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Today's News

  • Grants fill in Santa's gaps

    The season of gift giving is not yet over for Oldham County public schools.
    E-books, iPads, web cameras, flip videos and even kinesthetic brains are examples of the latest technology soon to land in students’ hands thanks to 22 grants received by district teachers.

  • Doctor sued for patient's death

    A wrongful death lawsuit blames a La Grange doctor for failing to alert the parents of a Prospect teenager about his potentially fatal heart condition, before he collapsed and died during a soccer game last year. 

  • High school students hospitalized, suspended for consuming rubbing alcohol

    Three Oldham County High School students face disciplinary action after drinking rubbing alcohol mixed with a sports drink on school property.
    Oldham County Police Officer Mike Head said police and EMS crews headed to the school about 9:45 a.m. Dec. 15 after a teacher reported a female student had consumed the  concoction.

  • Crews free pregnant mare trapped in icy pond

    A 13-year-old horse is recovering at her Centerfield farm after rescue crews battled sub-freezing temperatures to pull the pregnant mare from a frozen pond. 

  • Toy story with national headlines has happy ending

    A church in Ballardsville made headlines across the nation recently after boxes of donated toys fell off a pickup truck.
    A Good Samaritan found 12-15 boxes of toys Dec. 12 on Ky. 53 between Ballardsville and La Grange, and as police searched for clues about the intended recipient, newspapers and TV stations in several states took notice.

  • A term in review: Fiscal court members reflect on success

    Leaders from a handful of local boards and agencies publicly thanked Oldham County Judge-Executive Duane Murner for his community service Tuesday during his last meeting at the helm of county government.
    After touting a two-page, 32-point memo on the accomplishments of his administration, Murner offered some advice for future officials.

  • Forecast shows wintry mix headed to Oldham

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet road crews in Louisville and the surrounding counties are preparing for more winter weather to arrive during the overnight hours. 

  • Oldham County Schools closed Friday, Dec. 17

    Winter break started early for Oldham County students.

    Oldham County Schools officials announced late Thursday afternoon that classes are canceled Friday, Dec. 17 due to inclement weather.

    This week, Oldham teachers and students only had two days in the classroom, with snow days Monday, Thursday and now, Friday.

  • Plans for Brownsboro campus bring heated debate

    Concrete details are vital for the future of a proposed Brownsboro school campus, and Oldham planning and zoning commissioners will defer their decision on the three-school project until at least January.

    After nearly three hours of eyeing graphs, charts and architectural renderings and hearing testimony about the multi-million dollar project, a number of commissioners said they still lacked adequate information about it.

  • Company could bring 140 jobs to Crestwood

    A Louisville company planning to relocate to Crestwood brings the hope of 35 to 40 new jobs in addition to it’s current 103-person workforce.
    MP Collections, a debt collector, plans to relocate from Main Street in downtown Louisville to a 100,000-square foot building in Crestwood Station shopping center.