.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Teen enjoys volunteer work where the wild things are

    She doesn’t get paid and she doesn’t have keys to the place, but short of that, one Oldham County teen is about as trusted as any off the employees at the Louisville Zoo.

    “If I could give her a set of keys I would,” keeper Drew Koch said.

    Because of that trust Rachel Pardee of Crestwood has earned the Jon Heaton award as the outstanding youth volunteer from the zoo.

  • Shift in power: Dynegy plans to sell Buckner power plant

    Dynegy Inc., a power company with a plant on Commerce Parkway in Buckner, has announced plans to sell its Oldham County operation and several others.

    As part of the company's agreements with LS Power, Dynegy will receive more than $1 billion in cash and 245 million shares.

    According to a release from Dynegy, the sale enables the company to "significantly increase liquidity and financial strength."

  • Police Reports

    Alcohol/drug arrests

    James A. Newbolds, 38, 3279 N. County Road 125 NE, Paoli, Ind., arrested by OCPD Aug. 2, careless driving, DUI, possession of open alcoholic container. 

    Other arrests

    Christopher B. Shultz, 25, 7009 Watson Lane, Louisville, arrested by OCPD July 31, violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO.

    Scotty A. Hosaflook, 25, 7725 Heights Drive, Louisville, arrested by OCPD July 31, suspended license. 

  • Remembering a great man

    I used to play baseball, and my Dad went to the games because he was always interested in whatever his children did. I remember one game especially. It was a tight game, and I happened to get a long hit. I was running around the bases as fast as I could, but I seemed to gain added strength when I heard him shouting above the crowd, “Come on home, Bob, come on home.”

  • Graham named to dean’s list at Washington University

    Holly Graham of Goshen was recently named to the dean’s list at Washington University in St. Louis for the spring semester.

    She is a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville and attends Washington’s College of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts.

    To be named to the deans list in the College of Art, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average.

  • Fruit of family’s labor destroyed

    Owners of Reardon’s Fruit Market are eager to get back in business after a fire destroyed their business Aug. 5.

    They’re waiting for the go-ahead from LG&E before they can raze the remnants of the building and begin construction on a new building.

    Firefighters responded to heavy flames at the business about 3:30 a.m., South Oldham Fire Department public information officer Kevin Parker said. 

  • Tour of Remodeled Homes is this weekend

    The 24th annual Tour of Remodeled Homes will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.  The event is presented by Bonnycastle Appliance and TV and Insight, sponsored by PC Building Materials and produced by the Home Builders Association of Louisville.  There will be 22 homes, remodeled by remodeling members of the HBAL featured on the tour.

    Tickets are $10 per person, $2 for children ages 6 to 12. Start at any home. Tickets are available at all locations. For information visit www.hbal.com.

  • IRONMAN: Bike shops cater to local triathletes

    Crestwood seemed like a good place to open a bike shop in 2007, with a preponderance of bikers but no shops to service them.  

    Within months, everything changed  for  Bluegrass  Bicycles and owner Bob Clifford. The Ironman competition series announced a race in Louisville coming within miles of his new shop.

    So Clifford set to work immediately, reforming his product line to cater to triathletes. Now he estimates more than a quarter of his business comes from triathletes. 

  • South Oldham senior earns $1,000 scholarship

    Karl J. Fleischmann, a senior at South Oldham High School, is one of seven students nationwide to receive a $1,000 scholarship through the 2009 Fluke Corporation scholarship award program. He will attend the University of Louisville and plans to study engineering.

  • Rotary installs officers

    The South Oldham Rotary Club recently hosted an installation banquet at Yew Dell Gardens.