https://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Former OCHS choir director indicted on 30 charges https://www.oldhamera.com/content/former-ochs-choir-director-indicted-30-charges <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/inmateimg062018zzz2011016851_06072018171834_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="93" height="85" /><p> Former Oldham County High School (OCHS) Choir Director Haley Reed has been indicted on 30 charges.</p> <p> Reed, 34, was arrested by the Oldham County Sherriff&rsquo;s Office on June 7, the day before the last day of school.</p> Operation Parent launches new prevention project https://www.oldhamera.com/content/operation-parent-launches-new-prevention-project <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/op_1.jpg" alt="A parent volunteer places a parent handbook in a student’s ‘Take Home Tuesday’ folder at Kenwood Station Elementary " title="A parent volunteer places a parent handbook in a student’s ‘Take Home Tuesday’ folder at Kenwood Station Elementary " align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> Operation Parent is giving parents across the county the tools to talk to their children about issues facing today&rsquo;s youth.</p> <p> All 970 fourth grade students in Oldham County Schools were sent home with a parent handbook in their &lsquo;Take Home Tuesday&#39; folder Sept. 18.</p> Smoke free ordinance will not change https://www.oldhamera.com/content/smoke-free-ordinance-will-not-change <p> Oldham County Fiscal Court announced during its fiscal court meeting Sept. 18 that they would not be changing the smoking ordinance.</p> <p> &ldquo;The is answer is absolutely positively no,&rdquo; magistrate Robert Leslie said.</p> OCHS principal arrested on DUI charges https://www.oldhamera.com/content/ochs-principal-arrested-dui-charges <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/screen_shot_2018-09-17_at_8.53.52_am.png" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="129" height="85" /><p> Oldham County High School (OCHS) Principal Dr. Angela Newcomb was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) early Sunday morning in La Grange.</p> <p> Newcomb, 40, is charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, first offense, and reckless driving.</p> Over $129k raised for local nonprofits in Give for Good https://www.oldhamera.com/content/over-129k-raised-local-nonprofits-give-good <p> The 5th annual Give for Good Louisville took place online Sept. 13.</p> <p> Over 500 nonprofits participated, including 21 out of Oldham County. Over $5.4 million dollars was raised during the 24-hour online giving day this year. Over $129,000 was raised for Oldham County nonprofit organizations.</p> <p> Here&rsquo;s how Oldham County nonprofits stacked up:</p> Crestwood apartment complex approved https://www.oldhamera.com/content/crestwood-apartment-complex-approved <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/crestwood_commons_1.jpg" alt="A prototype of the Crestwood Commons Luxury Apartments. " title="A prototype of the Crestwood Commons Luxury Apartments. " align="left" hspace="6" width="246" height="85" /><p> A luxury apartment complex has been officially approved for Crestwood.</p> <p> The City of Crestwood unanimously approved a zoning change for Crestwood Commons Luxury Apartments Sept. 12.</p> Crestwood man allegedly tried to shoot his son https://www.oldhamera.com/content/crestwood-man-allegedly-tried-shoot-his-son <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/inmateimg092018zzz2011017687_09152018204308.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;A Crestwood man is accused of trying to shoot his son Saturday night during an argument.</p> <p> Michael Wilson, 63, is charged with first-degree assault, fourth-degree domestic violence and first-degree wanton endangerment.</p> <p> The victim, who is not named in the arrest citation, told police that he and his father were arguing about him moving out of the house.</p> McDonalds’ program sends employees to college https://www.oldhamera.com/content/mcdonalds%E2%80%99-program-sends-employees-college <p> By: Tammy Shaw</p> <p> Fast food restaurants nationwide are having a hard time filling positions. McDonalds isn&rsquo;t an exception.</p> <p> But a nationwide initiative may draw more workers to consider the Golden Arches as a career path.</p>