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Today's News

  • Letters to the editor

    Support staff deserve equitable pay, too

    To the editor:

    “Kudos” to Jed Turner’s letter last week regarding our situation here in Oldham County regarding our schools.

  • Student Voices

    Crestwood Elementary

    Fourth grade

    Teacher: Jeanie Curry

    Life without TV

    Last week I didn’t have power. I went to a park called E.P Tom Sawyer Park.

  • The hunt along I-71 is over

    Officials are halting hunters’ efforts to reduce the deer population along Interstate 71 in La Grange.

    A group of hunters have been bow-hunting on land owned by the Oldham-La Grange Development Authority to decrease the number of deer making their way across the interstate. Deer are crossing the interstate from OLDA’s 1,000-acre property to reach a water source in the median of Interstate 71.

  • 'Just for Kids' campaign benefits Kosair

    Kosair Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Foundation and Norton Healthcare officials announced Sept. 25 a $208 million “Just for Kids” Campaign to benefit Kosair Children’s Hospital – the first major philanthropic campaign in the hospital’s 116-year history. Kosair Children’s Hospital is Kentucky’s only free-standing, full-service children’s hospital.

  • Magistrate files suit after requests are denied

    An Oldham County magistrate has filed suit against the judge-executive after his requests for information were denied.

    Magistrate Scott Davis submitted a written complaint concerning an Open Meetings Law violation and requested the name of a secret donor who gave $100,000 to the fiscal court. Judge-Executive Duane Murner denied both.

  • Military news

    Carlson graduates from basic training

    U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael A. Carlson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Center evacuated

    Jacob’s Ladder preschool and surrounding businesses in Crestwood Station shopping center evacuated Monday afternoon after a man called the preschool and said, “There is a bomb in the building,” Oldham County Police public information officer Matt Cornell said.

    Police and firefighters searched the building and roof and found nothing suspicious, allowing the preschool and surrounding businesses to resume that afternoon.

  • News briefs

    City of Prospect newsletter earns award

    A newsletter sent to Prospect homes and businesses by mail and by e-mail recently earned the city a communication award.

  • Letters to the editor

    It’s time to help a neighbor in need

    To the editor:

    As the wind storm swept through Oldham County, we got to witness many acts of kindness through the neighborhoods — cutting trees, hauling debris, trips to the store and loaning of generators. While most of us have recovered from the storm we have one neighbor that is still in need of our help.

  • Liberty School eighth grade and high school graduates meet for banquet

    There are only a few high school graduates left from the old Liberty School in Goshen, and they still meet annually for dinner.

    Several years ago they decided to start including eighth-grade graduates, and then it turned into an event for any former Liberty School students, their friends and families.

    On Oct. 4, graduates from 1936 and later came to what is now Liberty Elementary to visit with old friends.