Local News

  • How some save fuel and money

    As gas and food prices continue to rise, residents of Oldham County are finding their own ways to save money – whether it is selling items to pawn shops or online or finding a cheaper ride to work.Ron Gardner owns A-1 Jewelry & Pawn Shop in La Grange.

  • Student summit

    The revamping of the Oldham County schools’ gifted and talented program won’t happen until next year, but a group of middle school students enjoyed the benefits May 29 of what the program already has to offer.A group of gifted and talented students from all four count

  • Lawsuit filed by former SOHS wrestler alleges abuse by teammates

    The parents of a former South Oldham High School wrestler filed a lawsuit Friday claiming older members of the SOHS wrestling team allegedly assaulted their son earlier this year and school officials did nothing to prevent it.The lawsuit, filed by Doug and Debbie Badon on behalf

  • Beyond the veil

    Generations of wedding photos have one thing in common for the McDonald family.Worn for six generations by nine women, in each photo is a rose-point lace veil in the garden pattern from Belgium that currently sits in a box in Louisa Huey “Weasa” Gaines’ home, waiting for t

  • News Briefs

    Sewer officials examine district’s expensesBoard members for the Oldham County Sewer District are examining a study about the costs and revenue associated with operating OCSD’s 13 wastewater treatment pla

  • Funding a cure

    It has already taken her career, her dream house and her ability to walk. It is taking her independence and most likely will eventually take her life.Last week Carole Jones of La Grange faced four U. S.

  • Local students earn $53K in scholarships

    Oldham County Dollars for Scholars awarded more than $53,000 in scholarships from local businesses, organizations and individuals to 47 local students May 19. Recipients include Oldham County Career Center student Erin L. Muhlheizler, home-schooled student Rachel E. Meredith, North Oldham High School students Courtney B. Perkins, Stacey L. Schal, Brooke M. Claggett, Daniel T. Warren, Gretchen M. Gruenberg, Karen M. Bortner, Christine A.

  • Lunch crunch

    There is no such thing as a free lunch for the children of Oldham County this summer.A federally-funded program that provided free sack lunches to local children in summers past is no longer offered in Oldham County.

  • Prospect soldier earns Purple Heart

    Mark Mann said he has never heard of anyone who stepped on an improvised explosive device and lived to tell about it, until he spoke to his son.

  • North Oldham neighbors unite to promote safer streets, protect homes from theft

    Earlier this spring, a few residents of the City of Goshen fell victim to daytime burglars.