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Today's News

  • Police Doughnuts opens in La Grange

    Police Doughnuts recently celebrated its grand opening in La Grange.

    Located at 307 S. First St., Police Doughnuts offers coffee, milk, sodas and doughnuts made fresh daily. 

    The owner is Brenda Martin and hours are from 6:30 a.m. until doughnuts are sold out.

    Police Doughnuts can be reached at 298-9603.

  • Phillips wins talent competition at Garrard County Fair

    Jordan Phillips recently won first place in a preliminary talent competition at the Garrard County Fair. 

    She moved on to compete in the semi-finals of the Coca-Cola Talent Classic at the Kentucky State Fair in the female vocal category.  

    She is a sophomore at Oldham County High School and a member of the OCHS choir. She is also a member of the Louisville Youth Theatre performance troupe. 

  • Engagement Announcement

     Brooke Renae Sabo and Ryan David Sale were married June 27 at First Baptist Church of Prospect with Ben Winters officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of Anthony and Donna Sabo of La Grange. She graduated from International Academy in Daytona Beach, Fla. and works at Scissor and Comb in Crestwood. 

    The groom is the son of David and Debbie Sale of Louisville. He graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach and works at Louisville Gas and Electric. 

  • New officers elected to local Democratic Party committee

    New officers were recently elected at a meeting of the Oldham County Democratic Party Executive Committee.

    Elected to serve as chair is Rick Garlock of Centerfield; vice chair is Sandra Gerbino  of Crestwood; treasurer is John Sutton of Crestwood; and secretary is Dean Furman of Prospect.

  • North reins in Mustangs

    CRESTWOOD – The defense held for the North Oldham Mustangs as they stopped a Moore scoring drive as the clock ran out Saturday to preserve a 20-19 win in the Oldham County Kickoff Classic.

    NOHS got the lead for good in the fourth quarter when quarterback Austin Peterson scored on a short keeper around end.

    The Mustangs were led by senior fullback Nick Price with 96 yards on 21 carries. Moore's Na-Vale Sanders led all rushers with 141 yards and scored a touchdown.

    Oldham County and South Oldham didn't fare as well in the classic.

  • OCEMS is drug-free certified

    Oldham County EMS is the first ambulance service in the state to be recognized by the Kentucky League of Cities as a drug-free certified workplace.

    To achieve the certification, OCEMS had to implement a variety of training and testing measures, many of which were already in place, Maj. Stuart Crawford said.

    “It’s saying to the public that we’re doing everything humanly possible to be drug-free,” Crawford said.

  • Letters to the Editor

    To the editor:

    In September 2005, we started LOCAL Transit. 

    Our intent was to provide a new service that would benefit Oldham County residents. Most know we are a small, but dedicated nonprofit agency which focuses on those who use our services. 

    We do what we do because of our Christian faith and commitment.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Brenna Kaelin.

    School: South Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Volleyball.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Outside hitter.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

    Accomplishments: Kaelin is a three-year member of the SOMS program and a starting outside hitter this season who has helped the Lady Dragons to a 2-1 record.

    Her serve has been her biggest improvement this season.

    “I put a lot of work in and am able to spot serve now,” Kaelin said. I am also working on my jump serve.”

  • Prospect fencing ordinance may be too intrusive

    A proposed fencing ordinance in Prospect is being called too intrusive and unenforceable.

    Members of the Prospect city council are have been formulating new guidelines for fences since winter. 

    Residents’ latest concerns stem from two provisions in the ordinance.

    It states temporary fences are allowable for seasonal vegetable gardens, but shouldn’t be visible from the road. 

    Resident Peggy Mealey-Miles said with some effort, most backyards are visible from the street. 

  • Officer dove into I-71 median to avoid crash; driver charged, alcohol suspected

    A La Grange police officer is injured and another man is hospitalized after a crash on I-71.

    According to police, a pickup truck pulling a small trailer jackknifed and flipped on its side about 1:20 a.m. Sunday on I-71 southbound between milemarkers 20 and 21.

    Two officers from the Oldham County Police Department and La Grange Police Officer Jeremy Ferguson responded to the scene and prepared to close a section of the interstate.

    OCPD Lt. Col. Billy Way said Ferguson exited his vehicle and popped the trunk to retrieve emergency equipment and a reflective vest.