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Today's News

  • Job applicant files suit against Oldham County Police

    A Shelby County resident alleges that the Oldham County Police Department denied him a job due to his membership in the National Guard. Bruce Gentry, of Shelby County, is a member of the Kentucky National Guard and a police officer with the Shelbyville Police Department. He has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against OCPD alleging the department denied him a job because of his military commitment. According to the suit, Gentry applied for a position with OCPD in November 2007.

  • Athlete of the Week

     Softball: Rheagan Riggs

  • Wildflower photo class offered Saturday at nature preserve

    Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve is hosting a one-day intensive digital photography class called “Hidden Springs and Wildflowers” with professional instructor Julie E. Brent. Bring a close-up lens, hiking shoes, fingerless gloves, hat and a jacket with plenty of pockets and dress in layers for the changeable weather during this workshop.  The workshop will begin in the classroom with a very short review of camera basics.

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood Bank of New York to Phenom LLC, lot 39, Woodsboro, 5106 Brookswood Road, Crestwood, $100,000. Gary and Paula Edens to Douglas and Misty Stutz, commissioner’s deed, 7506 Kavanaugh Road, Crestwood, $55,000. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington D.C.

  • Youth wrestlers win honors

    CRESTWOOD – Local junior wrestlers closed their season with six state titles two weeks ago in Louisville. The South Oldham junior club brought home four titles while the Oldham County junior club brought home two. All told, 32 wrestlers placed in the top four headed up by 26 from South Oldham which placed fourth in the state as a team. Bringing home titles for South Oldham were Jacob Lacey at 117-pounds, Shane Wilson at 70-pounds, John Shirkey at 85 pounds and Nick Herbert in the 130-pound division. The Oldham club was led by twin b

  • Going to the mountaintop to meet Jesus

    It was Aug. 1, 1997, and I had just begun a juice fast to seek guidance from God about whether it was time to move to a new church, and what kind of church God may want me to serve. What began as a three-day fast turned into the most spiritually intense 17 days of my life. God spoke to me in ways I had never experienced before, and through this He gave me a new vision for doing ministry, a leading to serve a new church development in La Grange and a beautiful daughter we adopted from China. Those are just the high points of those 17 days. 

  • Construction ahead

    Improvements to Oldham County’s roads will happen sooner than expected due to $420 million of federal stimulus dollars directed to road improvements in Kentucky. That money frees up money in the state budget, State Sen. Ernie Harris said. Harris, chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, said about $31 million will be directed to Oldham County in the next two years.

  • Farmers’ market opens April 4

     Norton Commons Farmers’ Market will open for the season April 4. Live music begins in May, along with children’s attractions and chefs demos. 

  • Camden Station has principal and counselor of the year

    In only his first year as principal, Stuart Martin of Camden Station Elementary has already been named Outstanding Principal by the Kentucky School Counselor Association. Camden Station Counselor Brittany Ford was named Kentucky Counselor of the Year and the Emerging Leader Award. Deputy Superintendent Charleen McAuliffe said in his first year Martin has really built a strong community of students and staff as he incorporated long time teachers at Camden with new staff replacing those who went to Locust Grove Elementary when it opened in August. 

  • Local hockey team takes first state title

    LEXINGTON – Relying on the balance and defense that carried them all season, the Oldham County ice hockey team won the state title two weeks ago with a 4-3 win over St.