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Today's News

  • Money Concepts offers advice for Oldham County residents

    Financial advisors Gene Walter and David Voegele have associated with Money Concepts Capital Corporation, a national financial planning firm with 650 offices across the country. The Crestwood office is located at 6427 W. Ky. 146, above SNA Insurance.

  • News Briefs

    Burke resigns as Orchard Grass mayor

    In a letter to residents of the City of Orchard Grass Hills, mayor Jim Burke announced his retirement as mayor, effective today (May 1).

    “No scandal here,” he wrote in an e-mail, “my family and I are just moving to Goshen.”

  • Colonels crunch

    BUCKNER – It’s Derby week and the Oldham County Colonels decided to run.

    Taking advantage of what North Oldham gave them, the OCHS baseball team clinched the top seed in the district tourney Tuesday as they literally ran by the Mustangs for an 11-6 win.

  • City charges 1.25% rental fee

    Rental property owners in City of Orchard Grass Hills will face a new expense come July 1 as the city council unanimously approved a business licensing fee at the April council meeting.

    The ordinance will require all owners of rental property within the city to purchase a business license for $100 plus 1.25 percent of rental income. There will also be a 10 percent fee plus interest assessed for failing to pay the fee on time, according to the ordinance.

  • Living a light-green lifestyle

    People say they love spring because everything turns green overnight. This spring, I turned light green overnight, and the next day, confused my husband with my advocacy at Wal-Mart.

    He asked if I’d like to add a case of bottled water to our shopping cart, and I wanted to answer quicker than I could get the words out. At that moment I decided purchasing bottled water – those 24 bottles, specifically – would pollute the earth. Immediately.

  • Wanted: local photos

    This is it, your chance for a big break. Well, a small to medium size break anyway.

    It’s a way for you to display your photojournalistic talent, while also giving us a glimpse into your lives.

  • Locals bring flair

    LOUISVILLE – From group efforts involving families to raising money for charity in super hero costumes, there were plenty of Oldham County residents among the more than 12,000 runners in the Kentucky Derby Festival mini-marathon Saturday.

    The biggest group was a crew of runners from the Centerfield Elementary School cross country program that included parents, members of the team and the coaching staff.

  • Music 200 years in the making

    For two days last weekend, a group gathered from across the Eastern United States to carry on a tradition small groups like theirs have been carrying on since the time of Thomas Jefferson.

  • A salute to the patrolmen of the Oldham County Police

    I’d like to tell the great residents of Oldham County a little about the 17 uniformed Patrolmen and three uniformed sergeants who represent the Oldham County Police Department in service to our county. You may see them on the highways and byways as you move about or you may see them drive by your house. When you are asleep at night, they are there ... if you need their help, they will be coming to respond ... they see things that would scare the bravest of all men ...

  • Pewee Valley resident named student leader at Transylvania

    South Oldham High School graduate and Transylvania University sophomore David Akers has been named a Student Orientation Leader for the 2008-09 academic year.

    SOLs help plan freshman orientation and help introduce new students to college life.

    They help new students make academic and social transitions to college life.They work closely with a faculty member in teaching our University 1111 classes.