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Today's News

  • Oldham students will have six early-release days in 2009-10

     One school district initiative in recent years is the creation of professional learning teams. These instructional teams provide a structure within each school that allows a team of teaching colleagues to focus on the individual learning needs of students. Long gone are the days when teachers closed their doors and worked in isolation. 

  • Sheriff's Reports

    Warrant arrests

    Jeremy W. Pierce, 37, 1408 N. Buckeye Lane, Goshen, arrested April 15 by OCSO, receiving stolen property over $300.

    Mark Jones, 43, 7103 Autumn Bent Way, Crestwood, arrested by OCSO April 15, Jefferson County warrant, probation violation.

  • Strike Driller

    CRESTWOOD – If Mike Conn’s bowling ball isn’t doing what he wants it to do then he likely has no one to blame but himself. Conn, 18, and a resident of Crestwood, is one of the nation’s top-ranked junior bowlers and a member of the Bellarmine University bowling team. In addition to being one of the top bowlers around, Conn is unique in that he drills his own balls in a garage at his house. “It really helps because I can really personalize it so the ball comes off my hand better,” Conn said.

  • Fisher goes from manager to player

     GOSHEN – Zach Fisher learned a hard lesson as a sophomore and transformed it into a potential college career.

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

    Allen and Annette Squires to Fredrick and Brenda Ammon, Unit 6401-207, Madison Park Condominiums, 6401 Cameron Lane No. 207, Crestwood, $130,000.

    US Bank National Association fka Firstar Bank to William Nelson, lot 20, Shelburn Oaks, 6608 Farmington Lane, Crestwood, $110,000.

  • Young keys NOHS’ rise

    GOSHEN – Elizabeth Young’s improvement has moved right along with her team’s. Young, a sophomore pitcher for the North Oldham High School softball team, has seen her fortunes rise this year just as the Lady Mustangs’ have. Young has been one of the leaders of a young team that has posted a 6-8 record to date, the best start in school history.

  • Planners approve medical office building on Ky. 329 bypass

    A medical office building may be coming soon to the Ky. 329 bypass. Construction on Crestwood Medical Center is expected to begin in June, engineer Phillip Gambrell said.  Members of the Oldham County planning and zoning commission approved plans for the facility on Tuesday.  The 12,000-square-foot building, part of the Baptist Healthcare System, will contain doctor’s offices and physical therapy next to Madison Park Condominiums and a parking lot owned by Kroger. Gambrell said the building will be built to U.S.

  • City spending under fire in La Grange

    Council members continue to question spending by employees in the La Grange mayor’s office after receipts show more than $680 in purchases from home-shopping giant QVC in December.  During a city council meeting in March, council members asked for better explanation about city bills than the mayor’s office currently provides – including details about purchases from QVC, meals at local restaurants and gifts of flowers and food for funerals.  At the time, La Grange Mayor Elsie Carter said the council members’ requests would requir

  • Grant money will fund improvements in Oldham

    Oldham County government is the recipient of several grants to improve local roadways, create sidewalks, add personnel to the county police department and improve utilities. Oldham County Deputy Judge-Executive Paula Gish updated members of fiscal court April 21 regarding stimulus grant applications and funding. The amounts for each of the projects include 10 percent the state is requiring for processing the grants. Oldham County government received grants from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the following projects: •A

  • NOHS gym project in overtime, almost done

    Basketball season is long gone, but the North Oldham High School gym is almost finished. Oldham County Schools architect Aric Andrews said builders completed the gym floor within the last month and the gym is nearly finished. Principal Lisa Jarrett is waiting on breakaway rims for the basketball backboards.