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Today's News

  • Berry given offer in abuse case

    A man accused of sexual abuse of a female minor has received a plea offer to resolve his case.

    Michael P. Berry, 36, was indicted in April on three counts of sexual abuse after being arrested by Kentucky State Police in March. Berry has denied the charges.

    According to the police report of his arrest, Berry admitted to a KSP officer that he committed sexual abuse of a female minor during a two-week period at his Oldham County home in late February.

  • County fair entries due soon

    Anyone looking to win a blue ribbon in the Oldham County Fair should register their exhibits and food on Monday and Tuesday.

    This year, blue ribbon exhibitors will receive a premium of $6; second place will receive $4; third place will receive $2 for a total of $3,420 handed out over several categories.

    Registration for exhibits will take place on Monday from 2 to 7 p.m. and 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the Home and Family Arts Center at the Fairgrounds.

  • New pedestrian bridge connects Old La Grange road in Buckner

    A long-awaited pedestrian bridge has officially opened to runners, walkers and cyclists in Buckner.

    The bridge connects Old La Grange Road alongside Interstate 71, which separated the road when it was built. The bridge was a main piece in the Oldham County Bike, Pedestrian and Greenways Master Plan, County Judge-Executive David Voegele said.

  • City of Goshen amends pet law to include cats on leashes, mayor unsure of enforcement

    Putting a dog on a leash for an afternoon walk through the park may not seem that big of a deal, but Goshen residents will soon have to restrain their cats from running free.

    The City of Goshen decided in June that Chapter 90 of the City Ordinances regarding animals needed to be updated to address the issue of cats.

  • Circuit Clerk’s office to close for account updates

    Oldham County is scheduled to go live with the new court system’s Accounts Receivable program on August 1. There are 22 Kentucky counties using the AR program.

    The Accounts Receivable program allows the KYCOURTS case management system to speak electronically to the Receipts/Bookkeeping system. The Judicial Branch is required to report monies owed to the state general fund and the new AR program makes it possible to report this information electronically. Previously, this information was available only through a time-consuming manual process.

  • Edlin wins in Buckner

    Prospect resident Taylor Edlin shot an 8-over 44 to win the nine-hole 11-13 girls division title at the Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour event July 9 at Oldham County Country Club in Buckner.

    Edlin defeated Louisville’s Molly Bebelaar on the first hole of a sudden death playoff.

  • Aces fall in state tournament

    The Post 29 Oldham Aces lost their first two games of the American Legion state tournament last weekend in Benton, ending the Aces’ season.

    Oldham lost 9-3 to Ashland in its first game and 9-2 to Metcalfe County in its second contest of the double-elimination tournament.

    Noah Dockery, a junior who plays high school ball at Spencer County, was named to the all-tournament team.

    “We had we very good season where several of our players performed at a very high level,” coach Ed Raymond said.
     

  • Maier wins in J’Town

    Josh Maier shot a two-day, 5-over 149 to win the boys championship division of the Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour event last week at Charlie Vettiner Golf Course in Jeffersontown.

    Maier, a North Oldham senior, won his second title of the season with rounds of 72 and 77.

    The Goshen native played steady on the final nine holes to win by one shot over Louisville’s James Inman.
     

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