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Today's News

  • News briefs

    Crestwood launches plan for city park

    Crestwood City Commissioners recently discussed plans to study the site of the future Maples Memorial Park.

  • Triathlon is good for Oldham County

    On Labor Day weekend, Oldham County welcomed more than 2,100 competitors in the 2008 Ford Ironman Competition. As you know, this is a grueling day-long contest requiring athletes to participate in a 2.5-mile swim in the Ohio River, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26-mile marathon. More than 86 miles of the bike route takes place here in Oldham County. Competitors say it is the most beautiful and enjoyable part of the race.

  • Film fest will return

    Finances and a lack of manpower are the reasons why the Bluegrass Independent Film Festival is taking a year off in 2008.

    Sue Evans, executive director of the Arts Association of Oldham County, said the cost of hosting a film festival combined with the time spent opening Gallery 104 this year proved too much for the association to take on this year.

  • Time to gather supplies, debris

    It’s about 11 a.m. Monday at Beard’s Power Equipment in Crestwood, and by the looks of it, you’d never be able to tell that the rush is waning.

    Folks line the counter in the window-lit building with their chain saws, oil and chain saw parts. A generator provides enough electricity for computers, a credit card machine and a few lights.

  • Rumble draws 1,634 runners

    GOSHEN – It was hot and crowded at the fifth annual Rumble in the Jungle Run hosted by North Oldham High School Saturday.

    With humidity levels up, the runners battled big fields and the heat in a race that has emerged as one of the area’s most competitive in recent years.

  • Many left powerless

    • Oldham County Schools back in session Monday, September 22, 2008.

  • Tally Sheet

    JAVANON

    Under-10

    Javanon 6, MUSA 2; Javanon goals by Eoin Griffiths 4, Simeon Salazar and Solomon Mathis.

    Javanon 4, Frankfort Fury 0; Javanon goals bySimeon Salazar, Cameron Wheeler, Eoin Griffiths and Solomon Mathis.

  • Well, it could be worse

    It could be worse.That outlook is the title of one of my favorite children’s books, and a joke my family has shared for years.

  • Game Bytes

    Football

  • Got debris? You've got options

    Winds reaching more than 50 miles per hour whipped through Oldham County on Sunday. The wind uprooted trees, causing them to fall into the road, onto cars and homes. It also knocked limbs and branches from trees, sweeping them across yards and streets.

    As the clean-up efforts continue throughout Oldham County, residents are looking for ways to dispose of the debris.