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Today's News

  • Letters to the Editor

    Not all dogs are safe, friendly   To the editor: This letter is in support of the La Grange Post Master Donna Brown and her excellent letter regarding dog bites. I would like to add to her information by encouraging residents to notify Oldham County Animal Control of problem dogs before there is a bite. This agency tries to work with dog owners to educate them as to correct and acceptable methods of dog training. Once a dog has bitten we are all faced with serious decisions.

  • Deserving mom earns makeover

    Grand-prize winner: Donna Stucker   Maggie Lewis nominated her mother, Donna Stucker, for the Makeover an Oldham Mom contest. Maggie wrote this about Donna in her nomination:    “How many people can say that their mom gave them life twice? I know I can, the first time was on November 27, 1990 and the second time was on January 21, 1996. Technically my mom didn’t give birth to me twice but she did give me something that is vital to everyone’s life.

  • Crash claims life of Crestwood woman

     According to Louisville Metro Police, a vehicle traveling eastbound on River Road flipped several times about 10:30 a.m. Friday, ejecting both occupants – Caroline N. Minks, 18, of Crestwood, and an 18-year-old male.

  • $500 fee for rental properties in Goshen tabled

    Members of the Goshen City Commission voted Monday night to table a vote on an ordinance that would impose a $500 license fee on any person or business renting property in the city. A few Goshen residents attended Monday night’s meeting, where the second reading and public hearing of the ordinance took place.

  • Calling in the AHG Blanket Brigade

    American Heritage Girls Troop Ky. 412 spent a recent Thursday evening tying fleece blankets to fill duffel bags for the HOST House in La Grange. The HOST House Crisis Care Service is a refuge for teens in Oldham, Shelby, Trimble and Henry counties. 

  • Crash traps man beneath vehicle off Mt. Zion Road

    Members of the South Oldham Fire Department rescued a man pinned beneath a truck following a single-vehicle crash about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday on Ky. 1818 near Speer Lane.

    UPDATE: Oldham County Police have identified the driver as 53-year-old Charles A. Hosler of Pewee Valley. Firefighters sliced the roof of the vehicle to reach Hosler, who was flown to University Hospital in Louisville. Oldham County EMS also worked at the scene.

  • OCHS sweeps county track titles

    BUCKNER – Oldham County High School swept the county track championships May 7 at the OCHS track.

    The Colonels took the boys’ title with 85 points followed by South Oldham with 44 and North Oldham with 38. The Lady Colonels won the title with 73 points followed by SOHS with 59 points and NOHS with 43.

  • NOHS’ Kline romps

    FRANKFORT – Defending state tennis champion Lauren Kline began defense of her title Monday with a convincing 6-0, 6-0 sweep of Shatia Rogers of Shelby County.

    Kline, a senior, is a favorite to repeat as are the Lady Mustangs as they hope to win the regional team title. NOHS is tied with host Franklin County with 8 points each after the second round with South Oldham a close third with 6 points.

  • Family court

    CRESTWOOD – Those who thought the South Oldham High School tennis team would fade into obscurity after the graduation of four-time state champion Eric Quigley last spring were sadly mistaken. Powered by the singles tandem of brothers Ryan and Jordan Pitts and a pair of strong doubles teams in Jeppa Stig-Nielson and William Reed and Austin White and Steven Mayborg, the Dragons posted a 17-5 record in the regular season and recently finished as the consolation bracket runners-up in the King of the Bluegrass tourney. “As a coach I can say I am pleasantl

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Brianne Brown.

    School: South Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Track.

    Age: 14.

    Position: Hurdler/relays.

    Hometown: Goshen.

    Accomplishments: Brown, an eighth-grader, helped the NOMS girls’ track team to a second-place finish at the middle school state meet at Lexington Dunbar Saturday.

    Brown won the state title in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.72 seconds.