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Today's News

  • North Oldham Fire Department reduces tax rates for two districts

      The North Oldham Fire District will reduce tax rates in its district by five percent, beginning July 1.
      The current property tax rate of $0.10 per $100 of assessed valuation will be reduced to $0.095 per $100 of assessed valuation. which was voted on at the NOFD Board of Trustees meeting May 14.

  • North Oldham Fire Department reduces tax rates for two districts

      The North Oldham Fire District will reduce tax rates in its district by five percent, beginning July 1.
      The current property tax rate of $0.10 per $100 of assessed valuation will be reduced to $0.095 per $100 of assessed valuation. which was voted on at the NOFD Board of Trustees meeting May 14.

  • Oldham County Chamber: Half of alcohol ordinance petitions returned, outlook good for special election

    The Oldham County Chamber of Commerce’s Committee for Expanded Alcohol Sales updated the Oldham County Fiscal Court about its efforts to pursue 6,000 signatures on an expanded alcohol petition last week.
    Clayton Stoess, member of the Expanded Alcohol Sales for Oldham County committee, told the magistrates that the Chamber had received half of the signatures needed after sending more than 30,000 mailed petitions to Oldham County residents at the end of April.
    Stoess said the Chamber hopes to have the required signatures by the end of June.

  • Primary results for Oldham similar to state

      While the leading Republican candidate for governor had a close statewide race in the May 19 Primary Election, Matt Bevin enjoyed a large margin over his opponents in Oldham County.
    In fact, Oldham County voters cast a total of 2,254 ballots for Bevin, giving him 283 more votes than his closest opponent, Hal Heiner.

  • Oldham County crime updates

      Tina Bache, who was employed as a bookkeeper and receptionist at Capital Paving in La Grange, was indicted May 8 on charges she embezzled money from the business.
      An Oldham County Grand Jury indicted Bache on four felony counts of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and one count of unlawful access to a computer, first degree. The indictment came after a six-month investigation by the La Grange Police Department, which showed Bache had embezzled more than $100,000 from Capital Paving from 2012 to 2014.

  • Bourbon isn’t just for the boys

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Strong Leadership Stong Women 2015 last Friday at Hunting Creek Country Club. Over 70 men and women came out to see the impact women have had on the Bourbon industry.

  • Public records -- May 28

    La Grange Arrest
    May 19 -- Barry E. Miller, 58, La Grange was cited for operating a vehicle with expired operator’s license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance 1st offense, no registration plates, no registration receipt.

    Property Transfers
    Bonnie Warren to Matthew and Lindsay Scalese, Lots 678, 679 Crystal Lake, La Grange, $173,000

    Stacy Mill, fka Stacy Irwin and Andrew Mill to Shawn and Jennifer Morgan, Lot 19, Goshen Woods, 1421 Nightingale Lane, Goshen, $289,000

  • Phelps leaving North Oldham baseball to coach at Kentucky Country Day

     Just days after being voted as the Region 8 Coach of the Year, Erik Phelps has resigned from his position as baseball coach at North Oldham High School and will take a full-time teaching position at Kentucky Country Day, where he will also serve as varsity baseball coach.

    Phelps told the Mustangs in a team meeting on Tuesday that he would not return to coach in 2016 after four seasons with the program.

  • OCMS heads to state track and field meet at Louisville

    Oldham County Middle School had four athletes break school records at its home invitational on May 16. Ben Bunting set the record in the boys discus throw with a distance of 129-3. Madeline Campbell broke the record in the turbo javelin with a throw of 56-10. The boys 4x800 relay team of Isaiah Cook, Tommy Finn, Jaymenson Beckner and Jacob Brizendine set a record in the relay of 9:56.53.

  • Region 8 baseball tournament: Dragons overcome 6-0 deficit in tournament opener

    SHELBYVILLE — Nathan Patterson looked at the scoreboard from the dugout after two innings and thought he was playing in his last game at South Oldham.