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Today's News

  • Living Treasures part of Oldham County Day festivities

    You’re part of a unique group if you belong to The Living Treasures. These individuals from the Oldham County community are known for their wisdom and various accomplishments, having spent a lifetime making history. Their impact, whether large or small, is felt by many far and wide. Members of this select group will be at the Oldham County History Center on Oldham County Day, July 19, for a meet and greet.

  • Rosenwald School marker dedicated
  • Leadership class graduates

    The Leadership Oldham County Class of 2013-2014 recently had a “graduation” meeting last Thursday. Front Row: (left to right) Oldham County Chamber Executive Director Deana Epperly Karem, Kelly Wathen, Kara Hand, Karen Blakemore, Sherry Haley, Keisha Deonarine, Jeremy Esposito Back Row: (left to right) Condrad Daniels, Mark Viehmann, Aaron Esposito, Doug Miles, Joe Magana, Brian Davis and David Bizianes.

  • Cooking camp completed

    The Oldham County Health Department and the Oldham County Cooperative Extension collaborated to present the 5th Kids’ Cooking Camp, June 16- 19. Twenty-five campers, eight teen leaders and twelve adult volunteers spent the week exploring the relationship between Science and Cooking. Campers prepared numerous healthy recipes that included: butter, quesadillas, ice cream, veggie pizzas and bran muffins.

  • Knights give to Cedar Lake Lodge

    The Immaculate Conception Knights of Columbus presented a check in the amount of $1,498.24 to Cedar Lake Lodge in June. The funds came from the Knights annual Tootsie Roll Road Block collection effort. Pictured left to right—Nathaniel Meade, CLL Administrator; George Hayes, KC District Deputy; James Evans, Vice President of Development and Marketing CLL; Joe Liedtke, KC Grand Knight; and Jack Dombroski, KC Deputy Grand Knight.

  • Selby takes plea deal

    A La Grange man originally charged with indecent exposure has pled guilty to a lesser charge.

    Jon Selby, 44, was arrested Jan. 31 at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center in Crestwood and initially charged with indecent exposure and alcohol intoxication among other charges after police found him allegedly masturbating in the parking lot.

  • Highway 146 to close for repairs

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of the temporary closure of KY 146 (La Grange Road) in Oldham County. This roadway will be closed to through traffic between Spann Lane and the Oldham/Henry County line to allow for cross-drain repairs (mile points 13.6 to 14.8).

    Closure of KY 146 is scheduled for Tuesday, July 8 from 5 p.m. until midnight. Local access will be allowed during this work. All other traffic should follow the signed detour via KY 2855 (Ft. Pickens Road), KY 3223 (Old Sligo Road) and Ballard School Road.

  • South Oldham grad joins fraternity in fundraising ride

    One South Oldham High School grad is making the trip of a lifetime — nearly 3,000 miles.

    Luke Sparks joined 11 of his Western Kentucky University Phi Gamma Delta fraternity brothers on a bike ride to raise $100,000 for Alzheimer’s research.

    It’s the third trip for the fraternity. In 2010, a grandfather of a brother passed away from the debilitating disease causing the fraternity to ban together for the cause.

    The team traveled from in two different bike rides, where they raised close to $100,000, said Sparks.

  • Family getting back into the horse business with L’Espirit farm

     

    Kentucky is known for its fast horses running along beautiful countryside pastures and boarded by leading experts in the industry. One Oldham County family hopes to make their L’Espirit farm one of the newest members of the prestigious boarding and eventing community.

  • After long wait, Endicott indicted

    The last remaining co-defendant in a case initially involving charges of gang activity in La Grange has been indicted on lesser charges.

    Casey Endicott, 19, of Shelbyville, was indicted by an Oldham County Grand Jury on charges of unlawful transaction with a minor, second degree, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

    Charges ranging from conspiracy to commit murder, possession of cocaine and engaging in organized crime were dropped.