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Today's News

  • 2009 Quotes of the Year

    “I started the year as the player of the year, then I had my best season and South Oldham had its best season. This is just the perfect way to cap it off.”

    - South senior Will Vitalis on his designation as Mr. soccer

  • Birth announcement

    Bryan and Jennifer Robison of Crestwood announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Dolorita Robison, Nov. 3 at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. 

    She weighed six pounds, nine ounces and measured 19 and a half inches.

    Maternal grandparents are Dan and Dolorita Johnson of Versailles. Paternal grandparents are Alan and Margaret Robison of Crestwood.

  • South Oldham coach to resign

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham High School football coach Clay Holbrook will tender his resignation when classes resumes Jan. 4.

    Holbrook, 38, plans to continue his teaching career at SOHS as an Engliish teacher.

    “I have not turned in my letter of resignation yet, but I will,” Holbrook said. “I think right now it’s the best thing. It’s just time for someone else to come in and run the program.”

  • Duo indicted on charges of theft, exploitation

    An Oldham County grand jury indicted two people in November on several counts of theft by deception and exploitation.

  • Smith completes Marine Corps basic training

    Jeffrey D. Smith recently completed basic training at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C.

    He completed a 12-week course of intense training designed to challenge new Marine recruits both mentally and physically. He is stationed at Camp Geiger, N.C. for four weeks of combat training. His field of expertise will be in ground ordinance electrical calibration, requiring an additional eight months of training beginning in January.

    He is the son of Stephen and Rebecca Smith of Centerfield and a 2009 graduate of Oldham County High School.

  • Local student takes part in Transy’s Crimson Christmas event

    North Oldham High School graduate and Transylvania University sophomore Stephanie Townsend is one of 91 students who recently participated in Transylvania’s 18th annual Crimson Christmas philanthropic event.

  • Chimney fire damages Kentucky Acres Home

    Fire officials are encouraging residents to have their chimneys inspected after the South Oldham Fire Department spent Saturday evening battling chimney fires.

    Members of SOFD headed to 3014 Boones Trace in Kentucky Acres subdivision at 7:44 p.m. Saturday on the report of a chimney fire.

    Just 35 minutes earlier, firefighters had extinguished a chimney fire at 7607 Beechdale Road in Crestwood.

  • Two Oldham County RE/MAX offices consolidate

    Real estate offices in La Grange and Crestwood will consolidate Friday. 

    RE/MAX Real Estate Center–Crestwood will consolidate with RE/MAX FourSquare Realty in La Grange to become the county’s only RE/MAX franchised office.   

    Tom and Gale Cox purchased the franchise rights to RE/MAX Real Estate Center from Lee Clore and Bob Jones.  Clore and Jones will continue their involvement in land development.

  • History Center receives $5,000 gift from Robins Foundation

    The Oldham County History Society recently received a $5,000 gift to help preserve records at the Oldham County History Center. 

    Plans are underway to renovate an unused area in the Chilton Barnett Archives and Library building on the museum campus. 

    The planned renovated area will help reorganize the collections and store rare documents in double fireproof vaults with powder dry sprinkler systems. The new plan will also allow for a larger storage area.

  • 2009: Year in Review