Today's News

  • MUELLER: Showing compassion

    Mayor Greg Fischer has proclaimed Louisville to be “Compassion City.” 

    What a noble thing to do! For compassion is the unique human ability to care about other people, to be considerate of others and sensitive to their needs. 

  • CARTOON: First signs of spring
  • OC Schools to auction 37 school buses

    Oldham County Schools will auction more than three dozen school buses this spring.

    The Board of Education Monday approved the sale of 37 out-of-service buses in a bidding process through the Kentucky Interlocal School Transportation Association, a nonprofit collective of school districts that facilitates the sale and purchase of new and used buses.

    Of the 37 buses to be sold, 26 are still operational. The buses range in model years from 1993 to 1999.

  • High school graduation dates set


    Graduation dates have been set for Oldham County’s four high schools.

    Commencement ceremonies for North Oldham High, South Oldham High and Oldham County High will take place June 1 at Broadbent Arena.

  • Prospect City Council fails to elect a mayor

    After failing to elect a mayor, Prospect City Council has petitioned the state attorney general for a change in voting procedures and re-opened the call for candidates.

    In a second special-called meeting Wednesday, the six-member council voted to replace Todd Eberle, who resigned earlier this month. None of the five candidates received the four votes necessary for election.

    Now the council has requested a ruling from Ky. Attorney General Jack Conway to reduce the required number of votes from four to three.

  • On-call employees were unpaid, restricted from going to movies


    County employees who were restricted from dining out, shopping and/or leaving Oldham County while on-call during evenings and weekends since 2009 are now entitled to more than $300,000 in back pay, according to the Ky. Labor Cabinet.

  • New school board policy clears way for redistricting

    The Oldham County Board of Education has adopted guidelines that pave the way for students to redistrict.

    Oldham County Schools’ officials plan to redistrict students of all ages before the 2014-15 school year.

    The new policy, adopted Monday, states that school attendance boundaries will be drawn based on six factors identified as “desirable” by county residents.

    The factors include:

  • Oldham County health assessed

    On the heels of being ranked the healthiest county in the state, an Oldham County study shows residents may not be quite so healthy.

    A community health assessment released this week shows lack of physical activity, poor nutrition and substance abuse are red flags for Oldham County residents.

  • OC YMCA volunteer rides to raise money, awareness
  • Four vie to replace Prospect mayor

    Three city council members and a former mayoral candidate are vying to become the next mayor of Prospect.

    The city council will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. March 26 at Prospect City Hall to decide who will fill Todd Eberle's unexpired term.

    A second meeting is planned  7 p.m. March 27 if the council does not reach a consensus.

    Eberle resigned March 9 citing health issues and family obligations.