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Today's News

  • New contract for recycling could save $6,720 in Oldham tax dollars

    Oldham County Judge-Executive David Voegele has signed off on a new contract to haul away the county’s recyclable materials.

    A two-year contract with Republic Services Corporation began Friday. The company will haul recyclables that residents drop into self-serve containers at the Oldham County Recycling Center in Buckner.

  • Alvey promoted at Oldham Planning and Development

    Amy Alvey has been promoted to community planner for Oldham Planning and Development. 

    Oldham County magistrates approved her promotion Tuesday.

  • Sixth inning push propels Ballard past South Oldham

    After playing Ballard even for five innings, the South Oldham baseball team found itself on the wrong end of a two run swing in the top if the sixth, falling 6-4 to the Bruins Thursday night.

    South Oldham's Alex Straker led the team with two hits, while Straker, Drew Greenwood, Alec Alsup and Jake Karlen added RBIs.

    The Dragons move to 0-2 on the season and will return to the field at 5:30 p.m. March 19 at Christian Academy.

  • South Oldham softball explodes for 18 runs to defeat Jeffersontown

    It only took five innings but that was plenty for the South Oldham softball team to route Jeffersontown Thursday night, upending the Lady Chargers 18-2 to improve to 1-1 on the season.

    Danielle Hempel earned the win for the Lady Dragons on the mound, tossing five innings of five hit ball with seven strikeouts.

    Emma Leskody led the team in hits with three, while Courtney Galvan added three RBIs.

    They return to the field tonight, hosting Southern  in a 5:30 p.m. game.

  • Oldham County falls 19-7 to Eastern

    The Oldham County Colonels started the season on a rough note Thursday night, dropping a 19-7 decision to Eastern High School.

    While the Colonels' bats came alive in the team's first game, their defense and pitching left plenty to be desired, committing 12 errors with 11 walks and nine wild pitches.

  • South Oldham boys' tennis picks up first win
  • Prospect doctor arrested on drug charges after reporting burglary

    A Prospect doctor who called 911 to report an alleged burglary landed himself in jail when police found cocaine and other drugs in his home and he admitted to firing a 9mm handgun inside.

    Alan B. “Barry” Klein, 57, of Prospect, erroneously reported a burglary at his Hillcrest residence about 5:40 p.m. March 7 in the 12800 block of Deer Cross Drive.

    Klein told police there were four people burglarizing his home.

  • ‘Bachelorette’ star publishes zombie self-defense book

    Crestwood business owner and former contestant on “The Bachelorette” Sean Ramey has announced the publication of his newest book, “Defend Yourself (In A Zombie Apocalypse).”

    Ramey, a USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee, owns Kentucky Tae Kwon Do and Fitness Academy in Crestwood.

    The new title is Ramey’s second literary effort in the past three months, coming on the heels of “Defend Yourself (No Experience Necessary).”

  • COLUMN: Packing peace of mind

    Nestled inside a grocery sack filled with pint-sized cartons of shelf-stable chocolate milk, four containers of banana yogurt and other kid-friendly snacks is a book about being scared that I hope my daughter will never open without me.

    I recently shopped for supplies to keep our daughter, Harper, happy and well-fed for at least 24 hours in the event of an emergency that prevents us from reaching her preschool.

  • MUELLER: A shift in thinking can change your view of yourself, others

    Are you conscious of the chatter in your mind? For the next few minutes, pay attention to it.

    Maybe you are making a grocery or “to-do” list. Perhaps you are passing judgment on the person who just walked past you at the mall and comparing how you measure up to her. Now your mind is wandering off to how you have never been good enough or smart enough or pretty enough.