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Today's News

  • Car strikes couple on Ky. 329 bypass

    A Crestwood woman is dead and one man is injured after a vehicle traveling on the Ky. 329 bypass Friday struck the couple in the roadway. Police responded to an injury accident involving two pedestrians about 9:20 p.m.

  • Engagement Announcement

    Lee and Carolyn Sharp of Smithfield announce the engagement of their daughter and Brennen and Alivia Fuchs announce the engagement of their mother, Stephanie Ann Sharp Fuchs to Kevin Glenn Floyd, son of Glenn and Judy Floyd of Shelbyville.

    The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Henry County High School.

    The groom-elect is a 1994 graduate of Shelby County High School and a 1999 graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he earned a degree in agricultural economics. He is a manager of Global Sports Interactive.

  • Foxhollow Farm Market named certified roadside market

    Foxhollow Farm Market is one of 92 markets across the state – and two in Oldham County – named a member of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the program, the market has committed to offering quality products and service to their customers.

    Foxhollow Farm Market sells farm fresh grass-fed beef, organic vegetables and a variety of relishes, salsa and baked goods at their market on Ky. 329 in Crestwood. 

    For information on Foxhollow Farm Market visit www.foxhollowfarm.com or call 241-9674.

  • Mr. 300 reigns

     CRESTWOOD – Even though it was a bit cloudy after Cy Tucker got his 300th career win as the coach of the South Oldham High School girls’ soccer team, his sunglasses stayed on during a post-game celebration with players and parents.

    But there’s a reason.

  • Game Bytes

     

    FOOTBALL

    Oldham County vs. Conner

    Score: 23-14 Conner.

    When: Saturday. 

    Where: Oldham County Kickoff Classic, South Oldham High School. 

  • Balancing tension

    Have you ever watched a tight-rope walker? Maybe you noticed the performer carries a balance bar. Ever so carefully he moves the bar from side-to-side in order to keep his balance Now life is something like this for us. You and I are negotiating the difficult, if different, courses of our lives. 

    Life means action and action means other people. Other people mean that there will be some friction, and friction often results in stress. Some of this stress is helpful and positive. Some of it is negative and harmful. We badly need our balance bars.

  • Schools maintain tax rate

    School taxes aren’t going up in Oldham County this year as the Oldham County Board of Education voted to maintain the current property tax rate.

    Superintendent Paul Upchurch argued for a higher rate of 67.3 cents per $100 of assessed property value. That rate would’ve garnered about $225,000 extra for schools which have undergone drastic cuts this year, while only taxing each home-owner a few more dollars.

  • King graduates from U.S. air force basic training

    U.S. Air Force Airman Justin D. King recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    He is the son of Jerry and Candy King of La Grange.

    He is a 2004 graduate of Oldham County High School.

    He is the grandson of Tom and Noralee Moock. His sister is Senior Airman Tammy Sherer of the U.S. Air Force.

  • Leap of faith pays off

    CRESTWOOD – Two years ago Zach Price took a leap of faith and the North Oldham High School football team caught him with open arms.

    Price, a senior fullback, in just his second year of football rushed for 96 tough yards on 21 carries to earn offensive MVP honors and help the Mustangs edge Moore 20-19 Saturday in the Oldham County Kickoff Classic.

  • Watson awarded Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship

    Anthony Watson of Prospect was recently awarded a Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship to help pay for his college education. This scholarship award is $1,500 a year for four years of college.

    Watson will attend the University of Louisville to study psychology.

    He is one of only 30 graduates in the state this year to receive a Byrd Scholarship, a federally funded program administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. 

    KHEAA also administers other student aid programs, including the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship.