Today's News

  • ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ may return to Kentucky

    Producers for ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition are looking for families in the greater Louisville area whose homes are in desperate need of help. 

    Casting Supervisor Rebecca Shumsky said they’re “looking for deserving people and inspiring families that America can really root for.” 

    Interested families should e-mail a short description of their family story to: castingky@gmail.com. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 12. 

  • Storm water postcards will include recipe

    Oldham residents will soon receive postcards with information about storm water management to keep in their recipe books.

    Kevin Eldridge, board chair for the county’s Storm Water Management District, updated county officials Tuesday on the district’s progress as well as a unique way to inform 


  • Overcash named to University of Colorado at Boulder’s dean’s list

    University of Colorado at Boulder freshman Erin Overcash was recently  named to the dean’s list. 

    Students must earn a 3.6 grade-point average to be named to the dean’s list.ee

    Overcash is the daughter of Wendell and Joanne Overcash of Goshen. She is an aerospace engineering student and a member of the track team. She is a graduate of North Oldham High School.

  • 35 years of service

    Members of the Pewee Valley Fire Department honored Eddie Klosterman for 35 years of volunteer service Saturday during the department’s annual awards banquet. 

    Klosterman, of Crestwood, told the crowd he became interested in volunteering as a firefighter after his brother joined. These days, Klosterman volunteers alongside his two 18-year-old sons, Alex and Andrew Klosterman.

  • Cowboy Church welcomes the Alvarado Road Show

     Alvarado Road Show, presented by the Christian County Cowboy Church, will perform in concert 8 p.m. Friday at the Oldham County Fairgrounds. Admission is free. For information call 222-7857 or 553-3696. For information about Cowboy Church, e-mail cowboychurch@insightbb.com.

  • AARP will offers free tax help at library

    Beginning Monday, AARP will offer free tax help at the Oldham County Public Library in La Grange.

    Two weekly four-hour sessions will be offered – Mondays from noon to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. –  in the library’s meeting room. Sessions end April 9. The sessions are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Local students at Transylvania University named to dean’s list

    Six Oldham County residents have been named to the dean’s list at Transylvania University for the fall term.

    To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average or higher.

    Senior Stephanie Huffman, a Campbellsville High School graduate and exercise science major, is the daughter of Steven and Barbara Troxell of Pewee Valley.

    Senior Allison Burger, a Kentucky Country Day School graduate and exercise science major, is the daughter of John and Susanna Burger of Goshen.

  • School’s PTSA president responds to letter about lewd dance at event

     To the editor:

    As a parent and president of the South Oldham Middle School PTSA, I am writing to respond to a letter in the Jan. 21 edition regarding the Harlem Wizards basketball game sponsored by our PTSA. 

    We are tremendously proud of the event that brought so many members of our community together to enjoy a true night of family entertainment while raising much needed funds for our school technology program. 

  • Students compete at convention

    At the recent National FFA Convention, the Oldham County FFA chapter represented Kentucky in the National Environmental /Natural Resources and the National Floriculture Career Development Team event. FFA state champions qualify for event finals at the National FFA Convention each year. 

  • Parents question lewd actions at school event

    To the editor:   On Nov. 14, our family attended the Harlem Wizards basketball game. It was hosted by South Oldham Middle School and advertised as a family event. Before the game, a Wizards player pulled a grown woman to the middle of the basketball court. Music began, and he used sexually provocative gestures, thrusting his pelvis toward the woman to the beat of the music. This started and stopped three times before the player bear-hugged the woman.