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Today's News

  • Prospect 'stars' dance for charity

    Glitz and glamour. Sequins and sprains. It’s not your typical fundraiser.

    Six locals will offer up their best dance moves to compete in the first-ever Dancing with the Prospect Stars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at the Mellwood Arts Center in Louisville.  The event will raise funds for six area charities and the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce.

  • Prospect 'stars' dance for charity

    Glitz and glamour. Sequins and sprains. It’s not your typical fundraiser.

    Six locals will offer up their best dance moves to compete in the first-ever Dancing with the Prospect Stars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at the Mellwood Arts Center in Louisville.  The event will raise funds for six area charities and the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce.

  • Fashionable new idea

    A food truck might fill you up, but a visit from Sandi West’s fashion truck will make you fabulous.

    West recently premiered Sandi’s Styles: Fashion Boutique on Wheels. The mobile boutique features clothing and accessories for all ages and sizes and nothing is priced more than $50.

    “Everybody wants to look nice, no matter what size they are or how much money they have to spend,” West said. “I wanted to have something for everybody.”

  • Richardson signs to row at U of L

    GOSHEN – Hannah Richardson originally “wanted no part” of rowing.

    However after her parents had her try rowing one summer, she’d found a new sport.

    “I fell in love with the sport,” said Richardson, a senior at North Oldham High School.

    Now she’ll get to pursue her passion on the next level. Richardson signed a letter intent to row next season for the University of Louisville Wednesday at a ceremony in North’s library.

  • Collins dominates North Oldham in state quarters

    SHELBYVILLE – Same location, same matchup, same result.

    One month after Collins whipped North Oldham 35-6 at Titan Stadium to win the regular season district title, Collins did the same thing to North Friday to win a region title.

    The Titans scored 42 unanswered points and beat the Mustangs 42-14 in the state quarterfinals Friday night. Collins earned the Class 4A, Region 2 title with the win.

  • Federal program helps OCPD with equipment

    A federal program through the Homeland Security Department is helping the Oldham County Police Department prepare for any potential crisis.

    The program, called the Defense Logistics Agency, allows old or no longer used federal equipment to funnel down to local law enforcement agencies for emergency management.

    So far, OCPD has acquired a wealth of useful equipment from the program, Police Chief Greg Smith said, including an all-terrain vehicle, three Humvees, radios, weapons and cold weather and water gear.

  • Southeast buys Crestwood center

    Southeast Christian Church will become the new landowner of the Crestwood Station Shopping Center, the church has announced. 

    The church, which opened a campus in the shopping center nearly three years ago, has an agreement in place to become the center’s landowner for $3.3 million. The agreement excludes the space currently occupied by All About Kids. 

  • Schools awarded top 10 ranking

    Oldham County Schools have reached an important milestone when it comes to college and career readiness, a key initiative for education in Kentucky.

    OCS ranked as the ninth best district when it comes to college and career readiness scores, according to the Kentucky Department of Education. When matched up against other county schools, Oldham ranked fourth in the state this year.

  • Relocation forces city to pick interim mayor

    An unforeseen relocation has led to a time of transition in one Oldham County city.

    Former Orchard Grass Hills Mayor Darlene Yarberry resigned her office at the town’s October meeting, due to her family moving to Mississippi.  At that same meeting, the city’s six council members elected one of their own to be interim mayor until Yarberry’s term ends in December 2014. 

    Interim Mayor Doug Lalli has been on the job roughly one month, after spending three years on the Orchard Grass Hill’s city council.

  • Singing a new tune

    The newest member of the Arts Association of Oldham County is music to the community’s ears.

    Choral voices filled Gallery 104 in La Grange last Thursday, members of the Oldham County Singers sang a collection of art themed songs to mark their entry into the Arts Association of Oldham County. The group is the first performing arts member to join the association.