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Today's News

  • Brentwood saga continues, construction begins

    The sight of construction equipment moving dirt on the proposed site of Brentwood subdivision is leaving some Crestwood residents uneasy. 

    While neighboring property owners say construction is taking place prematurely, representatives for Oldham Farms development say they’re acting within the law – even though they risk losing money. 

    Brentwood is a 345-home subdivision proposed at Clore Lane and Spring Hill Trace in Crestwood. 

  • Residents appointed to local posts

    County officials made the following recommendations and appointments at their meeting Tuesday:

    • Ronald Miller and Donna Doss, first-step recommendations to Extension District Board, two-year terms; and

    • Julie Wilson and Sallie Haynes, re-appointment to Oldham County Public Library Board, three-year term for Wilson, four-year term for Haynes.

     

  • Saddle club to meet

    The Oldham County Saddle Club will host a meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday at the South Oldham Fire Department in Crestwood. 

    For information, visit OldhamCountySaddleClub.com

  • Breakfast with Santa is Saturday

    The annual La Grange Elementary PTA Breakfast with Santa  is 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Hometown Pizza in La Grange.   Prices are $4 for ages 12 and older, children 5-12 are $3 and younger than 5 are free.  Pancakes, bacon, sausage, juice, milk and coffee will be served. Santa will also be there and availabe for pictures.

  • 2010 election heats up

    The county’s deputy judge-executive will face a magistrate from La Grange in the upcoming election for Oldham County judge-executive. 

    District 2 Magistrate David Voegele recently announced his candidacy for judge-executive and says he believes having a choice among candidates is always the better course for voters and county government. 

    Voegele describes himself as frugal and said holding the line on government expenses is the number one issue in the campaign. 

  • Nature of Christmas in Goshen takes place Saturday

    From noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve will host The Nature of Christmas in Goshen.

    The event includes a lunch of chili and hot dogs – first-come, first-serve – and hot chocolate. There will also be wagon rides, a bonfire, crafts and more, including a visit from Santa. To volunteer, host a gift booth, or be a sponsor, call 228-4362 or visit www.KYNaturePreserve.org. 

    Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve is located at 12501 Harmony Landing Road in Goshen.

  • South Oldham High School hosts college and career night

    South Oldham High School will host a college and career night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in the SOHS cafeteria.

    The topic is  resume writing and interview tips for college and jobs.

    Dale Herink from Sage Advice will conduct a hands-on workshop that focuses on what to include in a resume and how to present yourself in a college or job interview.  

    All who attend will leave with a framework for writing a personal resume.

    Another college and career night is planned 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 7 in the SOHS media center and focuses on college costs. 

  • Historic district to meet Tuesday

    The Oldham County Historic District Commission meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the La Grange Welcome Center.  

  • Oldham County YMCA offers karate workshops

    The Oldham County YMCA will offer two workshops to introduce upcoming karate classes for those age 7 to adults. 

    From 7 to 8 p.m. Dec. 9, the YMCA will offer classes for ages 7 to 12. From 7 to 8 p.m. Dec. 16, classes are offered for ages 13 to adults.

    The workshops will focus on basic skills and discipline development. The cost for each workshop is $20 for facility members and $25 for program members.

  • Oldham County among top performing child support contractors

    The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has announced the state’s 20 top-performing child support contracting officials and one that made significant improvement during the past year.

    The winners were announced earlier this month in Louisville at the Child Support Conference, which was sponsored by the CHFS Child Support Enforcement Program.

    The CSE, part of the CHFS Department for Income Support, administers child support enforcement jointly with local contracting officials for all 120 counties.