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Today's News

  • Warren Buffett and the mega rich
  • Woman strikes semi on I-71, arrested for DUI

    Police arrested a Louisville woman on DUI charges early Thursday after she allegedly hit a tractor-trailer on I-71 near Crestwood.
    Oldham County Police arrested Jennifer M. Lay, 21, 1116 Tindall Lane, Louisville, at 1 a.m. Aug. 18.
    According to police, Lay was allegedly involved in a non-injury crash with a tractor-trailer after her vehicle crossed the center line.

  • Laden is chosen for TheCuteKid.com

    A Prospect girl has been selected as a finalist in the pre-teen division of a contest hosted by TheCuteKid.com.
    The Cute Kid contest is the largest of its kind and has been featured on Good Morning America, E!, The Wall Street Journal and many other publications as the most prestigious online child photo contest.

  • Festival will include variety of entertainment

    With acts ranging from folk music to martial arts demonstrations, the Crestwood Festival’s entertainment is guaranteed not to disappoint.
    Phifer Stephens with Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home and Cremation Services has coordinated gospel-themed entertainment for Friday, Sept. 9.

  • Vietnam POW speaks at annual veterans’ event

    He was shot down, brutally beaten and kept in solitary confinement for months at a time.
    U.S. Air Force Cpt. Wayne Smith spent a total of five and a half years as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War.
    He shared his story Aug. 11 at the John Black Community Center in Buckner as featured speaker at the sixth-annual Veterans Recognition Event.

  • Title IX review continues

    Two Oldham County high schools have three months to make a plan addressing Title IX.
     On July 27, the Oldham County Public School System was sent a monitoring letter from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights in response to reports submitted by the school district and General Counsel Anne Coorssen.

  • Root, root, root for the home team

    Fans brought out the bells and whistles when North Oldham Little League players returned to Oldham County after winning the Great Lakes division title.
    The players entered Walsh Park about 6 p.m. Saturday surrounded by an escort of emergency service vehicles with sirens blaring and lights flashing.

  • Oldham County EMS receives $850K bailout

    Troubles at Oldham County EMS continue this week as a major budget deficit came to light and officials learned that EMS needs a loan.
    Stan Clark, the county’s chief financial officer and a board member for OCEMS, announced the need for an $850,000 loan to meet expenses — including payroll — through November.
    The shortfall was discovered recently after Clark was appointed to the board. In fact, he said, it has only been a week that he found out former EMS directors received a similar bailout last year of $165,000.

  • PTA mom indicted for $11K theft

    A Liberty Elementary volunteer is charged with theft of more than $11,000 by forging checks from the school’s Parent Teacher Association.
    Melanie Winkle, 39, 2701 N. Ky. 53, La Grange, is charged with theft by unlawful taking and nine counts of forgery.

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