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Today's News

  • Apartments, grocery store proposed in Buckner

    A new grocery store and residential apartments are in the works for Buckner.

    The project has been slowly progressing since late December 2016, but recent developments have begun to move the needle forward.

    During the Nov. 20 Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting, the court was presented with an agreement for the transfer of property.

  • Oldham County school bus drivers receive hourly raise

    In hopes of attracting new bus drivers, Oldham County Schools is giving bus drivers a bump in their salary.

    The Oldham County school board approved a $1 hourly raise for bus drivers Nov. 26. Bus drivers were informed of the decision on Nov. 27.

  • 15-year-old missing girl found safe

    Search and rescue teams and volunteers in Oldham County have located a 15-year-old girl that has been missing since Wednesday.

    Mellie Simpson was last seen on Nov. 21 at her home in Goshen.

    Simpson was located today on Highway 393 near Harrods Creek, according to North Oldham Fire Chief Hewitt Brown.

  • Search underway for 15-year-old Goshen girl

    UPDATE: SIMPSON HAS BEEN FOUND AS OF 3:45 p.m.

    Search and rescue teams and volunteers in Oldham County are searching for a 15-year-old missing girl.

    Mellie Simpson was last seen on Nov. 21 at her home in Goshen.

    The North Oldham Fire Department said in a Facebook post that they believe there is a risk of self-harm.

  • Thief steals Christmas decorations from Reardon's

    The night before Thanksgiving, a woman stole several Christmas items from Reardon’s Fruit Market and Garden Center in Crestwood. 

    The woman was captured on video stealing the Christmas decorations from the family-owned store around 11:10 p.m. on Nov. 21.

    Tracy Reardon said that Christmas trees, wreaths and flags were some of the items stolen.

  • Mayor Deibel retires after 46 years

    A small but dedicated group met in the City of Crestwood Wednesday Nov. 14 as they typically do once a month.

    Members of the Crestwood City Commission gathered together at the front of the room. Tonight’s agenda: an update about Maples Park, negotiations surrounding the city sewer system and talk about a sidewalk.

  • Retired firefighter saves house

    Thanks to a new neighbor, a house fire was caught just in time today. 

    Firefighters were dispatched to a house on Old Sligo Road near the Pillow and Paddock Bed and Breakfast at approximately 3:45 p.m. today.

    Within the hour, the scene in La Grange was under control by La Grange Fire and Rescue and the Ballardsville Fire Department.

  • Crestwood approves sewage agreement with MSD

    The City of Crestwood entered into an interlocal agreement with Louisville MSD during their Nov. 14 meeting.

    Mayor Dennis Deibel said he’s been in numerous conversations with Judge-Executive David Voegele and other utility officials in the county about switching the city’s sewer system over to MSD.

  • Veteran skydives into OCMS celebration

    It was a cold, frigid morning out on the soccer fields of Oldham County Middle School (OCMS) Nov. 16. Students, teachers and community members gathered outside wearing their coats, gloves and hats to keep them warm as they waited for the main event.

  • Man indicted for attempted shooting

    A man that is accused of trying to shoot his son during an argument has been indicted on three charges.

    An Oldham County grand jury indicted Michael Wilson, 63, on the charges of second-degree assault, wanton endangerment and fourth degree assault Nov. 9.