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Today's News

  • News briefs

    OCSD lift station fails; two-man maintenance crew is ‘swamped’

  • Harmony Elementary teacher attends Gallery of Art seminars

    Allison Connell, a teacher at Harmony Elementary School in Goshen, was one of 50 educators selected to attend the National Gallery of Art’s 2008 Teacher Institute on 17th-century Dutch art.

  • After the storm

    He hoped for only 30 seconds, but outage lasted 5 days

    Hurricane Ike left 80 percent of Kentucky without power, and when high winds dropped power lines across Oldham County, Zachary Clark of Crestwood and his family were watching a movie. At first they though the power would come back in 30 seconds or so, and waited on the couch.

  • Machine man

    Before he weighed enough to push down a tractor’s clutch, Gene Crady had a fascination with tractors. An older friend or relative would start it up and put the machine in gear, then little Gene would drive it around the hay field while the bigger boys threw bales on the wagon.

  • News briefs

    OCSO, EMS promote child safety

    The Oldham County Sheriff’s Office and Oldham County EMS teamed with Oldham Collision Center to offer child safety seat inspections Sept. 13.

    The free program promoted awareness of the state’s new child safety seat laws, which require children 7 years old and younger or less than 50 inches tall to use a booster seat.

  • Former EMS employee alleges sexual harassment

    Alleging unfair treatment based on her gender – including wrongful termination, intimidation and abuse – a former employee of Oldham County Emergency Medical Services has filed suit.

  • Letters to the editor

    Don’t miss your opportunity to vote

    To the editor:

    The Oldham County Clerk’s Office wants to take this opportunity to inform all voters of some upcoming election information.

    The 2008 General Election is Nov. 4.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Jax Mays

    School: Crestwood Elementary.

    Age: 10.

    Sports: Football, baseball and basketball.

    Teams: Oldham County Youth Football League Bears, South Oldham Little League Devil Rays.

  • News briefs

    It’s flu season – shots are available Monday

    Flu shots will be available beginning Monday at Baptist Worx in La Grange.

  • Scholarships offered for Oldham seniors

    High school seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2009 – and their parents – are encouraged to learn more about Oldham County Dollars for Scholars.

    Visit www.ocdfs.org to find out how students can apply for college scholarships in January each year. More than 30 scholarships are offered and all of them have specific criteria that students must meet in order to qualify.