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Today's News

  • Letters to the Editor

     Lions Club, Rotary host successful community event

    To the editor,

    This past Halloween, the North Oldham Lions Club and the Prospect-Goshen Rotary Club once again partnered  to sponsor a community-wide Halloween event, which featured barbecue and homemade sides for dinner, games, prizes, treats for all, and a scary back road hayride through the park, arriving at the Haunted Forest and Enchanted Woods.  

  • Ind. man sentenced for 2006 Crestwood shooting

    An Indiana man convicted of murder for the 2006 shooting death of a Crestwood father wept as he talked about the memories the pair made together serving the U.S. Army during in the Gulf War. 

    Edward Stoess, 40, will serve 50 years for murder and 20 years for burglary for the May 9, 2006, shooting death of 35-year-old James Shuttler III. 

    Judge Karen Conrad sentenced Stoess Nov. 12 to a 50-year concurrent sentence for his crimes in Oldham County.

  • Churches host community Thanksgiving service Sunday

    A Community Thanksgiving Service is scheduled 6 p.m. Sunday at River Valley Christian Church, 12650 U.S. 42 in Prospect. 

    The event will be hosted by Faith Community Church, First Baptist Church Prospect, River Valley Christian Church, and North Oldham Baptist Church. 

    There will be a dessert fellowship immediately following the service.

  • Boy Scout troop will host 75th reunion

    Boy Scouts of America  Troop 109 of Prospect will host a 75th reunion for all scouts, former scouts, leaders and others who have been involved over its 75 years.

    The reunion takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church, the troop’s home base. 

    The program will include hors d’oeuvres, a PowerPoint presentation and guest speakers.

  • OCHS holds off J-town to advance

    BUCKNER – The maturity of the Oldham County High School football team came into play Friday as the Colonels came away with a workman like 24-21 win over Jeffersontown.

    The second-round 5A playoff win pushes the Colonels into the regional finals against The No. 2 ranked  John Hardin Bulldogs.

  • Business will expand, stay in community

    The Kentucky Economic Development Authority recently approved an Oldham County business for state tax incentives.  Artemis Electronics, located in Goshen, was approved for $1.25 million in tax incentives during the next 10 years through the state’s Kentucky Business Investment initiative.

    The company plans to hire 70 people at an average salary of $70,000.

  • Louisville Youth Orchestra hosts auditions

    The Louisville Youth Orchestra recently announced winter auditions for all interested brass players for the remainder of the 2009-10 season at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Youth Performing Arts School in Louisville.

    Performance opportunities will include a side-by -side with the Louisville Orchestra and the opportunity to play Scheherazade.

    Call 896-1851 to register or visit lyo.org.

  • Colonels facing Bulldogs for regional crown

     BUCKNER – The Oldham County High School football team has faced plenty of challenges this year and managed to overcome most of them.

    None of those challenges, however, may equal what faces the Colonels at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Elizabethtown when they go to John Hardin High School for the regionaltitle.

    “They’re fast, they’re athletic and they have a ton of players at every position,” OCHS coach Matt Brown said. “They are just a very good football team.”

  • 2,000 receive H1N1 vaccine

    The Oldham County Health Department distributed about 2,000 doses of the H1N1 vaccine during a clinic at La Grange Baptist Church Saturday, nearly depleting OCHD’s supply of the injectable vaccine. 

    OCHD Director Teresa Gamsky said the clinic was a success in part because of the church’s facility and several areas where volunteers administered the vaccine. Volunteers opened lines for adults only, people with special needs and for families, which Gamsky said offered privacy and quiet for parents waiting with young children to receive the vaccine.

  • Pridemore wins first place in law school competition

    William K. Pridemore II, of Milwaukee, won the $600 First Prize in the Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition at Marquette University law school.

    The winning essay is entitled “Foul Ball! Why the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Strikes Out on Fair Use.”

    The competition is sponsored annually by ASCAP in memory of ASCAP’s first general counsel who died in 1936.