Today's News


    When I was a little girl, my family lived close enough to town that I could walk to the grocery store. One summer day, my sister and I decided to walk to the store for ice cream and took our dog, Hobo, with us. Hobo soon got hot and tired and demanded he be carried the rest of the way.

  • Public Records Sept. 30 - Oct. 6

    KSP Arrests                          Week of Sept. 30 - Oct. 6

    10/4 – Aaron M. Standen, 31, Lorain, Ohio – DUI 1st, Reckless Driving, Failure to maintain required insurance

    Oldham County Property Transfers Week of Sept. 30 - Oct. 4

    Jack and Mary Harja to Terrence and Deborah Moore, lot 122, Paramont Estates, 2601 Meadowlark Court, Prospect, $370,000


  • JET Team helps citizens prepare for disaster
  • Mosley case delayed

    The case of a former Oldham County Police officer is being delayed as prosecutors and defense attorneys try to reach a settlement.

    Harry “Shane” Mosley is charged with official misconduct for exchanging sexual text messages with an underage teen, as well as charges relating to a DUI arrest of a U.S. Marshal Mosley is accused of covering up.

    Mosley was not present at a pre-trial hearing Thursday where prosecutors and Mosley’s defense attorney, Steve Schroering, asked for an extension as they continue to work out a possible plea agreement.

  • Honor Choir
  • Finding Justice in This Life

    The prophet Amos spoke words from God to the people of Israel, known as the Northern Kingdom during the eighth century B.C.  He proclaimed powerful words of judgment on all those who had roles in government, religion and commerce.  If you work in any of these, and you are willing to take a good honest look at yourself, read Amos.  The most often quoted verse in Amos is, “Let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!” (Amos 5:24).

  • Extension Homemaker Week


  • Community Briefs Oct. 10

    For Retired Teachers

    Attention Oldham County Retired Teachers: On Oct. 22 at 1:30 p.m. at the John W. Black Community Center in Buckner, the Oldham County Retired Teachers Association will present a speaker from Kentucky Teachers Retirement System to discuss important changes in your insurance coverage for 2014. You are urged to attend this very important meeting. For more information, call David Ricketts at (502) 222-1150.

    Call for Volunteers

  • Railroad Foundation Holds Fundraiser

    The Ohio Valley Railroad Historical Foundation will be having a fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the La Grange Railroad Museum.

    While the foundation is calling the event a fundraiser, all activities are free, but donation jars will be available.

    The event will feature Christian country and old country music and two great train robberies at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

    There will tours of the museum, its engine and other train cars as well as BBQ sandwiches and drinks.

    The event coincides with the Railroad and Bluegrass Festival.

  • Sweet Success: Essenpreis awarded for tasty business

    Ask Andrea Essenpreis how she got started in business and she’ll tell you it all began when she had a baby just over nine years ago.

    “I had a corporate job, sitting at a desk in a nice office,” Essenpreis said. “After I had my first child, I quit my day job to be at home with him. I soon found myself baking…a lot. I had always been a hobbyist baker, but it was like I had a need or compulsion. I had to bake “all the time.”