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Today's News

  • County events

    Thursday, July 17

    Oldham County Public Library Board of Trustees. 6:30 p.m. Administrative offices, 5895 Ky. 146. 241-9899.

    Visions. 9 a.m. John W. Black Community Center, 1551 Ky. 393, Buckner. 222-0308.

    Rob Morris Chapter 114 Order of the Eastern Star. 7:30 p.m. Fortitude Lodge.

  • Top doc: Project Guild of La Grange honors Applegate for his work

    Sherry Malone has been a patient of Dr. Steven Applegate since the early 1980s.

    “You don’t find them like him anymore,” she said. Malone greeted Applegate at the Oldham County Day Grand Marshal Luncheon honoring him Tuesday.

  • Court accepts bid for dispatch consoles

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court accepted a bid for dispatch consoles Tuesday, subject to approval by Kevin Nuss, director of Oldham County Emergency Management. The consoles are used at dispatch for radio communication.

    The court received one bid for the consoles, from Radioland for $116,178.50.

  • OCPD announces personnel changes

    As one member of the Oldham County Police Department became a full-fledged officer, two members plan to leave OCPD.

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court approved Officer Justin Flynn’s transition from probationary status to permanent status with OCPD.

    Sgt. Larry Congleton is resigning effective Friday and Detective Richard Harned is retiring Aug. 1.

  • Education briefs

    Students receive Farm Bureau scholarships

    Patricia Smith and Joshua Dabbs, students at Oldham County High School, both received scholarship grants from programs administered through the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation.

    Smith recieved the Leadership in Agriculture Award Scholarship for $3,000.

  • Oldham County clerk presents excess fees

    After submitting more than $220,000 in excess fees earlier this year, Oldham County Clerk Julie Lentz submitted a second installment of fees to fiscal court Tuesday.

    Lentz presented the court $64,619.36 as the final installment of excess fees from 2007.

  • Photography contest offered at county fair

    Entries for the Oldham County Fair Open Photography Contest should be turned in between 2 and 7 p.m. Monday at the Oldham County Fair Office.

    All exhibitors must fill out entry forms for each individual listing the name and address. Entry forms and tags are available at the county extension office, 1815 N. Ky. 393, Buckner. Entry tags must be filled out and attached to each item prior to entry date.

  • Middle school project has trickle-down effect

    There’s a song that says, “we are led to those who help us most to groweeand we help them in return.” For East Oldham teachers Dennis Mangum and Kristy Reeder, those lyrics couldn’t be more true.

  • La Grange residents face fire tax

    La Grange residents will likely see an extra fee on next year’s tax bill for a service they’re already paying for.

    For more than 20 years, the city of La Grange has operated a joint fire department with the La Grange Fire Protection District. Part of the city’s real estate tax funds the department, at no extra cost to city residents.

  • Ironman draws residents

    CRESTWOOD – The Louisville Ironman contest will have more local flavor than just the bike course winding through Oldham County this year.

    So far there are 22 residents from the county or Prospect entered in the Aug.