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Today's News

  • Property transfers

    Crestwood

    Misty and Brian Wilburn to Robert and Alma Greenrose, gift, lot 35, Foxwood, 5303 Foxwood Drive, Crestwood, FMV $335,000.

    Thomas and Amanda Morris to Patrick Burnett, lot 182, Poplar Hill, 9611 Applewood Court, Crestwood, $215,000.

    The Estate of Claudia Duffy to James Martel, unit 6405 to 103, building 1, Madison Park Condominium, 50 percent interest, 6405 Cameron Lane, unit 103, Crestwood, $45,240.24.

    Janet Lenahan to Jennifer Rose, quitclaim, lot 95, Lakewood Valley, 1003 Georgie Court, Crestwood, FCV $102,000.

  • Crase nominated for teaching award

    Jenn Crase, an eighth-grade math teacher at South Oldham Middle School is one of three Kentucky finalists for the Presidential Award for Mathematics teaching grades 7-12.  

    Crase will be recognized at the Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference Oct. 9.  One of three finalists will be chosen to win the award.  The winner will earn a trip to DC and $10,000.

  • Give your thoughts to the wind and serenity will find you

    Villains get punished and heroes triumph in well-made plays and books. In life it’s not easy to say who’s who. Most of us are heroic sometimes and villainous other times. Our lives are an uneven mixture of triumph, reward, and hanging-in. Unjust events happen: children die, airplanes crash, rivers flood. The world contains starvation and abundance, violence and gentleness in its pattern.

  • House fire leads to attempted murder charge

    A Westport man is in jail following a Saturday evening house fire police say he set with his girlfriend and her family members inside. 

    Police responded to a fire in the 6000 block of Washington Street in Westport at 6:23 p.m. Saturday.

    Oldham County Police spokesperson Chris Morris said before the fire began, officers visited the home of 36-year-old Keith Evridge after he requested that police remove his girlfriend from his house. 

  • Athlete of the Week

    Cross Country: Erin Wilson

    Name: Erin Wilson.

    School: South Oldham Middle School.

  • Rumble draws tough field

    GOSHEN – With an improved field again this year the North Oldham High School Rumble in the Jungle cross country invitational featured some of the state’s top runners.

    St. Henry, the top ranked girls’ A team and St. X, the top ranked AAA boys’ team won the team titles with local teams right on their heels.

    “If you look at the last few years the meet is getting faster and faster,” NOHS boys’ coach Drew Lamaster said. “It was the same way this year. There were some really strong teams.”

  • Seventh-graders qualify for Talent Identification Program

    St. Aloysius in Pewee Valley recently announced that 16 students from the seventh grade qualified to participate in the Duke Talent Identification Program, almost 50 percent of the class. 

    The Duke University Talent Identification Program is recognized as a leader in identifying and serving the educational needs of academically gifted youth. 

    Participation in the program allows the students to have a better picture of their academic abilities and gives them resources for more varied educational opportunities. 

  • Local scout receives National Eagle Scout Merit Scholarship

    Brandon Kulengowski is one of 56 Eagle Scouts from across the country who recently received a $1,000 scholarship from the National Eagle Scout Association. 

    More than 4,500 applications were submitted for different Eagle Scout scholarship programs.

    Kulengowski plans to attend the University of Kentucky and study chemical engineering. 

    Kulengowski is a 2009 graduate of Oldham County High School.

  • Oldham students graduate from Indiana Wesleyan University

    Among the 1,445 students at Indiana Wesleyan University who earned degrees at graduation Aug. 8 were several from Crestwood.

    Graduates included Sydell Jolly, who earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing; Brian Jones, master’s degree in management; Jane Kitle, master’s degree in nursing, primary care; and Emily Williams, bachelor’s degree in business information systems online.

  • Police discover 1,580 pounds of marijuana in semi

     Police arrested a truck driver Monday along Interstate 71 in Oldham County after seizing nearly 1,600 pounds of marijuana from his tractor-trailer.

    Sohrab F. Shamoil, 47, of Mesa, Ariz., was charged with careless driving and first-offense trafficking in marijuana over 5 pounds, a felony, according to a KSP news release.

    “This is the largest marijuana seizure at one time at our post,” Detective Sgt. Vic Hubbuch said Tuesday. He said the street value of the pot is estimated at about $4 million.