Today's News

  • Angel Food Ministries announces December menu

     Angel Food Ministries recently announced the menu for December. Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides fresh and frozen food items sold at about half the price to help people with their grocery bills.  Anyone of any income level can purchase the food.

     The $30 menu includes: 

    •2 lbs. New York strip steaks (four 8-ounce);

    •1.5 lbs. boneless pork roast;

    • 1 lb. chicken breast fajita strips;

    •1 lb. lean ground beef;

  • Blood drive is Dec. 1

    An American Red Cross blood drive will take place 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, 3301 W. Ky. 22, Crestwood.


  • Reinke graduates from basic military training

    U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Christopher S. Reinke recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    Reinke completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Reinke is the son of Gary and Debi Reinke of Crestwood and a 2006 graduate of Christian Academy of Louisville.

  • Thankful for life

    As a child, Marion Blumenthal Lazan played games in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany.

    Lazan shared her experiences Nov. 19 with Oldham County Middle School students who have been discussing Lazan’s memoir, Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story.

    Born in 1934, Lazan grew up in Nazi-ruled Germany where laws were already being enforced against the Jews.

    “Jews were not allowed into theaters, swimming pools, parks or public schools,” said Lazan. “There were curfews and shopping restrictions for Jews.”

  • Property Transfers


    Emery and Jennifer Lewis to Deborah Ramsey, unit 6503, Madison Park Condominiums, 6503 Shelton Circle No. 208, Crestwood, $125,000.

    Louis and Patricia Kern to Edward Miller, unit 6502, Madison Park Condominiums, 6502 Matalin Place, No. 207, Crestwood, $127,000.

    Betty Underwood to Larry and Barbara Birch, lot 21, Shelburn Oaks, 6610 Farmington Lane, Crestwood, $233,500.

    Mark and Karen Held to Randall and Kendra Young, lot 266, Briar Hill, 6233 Breeze Hill Road, Crestwood, $465,000.

  • Holiday celebration planned at nature preserve

    Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve will host the Nature of Christmas in Goshen noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 5. 

    The event includes a free lunch of chili and hot dogs (first come, first serve) and steaming cups of hot chocolate. 

    Family friendly activities include wagon rides, bon fire and marshmallow roasting, free kids crafts, holiday booths and nature preserve wreaths for sale and a performance by St. John’s Bell Choir. 

    For information, call 228-4362. More information is available at www.KYNaturePreserve.org.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Christian store known for personal service

    To the editor:

    For those of you who are not familiar with “The Open Door Christian Store” in Crestwood, I urge you to stop by and check it out. For years, it was necessary to drive into Jefferson County to find such a retail store, but not any longer.  

  • Sheriff’s office, Southern Police Institute host Lebanon National Police

    On Saturday, the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Steve Sparrow and the Southern Police Institute hosted 35 officers of the Lebanon National Police at Skylight Training Center.

    The police officers are taking classes through the month of November at SPI in Louisville on American policing techniques. 

    Judge-Executive Duane Murner spoke at the event, which allowed the foreign officers to see Kentucky thoroughbreds up close and to speak with local law enforcement. 

  • 2009-10 Basketball Preview

    Could this be the year of the Dragons? For the first time in school history both the Dragons and lady Dragons basketball teams are ranked high in the preseason basketball polls. The Lady Dragons have been ranked No. 1 ahead of Simon Kenton and Anderson county while the Dragons have been tabbed as high as no. 3 with Shelby County and Anderson County considered the other two teams with the best chances to advance to the Sweet 16  in Rupp arena this March.


    South Oldham

    Last year: 13-15.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    Courtney Rebecca Clark, 21, 2104 Rose Island Road, Prospect, arrested by OCSO Nov. 6, failure to appear, Hardin County warrant.

    Ryan H. Hill, 43, 1328 Navajo Court, Louisville, arrested by OCSO Nov. 6, terroristic threatening.

    Willis Lowe Jr., 31, 1346 Walnut St., Cincinnati, arrested by OCSO Nov. 7, failure to comply.

    Thomas E. Phillips, 44, 6015 Old Floydsburg Road, Crestwood, arrested by OCSO Nov. 14, fourth-degree assault.