Today's News

  • Oldham Grand Jury indicts three

    An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Deshan M. Gardner, 35, is indicted for flagrant non-support and second-degree persistent felony offense.

    According to the indictment, between March 22, 2002 and Dec. 17, 2009, he allegedly persistently failed to provide support which he could reasonably provide and knew he had a duty to provide by virtue of a court order to a minor.

  • Marriage seminar offered Friday night

    The Marriage Education and Resource Center and Crestwood Baptist Church are offering “The Ultimate Date Night,” from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at Crestwood Baptist.

    The cost is $10 per person, $32 for package of four or more or $12 at the door. For information or to register visit ultimatedatenight.com

  • Swim teams making improvement

    With better numbers and more experience, the three local high school swim teams are all seeing an improvement in fortunes as they hit the midway point in their seasons.

    While the squads are still in what is considered the toughest region in the state with the more established Louisville programs, they are closing the gap again this season thanks to swimmers like Oldham County’s Claire Grogan and Annie Golemboski, Ben Zaepful and Anne Schear of North Oldham and Josh Malone and Harley Jackson at South Oldham.


  • Letters to the Editor

    Neighbors spend snow day in service to others

    To the editor:

    What wonderful care, love, and support we have received from our neighbors on Briarhill Road during my husband’s 10-day hospital time. But the sweetest and happiest care came from six children on our street.

    They knew that my husband, Pat, would be coming home from the hospital Friday afternoon and on that cold, blustery Friday morning they rang the door bell and asked if they could shovel our driveway.

  • Sheriff’s reports

    Danielle R. Bischoff, 22, 1101 Cherrywood Court, La Grange, arrested by OCSO Dec. 15, theft by unlawful taking under $500.

    Owen C. Farmer, 20, 68 Court F, La Grange, arrested by OCSO Dec. 14, failure to comply.

    William E. Fox, 52, 2309 Creekside Drive, Crestwood, arrested by OCSO Dec. 10, fourth-degree assault.

    Stacey Hart, 41, 12012 Valley Drive, Goshen, arrested by OCSO Dec. 13, second-degree criminal mischief.

    Tiffany R. Hensley, 19, 295 Tilley Lane, Milton, arrested by OCSO Dec. 16, failure to comply.

  • Your life is worth remembering

    As I think of the final years of my parents’ lives, I note that they were characterized by a continually failing ability to remember.

    With my dad and his dementia, it was mostly short-term events and people that would not come back to him.

    With Mom suffering from late stage Alzheimer’s, she has lost almost all recall of the distant past, or a few seconds earlier.

  • Steve O’s hosts Rotary Club fundraiser Jan. 20

    Steve O’s Italian Kitchen will donate 20 percent of diners’ lunch or dinner check to the South Oldham Rotary Club on Wednesday.

    To participate, customers must  download a flyer from the club’s Web site, www.southoldhamrotary.org, and present it with their check.

    Both Steve O’s Crestwood (6402 Westwind Way) and Buckner (4205 W. Ky. 146) locations are participating in the fundraiser.

  • Financial Peace University program begins in February

    Saint John United Methodist Church will host Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, a 13-week faith-based financial planning program.

    Two orientation meetings will take place at the church at noon Sunday and Jan. 24 in the Adult Education Center. The one-time fee of $95 for materials is required and payable at orientation.

    Classes begin from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 7. Childcare is available with reservations for a fee. For information, call Robbie, 228-2897, ext. 126.

    St. John United Methodist Church is located at 12700 U.S. 42 in Prospect.

  • CASA Advisory Council meets Jan. 21

    The CASA Advisory Council will meet at 5 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Kentucky Farm Bureau building in La Grange.

  • Crestwood resident named CEO of Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana

    A retired journalist and longtime Girl Scout volunteer will serve as interim CEO of the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana council effective Jan. 6.

    Howard E. “Ed” Staats will step in to manage the extensive council succeeding Terry Blackwell, who resigned last month.

    Blackwell was nominated for the 2009 Non-profit Leader of the Year. In 2008, Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana was awarded Outstanding Non-profit by Greater Louisville Inc., and the Sloan Award for Workplace Excellence.