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Today's News

  • Paranormal Excursions offers services to Oldham County

    Paranormal Excursions, owned by Dean Blevins and Krissy Davis, has recently begun offering ghost hunting services to Oldham County. With no set hours, this service offers anyone the opportunity to conduct their own ghost hunt from start to finish.

    For information about setting up a ghost hunt, visit paranormalexcursions.net or call 489-0468.

  • Officials’ terms long expired

    Members of the La Grange Historic District Commission received certified letters recently indicating some terms expired two years ago.

    Commissioner Linda Corbin said the letter she received from the city explains terms have expired and commissioners must apply to be reappointed. 

    She’s served on the historic district commission about 18 years, however, city documents only show her service in recent years.

    Corbin’s letter said she was appointed in January 2005 and her term expired in 2007.

  • Property transfers

    Buckner

    Donald and Barbara Gentry to Weichart Relocation Resources Inc., lot 9, Darby Pointe, 5016 Fox Run Road, Buckner, $191,750.

    Weichert Relocation Resources Inc. to Daniel and Shannon Pfaff, lot 9, Derby Pointe, 5016 Fox Run Road, Buckner, $191,750.

    Crestwood

    Robert and Angela Jones Jr. to Robert and Joann Jones Sr., lots 20 and 21, Camden Acres, 5934 Camden Acres Drive, Crestwood, $170,000.

    Stephen and Patricia Hunt to Howard and Tory Herron, lot 161, Kentucky Acres, 3015 Shady Trace Court, Crestwood, $220,000.

  • Hettinger named to dean’s list at NKU

    Nicholas Hettinger of La Grange was recently named to the dean’s list at Northern Kentucky University for the  spring semester.

    To be named to the dean’s list at NKU, students must earn a 3.6 grade-point average.

    Hettinger is a 2008 graduate of Oldham County High School and earned the honor as a freshman studying history. 

    He is the son of Terry and Alisa Hettinger.

  • Oldham students attend Gatton Academy at WKU

    The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at Western Kentucky University was recently named to Newsweek’s 2009 list of “The Public Elites.” 

    Oldham County student Jess Heichelbech, a 2009 Academy graduate, is participating in a WKU study abroad trip to Germany this summer and is studying the German Language and Culture.

    Oldham County students Chandler Santos, Tyler Scaff and Benjamin Venable are all members of the Class of 2011 and will be attending the academy in the fall.

  • Rawlings’ donation used for skate park

    Without notifying the city council, the mayor of La Grange recently used donated funds to purchase equipment for the city’s skate park.  The city of La Grange – and Oldham County government – each received $200,000 in anonymous donations in 2008.

  • Financial Peace University will be offered at La Grange Presbyterian Church

    Financial Peace University, a 13-week program taught by Dave Ramsey, has helped more than 750,000 families positively change their financial future.  

    La Grange Presbyterian Church will host FPU classes beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

    Call Ed Schweitzer at (502) 608-1574 or ewsjr34@earthlink.net for information or to register.

    La Grange Presbyterian Church is located at 1901 Prestwick Drive. 

  • SON tourney is one tough test for locals

    GOSHEN – This year’s SON tourney brought a little bit of everything soccer had to offer.

    From it’s top-ranked field to South Oldham coach Cy Tucker’s state record 301st win to Lexington Catholic’s minor 4-1 upset of Highlands in the finals.

    In beating Oldham County and Elizabethtown, the No. 12 ranked South Oldham Lady Dragons gave Cy Tucker his 300th and 301st career wins.

    Tucker said the E-town win was big for early in the season. SOHS won on a goal from Marissa Williams.

  • Car strikes couple on Ky. 329 bypass

    A Crestwood woman is dead and one man is injured after a vehicle traveling on the Ky. 329 bypass Friday struck the couple in the roadway. Police responded to an injury accident involving two pedestrians about 9:20 p.m.

  • Engagement Announcement

    Lee and Carolyn Sharp of Smithfield announce the engagement of their daughter and Brennen and Alivia Fuchs announce the engagement of their mother, Stephanie Ann Sharp Fuchs to Kevin Glenn Floyd, son of Glenn and Judy Floyd of Shelbyville.

    The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Henry County High School.

    The groom-elect is a 1994 graduate of Shelby County High School and a 1999 graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he earned a degree in agricultural economics. He is a manager of Global Sports Interactive.