Today's News

  • Sheriff's and Police Reports

    Warrant arrests

    Larry D. Cox II, 36, 601 Russell Ave., La Grange, arrested by OCSO May 29, failure to comply.

    Michael J. Brady, 21, 10907 Worthington Lane, Prospect, arrested by OCSO May 31, failure to comply, Jefferson County warrant.

    Donald Hardy, 49, 1619 E. Crystal Drive, La Grange, arrested by OCSO June 1, probation violation.

    Tyler L. Hymer, 30, 3829 Peachtree Ave., Louisville, arrested by OCSO June 1, failure to appear.

  • Vegetable garden prompts change in Prospect

    One family’s small vegetable garden could lead Prospect officials to change the city’s fence ordinance. 

    During the two years he’s tended to a vegetable garden in his yard, Bob Westerman said he’s received no complaints from his neighbors, especially since they enjoy the fresh tomatoes, squash and peppers he shares. 

    But complaints made their way to the city council about the 6-foot tall row of trellises  staked around the garden to protect his produce from deer. 

  • Conn named to dean’s list at Transylvania

    Sarah Conn of La Grange is one of six Oldham County students named to the dean’s list at Transylvania University for the winter term.

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

    Conn is a graduate of Oldham County High School and the daughter of Karen Conn.

  • Cowboy church event will take place Friday

    The Christian Country Cowboy Church will host their third annual “Great Cowboy Church Robbery and Old West shoot-out” beginning at 8 p.m. Friday at 4401 N. Camden Lane in Crestwood.

    They have invited Six Gun’s Entertainment – a professional group of western re-enactors for this unique fundraiser.

    The audience members are asked to bring a generous donation and during the event, they will be “robbed” by the re-enactors. The event also includes an authentic, old west style gun fight. Ashli Spaulding is the featured vocal guest.

  • Walker named Spirit Master at WKU

    Whitney Walker of La Grange was recently selected as one of 32 Spirit Masters at Western Kentucky University for the 2009-10 school year.

    Spirit Masters are the official student ambassadors for WKU. The purpose of the organization is to promote service, to enhance pride and to communicate an increased understanding of WKU. 

    Spirit Masters use every opportunity to promote WKU and exemplify the university motto, “The Spirit Makes the Master.” Spirit Masters must be  in good standing with the University and must have a 2.5 grade-point average.

  • Oldham students named to University of Louisville’s dean’s list

    Several Oldham County students were named to the dean’s list at the University of Louisville for the spring semester.

  • Mayes, Stewart named to dean’s list at Georgetown College

    Gregory Edward Mayes Jr. and Tyler Paine Stewart were among the students named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College for the spring semester.

    To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.7 grade-point average. 

     Mayes is the son of Gregory and Karen Mayes of Prospect. Stewart is the son of  Frank and Marybeth Stewart of Goshen.

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

    The dean’s list at Transylvania University for the spring term included two students from Oldham County; Gregory Finch, a sophomore and the son of John and Cecilia Finch of Crestwood; and David Akers, a junior studying mathematics and psychology, the son of Carol Akers of Pewee Valley.

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

  • Letters to the Editor

    Another Oldham interchange on I-71?

    To the editor:

    So the Hocker Group wants an interchange to connect Oldham Reserve with I-71?  If anything ever really does happen there, I think that would be a great idea.  At the same time, I can’t help but find it laughable that it would give Oldham County five interchanges with I-71, while Jefferson County still has only one.

    Rob Dupin, La Grange

    Council to discuss CSX impact on city

    To the editor:

  • Local student graduates from Transylvania University

    North Oldham High School graduate Kelly Lynne Spratte-Lennington recently earned a bachelor’s degree from Transylvania University. 

    Spratte-Lennington graduated magna cum laude with honors in biology and psychology. 

    She is the daughter of Stephen and Kay Spratte-Lennington of Goshen.