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Today's News

  • Veterans’ wounds aren’t always physical

    To the editor:   The wounds of war are not always easy to see. In addition to the physical injuries sustained in conflict, countless servicemen and women have experienced psychological symptoms directly related to their deployment.  Recent studies estimate that 300,000 men and women have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with severe depression or post-traumatic stress. And there are 18 suicides on average each day among America’s 25 million veterans.

  • Fire truck crash injures 3

    When a fire truck slammed into a series of utility poles early Sunday, an Oldham County dispatcher coordinating rescue efforts had no idea her husband would be the firefighter loaded into a medical helicopter bound for Louisville. Three North Oldham firefighters were injured as their vehicle crashed about 1:20 a.m. in the 11950 block of U.S. 42 in Goshen.  The crew was one of several responding to Paramont Estates subdivision on the report of a residential fire alarm.

  • Game Bytes

    TENNIS   Quigley reaches SEC semifinals When: Sunday.  Where: Lexington.  What: Former South Oldham High School tennis star Eric Quigley reached the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference Indoor tourney. Quigley, a sophomore from Pewee Valley, fell to Javier Garrapiz of Georgia 6-3, 2-6, 2-6. Quigley defeated Sekou Bangoura of Florida 6-3, 7-5 in the quarter-finals.

  • Sheriff’s report

     Justine D. Feagans, 20, 4900 18 Mile Creek, Westport, arrested by OCSO Dec. 17, indictment.

  • Agency to coordinate homeless count in Oldham, Henry and Trimble counties

     Local officials will soon participate in a statewide count of homeless people to determine how much funding will be available for homeless assistance in Kentucky.

  • Shams proves he’s for real in win

     BUCKNER – When it counted, North Oldham got more of the good than the bad from point guard Kameron Shams as they held off Oldham County 58-51 Friday.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Hope Sample. School: Oldham County Middle School. Sport: Basketball. Age: 14. Position: Forward/center. Hometown: La Grange. Accomplishments: A 5-foot-7 forward/center for the Lady Colonels, Sample was a starter this year and has since moved up to play on the Oldham County High School freshman team.

  • Merger will increase value for members

    Throughout the year, the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce and the Oldham County Economic Development Authority have been collaborating to create a unified vision for economic development.  For more than six months, a committee of business leaders worked to analyze the issues, discuss the challenges and brainstorm ideas that would grow the business climate in Oldham County.  Committee members outlined the role and strategies each agency is responsible for within the community.

  • Blood drive planned Tuesday

     American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church.

    The church is located at 3301 W. Ky. 22, Crestwood.

  • New Smoke alarm regulations

    Members of the South Oldham Fire Department are asking residents if there are smoke alarms installed in each bedroom of their home.  If not, the home doesn’t meet updated requirements for smoke alarm installation.