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Today's News

  • Oldham Chamber plans merger with Economic Development Authority

    Members of the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Oldham County Economic Development Authority Board of Directors have approved the concept of a merger of the two agencies and will be working on a transition plan.  

    Deana Epperly Karem, executive director of the chamber and interim director of OCEDA, said during the next 90 – 180 days, a transition committee will examine issues regarding the new organization’s legal, financial, staffing and overall structure.  

  • Union University names Oldham student to president’s list

    Grayson Reid Hardaway of La Grange was among 237 students named to the president’s list at Union University for the spring semester.

    To be named to the president’s list, students must earn a 4.0 grade-point average.

  • Engagement Announcement

    Anita Johnson and Larry Walker of Louisville announce their engagement.

    A wedding will be June 27 at Meadowview Presbyterian Church with Rob Warren officiating. The reception will take place at Frascelli’s in Crestwood.

    All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Union University names Oldham student to president’s list

    Jessica Hartman Shubert of Crestwood was among 237 students named to the president’s list at Union University for the spring semester.

    To be named to the president’s list, students must earn a 4.0 grade-point average.

  • Charities, non-profits earn Oldham monies

    Oldham County government will support several local charities and non-profit organizations, officials announced earlier this month.

    Members of Oldham fiscal court voted to award various donations to Home of the Innocents, Tri-County Community Action Agency, Discover Downtown La Grange, the Arts Association of Oldham County, Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, Oldham County Fair Association and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Donation amounts for each group range from $1,000 to $10,000. The total amount awarded to the groups for 2010 is $25,000.

  • Horse cents

    Tucked among rolling hills and black fences is a place most Oldham residents probably don’t know about — Highpointe Training Center, one of many local players in an industry that seems far away.  

  • Steinau earns master’s degree from University of Kentucky

    Andrea Morgan Steinau, a 2004 graduate and varsity cheerleader of Oldham County High School recently earned her master of business administration degree from the University of Kentucky. 

    She completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky in May 2008. 

    She is pursuing a career in corporate communications. She is the daughter of Jeff and Paula Steinau of La Grange.

  • Sheriff's and Police Reports

    Warrant arrests

    Larry D. Cox II, 36, 601 Russell Ave., La Grange, arrested by OCSO May 29, failure to comply.

    Michael J. Brady, 21, 10907 Worthington Lane, Prospect, arrested by OCSO May 31, failure to comply, Jefferson County warrant.

    Donald Hardy, 49, 1619 E. Crystal Drive, La Grange, arrested by OCSO June 1, probation violation.

    Tyler L. Hymer, 30, 3829 Peachtree Ave., Louisville, arrested by OCSO June 1, failure to appear.

  • Vegetable garden prompts change in Prospect

    One family’s small vegetable garden could lead Prospect officials to change the city’s fence ordinance. 

    During the two years he’s tended to a vegetable garden in his yard, Bob Westerman said he’s received no complaints from his neighbors, especially since they enjoy the fresh tomatoes, squash and peppers he shares. 

    But complaints made their way to the city council about the 6-foot tall row of trellises  staked around the garden to protect his produce from deer. 

  • Conn named to dean’s list at Transylvania

    Sarah Conn of La Grange is one of six Oldham County students named to the dean’s list at Transylvania University for the winter term.

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

    Conn is a graduate of Oldham County High School and the daughter of Karen Conn.