Today's News

  • East Oldham Middle School: Ben Whalin

    Favorite thing about school:
    I like that I get to be with my friends.

    Last book you read:
    “Skeleton Creek.”

    Last movie you saw:

  • PUBLISHER: Irresponsible words, guns and politicians

    Recently, I was fortunate to be a guest at a luncheon sponsored by the La Grange Rotary and Oldham County Chamber of Commerce that featured U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell as the guest speaker.

  • Grand jury indicts eight

    An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following
    • Joshua N. Fast, 24, and Katherine J. Fogarty, 24, are indicted for theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and theft of a controlled substance.

  • Property tranfers from the Jan. 20 edition

    Pewee Valley
    Sherry Smith Phelps to Sherry and Joseph Phelps, quitclaim, lot 98, Ashbrooke Residential Community, 8601 Shenandoah Drive, Pewee Valley.
    Gerald and Juanita Rogne to Juanita Rogne, lot 133 Ashbrooke Residential Community, 8702 Riverbirch Court, Pewee Valley, FCV $128,500.

  • McNamara joins Ky. Farm Bureau’s Crestwood office

    Dawn MacNamara has been appointed as an agent with Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance in Oldham County at the Crestwood agency.
    MacNamara’s appointment was announced in Louisville by John Sparrow, vice president of agency support & marketing for Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance.

  • Chamber bids farewell to a dedicated Oldham leader

    On behalf of the boards of the Oldham Chamber & Economic Development office and the Oldham-La Grange Development Authority, I would like to extend a heartfelt farewell and best wishes to our good friend and colleague, Dennis Johnson.

  • Unconditional love

    In the last two weeks we have celebrated the perfect love of God modeled in the Father in the Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32).

  • Robbery leads to police chase up, down I-71

    Two men facing robbery charges led police on a chase through Crestwood and in both directions of Interstate 71 Saturday afternoon as two children sat in the backseat.

    A burglary took place about 3:40 p.m. Saturday at Cox's Smokers Outlet on Central Avenue off Ky. 146. According to surveillance footage, one man entered the business wearing a red toboggan, red gloves and pointing a handgun at two clerks.

    Minutes later, officers spotted a Ford Taurus on Old Ky. 329 matching the description provided by employees at the store.

  • Designing the future

    A group of people huddle together so they can hear every word the tour guide is saying, although a few stragglers are just walking up after stopping to take a photo of the interesting architecture that lines the street. A dozen eager listeners match every step Barbara Manley Edds takes. If she stops, they halt. When she points, they look and occasionally take notes.

  • Flow of information is a point of contention

    “Half-truths and lies” are two accusations that stand out from Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting.
    In a modest and unassuming manner, members of fiscal court moved through their agenda to the spot on the list for public comment.