http://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Schultz named OC schools superintendent http://www.oldhamera.com/content/schultz-named-oc-schools-superintendent <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/superintendent.jpg" alt="Greg Schultz, right, recently hired as Oldham County Schools’ new superintendent, shakes hands with Alvin MacWilliams, director of the Oldham County Schools Arts Center and other administrative staff during his welcoming reception. " title="Greg Schultz, right, recently hired as Oldham County Schools’ new superintendent, shakes hands with Alvin MacWilliams, director of the Oldham County Schools Arts Center and other administrative staff during his welcoming reception. " align="left" hspace="6" width="122" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County&rsquo;s loss will be Oldham County&rsquo;s gain.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Greg Schultz, who has spent the past eight years as assistant superintendent for student learning in Bullitt County, will become superintendent of Oldham County Public Schools on July 1.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">For Schultz, it is an opportunity to return to his educational home. But until then it is likely he won&rsquo;t get much sleep.&nbsp;</span></p> Closure of century-old road debated http://www.oldhamera.com/content/closure-century-old-road-debated <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fiscal_court_1.jpg" alt="A portion of Old Zaring Road blooms with spring life. " title="A portion of Old Zaring Road blooms with spring life. " align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">A road that was both described as &ldquo;one of the worst in the county,&rdquo; and the &ldquo;most beautiful country in this Commonwealth,&rdquo; was debated for more than two hours during an Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting April 29.&nbsp;</span></p> Goshen family to air on Family Feud http://www.oldhamera.com/content/goshen-family-air-family-feud <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/feud1.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Although many see a game show on television and dream of competing, most never get the chance.</span><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">&nbsp; </span><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">However, for one Oldham County family those small screen dreams came true. </span><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">&nbsp;</span></p> Derby hobby becomes business http://www.oldhamera.com/content/derby-hobby-becomes-business <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hats1.jpg" alt="Theresa Ott, right, helps Ellie Ott try on a fascinator. Helen Overfield, owner of Hats Off By Helen, said that fascinators are becoming more popular due to English influence. " title="Theresa Ott, right, helps Ellie Ott try on a fascinator. Helen Overfield, owner of Hats Off By Helen, said that fascinators are becoming more popular due to English influence. " align="left" hspace="6" width="120" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Helen Overfield, owner of Hats Off By Helen in Prospect, has been embellishing hats for 20 years.</span><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">&nbsp; </span><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">It wasn&rsquo;t until three years ago that she decided to turn her hobby into a business.</span></p> Park equipment donated to Creasey Mahan might not be accepted http://www.oldhamera.com/content/park-equipment-donated-creasey-mahan-might-not-be-accepted <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Although Goshen City Commission voted unanimously during its March meeting to donate playground equipment permanently to Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, the commission discussed during its most recent meeting, April 18, whether or not they would be footing the bill to move it all anyway.</span><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">&nbsp;</span></p> Cigarette thefts cost Circle K nearly $1,300 http://www.oldhamera.com/content/cigarette-thefts-cost-circle-k-nearly-1300 <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">A string of cigarette thefts have hit the Prospect Circle K, Police Chief Jeff Sherrard told Prospect&rsquo;s City Council during their April 18 city council meeting. </span><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The suspects work in groups of two or more.&nbsp; One enters a store and drops a case of beer to create a distraction, and while the attendant is cleaning up the mess, another suspect enters the store, takes as many cigarettes as possible and leaves. &nbsp;</span></p> Former minister pleads guilty to child sex charge http://www.oldhamera.com/content/former-minister-pleads-guilty-child-sex-charge <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">As Assistant U.S. Attorney Jo E. Lawless read the factual basis of Howard Key Chambers&rsquo; plea agreement, the former Oldham County minister continually grimaced, eyes closed, in a Gene Snyder Federal Building courtroom in Louisville on April 12.</span><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">&nbsp;</span></p> Police chief: internet exchange sign best $80 spent this year http://www.oldhamera.com/content/police-chief-internet-exchange-sign-best-80-spent-year <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/trading_space_1.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="124" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">La Grange Police have created an internet purchase exchange location to ensure the safety of residents hoping to sell or buy items through arrangements made online.</span><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">&nbsp;</span></p>