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Today's News

  • South students attend leadership conference in Washington D.C.

    Raven Byars, a South Oldham High School junior, and her Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher, Diane Poe, recently returned from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Capitol Leadership Training, held Sept. 30- Oct. 3, in Washington, D.C. 

    As the Kentucky FCCLA vice-president of finance, Byars had the opportunity to participate in the leadership academy program. 

    This powerful leadership development and certification program focuses on team building, service, professionalism, planning, communication, networking, and ethics. 

  • In-laws & Outlaws: Deadly shooting in Goshen is eerily similar to dispute that killed Oldham bus driver

    Two recent fatal shootings share remarkable similarities — and not just in the disputes, but in the victims’ backgrounds.

    Fatal shootings are uncommon in Oldham County — yet one occurred in Smithfield in September and one in Goshen earlier this month.

    Oldham County Police arrived Oct. 15 at a residence along U.S. 42 near Goshen to find the body of Richard Hild, 63, killed by a gunshot wound in the chest.

  • In-laws & Outlaws

    Two recent fatal shootings share remarkable similarities — and not just in the disputes, but in the victims’ backgrounds.

    Fatal shootings are uncommon in Oldham County — yet one occurred in Smithfield in September and one in Goshen earlier this month.

    Oldham County Police arrived Oct. 15 at a residence along U.S. 42 near Goshen to find the body of Richard Hild, 63, killed by a gunshot wound in the chest.

  • Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce presents fundraising check

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce recently presented a check for $3,500 to The Council on Developmental Disabilities from the PACC’s Sept. 14 Golf Scramble.  

    The scramble, held at Eagle Creek Golf Course in La Grange, drew more than 70 golfers.

  • Around Oldham County — Oct. 26-28

    Pewee Valley Woman’s Club Arts and Crafts Day

    Arts and Crafts Day in Pewee Valley. 
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27
    Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church
    119 Central Ave., Pewee Valley
    Juried, indoor craft show
    Pancake breakfast in the town square 9-11 a.m.
    Proceeds benefit Oldham County Dollars for Scholars program.

    Downtown Trick-or-Treat 

  • State gives Bridge Hill, Ky. 393 a green light for expansion

    After the state legislature approved a two-year, $4.5 billion road plan in April, a number of projects are set to begin in Oldham County.

    Several projects will impact Oldham Reserve, the 1,000-acre business park owned by La Grange and Oldham County governments.

    A project to extend Allen Lane will benefit both Oldham Reserve and alleviate traffic on Ky. 53. 

  • Avoid deer-related collisions on Ky. roadways

    Autumn is in full swing in Kentucky decorating its landscape and roadways with vibrant, colorful foliage. 

    Fall colors serve to remind drivers that they will see an increased movement of deer throughout the Commonwealth. In addition, deer season begins Nov. 10 and motorists are more likely to encounter these animals on or near roadways.

    Spokesperson for KSP, Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard says motorists need to take extra precautions when driving during fall months.

  • Man pleads guilty to 2008 murder

    A Trimble County man has pleaded guilty to a 2008 murder in Milton.
    According to KSP, Clester Mullins, 37, of Milton, pleaded guilty today to the December 2008 murder of Steve “Catfish” Jones. 
    Mullins was originally arrested by Detective Todd Harwood on charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence in January 2009. 
    Detectives said Mullins struck Jones several times in the head with a metal bar before strangling him. 

  • North Oldham falls 21-7 to Spencer County

    Traveling to Spencer County Friday night, North Oldham came away on the wrong side of a 21-7 decision to fall to 6-3 on the season.

  • Ballard edges Oldham County 21-14

    Hosting Ballard on Friday night, the Oldham County Colonels nearly pulled off a big win before narrowly falling 21-14 to the Bruins.