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Today's News

  • Pet food delivery business caters to Oldham

    After learning that many well-known pet foods contain fillers such as corn and wheat, two local business owners are trying to educate dog and cat owners on the importance of selecting quality food. 

    The Kibble Kart offers premium dog and cat food  with a unique twist. Employees deliver the food right to your front door for no extra charge.

  • Police Reports

    Alcohol/drug arrests

    Adenanar Bravo, 21, 6811 Crestview Drive Apt. D1, Crestwood, arrested by OCPD Nov. 11, alcohol intoxication in a public place.

    Juan B. Vega, 38, address unknown, arrested by OCPD Nov. 6, alcohol intoxication in a public place. 

    Brent R. Boughey, 9204 North Pirogue Court, Louisville, arrested by OCPD Oct. 28, DUI, third-degree criminal mischief. 

    James L. Kopp, 55, 512 Beagle Club Road, Henryville, Ind., arrested by OCPD Oct. 26, DUI.

  • Economic Development Provides Purpose

    Last month, I took this space to offer a brief overview and definition of a Chamber of Commerce. This month, I’d like to overview economic development.

    Since February 2006, the philosophy of the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce has been to create an environment in Oldham County in which businesses can be successful. 

  • Letters to the Editor

     Lions Club, Rotary host successful community event

    To the editor,

    This past Halloween, the North Oldham Lions Club and the Prospect-Goshen Rotary Club once again partnered  to sponsor a community-wide Halloween event, which featured barbecue and homemade sides for dinner, games, prizes, treats for all, and a scary back road hayride through the park, arriving at the Haunted Forest and Enchanted Woods.  

  • Ind. man sentenced for 2006 Crestwood shooting

    An Indiana man convicted of murder for the 2006 shooting death of a Crestwood father wept as he talked about the memories the pair made together serving the U.S. Army during in the Gulf War. 

    Edward Stoess, 40, will serve 50 years for murder and 20 years for burglary for the May 9, 2006, shooting death of 35-year-old James Shuttler III. 

    Judge Karen Conrad sentenced Stoess Nov. 12 to a 50-year concurrent sentence for his crimes in Oldham County.

  • Churches host community Thanksgiving service Sunday

    A Community Thanksgiving Service is scheduled 6 p.m. Sunday at River Valley Christian Church, 12650 U.S. 42 in Prospect. 

    The event will be hosted by Faith Community Church, First Baptist Church Prospect, River Valley Christian Church, and North Oldham Baptist Church. 

    There will be a dessert fellowship immediately following the service.

  • Boy Scout troop will host 75th reunion

    Boy Scouts of America  Troop 109 of Prospect will host a 75th reunion for all scouts, former scouts, leaders and others who have been involved over its 75 years.

    The reunion takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church, the troop’s home base. 

    The program will include hors d’oeuvres, a PowerPoint presentation and guest speakers.

  • OCHS holds off J-town to advance

    BUCKNER – The maturity of the Oldham County High School football team came into play Friday as the Colonels came away with a workman like 24-21 win over Jeffersontown.

    The second-round 5A playoff win pushes the Colonels into the regional finals against The No. 2 ranked  John Hardin Bulldogs.

  • Business will expand, stay in community

    The Kentucky Economic Development Authority recently approved an Oldham County business for state tax incentives.  Artemis Electronics, located in Goshen, was approved for $1.25 million in tax incentives during the next 10 years through the state’s Kentucky Business Investment initiative.

    The company plans to hire 70 people at an average salary of $70,000.

  • Louisville Youth Orchestra hosts auditions

    The Louisville Youth Orchestra recently announced winter auditions for all interested brass players for the remainder of the 2009-10 season at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Youth Performing Arts School in Louisville.

    Performance opportunities will include a side-by -side with the Louisville Orchestra and the opportunity to play Scheherazade.

    Call 896-1851 to register or visit lyo.org.