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Today's News

  • Athlete of the Week: Riley Robertson

    Name: Riley Robertson.
    School: Kenwood Station Elementary School.
    Sport: Tae Kwon Do.
    Age: 9.
    Hometown: Crestwood.
    Parents: Melissa and Douglas Robertson.
    Accomplishments: A fourth-grader at Kenwood Station Elementary School, Robertson is one of the top young students at the Kentucky Tae Kwon Do and Fitness Academy in Crestwood.

  • County hires contractors for paving, tree removal, culvert repairs

    Oldham County Fiscal Court accepted bids for services from local contractors in a meeting April 5.
    County Engineer Beth Stuber reviewed and recommended the bids before the court.

  • Oldham grad earns fellowship at University of Kentucky

    The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities has selected 11 undergraduates, including Elizabeth Schaller of La Grange, as new scholars in UK’s Gaines Fellowship Program.

  • 'Mall' will be razed to add turn lane on Ky. 146 in Buckner

    Christmas trees, used lawnmowers, freshly stained furniture and other goods sold in a row of buildings known as the Buckner mall will no longer be available starting next month.

    That’s because the county plans to purchase the property, a strip of land with five cinderblock buildings at Ky. 146 and Ky. 393, and build a turn lane to reduce traffic jams.

  • Wildflower open house planned Saturday

    The Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen will host a wildflower open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

    The event is free.

    Tavia Cathcart, executive director of the nature preserve and wildflower expert, will lead walks at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to rejoice in the spring's prettiest flowers.

  • Girl rescues man's best friend from muddy ditch

    A Crestwood man had a scare Monday morning when he lost sight of his best friend.

    When Bill Summitt let Tucker, a 15-year-old brown Cockapoo, out for his Monday morning exercise, he expected his dog to return as usual.

    But Tucker, who is hard of hearing and nearly blind, got lost on his way.

  • Kroger expansion open for discussion

    A neighborhood meeting will take place Thursday night to discuss a proposal to expand the Kroger store in Prospect Village shopping center.

  • Some roads still closed due to flooding

    State transportation officials say several roads throughout the region are closed due to high water.

    Closings include:

  • Cedar Lake CEO to retire

    When CEO Jim Richardson joined Cedar Lake in 1977, the non-profit served 28 individuals.

    Today, Cedar Lake Inc., an agency with a span of services and care ranging from individuals with mild disabilities to the community's most medically fragile residents, includes 30 locations in the Louisville area.

    And after 34 years with the organization, Richardson plans to retire.

  • Anytime Fitness opens on La Grange Rd.

    The Oldham County Chamber and Economic Development hosted a ribbon cutting Friday evening to welcome Anytime Fitness to Oldham County.

    Anytime Fitness is the fastest growing exercise chain in the U.S. and this new facility on La Grange Rd. near Pewee Valley is the first to serve Oldham County residents. Combining the most current exercise machines, free weights, personal and virtual training with 24-hour seven day a week access creates a new experience for work-out minded individuals.