Today's News

  • New Feeders Supply partners with Ky. Humane Society
  • Artwork sparks controversy at school

     A North Oldham High School art assignment was taken down after inspiring thousands of post-shares on Facebook and controversial discussions of race, police relations and assignment appropriateness. 


  • Crestwood man used chatroom to lure minor for sex

    A Crestwood man was arrested Feb. 22 following an investigation by the Cyber Crimes Unit of the Office of the Attorney General.

    Jeff Steven Thorsberg, 62, was charged with one count of prohibited use of an electronic communication system for the purpose of procuring a minor for sex, according to a release from the Attorney General’s office.

  • Body cameras newest police equipment

    The La Grange Police Department (LPD) has instituted a Body Worn Camera (BWC) program.  

    LPD Major Bruce Goodfleisch said the department adopted the program for several reasons, including recent controversies regarding police activities and the additional evidence video records could provide.  

  • More than chicken scratch

    Why do rabbits deliver eggs for Easter, instead of the chickens who lay them?

    The concept always proved troubling for author Nancy Stearns Theiss, she said, and her first children’s book, “Chickens Lay Eggs, Not Rabbits,” gives one quirky chicken named Peck a voice in the matter. 

  • Play by local writer takes stage

    For their March production, Pewee Valley’s Little Colonel Playhouse will produce a show by local playwright Vin Morreale Jr. titled “All My Passions.”  

    Morreale calls “All My Passions” a media satire and romantic comedy.  

  • Congressman Massie pays visit to county
  • Hats off: sold out soiree exceeds goal

     The inaugural Derby Style Soiree to benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Oldham County exceeded its fundraising goal of $6,000 on Friday, Feb. 26. The sold out event, held in the Hermitage Farms estate home, helped support five additional pairings of big sister and brother volunteers to children with similar interests. The pairings provide a mentor relationship for children facing adversity.

  • Leap year at the library


    The main branch of the Oldham County Public Library hosted a leap day party on Feb. 29.  The party allowed its guests to walk in at any time to take part in an interactive choose-your-own-adventure story that took place all around the library.  It also featured arts and crafts for children.  Maker Monday, a regular library program, featured a leap day theme as well, teaching attendees to build catapults.  

  • Semi struck by train in Crestwood

     A train collided with a tractor-trailer trapped on Railroad Avenue about 3:50 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23. 

    No injuries were suffered in the crash, which resulted in canned soups spilling onto the railway. The semi was headed to Nashville, Tenn., said Oldham County Police Sgt. Neil Johnson. 

    The short and steep avenue is commonly problematic for large trucks, which are not legally allowed to attempt the crossing.