Today's News

  • Senior center will honor judge-executive, former magistrate for service

    His name’s already on a plaque inside the county’s senior activity center, but soon, the outgoing judge-executive will have his name somewhere a little larger – the side of the building.
    At a recent fiscal court meeting, Deputy Judge-Executive Paula Gish announced to the court the intention of the county to put Judge-Executive Duane Murner’s name on the county’s senior center activity building.

  • Crestwood police officer resigns after drunken disturbance at St. Matthews pub

    Two Crestwood residents – one a Louisville police officer – face several charges relating to an incident during the holiday weekend at Molly Malone’s Pub.
    Kathryn Fanning, 23, and Lauren Fanning, 24, are charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, second-degree disorderly conduct, third-degree assault on an officer and resisting arrest.

  • Talk of nepotism seems relative to Voegele’s deputy-judge appointment

    Amid support for the decision and cries of nepotism and neglecting the voters’ voices, judge-executive elect David Voegele recently announced his choice for his second-in-command when he takes office in January.
    Voegele recently announced his decision to appoint his brother-in-law – and former judge-executive – John Black to the deputy judge-executive position.
    Residents seem to be conflicted on the decision with many saying they support Voegele’s choice and look forward to Black’s community service again.

  • Oldham elementary school scheduled to close

    Citing rising utility costs and maintenance problems, school officials have announced that Liberty Elementary will close at the end of the 2013-14 school year.
    Oldham County Schools Superintendent Paul Upchurch distributed a letter to parents Tuesday explaining the decision to close the 87-year-old facility.
    The decision comes after years of maintenance and utility needs, which have included mold and air conditioning problems, among other infrastructure concerns.
    Roughly 400 students attend Liberty.

  • Gallery 104 to host poetry reading Dec. 10

    Gallery 104 will host a poetry reading at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10.

    An open mic will be available for three readers to read five minutes each. Those spots will be on a first-come first-served basis with sign-ups taken that night. Other readers include members of Green River Writers. Erin Fitzgerald will play the dulcimer during intermission and refreshments will be served. Signed books that have been written by participants will be available for sale.

  • Rotary Club welcomes new member

    The South Oldham Rotary Club inducted a new member, Jonathan Vargo. Vargo is a financial adviser with Edward Jones Financial. Here sponsor Fariba Muhlheizler presents Vargo with his Rotary pin.

  • Free health clinic to close, LOCAL bus service will change

    A popular medical clinic for uninsured residents will close effective Feb. 1.
     The Community Care Clinic, facilitated by HDB Service Group, will honor all December and January appointments.
    HDB Executive Director Cynthia Stafford said as with any responsible small business, HDB constantly evaluates its capacity to deliver quality services.
    HDB’s board of directors recently voted to implement two major organizational changes – closing the clinic and altering LOCAL transit bus service.

  • Audit of Passport Health prompts quick changes

    University Health Care, Inc. which does business as Passport Health Plan announced today that Mark B. Carter has accepted the position of interim chief executive officer effective Dec. 1.  

    His first priority will be to evaluate current management policies and practices and to begin the process of putting into place a new operational structure.  

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  • Crestwood doctor charged with sodomy faces civil suit from alleged victim

    Crestwood doctor is subject of civil suit
    Three tracts of land and a visit to Goodwill are points of contention in a lawsuit accusing a Crestwood doctor of sexual assault.
    Tammy Simmons, 38, of Bedford, has filed a civil suit alleging she’s a victim of unwanted sexual contact that allegedly took place in Dr. Ashok Alur’s Crestwood office.