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Today's News

  • 2009: Year in Review
  • Stolworthy will travel to Ecuador

    Erin Stolworthy, daughter of Juneve and Richard Stolworthy of La Grange will travel to Cuenca, Ecuador Dec. 31 to spend 10 weeks volunteering in orphanages. 

    Stolworthy graduated in 2008 from Oldham County High School and attends Brigham Young University in Utah.

    Stolworthy will travel with other volunteers through Orphanage Support Services Organization,  a nonprofit charitable organization that sends volunteers on a regular basis to help in local orphanages in both Cuenca and Quito Ecuador, two of the country’s largest cities. 

  • O christmas tree

    A family tradition spanning more than 50 years is now revived, thanks to a newly-planted tree.

    In the early 1940s, Lucy Ricketts’ great-grandfather planted a tree in front of what is now  Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange. From that Christmas on, every year her family decorated the tree for the holidays. 

    When her father sold the family business and building – McCarty-Ricketts Funeral Home – to Heady-Radcliffe in 1990, it is the last year the family decorated that tree. 

  • 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.