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Today's News

  • Fatal crash kills triathlete, Pewee man a passenger in vehicle

    The Latest: A triathlete died Saturday morning after a drunk driver struck the cyclist with his car. 

    The cyclist, John Carr, 47, of Owenton, was competing in the E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Triathlon, riding his bicycle down Chamberlain Lane when he was killed. 

    Police say the driver, Kenneth Yates, 25, of the 13000 block of Sure Fire Lane, Louisville, continued driving after his vehicle struck the cyclist.

  • La Grange Utilities will relocate to former hardware store

    A need for more space and a central location have prompted officials from the La Grange Utilities Commission to find a new location. 

    Director John Bennett said the commission plans to purchase a building on Ky. 146 – the old Ace Hardware building in La Grange. He said he hopes the moving process will be complete by the end of the year. 

  • North Oldham Little League wins district

    The North Oldham Little League 9-10-year-old softball all-stars team won the District 2 tourney over Valley Sports. Front row, from left, Sarah McCabe, Claire Babey, Kailey Smith, Makailyn Maikranz, Kelsey Kasisschke and Caelin Pate. Back row, Abigail Reynolds, Coach John Vorreiter, Brynna Richardson, Seneca O’Hara, Peyton Kidwell and Alexia Ganote. Not pictured are assistant coach Doug Snyder and Megan Snyder.

  • Officials study Pewee Valley properties prone to flooding

    Oldham officials approved a contract Tuesday for engineers from DLZ Kentucky Inc. to study drainage in Pewee Valley.

    Engineers will examine drainage on Ky. 362, including flooding issues along Ash Avenue and Ashbrooke and Village Green subdivisions in the past several years.

    The study will be paid for with a $200,000 Kentucky Infrastructure Authority grant. The company will perform a study and analysis of the issues and host public meetings to come to a solution to the problems.

  • Engagement Announcement

     Linda and Larry Stewart of La Grange and Ronald and Brenda McAlister of Smithfield announce engagement of their daughter, Brandy Lee McAlister to Anthony Pearce Boyd, son of Sheila and Earl Frederick of La Grange and Todd and Christie Boyd of Jupiter, Fla.  

    The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Henry County High School, and graduated from Sullivan University with a degree in business management. She is employed by Papa Johns. 

    The groom-elect is a 2000 graduate of Oldham County High School and works for Ladyfingers Catering in Louisville.  

  • Oldham cadets named to dean’s list at Virginia Military Institute

    Matthew T. Dickinson and Clayton B. Willig, both of Prospect, are among the cadets named to the dean’s list at Virginia Military Institute for the spring semester.

    To be named to the dean’s list at VMI, a cadet must earn a 3.0 grade-point average and no grade below C.

    Dickinson is a sophomore studying mechanical engineering. He is the son of Janine M. Diaz and Dean K. Dickinson.

    Willig graduated from VMI and studied international studies. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Caldwell R. Willig.

  • Scam involves payment for classified ads

    Consumers who have purchased classified ads in newspapers could be targeted by scam artists and should not give out personal information over the phone.

    Attorney General Jack Conway said the state’s consumer protection hotline has received complaints that someone claiming to be from a newspaper is contacting advertisers asking for credit card and Social Security numbers.

    Newspapers across the Commonwealth are asking advertisers not to respond to these calls and not to give out personal information over the telephone.

  • Carlson named to honor roll at Phillips Academy

    Chelsea F. Carlson of Goshen was named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy during the spring semester.

    To be named to the honor roll at Phillips, students must earn a 5.0 grade-point average.

  • Javanon takes second in nation

    LOUISVILLE – Javanon ‘91 pushed its way into the U.S. Youth Soccer national championship game only to fall just short of Discoveries SC out of South Carolina 2-1 July 30.

    The Javanon team had three Oldham County players – Jacob Kemper of Oldham County High School and North Oldham brothers Jordan and Paul Althoff.

  • Oldham students named to University of Louisville dean’s list

    Several Oldham students were named to University of Louisville’s dean’s list for the spring semester.