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Today's News

  • Lending a Hand

     

  • Rawlings quiet about Southern States purchase

    Soon after the Rawlings Foundation purchased the former Southern States building for $650,000, demolition began as did rumors about what might take the place of the farm supply store.

    George Rawlings, of the Rawlings Group and the Rawlings Foundation, would not say specifically what his intentions were for the buildings that comprise the property, but did speak in general terms, referring first to the loss of a community-oriented business.

  • Massie blames process for shutdown

    As conversations continue over the government shutdown and raising of the nation’s debt ceiling, the congressman who represents Oldham County says the process is to blame for these events.

    Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie represents Kentucky’s 4th District, which spans from Oldham County north to the state border and east to Lewis County.

  • Teacher charged with DUI pleads not guilty

    A Locust Grove Elementary teacher arrested and charged with driving under the influence has pleaded not guilty to those charges at her initial arraignment.

    Laura Munson, 52, appeared in Oldham County District Court with her attorney, Andrew Howell, Wednesday to enter her not guilty plea.

    It is Munson's second DUI offense in the last five years, having previously been arrested for DUI in Breckinridge County in 2009.

  • South ends regular year with rout of Henry Clay
  • Eight arrested for engaging in organized crime

    La Grange Police have arrested eight, including six La Grange residents, for numerous charges, including engaging in organized crime. All individuals charged are between 18 and 22 years old. The charges range from conspiracy to commit murder to gang recruitment and drug offenses.

    La Grange Police Chief Kevin Collett said the eight arrested are associated with the Southside Crips, with two of those arrested being recruiters for the gang. Collett said he believes the two recruiters were based in Louisville, but they gave Shelbyville addresses.

  • North Boys Golf Finishes 7th at State Tournament

    BOWLING GREEN – North Oldham boys golf didn’t meet its goal of a top five finish at this week’s state tournament. But, in the end, the Mustangs still finished better than two-thirds of the other squads at the Bowling Green Country Club.

    North finished with a cumulative team score of +65, good enough for a seventh place finish in the 24-team event. The Mustangs shot 319 the first day and 322 the second day, finishing with a total score of 641.

  • Massie: Deal likely on debt ceiling

    Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie believes a deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling is on the horizon, despite a lingering government shutdown over funding.

    Speaking to local reporters today, Massie said House GOP leadership informed him yesterday that the debt ceiling debate would be over before next week’s deadline.

    “Based on my conversations with House leadership yesterday I believe a short-term debt increase will be passed in the House by Saturday without too many clauses,” he said.

  • Birth

    Rick and Emily Wampler, Charlottesville, VA, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Lucy Eleanor, on Aug. 27, 2013, at 6:16 a.m. at Martha Jefferson Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Dr. and Mrs. Dick Erwin of Fredericksburg, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Doug Wampler of Prospect. Rick is a graduate of South Oldham High School and the University of Virginia.

  • 50th Anniversary -- Arnold

    Richard and Helen Arnold of PeeWee Valley  will celebrate their  50th anniversary on November 8, 2013. They were married in 1963 in Drakesboro, Ky. In 1973 they moved to PeeWee Valley to raise their family. They have two children Pamela Lynne Valentine of Centerfield and Angela Kay Arnold-Diehl of Lake Forest.