Today's News

  • Extension to hold design contest for 4-H Club members

     Young artists and horse enthusiasts alike have the opportunity to make their mark on the 2016 Kentucky 4-H Horse Show by designing the event’s T-shirt.

  • Community in Brief - May 4, 2016

     Habitat Field Day planned

    Pollinators are in decline and need assistance. To help increase their habitat in the area, the Oldham County Conservation District will hold a field day on Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. to demonstrate how to establish a wildflower habitat for all pollinators. 

  • Rented goats and indoor beehives are backyard lesson for St. Francis School students

     When St. Francis School had too much brush to clear, instead of buying a bunch of chemicals or hiring a landscaper, they chose to do something a little different and rent some goats. 

    “It works out best for us because the goats get to eat and we get to clean out our forest,” said Christine Brinkman, garden coordinator. “Plus the kids get a really cool experience with hands-on learning.”

  • KSP promotes several officers

     The Kentucky State Police recently recognized the promotion of 16 officers throughout the state at a recent ceremony in Frankfort. One lieutenant colonel, one major, two captains, two lieutenants and 10 sergeants were commissioned.

    Officers with ties to the communtiy included: 

  • Schultz named OC schools superintendent

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County’s loss will be Oldham County’s gain.

    Greg Schultz, who has spent the past eight years as assistant superintendent for student learning in Bullitt County, will become superintendent of Oldham County Public Schools on July 1.

    For Schultz, it is an opportunity to return to his educational home. But until then it is likely he won’t get much sleep. 

  • Closure of century-old road debated

    A road that was both described as “one of the worst in the county,” and the “most beautiful country in this Commonwealth,” was debated for more than two hours during an Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting April 29. 

  • Goshen family to air on Family Feud

     Although many see a game show on television and dream of competing, most never get the chance.  However, for one Oldham County family those small screen dreams came true.  

  • Derby hobby becomes business

     Helen Overfield, owner of Hats Off By Helen in Prospect, has been embellishing hats for 20 years.  It wasn’t until three years ago that she decided to turn her hobby into a business.

  • Park equipment donated to Creasey Mahan might not be accepted

     Although Goshen City Commission voted unanimously during its March meeting to donate playground equipment permanently to Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, the commission discussed during its most recent meeting, April 18, whether or not they would be footing the bill to move it all anyway. 

  • Cigarette thefts cost Circle K nearly $1,300

     A string of cigarette thefts have hit the Prospect Circle K, Police Chief Jeff Sherrard told Prospect’s City Council during their April 18 city council meeting.  

    The suspects work in groups of two or more.  One enters a store and drops a case of beer to create a distraction, and while the attendant is cleaning up the mess, another suspect enters the store, takes as many cigarettes as possible and leaves.