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Today's News

  • South Oldham advances with win: Lady Dragons forced North Oldham into 40 turnovers in winning effort

    It didn’t take the South Oldham Lady Dragons long to get started but once they did, they never looked back, blitzing rival North Oldham 62-23 Tuesday night in the opening round of the 29th district tournament at Oldham County.
    In addition to a fast-paced offense that controlled tempo from the opening tip, South Oldham’s suffocating defense kept the Lady Mustangs at bay, forcing 40 turnovers on the night.

  • DRAGONS UPEND TRIMBLE: Matthew Haysley leads team with 14 points, 7 rebounds

    Though their first meeting with Trimble County came nearly three month ago on Dec. 10, South Oldham basketball fans must have felt a strong case of deja vu Tuesday night as a lopsided 78-49 win over the Raiders earned them a win in the opening round of the 29th district tournament.
    “You always worry about those kind of games,” South Oldham coach Steve Simpson said. “Sometimes it’s hard to get a team ready to play when you won by 40 odd something the first time. We’ve really been pushing our guys so I thought we came out ready to play. I was real pleased.”

  • All-Eighth Region basketball teams announced

    Boys: South Oldham - Shae Goodlett, Matthew Haysley; North Oldham - David Levitch; Oldham County - Jacob Kopp, Sam Gruber.
    Girls: Oldham County - Ashley McMurtrey.

  • Crash claims life of Crestwood man, 22

     

  • POLICE: Missing Crestwood woman found unharmed in Louisville

    A Crestwood woman reported missing on Feb. 11 has been located by police and is unharmed. 

    Katherine “Katie” Denise Bush was last seen outside the Java Brewing Co. coffee shop on Norton Healthcare Boulevard at Ky. 22 and the Gene Snyder Freeway in Louisville.

    Family and friends distributed a flier including Bush's photograph and identifying information.

  • POLICE: Crestwood woman last seen Monday at coffee shop

    A Crestwood woman has been reported missing since Monday.

    Oldham County Police say Katherine “Katie” Denise Bush was last seen outside the Java Brewing Co. coffee shop on Norton Healthcare Boulevard at Ky. 22 and the Gene Snyder Freeway in Louisville.

    According to police, Bush, of Crestwood, drives a gold late 1990s model Buick LeSabre with window tint bubbling on the rear windows.

    She is 5-foot-5, has brown hair, green eyes and weighs 120-130 pounds. Bush is wearing glasses in many photos posted online by family and friends.

  • Crestwood man bound mother with duct tape, stole car

    EDITOR'S NOTE: THE CHARGES AGAINST BRIAN DOLAN WERE DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE BY JUDGE JERRY CROSBY IN THE OLDHAM COUNTY DISTRICT COURTROOM IN JUNE OF 2013. THIS MATTER HAS BEEN RESOLVED AND DOLAN HAS BEEN COMPLIANT WITH CROSBY'S CONDITIONS FOR DISMISSAL.

    A Crestwood man allegedly bound his mother with duct tape, locked her in a bathroom Tuesday and fled to Owensboro behind the wheel of her car.

  • Prospect Area Chamber seeks nominations for its Strong Woman Leader Award

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for their “Strong Woman Leader Award” to be presented at the “Strong Leadership Strong Woman 2013” event on March 27 at Hunting Creek Country Club. 

    In 2012, PACC honored WAVE-3 news anchor Dawne Gee.

    Kathy Jacobs, executive director of the PACC, said nominees must have made a significant impact on the community through their involvement.

  • Crestwood Elementary operates on lockdown with extra security after threat

    Students and teachers at Crestwood Elementary have spent most of Friday in lockdown mode with window shades drawn and a police officer stationed at the entrance.
    According to police, a relative of a Crestwood student made a threat in the past 24 hours related to an emergency protection order.
    It appears to be a custody issue that prompted additional safety measures.
    The lockdown began around 10:30 a.m. Friday, although students and teachers moved freely throughout the school for lunch and other regularly scheduled activities.

  • Bed bugs found in Oldham school

    Officials are warning parents of La Grange Elementary students that bed bugs have been located in the school. 

    According to a letter sent to parents Feb. 7, officials have found four bed bugs inside La Grange Elementary in recent weeks.

    The letter, signed by principal Heather Thomas, asks parents to inspect all belongings that travel back and forth to school.

    Thomas said the school district's nurse has isolated the bed bugs' origin to one family's home.