.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Carter hired to Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana

     Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana recently hired of Tamara Carter for the position of  Wired 65 Outreach Coordinator. 

     Carter will support the Wired65 workforce development grant covering counties throughout Indiana and Kentucky, including Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble.

  • Halloween weekend haunts

    Friday

    Britthaven of Prospect

    6 to 8 p.m. Safe trick-or-treating, face painting, refreshments, free trick-or-treat bags. 6301 Bass Lane, Prospect.

    North Oldham Lions Club

    Halloween Party. 6 to 9 p.m. Free hay rides, two haunted forests, BBQ and kids meals sold, games and trick-or-treat bags. U.S. 42 at Ky. 1793, Belknap Park. Sponsored by NOLC and Prospect/Goshen Rotary Club.

    Saturday

    Cornerstone Family Church

  • Vet clinic approved for dog park, kennel

    Members of the Oldham County Planning Commission approved plans for a veterinary clinic, dog park and kennel Tuesday.

    Jeff and Julie Willard filed an application for the plan on 5.48 acres at 6321 W. Ky. 146 in Crestwood. The zoning for that area is C-3, general business district and already includes the veterinary clinic.

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

    Matthew and Katherine Reid to Katherine Reid, quitclaim, lot 33, Lockwood Estates, 3811 Barbara Ann Blvd., Crestwood, FMV $190,000.

    W. David and Kimberly Snoddy to Robert Jones, tract E, 1.16 acres on Ky. 329, Crestwood, $31,900.

    Oldham County Nursery Inc. to Robert Jones, tract B, 9.74 acres and D, 1 acre, Ky. 329, Crestwood, $295,000.

  • H1N1 Virus contributes to former inmate’s death

    State health officials are reporting the death of a man in his 40s from the Kentucky State Reformatory who had been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus. 

    The man’s name has not been released. 

    Department of Corrections spokesperson Lisa Lamb said KSR officials are confident the man contracted H1N1 long after he left KSR in early September to receive medical treatment. 

    Lamb said the man suffered from chronic illnesses and left the reformatory in La Grange to receive treatment off-site. 

    He died in Fayette County. 

  • OCHS beats North to win region

    SHELBYVILLE – It was a reversal of fortune for the Oldham County High School volleyball team as they beat North Oldham 25-17, 28-26 Oct. 22 to win the first regional title in school history.

    After falling to NOHS in the regular season and district finals a week earlier, the Lady Colonels turned the tables in a scenario similar to to last season when OCHS won the regular season game and district.

  • Some households eligible for heating assistance funding

    Residents who need assistance with heating expenses may be eligible for an energy assistance program.

    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is administered by the Tri-County Community Action Agency in La Grange.

    Applications are accepted according to the first letter of the head of household’s last name between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the designated dates. 

  • Police seize pot, fake money from La Grange home

    Two La Grange men face several drug-related charges after police executed a search warrant in the 200 block of South Second Street. 

    La Grange Police arrested Henry Schultz-Eggenspiller, 18, and David A. Dwinnells, 18, in the early morning hours of Oct. 22.

  • ‘Dinner with Friends’ opens at Little Colonel

    Playwright Donald Margulies’ prize-winning “Dinner with Friends” is scheduled to open at The Little Colonel Playhouse in Pewee Valley Nov. 12.

    Directed by David Goodlett, the show runs for seven evening performances, 8 p.m. Nov. 12-14, 20 and 21 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and 22.

    Tickets for all performances can be reserved by calling 588-1557. Adult tickets are $15, senior and student tickets are $12. 

  • Police Reports

    Alcohol/drug arrests

    Samuel J. Harper, 19, Oldham County Jail, La Grange, arrested by OCPD Oct. 16, execution of bench warrants for probation violation, failure to surrender revoked operator’s license, possession of drug paraphernalia.