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Today's News

  • County's hazardous materials team seeks support, names staff

    The Oldham County Hazardous Materials Response Team is asking area businesses for support. The team, which has certified 25 EMS and firefighters in Oldham County as haz-mat technicians, will respond to hazardous materials incidents primarily in Oldham County, but as part of the Region

  • County events

    Thursday, Jan. 24

  • City sign ordinance isn't business friendly

    In May, the La Grange City Council passed an ordinance calling for a number of changes to its sign ordinance.

  • Youngsters help Dragons take third in own invitational

    CRESTWOOD – It was a day for the youngsters on all three local high school wrestling teams to make their mark against some of the state’s best.Saturday’s Dragon Invitational at South Oldham drew some of the best wrestlers in the state as the county produced two individual

  • North's Martorana overcomes odds to win title

    CRESTWOOD – Chris Martorana never quit believing – even when doctors told him he would likely never wrestle again after suffering a back injury three years ago.Martorana, a North Oldham senior, saw his persistence pay off Saturday as he won the 145-pound title at the Dragon Invi

  • Energy funding will help families

    One of the highlights early in a legislative session is the State of the Commonwealth address, a time when a governor has the full attention of the General Assembly and a statewide audience.This speech gives governors a chance to say where they think Kentucky stands, and what their vision f

  • Cake and ice cream

    CRESTWOOD – For the first time in three years Ryan Houchens was going have his birthday cake and eat it – on his birthday.Houchens capped his 17th birthday Saturday by winning the 189-pound wrestling title at the Dragon Invitational.

  • P&Z approves plan for cell tower

    T-Mobile customers in Oldham County will soon get better reception while talking on their cell phones.Powertel/Memphis Inc., the company that owns T-Mobile, will construct a telecommunications tower on Dispatchers Way in Buckner to improve wireless service for T-Mobile users. The 260-foot tower will include a 15-foot lightning rod and four satellite dishes near a 300-foot tower for Oldham County Central Dispatch.Oldham County Planning and Zoning commissioners unanimously approved the development plan for the tower Tuesday.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Risks are great with airport projectTo the editor:On Jan.

  • Uncle Sam will find you, even in retirement

    With your retirement year’s right around the corner, it seems that all your hard work is finally going to pay off. Your nest egg appears to be big enough to support your dreams, from trips overseas to a fabulous vacation home. But remember, your plans for a dazzling life of leisure may change if you haven’t thought about the impact Uncle Sam may have on your plans.