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Today's News

  • County’s first dog park to celebrate grand opening

    Dog owners looking for a place to get their pet some exercise will soon have a location to do so in Oldham County.

    Thanks to a partnership with the Louisville Dog Run Association, the Oldham County Parks and Recreation Department will hold a grand opening for a new dog run park in Wendell Moore Park.

    The ceremony will be Saturday at 11 a.m. It will feature a ribbon cutting and the first 50 guests will receive a free hot dog, Tim Curtis, director of the county parks department, said.

  • County remembers those who served

    More than 100 people turned out to remember those who served in the military during American Legion Post 39’s annual Memorial Day event on the courthouse lawn in La Grange.

  • Owners of Dollar Tree property racking up fines, liens

    After months with signage up and lights on, the progress of a new Dollar Tree store in La Grange is still uncertain.

    The store, located at 410 S. First Street, has endured countless rumors of delays, as well as mounting fines and liens placed on the property.

    Those fines include $3,485 from the Oldham County Code Enforcement Board, which levied the fine at its April 2 meeting.

    The fine comes from a building code and zoning issues at the property regarding a retaining wall and a guardrail at Yager Avenue.

  • Case of Pewee Valley teacher accused of rape could head to trial

    The case of a Pewee Valley woman accused of rape and sexual abuse of a minor could be heading to trial if not resolved soon.

    Jessica Boyers, a former teacher at Highlands Middle School in Louisville, was indicted on 38 counts of either rape or sexual abuse of a minor in Oldham County back in June. Louisville police originally arrested her in April 2013 and she faces similar charges there.

    Boyers’ charges stem from an alleged relationship with a student.

  • Veterans memorial group holding golf scramble

    Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky, a 501c3 organization is having a golf scramble at Lake Forest on July 28 to help raise money to start the cementary in Crestwood.

    The top prize players will be able to win is a free three-year lease on a Cadillac with a hole-in-one on the par 3, 8th hole.

    The vehicle is provided by the Swope Auto Group with prizes from the company also available for a hole-in-one at the other par 3 holes.

    Both players and sponsors are needed for the scramble.

  • Public Records May 29

    Grand Jury Indicments May 2014

    Perry Michael Scroggins – One count of promoting contraband in the first degree, one count of persistent felony offender in the second degree.

    Michael D. McAnallen – One count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition over $500, one count of persistent felony offender in the second degree.

    Lindsay A. Webster – Six counts of criminal possession of forged instrument, second degree.

  • South Oldham’s Abercrombie given 2014 ExCEL award

    Spiders. Snakes. Heights. Math. Some of the most fear-inducing words — but not in Bethany Abercrombie’s class at South Oldham High School.

    “This is the happiest math class you’ll ever be a part of,” she overheard one student tell another.

  • OCHS Band honors two

     

    During the Oldham County High School Band Banquet on May 16, 26 graduating seniors were honored. Among these seniors, Andrew Dharamsey received the Chris Combs Memorial Spirit Award. In the fall, Dharamsey will be attending the University of Kentucky. Senior Drew Maddy was awarded the Windy Wyatt Scholarship. Maddy will be attending Eastern Kentucky University in the fall.

  • Davis receives Steinhauser scholarship

    Connor Davis of Crestwood has been awarded a $2,000 annual scholarship as a member of Trinity High School’s class of 2018. The scholarship named for Trinity’s first principal, Monsignor Alfred Steinhauser, is awarded each year to the top 20 scorers on the High School Placement Test.

    Connor is in the eighth grade this year at St. Aloysius in Pewee Valley and is a starting midfielder for the South Oldham Dragons Lacrosse team. He is the son of Shelly and Rusty Davis and grandson of Iva and Don Davis of Crestwood.

  • Mueller: Self-care is not necessarily being selfish

    Millions of folks struggle with the problem of inadequate self-care – not taking very good care of ourselves. We know the things we should do but we just don’t do them. There is a huge gap between what we know and what we do.

    We must practice the power of positive doing. We’ve all heard of the power of positive thinking. My goal is to take the next step and get into action no matter what. By taking action, you will move yourself from the back of the bus up to the front to the driver’s seat where you belong.