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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Crop Walk will raise money to fight hunger

    The Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty Walk is 2 p.m. Sunday.

    Local organizers include La Grange and Crestwood Christian churches, Covenant United Methodist, Beulah Land Baptist, La Grange Presbyterian, the Kiwanis Club and the Oldham County School Board. 

    Of the money raised, 25 percent will help support The Foundation of Hope, a food bank sponsored by Beulah Land Baptist Church.   

    For information visit cropwalkonline.org or call 222-1369.

     

  • Little Colonel hosting auditions for November show

    The Little Colonel Playhouse will host auditions at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday for “Dinner With Friends,”written by Donald Margulies and directed by David Goodlett.

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize “Dinner With Friends” examines the lives of two couples who have been friends and neighbors for 12 years and the effect of separation and divorce on their relationships. 

  • Voegele launches resident survey

    Oldham County Magistrate David Voegele is asking residents to participate in a public issues survey. The survey is posted on OldhamCountyUSA.com. 

    Questions on the survey cover many topics of interest in the county, including election financing, economic and residential development, satisfaction with public services, recreation, as well as other issues that come before fiscal court.

    “I think people who will be surprised by some of the questions,” he said. “I tried to be both direct and flexible.” 

  • NOHS security tight amid shooting threat

     Parents of North Oldham High School students recently learned of a written threat referring to a shooting at the school on Sept. 21.

    A student discovered the threat written on a boys’ restroom wall a week earlier. 

    NOHS Principal Lisa Jarrett informed parents by letter that the threat exists, and police continue to investigate the threat. 

    Jarrett said no threat is dismissed or ignored without a thorough investigation, however, school officials have no further information regarding the seriousness of the threat of its author.