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Today's News

  • Construction on bridge over I-71 begins this week

    Work on a long-awaited bridge over Interstate 71 near La Grange has finally begun.

    The bridge will connect New Moody Lane and Commerce Parkway in La Grange over the interstate roughly one mile south of Exit 22 on I-71.

    “This project will improve connectivity as well as reduce delay and congestion on adjacent roadways,” Matt Bullock, chief district engineer for the Department of Highways Office 5, said. “The bridge will also reduce response times for emergency vehicles and improve the safety of the roadway network in Oldham County.”

  • All-American Tune

     

    A visit to Oldham County has been a top priority for Kim Miller.

    The 1991 graduate of Oldham County High School plays clarinet for the concert and ceremonial bands in the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America.

    When Kentucky was recently added to the band’s touring schedule, Miller put a plan to perform back home into action.

  • Prospect business makes dealing with disaster easier

     

    One Prospect family hopes to ease the pain when it comes to dealing with a disaster.

    Tom and Lori Hawkins have started Bluegrass Home Inventory, a business that helps photograph and catalog a person’s belongings for use in insurance claims or disasters.

    It’s a service that comes from their own experiences in dealing with disaster.

    “We had a home fire 10 years ago,” Tom Hawkins said. “Having to go through that whole process, trying to figure out what we lost and determining values, it took weeks.”

  • Joint operation leads to arrest
  • Election 2014 filings Jan. 30
  • 2014 Oldham County Candidates

    Congress

    R - Thomas Massie*

    D - Peter Newberry

    State Senate

    R - Ernie Harris*

    State House 33rd

    R - Ron Crimm*

    State House 36th

    R - Jerry T. Miller

    D - Debbie Barber

    State House 48th

    R - Bob Deweese*

    D - Gretchen Hunt

    State House 59th

    R - David Osbourne*

    D - James Ewan

    Ky. Supreme

    Court

    Michelle Keller*

    Teresa Cunningham

    Court of Appeals

    Allison Jones* (1st)

  • North, South boys meet Tuesday

    South Oldham can clinch a regular season district crown Tuesday night, but the Dragons will have to take care of a tough rival on the road in order to do it.

    South will make the short drive to North Oldham Tuesday night to take on the Mustangs at 7:30.

  • Emerson twins star for OC wrestling

     

    Brady and Max Emerson aren’t identical twins, but they’ve had nearly identical success for Oldham County’s wrestling team this season.

  • Lady Colonels’ comeback slips away in Tuesday loss

    BUCKNER – Oldham County crawled up from a deep valley Tuesday against Walton-Verona. The only problem was that once the Lady Colonels reached the top of the hill, they slipped and fell right back down.

    Playing its first game in nearly two weeks, OC came back from a 16-point deficit Tuesday to take a fourth quarter lead, only to see the Bearcats regain control and win 65-58.

  • Ribbon cutting