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Today's News

  • Oldham County falls 19-7 to Eastern

    The Oldham County Colonels started the season on a rough note Thursday night, dropping a 19-7 decision to Eastern High School.

    While the Colonels' bats came alive in the team's first game, their defense and pitching left plenty to be desired, committing 12 errors with 11 walks and nine wild pitches.

  • South Oldham boys' tennis picks up first win
  • Prospect doctor arrested on drug charges after reporting burglary

    A Prospect doctor who called 911 to report an alleged burglary landed himself in jail when police found cocaine and other drugs in his home and he admitted to firing a 9mm handgun inside.

    Alan B. “Barry” Klein, 57, of Prospect, erroneously reported a burglary at his Hillcrest residence about 5:40 p.m. March 7 in the 12800 block of Deer Cross Drive.

    Klein told police there were four people burglarizing his home.

  • ‘Bachelorette’ star publishes zombie self-defense book

    Crestwood business owner and former contestant on “The Bachelorette” Sean Ramey has announced the publication of his newest book, “Defend Yourself (In A Zombie Apocalypse).”

    Ramey, a USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee, owns Kentucky Tae Kwon Do and Fitness Academy in Crestwood.

    The new title is Ramey’s second literary effort in the past three months, coming on the heels of “Defend Yourself (No Experience Necessary).”

  • COLUMN: Packing peace of mind

    Nestled inside a grocery sack filled with pint-sized cartons of shelf-stable chocolate milk, four containers of banana yogurt and other kid-friendly snacks is a book about being scared that I hope my daughter will never open without me.

    I recently shopped for supplies to keep our daughter, Harper, happy and well-fed for at least 24 hours in the event of an emergency that prevents us from reaching her preschool.

  • MUELLER: A shift in thinking can change your view of yourself, others

    Are you conscious of the chatter in your mind? For the next few minutes, pay attention to it.

    Maybe you are making a grocery or “to-do” list. Perhaps you are passing judgment on the person who just walked past you at the mall and comparing how you measure up to her. Now your mind is wandering off to how you have never been good enough or smart enough or pretty enough.

  • GINGER: Cherished memories of Grandma

    My dad recently decided to sell the old family homestead.

    The last time I was there was right after the death of my precious grandmother. The house was to be rented, and my job was to clean it before the new tenants arrived. The task proved to be more difficult than I had imagined.

    When I was a child, I always knew grandma would be waiting for me on the front porch. As she got older, she would greet me at the door.

  • Southeast Christian appoints pastor to lead Oldham campus

    Long-time staff member Greg Allen has been selected as campus pastor for the Oldham campus of Southeast Christian Church in Crestwood.

    Allen has been on staff with the church for 30 years and served in capacities such as student pastor, worship pastor, lead team pastor and now, campus pastor in Oldham County.

  • Sheriff’s budget to reflect $21,000 in pay increases

    The Oldham County Sheriff’s Office budget for 2013 has been adjusted to reflect increases in deputies’ salaries that were inadvertently omitted.

    County magistrates approved the budget amendment March 7. More than $21,000 was added to the deputies’ gross salary line item.

    The change in the salary total also precipitated an uptick in the employer’s share of Social Security and hazardous duty retirement contributions.

  • School redistricting forums are March 26-28

    Parent input will play a major role in determining which Oldham County school students will attend as part of a new redistricting process.

    The process is unlike any other in the area and will begin with an initial round of public forums March 26-28.

    Because of changing enrollments and facility changes, Oldham County Schools officials are planning to redistrict students before the 2014-15 school year.