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Today's News

  • 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.  

  • Former minister pleads guilty to child sex charge

     As Assistant U.S. Attorney Jo E. Lawless read the factual basis of Howard Key Chambers’ plea agreement, the former Oldham County minister continually grimaced, eyes closed, in a Gene Snyder Federal Building courtroom in Louisville on April 12. 

  • Police chief: internet exchange sign best $80 spent this year

     La Grange Police have created an internet purchase exchange location to ensure the safety of residents hoping to sell or buy items through arrangements made online. 

  • What grade would your garbage get?

    Often, conservationists seek to leave a better planet for the next generation, but sometimes the next generation steps up to help.  

    Members of the North Oldham Middle School (NOMS) One Planet Club have made it their mission to make their school more environmentally friendly.  The young men and women meet on Thursday mornings to sift through the garbage in classrooms, take out anything recyclable and put it in a recycling bin.  

  • Burning banned until October

     Beginning May 1 and continuing through Sept. 30, open burning is prohibited in Oldham County, due to being designated by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as “non-attainment” air quality for ozone and particulate matter because pollution levels have exceeded those permitted by the Clean Air Act.

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  • Thousands of voices heard at OC Schools Arts Center

     Voices of more than 3,000 middle and high school students were heard in the Oldham County Schools Arts Center April 14 and 15, as choirs from 55 schools were assessed by the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA).

    Assessments help schools and educators evaluate the success of their choir programs, but the festival also gives choral groups a chance to see how they size up against other schools, said Shela Vilardell, festival manager.