Today's News

  • Case of Pewee Valley teacher accused of rape could head to trial

    The case of a Pewee Valley woman accused of rape and sexual abuse of a minor could be heading to trial if not resolved soon.

    Jessica Boyers, a former teacher at Highlands Middle School in Louisville, was indicted on 38 counts of either rape or sexual abuse of a minor in Oldham County back in June. Louisville police originally arrested her in April 2013 and she faces similar charges there.

    Boyers’ charges stem from an alleged relationship with a student.

  • Veterans memorial group holding golf scramble

    Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky, a 501c3 organization is having a golf scramble at Lake Forest on July 28 to help raise money to start the cementary in Crestwood.

    The top prize players will be able to win is a free three-year lease on a Cadillac with a hole-in-one on the par 3, 8th hole.

    The vehicle is provided by the Swope Auto Group with prizes from the company also available for a hole-in-one at the other par 3 holes.

    Both players and sponsors are needed for the scramble.

  • Public Records May 29

    Grand Jury Indicments May 2014

    Perry Michael Scroggins – One count of promoting contraband in the first degree, one count of persistent felony offender in the second degree.

    Michael D. McAnallen – One count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition over $500, one count of persistent felony offender in the second degree.

    Lindsay A. Webster – Six counts of criminal possession of forged instrument, second degree.

  • South Oldham’s Abercrombie given 2014 ExCEL award

    Spiders. Snakes. Heights. Math. Some of the most fear-inducing words — but not in Bethany Abercrombie’s class at South Oldham High School.

    “This is the happiest math class you’ll ever be a part of,” she overheard one student tell another.

  • OCHS Band honors two


    During the Oldham County High School Band Banquet on May 16, 26 graduating seniors were honored. Among these seniors, Andrew Dharamsey received the Chris Combs Memorial Spirit Award. In the fall, Dharamsey will be attending the University of Kentucky. Senior Drew Maddy was awarded the Windy Wyatt Scholarship. Maddy will be attending Eastern Kentucky University in the fall.

  • Davis receives Steinhauser scholarship

    Connor Davis of Crestwood has been awarded a $2,000 annual scholarship as a member of Trinity High School’s class of 2018. The scholarship named for Trinity’s first principal, Monsignor Alfred Steinhauser, is awarded each year to the top 20 scorers on the High School Placement Test.

    Connor is in the eighth grade this year at St. Aloysius in Pewee Valley and is a starting midfielder for the South Oldham Dragons Lacrosse team. He is the son of Shelly and Rusty Davis and grandson of Iva and Don Davis of Crestwood.

  • Mueller: Self-care is not necessarily being selfish

    Millions of folks struggle with the problem of inadequate self-care – not taking very good care of ourselves. We know the things we should do but we just don’t do them. There is a huge gap between what we know and what we do.

    We must practice the power of positive doing. We’ve all heard of the power of positive thinking. My goal is to take the next step and get into action no matter what. By taking action, you will move yourself from the back of the bus up to the front to the driver’s seat where you belong.

  • Stepping outside my comfort zone

    I am not fond of clichés, but the older I get, the more I understand the value of stepping outside the comfort zone and broadening your horizons. We often leave this to the young with admonitions off: go to college, discover yourself before you get married and travel before you have kids.

  • Project Graduation needs donations, volunteers

    Project Graduation is an annual effort by the Oldham County community to provide an all-night, chemical-free party for the graduating seniors of Oldham County, South Oldham, North Oldham and Buckner Alternative High Schools. Since 1986, your generosity has made the Oldham County Project Graduation one of the most successful in the state with an average 78% participation rate.

  • Daniel Boone: two years in captivity

    Daniel Boone’s name is synonymous with the state of Kentucky. While many consider him a legend, by his own words he was “just a common man.” The life and times of Boone will be presented through a special performance at 2 p.m. at the upcoming Colonial Trade Faire on Saturday, June 19. This performance will be part of a weekend event to educate the public about life on the Kentucky frontier in the 18th century.