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Today's News

  • Oldham’s Engineers of Tomorrow

    In the early nineties, one man, an inventor named Dean Kamen founded For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, an organization designed to create a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology heroes. There are three FIRST robotics teams in Kentucky. Team number 2783, Engineers of Tomorrow, is based in Oldham County, and has been working since May on various machine shop projects to gain experience for their rookie competition season.

  • WKU admissions counselor will visit South Oldham

    Caelin Smith, an admissions counselor at Western Kentucky University, will visit area high schools to discuss with prospective students the opportunities offered at WKU.

  • Fifth-grader donates hair to Locks of Love

    Whitney Leanhart, a fifth-grader at La Grange Elementary, got her hair cut for the second time in order to benefit Locks Of Love. About 10 to 12 inches was cut off.

  • Crestwood welcomes express lube

    Crestwood and South Oldham residents no longer need to go to neighboring Jefferson County for simple vehicle maintenance.

    Crestwood’s first quick lube, Certified Express Lube, opened Dec. 5. Certified Express Lube is located at 6540 W. Ky. 146, inside the existing Certified Transmission and Auto Service building owned by Steve and Lisa Heggie.

  • Crestwood man arrested in Bullitt County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - What started as a drug investigation ended up Monday being a case of counterfeit money being spread throughout the community.

    Kevin Michael Sheehan, 27, of Crestwood, was arrested by the Bullitt County Drug Task Force, which initiated the investigation.

  • Oldham County had some farms, where did they all go?

    Farming is increasingly becoming an old man’s venture. The average farmer in Oldham County is nearing Social Security age. And even among Oldham County farmers who have been working burley for decades, most are leaving the tobacco business.

    Not so with Justin Henderson.

    His hands may be cracked and rough, but there isn’t a wrinkle on his body, and his head full of red curly hair hasn’t yet started to sprout any gray.

  • Game Bytes

    Football

    Chiba earns postseason honors

    When: Dec. 25. 

    Where: Louisville. 

  • Theiss Furniture celebrates 63 years in business

    Theiss Furniture celebrated 63 years of being in business by giving away a $1,000 gift certificate. The winner is Sue Quinlan, pictured with Wayne Theiss. Theiss said the store’s loyal customers have made the business a success. 

     

  • Rawlings gives another $100K gift

    Oldham County Fiscal Court has received another $100,000 donation, only this time it’s not anonymous.

  • Akers inducted into Transy’s leadership honor society

    South Oldham High School graduate and Transylvania University junior David Akers has been inducted into the Lampas Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Students apply for ODK membership in their junior or senior year. Selection is based on academic ranking, extracurricular activities and leadership roles. New members are selected by current ODK members and must pass with a 75-percent approval rating.