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Today's News

  • Oldham grand jury indicts 25

    An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Robin W. Langdon, 39, is indicted for second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and first-degree persistent felony offense.

    According to the indictment, on Nov. 10, he allegedly distributed, sold or possessed with intent to distribute or sell hydrocodone.

  • Wedding announcement

    Anne Gore Warren and Rev. Thomas Pyle were married Nov. 20 in Somerset.

    Jennifer Upchurch was maid of honor and Alan Stringer was best man.

    The bride is the daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret Gore. The groom is a native of Christian County and employed by Somerset Undertaking Co. and Crematory.

    The couple lives in Somerset.

  • Promote Oldham County thoroughbreds, racing

    To the editor:

    My Christmas wish is for Sen.  Harris to promote Kentucky Proud/Oldham County thoroughbred racing and breeding to the same extent he does our Christmas trees.

    Bill Landes, Goshen

  • Letters to the Editor

    Use locally-made ingredient in pecan pie

    To the editor,

    Regarding Virginia Stoess’ favorite pecan pie – the second ingredient calls for a cup of light karo syrup.

    I would suggest Bob White/White Syrup. It is manufactured right here in Buckner and is made by Oldham Countians with pride.

    Robert Bates, La Grange

    Field hockey team helps clean up roadway

    To the editor:

  • Letters to the Editor

    Crestwood traffic needs a better solution

    To the editor:

    As a commuter who got stuck in traffic Dec. 1 because yet another truck got stuck on the elevated railroad crossing at Railroad Avenue in Crestwood, and now routinely sits in traffic in the morning at a new four-way stop where Crestwood Elementary’s new parking lot exit joins Ky. 146 and Ky. 146 at another crossing,  it’s time to suggest to Crestwood’s city fathers and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet how to fix a growing traffic problem.  

  • Think Crestwood traffic needs a major overhaul? You're not the only one

    Crestwood traffic needs a better solution

    To the editor:

    As a commuter who got stuck in traffic Dec. 1 because yet another truck got stuck on the elevated railroad crossing at Railroad Avenue in Crestwood, and now routinely sits in traffic in the morning at a new four-way stop where Crestwood Elementary’s new parking lot exit joins Ky. 146 and Ky. 146 at another crossing,  it’s time to suggest to Crestwood’s city fathers and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet how to fix a growing traffic problem.  

  • BREAKING NEWS: Multiple drug arrests expected today

     

    Shortly after 6 a.m. Friday, officers from state and local law enforcement agencies begin executing multiple indictment warrants in Oldham County – the culmination of a seven-month, multi-agency investigation into the county's drug industry.

  • County taking barge owner to court

     After unsuccessful attempts to collect payment for damages to an Ohio River dock, Oldham officials are filing suit against a barge owner.

    In May, a barge owned by Hunter Marine of Nashville, Tenn., struck a few docks on the Ohio River, including one owned by Oldham County Fiscal Court. 

    After Hunter Marine failed to resolve the matter, Oldham officials voted Dec. 15 to pursue legal action.

  • Holy Trinity to host service tonight

     A Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2416 S. Ky. 53, La Grange,  at 7:30 p.m. today (Thursday).

    There will be special music and Holy Communion will be offered.

  • Christmas Eve is last chance to visit Santa's Kentucky Acres compound

    A sea of SUVs converged at the home of Ron and Cindy Mann Monday night. For the past 16 years, the couple has transformed their yard in Kentucky Acres subdivision into a magical, Christmas-themed eedrive-through display.

    Strands of Christmas lights stretch from the roof of their ranch-style house into the yard, illuminating several hand-painted, wooden cutouts of cartoon characters along their driveway.

    There’s Charlie Brown and Dora the Explorer, Winnie the Pooh and a cast of characters from Dr. Seuss’s “Cat in the Hat.”