.  

  • Hignite earns Eagle award

     Zachary Hignite, of Pewee Valley earned the highest advancements offered by The Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout Award. He was recognized at a Court of Honor ceremony on Aug. 2 at Crestwood United Methodist Church.

    Hignite’s Eagle Scout Project benefited the Friends for Michael organization. He led a team of volunteers that laid memorial bricks and provided landscaping to the Michael Brent Playground in New Castle. This playground is handicap accessible and was funded by Friends for Michael.

  • Arts on the Green winners announced

     Arts Association  of Oldham County (AAOC) is pleased to announce the winners of the Arts on the Green Kid’s Note Card Contest Winners 2015.   

    This summer, during Arts on the Green, Fire it Up Studio was the host for children to be creative in designing this year’s note cards.   

  • Community in Brief - Dec. 10, 2015

     Brownsboro Alliance hosts benefit

    The Brownsboro Alliance will host a Brownsboro Trails Benefit with a New Year’s Day trail ride from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain date Jan. 3) and Jan. 2 trail hike from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Cost for the ride will be $20 per hiker or rider, which is a tax-deductible donation. For the hike, households will be charged $40.