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Today's News

  • North projects near complete

    Another school year, another race to have all schools ready in time for the start of classes. But this year, the obstacles aren’t as great and the costs of failure aren’t as high.

    Oldham County Schools Director of Facilities Jim Ewalt said the $25.6 million renovation at North Oldham Middle and High schools should be finished in time for the start of school except for the new shared auditorium.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Abigail Stewart.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball/soccer.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Center in basketball, center/midfielder in soccer.

    Hometown: Buckner.

    Accomplishments: Stewart is serving as a basketball camp counselor at Oldham County Middle School this week. Last season she played basketball for the Lady Colonels’ sixth and seventh grade teams.

    As a center, the 5-foot-7 Stewart averaged nearly six points a game for the Lady Colonels .

  • North captures title

    LA GRANGE – After catching a break in the district, the North Oldham Little League 10-11 year-old softball all-stars left little doubt as to who the best team in the state was.

    The North stars romped by Olive Hill 12-4 in the state title game to complete a 4-0 record in pool and tournament play at Prestonsburg.

    The title came after the all-stars didn’t have to compete in the district tournament as there weren’t other teams in the district.

  • Open Door hosts free concert at store

    The Open Door Christian Store will host Real All-out Worship at 6 p.m. Friday. 

    Three groups will be showcased at this free concert – Carrollton Christian rock band “Resound,” local contemporary Christian artist Cara Hazard and Ballardsville Christian rock group, “The Spark.”

    The Open Door Christian Store is located at 6402 Westwind Way, No. 3 in Crestwood. 

    For information call 243-9310.

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

    Katherine Farrow and Kimberly Raybourne to Matthew Bisig, lot 56, Magnolia Place, 6208 Sweetbay Drive, Crestwood, $240,000.

    Pamela Potts for the Estate of Betty Luckett, Don Potts, Sherri and Harold Link and David Luckett, to Robert DePrez, lot 1, Blue Creek, 5509 Pearce Way, Crestwood, FCV $53,000, deed in lieu of foreclosure.

    Josiah and Catherine Keats to Anthony and Kelley Roberts, unit 6406-205, Bldg. 5, Madison Park Condominiums, 6406 Shelton Circle, Crestwood, $110,000.

  • La Grange Assembly of God hosts yard sale

    From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, La Grange Assembly of God will host a church yard sale. Proceeds go to mission.s

    La Grange AOG is located at 2109 W Ky. 146. For information, call 222-5815.

  • Child ID, crime prevention event planned Tuesday

    Sheriff's Night Out is planned Tuesday to raise awareness about crime prevention and community service strategies. 

    The event, free to all Oldham County residents, will be 5 to 8 p.m. at the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office located at 100 W. Jefferson St., La Grange in the rear lot.

    Sponsors include OCSO, Sheriff Steve Sparrow and Liska Conggeshall, general manager of the La Grange Dairy Queen.

    Games, giveaways and educational materials will be available for children and adults. OCSO's Community Services Unit will offer the Child ID program. 

  • Mitchell graduates from leader’s training

    Joshua T. Mitchell recently graduated from the U.S. Army ROTC Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox.

    Mitchell is a student at the University of Kentucky.

    He is the son of Kenneth S. Mitchell of Sanford, N.C., and Cynthia R. Jorgensen of Crestwood.

    Mitchell is a 2006 graduate of South Oldham High School.

  • Angel Food Ministries announces August Menu

     Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides fresh and frozen food items sold at about half the price to help people with their grocery bills.

    Anyone of any income level can buy the food.

    The $30 August box includes: 

    • 1.5 lbs. ribeye steaks (four 6-ounce);

    • 3 lbs. individually quick frozen split chicken breast;

    • 1 lb. boneless center-cut pork chops;

    • 2 lbs. mac andee^beef dinner entrée;

    • 1.5 lbs. breaded all white meat chicken nuggets;

  • Grand jury indicts nine

     An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Juliette House, 46, is indicted for second-degree forgery, theft by failure to make required disposition of property over $300, tampering with physical evidence and tampering with public records.