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Today's News

  • Oldham County Schools’ superintendent Search

    The wide range of contenders for the Oldham County Schools’ next superintendent has been whittled down to two men, who each spoke in a public forum March 23.

    At least 100 attended the forum to see Dewey Hensley and Greg Schultz answer questions about their backgrounds and ideas for the school district. Both candidates were asked the same set of questions submitted online beforehand and an audience question and answer period followed. Hensley and Schultz each had one hour to speak. 

  • Retired science teacher experiments with art

    What is one man’s junk might just become an addition to another man’s latest folk art piece. Or at least that is true for artist Robbie Mueller.

    “I’m the guy that comes to your yard sale and is looking through the boxes of stuff that you have gathered up to throw in the garbage can,” Mueller said with a laugh. “I always tease that you can find my rear end hanging out of any dumpster.”

  • Trail alliance hopes growth continues to metro area

    Oldham County residents looking for a new place to get some exercise while enjoying nature have an option open to them that may always be growing. 

    The Brownsboro Alliance Trail Association (BATA) is building a trail that they hope to connect throughout the county as well as other parts of the Greater Louisville area.  

  • Changes expected in Prospect property value

     Prospect residents may soon see their property values, and in turn their tax rates, change.

    Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator (PVA) Tony Lindauer spoke before Prospect residents at the March 21 city council meeting to explain Prospect’s upcoming property value reassessment.  

    The reassessment will use recent sales in the Prospect area to determine any changes to property values for similar properties. 

  • Free app gifted to county by funeral home could help save lives

    Thanks to the efforts of a local businessman, Oldham County residents now have a new way to prepare for the worst.  

    Buford Cobb, vice president of Stoess Funeral Home, has partnered with the creators of a smartphone application, Vital ICE, to give the app to Oldham County residents for free.  

    The app is designed to help users share their personal information should they ever be unable to respond in an emergency.  

  • Chambers searching for women who lead the community

    Women’s history month may be coming to a close, but two organizations will honor exemplary businesswomen in the present. Each are currently accepting nominations for a female honoree in two upcoming events. 

    Strong Leadership Strong Women

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the Strong Woman Leader Award to be presented at the sixth annual Strong Leadership Strong Women event. 

  • Pratt: Take time to listen to old stories from those who tell them

    This one is for you young folks.

    Always take the opportunity to listen to stories from those who can tell them.

    As a writer, it’s sort of a personal itch I’ve always had going back to joining the old men at “the round table” of my grandfather’s restaurant every morning in my high school days.

  • Softball: North uses hot bats to rout South 16-7

    CRESTWOOD — A young North Oldham team showed explosive offense to win its third straight by routing South Oldham 16-7 on Tuesday.

    Senior Erin Parker was perfect at the plate, going 3-for-3 with five RBIs and two runs while the Lady Mustangs scored in all but one inning.

    Madisyn Eads drove in three runs and split pitching duties with Anna Maiocco for three innings a piece as North Oldham used its entire roster in the winning effort.

  • Football: Cates sings with Alderson Broaddus
  • Baseball: Dragons earn third shutout with 9-0 win over Bullitt East

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham is picking up right where it left off last year with a little help along the way.

    The Dragons are off to a hot start with stingy defense and solid at-bats with its most recent win coming in a 9-0 home shutout over Bullitt East on Monday.

    That win gave South Oldham its third shutout this season and its fourth game with more than eight runs scored for a 5-1 record.