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Today's News

  • Boys Basketball: Oldham County outhustles North Oldham in 56-38 district win

     BUCKNER — Oldham County believes it has turned the corner from a dismal start to 2016. The Colonels mission to return to solid and aggressive defense allowed them to pull away late against the equally tough North Oldham Mustangs.

    Oldham County out worked North Oldham down the stretch to earn a 56-38 win Friday night in Buckner to complete its regular season District 29 slate.

  • County officials sued over election

     Oldham County resident Patrick Vincent filed a petition on Dec. 31 against several county leaders alleging mishandling of the recent special election that moved to allow expanded alcohol sales within the county.  Named in the legal action are Oldham County Judge-Executive David Voegele, Oldham County Sheriff Steve Sparrow and Oldham County Clerk Julie Barr.  

  • Staying on track

     Every January, new arrivals flood gyms as they seek to fulfill a New Year’s resolution to improve their health.  However, many find their resolutions difficult to fulfill.  

  • Norton’s new healthcare option

     Within the coming months, La Grange residents will see a new Norton Healthcare facility in their city.  

    “We’re creating another medical home in La Grange,” Dr. Josh Honaker, system vice president and medical director of the Norton Medical Group, said.  “It’ll be a medical home that has primary care, it’ll have a sub-specialty suite and it will have lab and x-ray.”

  • Making adjustments to offer affordable care

     A new chiropractor in Crestwood has a unique business plan that he believes will benefit both his practice and his community.

    Dr. Dennis Clause, who operates 146 Chiropractic, is a fully licensed chiropractor who charges $20 a visit for each patient.  

  • Volunteers needed for Republican caucus

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    Plans are well underway for the Republican Presidential Caucus to be held March 5 in Oldham County. Eleven candidates will be on the ballot, including Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum and Donald Trump, according to the Republican Party of Kentucky.

  • New license plate available to siblings of fallen servicemembers

     Individuals whose siblings have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces may now apply for a Gold Star Sibling license plate thanks in part to legislation passed in the 2015 Regular Session of the General Assembly.

    House Bill 209, which passed both chambers unanimously, expands the Gold Star plate eligibility to siblings of fallen heroes. Until this legislation, only parents and spouses of the deceased were entitled to apply.

  • Red Cross calls for blood donations

     The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months, which has resulted in about 50,000 fewer donations and reduced the blood supply. Donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

  • Derby Festival introduces court

     Five area women were recently selected to serve as Princesses in the 2016 Kentucky Derby Festival Royal Court. Second from left is Madison Kristine Orman of Prospect. Orman is a junior at the University of Louisville majoring in business finance. She is a Trustee’s Scholar, has been on the dean’s list for five semesters, is a Cardinal Host and a pointe and contemporary dancer. She also volunteers for Neighborhood House and the American Red Cross.

  • Roederer warden recognizes employees

     Warden Ravonne Sims recently named the Roederer Correctional Complex employee and supervisor of the quarter for January through March 2016.