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Today's News

  • Colonels hold off Mustangs 3-1

    BUCKNER – The only thing that wasn’t sloppy about the evening was the pitching. Battling off and on rain all evening long, Oldham County’s Jake Armstrong and North Oldham’s Chris Tyler staged an old fashioned pitcher’s duel Friday with Armstrong and the Colonels coming out on top 3-1. “Both kids threw very well in some really sloppy conditions,” OCHS coach Scott Gerlach said.

  • Flood damages library

    A flood closed the Oldham County Public Library’s main branch for several days and crews worked non-stop to clean up the mess caused by a burst water pipe at the building. Library director Susan Eubank said a water pipe above the library’s mezzanine burst sometime late April 14 or early April 15. As a result, several of the library’s office and meeting rooms suffered water damage. Eubank said the main part of the library is dry but some new books in processing were damaged by the water.

  • Athlete of the Week

     TENNIS: MADDIE WAITS

  • Signs of mischief

     A candidate in the May primary election has filed a report with the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office after two of his campaign banners went missing within 48 hours.

  • Business News

     Karem to serve as executive director of new economic development agency

  • Grand jury indicts nine

     An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

  • Lessons from geese

     Dr. Robert McNeish wrote “Lessons from Geese” as part of a sermon in 1972. Since then it has been reprinted in many forms. I share these entertaining insights with Biblical thoughts to reflect upon. 

  • 18 attend hymn sing

     The Oldham County Hymn sing took place April 13 at Hillcrest Baptist Church. There were 18 people in attendance and 10 churches represented.

  • Debate is tonight

     Tonight we’re hosting Republican debates between candidates running for Oldham County judge-executive and county attorney starting at 6:30 p.m. at Soiree Rental Facility, next to Beef O Brady’s in La Grange. (See ad on page A3 for more details). 

  • Former Crestwood businessman sentenced for scheme to defraud VA

    A former Crestwood businessman who masterminded a scheme to defraud the Department of Veterans Affairs will pay more than $2 million in restitution. ee

    A U.S. District Court judge sentenced Daniel Ryan Parker, 39, of Crestwood, and Jeffrey Allen McGill, 38, of La Grange, to five years and eight months in federal prison. ee

    Parker will pay $2,025,063.44 in restitution and McGill will pay $1,977,786.47.ee

    There is no parole in the federal judicial system.ee