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Today's News

  • Oldham fiscal court awards fuel, oil bids

    Fuel and oil for Oldham County Road Department vehicles will now be supplied by companies in neighboring counties.

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court unanimously approved bids from Southern Petroleum Inc. in Pendleton to supply diesel fuel to the road department. Oil for the department’s vehicles will be supplied by Louisville-based Apollo Oil.

  • Relay for Life is May 10 at Oldham Co. High

    The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will return to Oldham County this spring.

    The fundraising event will be held 7 p.m.-7 a.m., May 10-11, at the Oldham County High School football field. It is the 12th year for the event here.

  • New contract for recycling could save $6,720 in Oldham tax dollars

    Oldham County Judge-Executive David Voegele has signed off on a new contract to haul away the county’s recyclable materials.

    A two-year contract with Republic Services Corporation began Friday. The company will haul recyclables that residents drop into self-serve containers at the Oldham County Recycling Center in Buckner.

  • Alvey promoted at Oldham Planning and Development

    Amy Alvey has been promoted to community planner for Oldham Planning and Development. 

    Oldham County magistrates approved her promotion Tuesday.

  • Sixth inning push propels Ballard past South Oldham

    After playing Ballard even for five innings, the South Oldham baseball team found itself on the wrong end of a two run swing in the top if the sixth, falling 6-4 to the Bruins Thursday night.

    South Oldham's Alex Straker led the team with two hits, while Straker, Drew Greenwood, Alec Alsup and Jake Karlen added RBIs.

    The Dragons move to 0-2 on the season and will return to the field at 5:30 p.m. March 19 at Christian Academy.

  • South Oldham softball explodes for 18 runs to defeat Jeffersontown

    It only took five innings but that was plenty for the South Oldham softball team to route Jeffersontown Thursday night, upending the Lady Chargers 18-2 to improve to 1-1 on the season.

    Danielle Hempel earned the win for the Lady Dragons on the mound, tossing five innings of five hit ball with seven strikeouts.

    Emma Leskody led the team in hits with three, while Courtney Galvan added three RBIs.

    They return to the field tonight, hosting Southern  in a 5:30 p.m. game.

  • Oldham County falls 19-7 to Eastern

    The Oldham County Colonels started the season on a rough note Thursday night, dropping a 19-7 decision to Eastern High School.

    While the Colonels' bats came alive in the team's first game, their defense and pitching left plenty to be desired, committing 12 errors with 11 walks and nine wild pitches.

  • South Oldham boys' tennis picks up first win
  • Prospect doctor arrested on drug charges after reporting burglary

    A Prospect doctor who called 911 to report an alleged burglary landed himself in jail when police found cocaine and other drugs in his home and he admitted to firing a 9mm handgun inside.

    Alan B. “Barry” Klein, 57, of Prospect, erroneously reported a burglary at his Hillcrest residence about 5:40 p.m. March 7 in the 12800 block of Deer Cross Drive.

    Klein told police there were four people burglarizing his home.

  • ‘Bachelorette’ star publishes zombie self-defense book

    Crestwood business owner and former contestant on “The Bachelorette” Sean Ramey has announced the publication of his newest book, “Defend Yourself (In A Zombie Apocalypse).”

    Ramey, a USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee, owns Kentucky Tae Kwon Do and Fitness Academy in Crestwood.

    The new title is Ramey’s second literary effort in the past three months, coming on the heels of “Defend Yourself (No Experience Necessary).”