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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Offering your house for rent? Prepare to pay the city before you’re paid by tenants

    People offering rental properties within the City of Goshen may soon have to pay an annual fee, as well as obtain a one-time license from the city before renting. The first reading of an ordinance that would impose an annual $500 fee for any person or business renting real property in the City of Goshen took place at the City of Goshen Commission’s April meeting. According to the ordinance, any property owner who leases his or her property to someone else is deemed as engaged in the business of renting properties.

  • Project grad will be a caribbean night

    June 13 marks the 23rd year that Oldham County residents, businesses and organizations have hosted Project Graduation. Graduating seniors from all Oldham County high schools will gather at South Oldham High School for the annual night-long celebration beginning at 11 p.m. This year’s theme, “Caribbean Nights,” captures the feel of the tropics. The halls and grounds of SOHS will be transformed into a paradise lined with palm trees, a beach, volleyball, a spa, karaoke, music, dancing, food and fun. All participants will win prizes.

  • Dillman graduates from U.S. Air Force basic training

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jeffrey M. Dillman recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of MaryEllen and Jay Brandi of La Grange and Martin and Missy Dillman of Louisville. He is a 2003 graduate of South Oldham High School.

  • Smith graduates from Center for Marine Corps Intelligence

     U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence Specialist Pfc. T.J.

  • Students celebrate SWAT Derby

    La Grange Elementary celebrated their annual “SWAT Derby” event hosted by the instructional assistants – known as Super Women at All Times – with entry fees benefitting the Oldham County Relay for Life. Cardstock horse cutouts are decoratively bejeweled and transformed into racehorse characters reflecting the unique personality of each contender.  Creativity abounds with horses named Paws for Nothing, Clothes Horse, Victorious Secret, Purple Rein and Anita Job to name a few of this year’s 57 horse field.

  • Residents appointed to local posts

    Members of Oldham County Fiscal Court recently made the following appointments and personnel recommendations: • Gregg Cobb, appointed to North Oldham Fire Department Board, three-year term; • Stephen Cummings, appointed to Storm Water Management Board, to fill the remainder of Dale Hettinger’s term, three-year term; • Rev.

  • Trash service overpays county

    For the past few years, Industrial Disposal has overpaid Oldham County government, and while Oldham officials say they’ve notified ID of the extra money, the company just recently noticed. 

  • Houston Lane will be one way, turns may be restricted

    Traffic on Houston Lane in Pewee Valley will soon flow one way from Mt. Mercy Drive to Ky. 146 – the question now is whether left turns will be permitted. City Engineer Mel Milburn and traffic engineer Diane Zimmerman presented a traffic study to the city council Monday night, recommending one-way traffic toward Ky.

  • Tincher will sign books in La Grange

    Lynn Tincher, a Louisville author and publisher of The Literary Lynnch Pen, will sign books from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Karen’s Book Barn and Java Shop in La Grange.

    She will  sign copies of her psychological thriller, “Afterthoughts, 2nd Edition.” She will donate 10 percent of the profits from the book to the American Cancer Society. Karen’s Book Barn and Java Shop is located at 127 E. Main St. in La Grange.  For information, call 222-0918.