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Today's News

  • Crestwood students named to Lipscomb honor roll

     Three Crestwood students were named to the Lipscomb University honor roll for the spring semester.

    • Casey Burkhart, a South Oldham High School graduate studying mechanical engineering;

    • Kyle Kraemer, a SOHS graduate studying accounting; and

    • Molly Newman, a Christian Academy of Louisville graduate studying mathematics.

    To be named to the university’s honor roll, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average.

  • Council will discuss CSX at next month’s meeting

     The La Grange City Council will host a discussion and public comment on the crossing modifications/closings/quiet zone for CSX at the council’s July meeting. The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 6 in the fiscal court courtroom.

  • Golemboski earns master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School

     David Golemboski recently earned a masters of theological studies degree from Harvard Divinity School. 

    Golemboski is a 2003 graduate of Oldham County High School and a graduate of the University of Louisville. 

    He is the son of Dan and Karen Golemboski of La Grange.

  • Kopper named to deans list at Baldwin-Wallace College

    Emily Kopper of Prospect was named to the dean’s list at Baldwin-Wallace College for the spring semester.

    To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average.

  • Oldham grand jury indicts 15

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

    • Brandon Meredith, 19, indicted on charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school.

    According to the indictment, on Aug. 22, he allegedly possessed with intent to sell methadone. On Aug. 21, he allegedly possessed with intent to sell Alprazolam within 1,000 yards of a school.

  • New state laws go into effect today

    New laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2009 regular session go into effect today (Thursday).

    That means home health agencies in Kentucky will soon be required to conduct criminal background checks on employees, sex offenders will be banned from Facebook, and flags purchased by state and local governments must be made in the U.S.A.

  • Huntington Learning Center offers summer reading program

    The Huntington Learning Center in Crestwood recently began its summer reading program, “Fun in the Sun.”

  • Shelby police arrest man who could be responsible for Oldham burglaries

    Shelbyville Police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for numerous recent break-ins at businesses in Henry, Spencer, Oldham, Jefferson, Shelby, Nelson and surrounding counties.   Robert Eugene Weathers, 40, of Springfield, was arrested Wednesday and could be charged with perhaps 30 burglaries in a six-county area.   Weathers is on parole after being convicted in a similar spree of crimes in Nelson County six years ago, and police appear convinced he is responsible for the break-ins and thefts that hit 15 businesse

  • Engagement Announcement

    Nancy Kingery of Ballardsville and Tom Hopkins of Louisville announce their engagement.

    The bride-elect is an artist and retired secretary and sales associate. She is a graduate of Oldham County High School and Jefferson Community College.

    The groom-elect graduated from Waggener High School and Western Kentucky University, where he earned a master’s degree. He owns Heritage Nursery and is a former Jefferson County elementary school teacher.

    The wedding will be  5 p.m. June 27 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Todds Point.

  • 200-year-old business could bite the dust

    Living in a down economy isn’t having much effect on Harvey Conner. He still has a job – the same one he’s had for 44 years.

    And he has enough money to go out in search of some of the products he has manufactured since he was a teenager.

    “The other day, over in Nicholasville, I found a piece I made in the early 1980s and only had to give $1.25 for it,” says the 63-year-old Madison County native.

    His employer, Bybee Pottery, has been in business in the tiny community of Waco since 1809.