Local News

  • Cell tower plans cause controversy







    On Tuesday, Aug. 25, Oldham County Planning and Zoning will hear a proposal that a new cell phone tower be built in unincorporated Oldham County territory.  The tower would be operated by Verizon and located near the Westwood Subdivision and Highway 22.  

  • KSP encourages citizens to download new app

    Kentucky State Police recently announced a new mobile smartphone app that will change the way it interacts with the public. 

    The app is available in both the Apple© and Google Play© stores free of charge and allows citizens to report criminal activity, access forms and submit confidential tips in multiple formats.  The application is titled ‘KSPOLICE’ and is available for iPhone, iPad and Android phone users.

  • Oldham Chamber nears required signatures for expanded alcohol sales

    The petition campaign by the Oldham Chamber and Economic Development to expand alcohol sales in the county that began in mid-April has reached the final leg of its process.
    The Oldham Chamber has until the end of September to collect the necessary 5,800 signatures, but the group is working to get to 6,000 signatures by the end of the week.
    With 200 more signatures to go, a final mailing went out last week to 1,000 registered voters in the Prospect area.

  • Gutierrez boys one step closer to home
  • Team Players

    The Oldham County Eagles, one of Oldham County’s Special Olympics organizations, will soon be playing at a regional softball tournament in Louisville.
    The Special Olympics is a global organization that offers opportunities to individuals with intellectual disabilities to train and compete in various sports.
    The Eagles, one of two Special Olympics teams in Oldham County, have existed for 16 years. They play basketball as well as softball. Bob Amos serves as coach for both.

  • OCSAC teaches art side-by-side with students
  • Oldham County Fair 2015 Winners


    •The following received one or more blue ribbons in the Youth Division of the Agriculture Department:
    Thomas Blackburn
    Kaylee Blackburn
    Juliann Foushee
    Nolan Foushee
    Sarah Griffin
    Melody Hardin
    Sarah Hardin
    Ashley Potts
    Paisley Salisbury

    •The following received one or more blue ribbons in the Adult Division of the Agriculture Department:
    Holly Fischer
    Bob Fishback
    Elizabeth Griffin
    David Ragsdale
    LeAnne Smith

  • Joggin’ for Frogmen less than month away

    The second annual River City Joggin’ for Frogmen 5k is back, bigger and better.
    Once again, it will take place at 8:30 am on Saturday, Aug. 29, at South Oldham High School, 5901 Veterans Memorial Parkway. The race raised over $10,000 in 2014 and needs your help to reach the 2015 goal of $20,000.
    For a limited time, race registration for the 5k is $35 for adult civilians, $30 for adult Active Duty Military, and $10 for the Tadpole Trot (children six and under). Registration will include custom finisher’s medals for all participants, chip timing and bibs, and a race t-shirt.

  • Oldham County YMCA adds programs
  • Wedding announcement