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Today's News

  • ABC official arrested for drunken driving

    An investigator for the state Alcoholic Beverage Control department is charged with DUI after an Oldham County Police officer witnessed his state-owned vehicle traveling through Buckner in the center of Ky. 146 about 2 a.m. Friday.

    Chetallen L. “Chet” Gentry, 42, 1029 Shoreline Drive, La Grange, is charged with DUI, reckless driving and possession of an open alcoholic container.

  • Mustangs seek answers in limited summer play

    GOSHEN – Needing to replace quarterback Dylan Grandon and several top receivers, the North Oldham Mustangs stayed true to their bread and butter running attack this summer opting to spend more work on the nuances of the ground game rather than the seven-on-seven passing leagues.

  • Crash on Bridge Hill sends four to hospital

    A head-on crash involving three vehicles on Bridge Hill at Ky. 22 during rush hour Friday left four people injured.

    According to police, a 2005 Ford F-150 driven by Arvill Duncan Jr. of Smithfield, started to slide in a curve on the westbound side of the bridge, striking a 1992 Nissan Sentra driven by Joseph A. Wells of Louisville about 5 p.m.

  • Education briefs

    Jones graduates from North Oldham

    Alaina Louise Jones graduated Cum Laude from North Oldham High School, where she was a member of the Honor Society and treasurer of the Beta Club. Alaina was also on the girls’ basketball and soccer teams. She received the Chancellor’s Merit Award and a soccer scholarship to Division I Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne.

  • County events

    Thursday, June 26

    La Leche League of Oldham County. 6 p.m. All mothers and mothers-to-be interested in learning more about breastfeeding welcome to attend. 222-2886.

    Aerobics class. 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. La Grange Community Center, 307 W. Jefferson St. 225-6474.

  • Letters to the editor

    Super 8 thanked for its generosity

    To the editor:

    It is with great pleasure and pride that we are writing this letter. Pleasure because we are so happy to do so and with pride to know that we still have honest people in our country. My husband and I were on an automobile trip, returning from Cincinnati after visiting our ill daughter, we stopped at a Super 8 Motel in La Grange.

  • Officials give the green light for Crestwood signal

    Carol Richie has worked at the Marathon at the intersection of Ky. 22 and Ky. 329 for about four months now. She said the intersection gets backed up with people coming from all four directions and drivers will come to a complete stop in the middle of the road.

    “I hear tires squeal all the time (out there),” she said. “I haven’t seen (a wreck) yet, but I’m waiting to see it.”

  • Tally sheet

    ROOKIE LEAGUE

    REDS 10, TWINS 9 - Derek Harris hit a home run and the Reds scored two runs in the top of the sixth inning to score the win.

    Eli Cox had a triple for the Reds. Jake Brizendine, Cameron Rice and Anthony Casey all had doubles for the Reds.

    The Twins got doubles from Jett Kincer, Matthew Duvall and Colton Potter.

  • Desperate times call for desperate measures

    In the case of the Oldham County Sewer District’s horrible financial state, no idea is a bad idea.

  • 345-home Brentwood plan denied a fourth time

    A preliminary plan for development of 345 homes called Brentwood subdivision failed to gain planning and zoning approval for the fourth time Tuesday.

    The denial – proposed by Oldham Farms Development on 247.8 acres located at Clore Lane and Spring Hill Trace – came after a motion for approval failed with a vote of 5-7.