Today's News

  • Engagement Announcement

    Anita Johnson and Larry Walker of Louisville announce their engagement.

    A wedding will be June 27 at Meadowview Presbyterian Church with Rob Warren officiating. The reception will take place at Frascelli’s in Crestwood.

    All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Union University names Oldham student to president’s list

    Jessica Hartman Shubert of Crestwood was among 237 students named to the president’s list at Union University for the spring semester.

    To be named to the president’s list, students must earn a 4.0 grade-point average.

  • Charities, non-profits earn Oldham monies

    Oldham County government will support several local charities and non-profit organizations, officials announced earlier this month.

    Members of Oldham fiscal court voted to award various donations to Home of the Innocents, Tri-County Community Action Agency, Discover Downtown La Grange, the Arts Association of Oldham County, Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, Oldham County Fair Association and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Donation amounts for each group range from $1,000 to $10,000. The total amount awarded to the groups for 2010 is $25,000.

  • Horse cents

    Tucked among rolling hills and black fences is a place most Oldham residents probably don’t know about — Highpointe Training Center, one of many local players in an industry that seems far away.  

  • Steinau earns master’s degree from University of Kentucky

    Andrea Morgan Steinau, a 2004 graduate and varsity cheerleader of Oldham County High School recently earned her master of business administration degree from the University of Kentucky. 

    She completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky in May 2008. 

    She is pursuing a career in corporate communications. She is the daughter of Jeff and Paula Steinau of La Grange.

  • Sheriff's and Police Reports

    Warrant arrests

    Larry D. Cox II, 36, 601 Russell Ave., La Grange, arrested by OCSO May 29, failure to comply.

    Michael J. Brady, 21, 10907 Worthington Lane, Prospect, arrested by OCSO May 31, failure to comply, Jefferson County warrant.

    Donald Hardy, 49, 1619 E. Crystal Drive, La Grange, arrested by OCSO June 1, probation violation.

    Tyler L. Hymer, 30, 3829 Peachtree Ave., Louisville, arrested by OCSO June 1, failure to appear.

  • Vegetable garden prompts change in Prospect

    One family’s small vegetable garden could lead Prospect officials to change the city’s fence ordinance. 

    During the two years he’s tended to a vegetable garden in his yard, Bob Westerman said he’s received no complaints from his neighbors, especially since they enjoy the fresh tomatoes, squash and peppers he shares. 

    But complaints made their way to the city council about the 6-foot tall row of trellises  staked around the garden to protect his produce from deer. 

  • Conn named to dean’s list at Transylvania

    Sarah Conn of La Grange is one of six Oldham County students named to the dean’s list at Transylvania University for the winter term.

    To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average.

    Conn is a graduate of Oldham County High School and the daughter of Karen Conn.

  • Cowboy church event will take place Friday

    The Christian Country Cowboy Church will host their third annual “Great Cowboy Church Robbery and Old West shoot-out” beginning at 8 p.m. Friday at 4401 N. Camden Lane in Crestwood.

    They have invited Six Gun’s Entertainment – a professional group of western re-enactors for this unique fundraiser.

    The audience members are asked to bring a generous donation and during the event, they will be “robbed” by the re-enactors. The event also includes an authentic, old west style gun fight. Ashli Spaulding is the featured vocal guest.

  • Walker named Spirit Master at WKU

    Whitney Walker of La Grange was recently selected as one of 32 Spirit Masters at Western Kentucky University for the 2009-10 school year.

    Spirit Masters are the official student ambassadors for WKU. The purpose of the organization is to promote service, to enhance pride and to communicate an increased understanding of WKU. 

    Spirit Masters use every opportunity to promote WKU and exemplify the university motto, “The Spirit Makes the Master.” Spirit Masters must be  in good standing with the University and must have a 2.5 grade-point average.