Today's News

  • Teen’s question gets Swift answer

    USA Weekend received thousands of questions submitted online by fans of country music superstar Taylor Swift.

    And one came from Crestwood resident Amber Nichter, a graduate of Oldham County High School from Crestwood.

    Editors chose only 27 to ask Taylor Swift in their interview for “What if you could ask Taylor Swift anything?”

  • Three promoted at Oldham County Police

    Three Oldham County Police officers were promoted during an Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting June 7. 

    Lt. Tim Wakefield was promoted to major of operations. Wakefield is also a board member for Challengers of Oldham County, which provides substance abuse prevention services in the community.

  • Chamber to host state auditor during Tuesday event

    The Oldham Chamber will host its quarterly dinner meeting Tuesday evening at the Glen Oaks Country Club in Prospect.

    This event features Crit Luallen, Kentucky State Auditor as well as a celebration for the 2011 Class of Leadership Oldham County. 

  • Fire at The Game Room under investigation

    Investigators have yet to determine the cause of a fire this morning at The Game Room in Crestwood Station.

    Crews were called to the shopping center about 8:45 a.m. as smoke poured from an exterior wall at the front entrance.

  • The land of the free, because of the brave

    Since when does a stoic, decorated war general quote poetry?
    Since Major General Carl D. Black of the United States Air Force agreed to deliver a Memorial Day message about the thousands of men and women who have given their lives for freedom.
    Black spoke Monday during a Memorial Day service hosted by American Legion Post No. 39 and the City of La Grange.

  • A bigger jail could bring big bucks for the county

    Sometimes a blackout is needed to highlight a potentially dangerous situation, such as the Oldham County Jail losing power last week during the bad thunderstorms that shook southern Indiana and Metro Louisville.
    Even though a generator should have kicked in so that the jail maintained power, it failed to operate for a short time.

  • Weekend cruise attracts car enthusiasts

    So far this summer, Perry Rieinger of Hillview has accumulated four trophies and three plaques by attending car shows all over Kentucky where he proudly shows off his 1981 gray Corvette Stingray.
    But that’s a far cry from last year’s number.

  • Hall of Fame jockey motivates Oldham builders

    Legendary jockey Pat Day told an enticing tale May 26 at the John Black Community Center in Buckner.
    As guest speaker for the Homebuilders’ Association of Louisville, he stood before a large group of Oldham County homebuilders and their associates – bankers, framers, manufacturers, plumbers, insurance salesmen, and many other contract professionals.

  • A great start to the Grand Slam

    The 2011 version of the Crestwood Baptist Church Roman Road 5K on May 21 was just awesome.
    Great weather, a great turnout of Oldham Countians looking to improve their health and have some fun, and a very cool T-shirt to boot.


    Local artist Tony Abbott can’t wait to crank up his chainsaw and splinter wood at the 11th annual Arts on the Green Fine Arts & Crafts Show this weekend.
    The two-day event is scheduled Saturday and Sunday on Courthouse Square in La Grange.