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Today's News

  • Suspicious SUV in your subdivision?

    Rumors about suspicious vehicles tooling through a South Oldham subdivision are spreading like wild fire.

    Police say an encounter between a 14-year-old boy and an unidentified driver of a red van or SUV in Briar Hill Estates subdivision is the single cause for concern. 

    Oldham County Police Lt. Col. Billy Way said a 14-year-old resident of Cambridge Drive in Briar Hill Estates was skateboarding Sept. 14 when he was approached by a red van or SUV with what appeared to be Minnesota tags. 

  • Historical Society celebrates 50 years

     The Oldham County Historical Society will host its 2009 Gala “Golden Anniversary Celebration: 50 Years of Heritage” on Friday.

    The purpose of this annual event is to raise money to continue the society’s mission of offering a wide variety of free or low-cost programming to the community.  

    At this year’s gala, R. Vincent Fanelli will be honored as the J. Chilton Barnett “Champion of Oldham County” History. Fanelli has been a long-time supporter of the Historical Society and of Oldham County.

  • Anniversary Announcment

    Liz and John Grabowski were married on October 3, 1959, in North Camp Drake, Tokyo, Japan. John is a retired operations manager from Coca-Cola Louisville. Liz is a nurse practitioner and owner of Diabetes Clinical Services, PSC in Louisville.

    They celebrate with their children, Beth and Len Taylor of Louisville, Julie and Scott Smith of Crestwood, Suzana and John Grabowski of Houston and Emilia and George Felty of Fairbanks. 

    Their grandchildren are Alexis Taylor, MaryAnn Smith and Jessica Smith.

  • Cross Country: NOMS, SOMS win

    The North Oldham Middle School boys and the South Oldham Middle School girls continued their winning ways Saturday as they won their respective team titles.

    NOMS notched 55 points to beat Highland Hills with 137 points while East Oldham was third with 138 points.

    NOMS was led by Trenton Fryman in sixth place with Nolan Ruhs in 10th. Dre Rochet led EOMS with an 11th place finish.

    SOMS edged NOMS 71 to 80 while EOMS was third with 124 points.

  • Springhouse Estates residents concerned about road conditions

    Residents of Springhouse Estates Phase 3 are unhappy with several road and draining issues in their neighborhood and are asking the developer to fix them soon.

    Several homeowners in phase 3 have reported potholes, cracking and shifting in concrete, broken curbs and standing water in some places for days after it rains. 

    They’ve brought the issue to the Oldham County Planning Commission and corresponded with developer Mike Monsour of Monsour Builders as well as Paragon Management. 

  • Kids Balloon Walk is Oct. 3 in Crestwood

    The South Oldham Rotary Club is sponsoring a Kids Balloon Walk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 3 at Crestwood Baptist Church. 

    Parents are asked to bring a canned good for donation at the event and children are asked to bring a new or gently-used stuffed toy. Children will earn balloons for each lap they walk. 

    Businesses will be showcased and the event also includes face painting, balloon animals and a $100 prize drawing.

    For information call 523-9052 or visit southoldhamrotary.org

     

  • OC graduate named state FFA vice-president

     A former Oldham County High School FFA member has been named vice-president of the state association for the 2009-10 school year. 

    Nicholas Fleitz is a 2009 graduate of Oldham County High School and a past president of his school’s FFA chapter. He underwent rigorous tests and interviews before being named state officer at the FFA state convention.

  • South volleyball wins Bath tourney

    CRESTWOOD – It might have been a bit of fate. The game that may have turned the South Oldham High School volleyball season on the right side of things also gave coach Amy Grimm her 200th career win.

    The young Lady Dragons won the Bath County Invitational Saturday with a tough three-set win over Lexington’s Bryan Station.

    The Bryan Station win capped an impressive five-game run through the tourney field with wins over Paintsville, Estill County, Rowan County and Pikeville.

  • Sheriff’s reports

     

    Warrant arrests

    Mary B. Fradella, 25, 20 Apache Circle, Eminence, arrested by OCSO Sept. 2, failure to pay as ordered.

    Robert N. Welcher Jr., 39, 619 Hitt Lane, Louisville, arrested by OCSO Sept. 2, failure to appear.

    Cynthia Daulton, 45, 5107 Mediterranean Court, Louisville, arrested by OCSO Sept. 2, failure to comply.

    Deborah C. Eberwein, 53, 3907 Briar Ridge Road, La Grange, arrested by OCSO Sept. 2, failure to appear.

  • Property transfers

    Buckner

    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Shannon and Kevin Cook, lot 77, Darby Pointe, 5103 Fox Run Road, Buckner, $225,000.

    Charles and Donna Brown to Kirk Brown, gift, tract 3, 1.78 acres east of Ky. 393, FMV $17,500.

    Crestwood

    Jeffrey Hicks, Samuel Hicks, Will Hicks and Carly Hicks to Jeffrey Hicks, lot 25, Chapel View, 8206 Highview Court, Crestwood, FCV $400,000.