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Today's News

  • Actor Rainn Wilson films new movie in Oldham County

    Actor Rainn Wilson, who plays Dwight on “The Office” was recently in Oldham County filming a movie.

    Oldham County Tourism confirmed that Wilson filmed the movie l“Don’t Tell a Soul” in Oldham County on Facebook.

    “Yet another movie filmed in Tour Oldham County KY” Your Own Backyard Oldham County wrote in a Facebook post.

  • The history behind the Clore/Jones development

    A family with deep roots in Oldham County is taking part in an intensive planning process to develop their family farm this week.

    The multi-use development is a large family effort between the Clore and Jones family.

    The Clore and Jones family plans to develop over 400 acres of family farmland that surround exit 14 into a mix-used development.

  • Pewee Valley considers new town square design

    A new town square design is in the works for the City of Pewee Valley as city officials deliberate design options.

    Land Design & Development Inc., LD&D, presented two design options for the town square at Pewee Valley’s Jan. 7 meeting.

    “I think the city needs a gathering place for people to come” Pewee Valley Mayor Bob Rogers said.

  • County EMS responds to record number of calls in 2018

    Oldham County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a record number of emergency runs in 2018.

    In 2018, Oldham County EMS responded to 242 more calls than 2017, totaling 5,499 runs.

    Oldham County EMS Director Keith Smith said the department has been trending up for several years now. Part of the increase can be attributed to population increase, he said.

  • Public Records - Jan. 17, 2019

    La Grange Police

    Gary L. Raisor, 65 of New Castle - cited and released Jan. 1 for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia

    Kevin Schneider, 23, of Crestwood - cited and released Jan. 1 for disregarding a stop sign, possession of synthetic drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Senator Harris gives legislative update from first week of 2019 session

    By Senator Ernie Harris

    The first week of the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2019 Regular Session is in the books. We had a productive few days in Frankfort and leave in good spirits about what is to come this session.

  • It’s scholarship season: where to find assistance

    College bound high school seniors are making applications to their schools of choice, maybe a stretch school and probably a safe school.

  • Practice kindness, respectfulness on social media

    If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all. I’ve heard my mom say this to my sisters and me more times than I can count.

    Unfortunately, this is not always practiced especially in the days of social media. For some, the safety of a screen gives them the courage to speak their mind, nice or not.

  • Don’t let Satan hook you like a fish

    Last week I shared my experience with reading “The Bait of Satan” by John Bevere three times. God used each time to show me I wasn’t as loving, forgiving and righteous as I thought, as I discovered I was holding grudges and hatred against people from sins long forgotten by them.

  • Girls Basketball: Ballard tops South Oldham

    Ballard girls basketball lost its lead and then recovered, defeating South Oldham 54-52 Tuesday, Jan. 15 in Crestwood. The Lady Dragons rallied from a six-point second half deficit and took a three-point lead with less than two minutes left, but Ballard scored seven of the game's final nine points to win.