Today's News

  • Pewee Valley fire district acquires prison property

    The Pewee Valley Fire Protection District has announced the recent acquisition of five acres of land from the Commonwealth of Kentucky on Ash Avenue in Shelby County.  
    The property is next to and east of the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women and near the Overlook at Persimmon Ridge.

  • Need to reach the City of Goshen?

    Bob Thacker
    Mayor, City of Goshen
    1014 Rollingwood Lane
    Goshen, Ky.  40026
    Phone: (502) 228-2672
    Contact for: Newsletter/webite, health and safety

  • Need to speak to Oldham fiscal court members?

    Need to speak with members of Oldham County Fiscal Court? Here is contact information for the Oldham County Judge-Executive and eight magistrates:

  • Former mayor donates $12K in city funds to animal groups, sheriff's office

    The La Grange skate park coffer may be empty, but local causes will benefit from three hefty donations made at the end of the 2010.
    Before her term as mayor of La Grange expired Jan. 3, Elsie Carter cleaned out the city’s skate park account. The account contained $12,738 before she selected three agencies to benefit from the funds on Dec. 28.

  • Athlete of the Week: Beth Lawson

    Name: Beth Lawson.
    School: Oldham County Middle School.
    Sport: Swimming.
    Events: 100 and 200-meter freestyle.
    Age: 13.
    Hometown: La Grange.
    Parents: Linda and Robin Lawson.
    Accomplishments: Lawson has come a long way in her two years as a swimmer moving up to the OCHS varsity this season as an eighth-grader.

  • County settles with officer awarded $600K

    Oldham County government has reached a settlement with a Ky. National Guardsman who a jury awarded $600,000 for his discrimination suit against the county's police department.

  • Dragons fall to J-town

    CRESTWOOD – In an oh-so-close, yet-so-far game the South Oldham High School Dragons came within a hair of upsetting Jeffersontown for the second year in a row before finally falling 64-60 to the No. 2 Chargers Monday.
    Last year the Dragons upset the Chargers when they were ranked No. 1 in the state and were just two missed three-pointers from doing it again this year.

  • Swimmers set for regionals

    LOUISVILLE – The local high school swimming teams will test themselves again in the state’s toughest regional meet this Friday and Saturday and all three teams expect to show improvement.
    Each is basing the optimism on better regular seasons and on a step up in the level of competition.

  • Sports bytes

    North Oldham vs. Spencer County
    Score: 70-52 Spencer County.
    When: Saturday.
    Where: Spencer County High School.
    Key players: North Oldham’s Nathan Yates. Spencer County’s Trey Wyatt and Logan Dunbar.

  • Juniors top 1,000 point mark

    CRESTWOOD – The points have always come almost naturally to Nicole Bryant and Jasmine Whitfield, the complete game of both has come with time, experience and hard work.
    Bryant, a junior guard at North Oldham and Whitfield, a junior guard at South Oldham, both reached the 1,000 career point mark last week.