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  • Antique Iron Club to be displayed by Oldham County Historical Society

     Like many others who grew up on a farm, tractors were just a natural part of Gene Crady’s childhood. He shares his love of antique iron engines and implements with others through the Antique Iron Club. The organization was formed when Crady and several friends approached the Oldham County History Center with the idea of starting a club for collectors, hobbyists and individuals who share the same interests. Antique Iron was started for anyone with an interest in antique engines that are at least 50 years old.

  • Wreck shuts down I-71

    Interstate 71 is now re-opened after being shut down for several hours at Mile Marker 17, near the Buckner Exit. 

  • Family fun in the sweltering summer sun

    Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve held its Family Fun Day on Saturday. The day consisted of an ice cream eating contest, firehouse spray down and foot races among other family-friendly activities.

  • Crestwood family killed by drunk-driver in fiery accident

    Services were held this weekend for a Crestwood family of three who were killed July 11 by a drunk driver in New Jersey as they were heading home from vacation in New York.
    The accident claimed the lives of 2009 South Oldham High School graduate Russell Hitt, 24, his fiancé, Briana Mae Anderson, 21, and their one-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Charlotte. The couple was engaged in July 2013 and was expecting a baby in December.

  • Crestwood family killed by drunk-driver in fiery accident

    Services were held this weekend for a Crestwood family of three who were killed July 11 by a drunk driver in New Jersey as they were heading home from vacation in New York.
    The accident claimed the lives of 2009 South Oldham High School graduate Russell Hitt, 24, his fiancé, Briana Mae Anderson, 21, and their one-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Charlotte. The couple was engaged in July 2013 and was expecting a baby in December.

  • Crestwood family killed by drunk-driver in fiery accident

    Services were held this weekend for a Crestwood family of three who were killed July 11 by a drunk driver in New Jersey as they were heading home from vacation in New York.
    The accident claimed the lives of 2009 South Oldham High School graduate Russell Hitt, 24, his fiancé, Briana Mae Anderson, 21, and their one-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Charlotte. The couple was engaged in July 2013 and was expecting a baby in December.

  • Kentucky’s HANDS expands service area to all 120 counties
  • Woman spends 87 years in Oldham County, named Parade Grand Marshal

    As local organizations, businesses, marching bands, food vendors and artists gathered for the 2015 Oldham County Day celebration last Saturday on the Oldham County courthouse lawn and surrounding streets in downtown La Grange, a notable celebration was in store for one resident who knows the area like the back of her hand.

  • Crestwood family killed by drunk-driver in fiery accident

    Services were held this weekend for a Crestwood family of three who were killed July 11 by a drunk driver in New Jersey as they were heading home from vacation in New York.
    The accident claimed the lives of 2009 South Oldham High School graduate Russell Hitt, 24, his fiancé, Briana Mae Anderson, 21, and their one-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Charlotte. The couple was engaged in July 2013 and was expecting a baby in December.

  • Local band plays at Forecastle

    Last weekend, Louisville hosted Forecastle, a three-day musical festival that in the past played host to artists such as Outkast, Jack White, Bassnectar, The Avett Brothers and DEVO.  This year, though, the lineup included Oldham County punk rock band, White Reaper.  
    The band, which is composed of Tony Esposito on guitar and vocals, Ryan Hater on keyboards, Nick Wilkerson on drums and Sam Wilkerson on bass, released their self-titled debut EP in 2014 and has since grown immensely in popularity.