Oldham County

UPDATE: Oldham Co. teen found safe

Jerry Nauert, director of the Oldham County Office of Emergency Management, thanked everyone who helped locate him.

COVID-19 numbers forces move to NTI for several WAVE Country school districts

La Grange man charged with rape

Man dies in single-vehicle collision in Oldham County

  Search continues for couple accused of pointing rifle at Oldham Co. child

  Fall break means new COVID guidance for some Kentucky schools

2 dead, 2 injured following pursuit on I-71

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Couple in white truck accused of pointing rifle at Oldham Co. child

Norton Commons plans to expand into Oldham County

Missing 14-year-old from LaGrange found, officials say

  Daughter searching for mother’s ashes lost in the mail

  Train, semi collide on railroad track in Oldham Co.

  Oldham County elementary schools return to in-person learning

CASA Volunteers Continue to Advocate for Abused Children

Kentucky’s child abuse rate is 22 out of every 1,000 children.

  Retired Oldham Co. paramedic remembered by loved ones after COVID-19 death

As Kentucky’s death toll from COVID-19 continues to grow, the families of those affected know that each number represents a loved one lost forever.

Retired Pewee Valley paramedic dies from COVID-19

A Pewee Valley paramedic has died from COVID-19.

Oldham County Schools reopen for preschool, elementary in-person learning

Oldham County Schools announced that some facilities will be reopening for in-person instruction starting next Wednesday.

  Teacher creates song to commemorate this unusual Derby

1 dead in single-car crash in Prospect

Veterans Memorial Park unveils Gold Star monument as tribute to fallen soldiers

  Oldham Co. Fair continues to frustrate county leaders

  Carjacking victim says suspects stole car at gunpoint before leading police on chase in Louisville, Oldham Co.

  Some Oldham County families sticking with at-home learning despite school board decision

A/B schedule approved for Oldham County middle, high school students

Students will transition going to class in-person on certain days while working at home on others.

Oldham County superintendent proposes A/B schedule for students

Parents in Oldham County could find out Monday how their children will start this school year.

Phos Community Church Pastor dies after COVID-19 infection

A pastor has died after a bout with COVID-19.

  Oldham County Board of Education approves August 24 start date for students

Students in Oldham County Schools will begin the upcoming school year on August 24 following a vote in Monday night’s Board of Education meeting.

Drowning victim recovered, identity released

Indiana conservation officers say the victim was swimming from one boat to another on Saturday night when he went underwater and didn't resurface.

District leaders mull pushing back school restart date in Oldham County

District leaders will meet Friday to take up a recommendation from the superintendent to push the first day of school back two weeks.

  Oldham County health officials worry COVID-19 surge caused by people not wearing masks

Sunday saw 96 new cases bringing the total number of cases to “well over 400,” the director of Oldham County’s Department of Public Health said.

Oldham County Board of Education votes mandated masks for K-12, virtual learning option for upcoming school year

The Oldham County Board of Education voted on several items relating to the upcoming school year, including mask requirements and an online learning option.

Oldham Co. Board of Education to vote whether masks should be added to student dress code

Parents can speak at the meeting but have to email questions in advance.

Oldham County Schools plan to stick with Aug. 12 start date

Schultz wrote a letter to parents indicating that Oldham County Schools will follow the guidance laid out in Gov. Andy Beshear’s Healthy At School plan.

Oldham County Boy Scout pays tribute on Memorial Day

A Boy Scout got up early and headed to the Oldham County Courthouse to honor the Oldham County community veterans, past and present.

  11-year-old entrepreneur raises funds for the community serving ice cream

Calli Halaris started making the sweet treat after getting her hands on an ice cream maker; then one sale led to another.

Tree falls on, kills man in Oldham County

A man died after a tree he was cutting down fell on him, according to Oldham County police.

  Oldham Co. woman back home after 43-day battle with COVID-19

43 days ago, it only seemed like Ruth Moore had one battle to fight: her battle with cancer.

One dead in Oldham County house fire

The Oldham County arson team is investigating.

  The show goes on at drive-in theater in Oldham Co.

There’s a new norm across the United States called social distancing, but the show must go on in some cases.

  Retired racehorse beats impossible odds

A thoroughbred named Inked is finally back in his old Kentucky home.

Woman dies after crashing into tree

The crash happened in the 5000 block of KY 53.

Walmart stabbing suspect arrested after hitting officer, cruiser with car in La Grange

The stabbing victim and the suspect were transported to UofL Hospital for treatment.

Drive-in may host graduation ceremonies

An Oldham County theater wants to help seniors celebrate their graduation.

Oldham County Health Department confirms first positive COVID-19 case at long-term care facility

The Oldham County Health Department has confirmed a patient of a nursing home in La Grange has tested positive for COVID-19.

  Churches plan Sunday services at Oldham Co drive-in

If all goes as planned, the Sauerbeck Family Drive-In Theater in La Grange could be full of cars on Easter Sunday, allowing worshipers from seven churches to attend services on one of the holiest days on the calendar.

Sauerbeck Family Drive-In showing church services Easter weekend

The drive-in, located on 3210 D. W. Griffith Lane, will be showing seven Easter services at their location between April 11-12.

Drive-in offers popcorn on ‘pay if you can’ basis

Movie theaters may be closed but you can still get movie popcorn.

Armed suspects rob Oldham County pizza place

Two people who were armed when they stole money from an Oldham County pizza place are at large.

Oldham County Schools to distribute free food to kids

Food service staff will distribute to-go breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday to anyone under the age of 18.

Oldham County I-71 rest areas closed

Both Oldham County rest areas are closed until further notice because of low water pressure.

SE Indiana crash claims life of Kentucky man

The crash happened February 21 on State Road 156 in Switzerland County, Indiana.

Pedestrian hit by train in Oldham County identified

The man was hit in the 3900 block of KY 146 Wednesday afternoon, according to Oldham County Police Major Neil Johnson.

Work to begin on I-71 corridor widening project in Jefferson, Oldham Counties

I-Move Kentucky is a four-year project that'll add driving lanes to reduce backups where the Gene Snyder Freeway meets I-71 and I-64.

  Bomb squad called to La Grange after suspicious bag found

LMPD's Bomb Squad was called to Oldham County after a person found a suspicious bag on the front porch of the courthouse.

  Crestwood business has stolen mower returned

At least three men were caught on surveillance video stealing two mowers and a trailer from the business last week.

  Lawn equipment worth thousands of dollars stolen from both a business and a non-profit

The most recent case caught the crooks on camera at a Crestwood business early Tuesday morning.

First of three to stand trial for robbery turned shooting

One person stood trial for his role in a robbery that left a man shot int he stomach. Two others will face stand trial at a later date.

  Presents found on side of road, family looking for rightful owner

“It’s the proper thing to do,” the man who found the gifts near the road said.

  KSP troopers under investigation for shooting into neighbors’ apartment back on patrol, neighbors suing police

The Kentucky State Police troopers under investigation for shooting a bullet into their neighbor’s apartment in mid-November are back to work, according to a department spokesperson.

  Historic 1850s farmhouse in Prospect demolished, complaint filed

A farmhouse built in the 1850s on Fincastle Trace, a part of Wolf Pen Branch Road, was knocked down.

  Man accused of setting home on fire with kids inside, placing loaded rifles around property, hiding in bush from police

Police were called to a home in Westport on Sunday after Richard Brown reportedly set it on fire with children inside.

Second suspect arrested for fatal Oldham County Thorntons hit and run, charged with robbery

Quintin Mitchell, 21, was arrested at a home in the 1900 block of Crums Lane Friday night

  Louisville teen’s recovery story helps secure grant for Oldham County Humane Society

Shane Roof said he is glad his story helped the shelter who helped him.

Prospect residents asked to curb water usage following sewer line break

The 30-inch main runs under Harrod’s Creek, behind Harrod’s Run Road and Timber Creek Court.

  Friends of Thorntons clerk killed relieved after arrest, hopeful second suspect is found

Terry Larue, 55, is charged with manslaughter, leaving the scene of the accident and failure to render aid.

71-year-old man accused of killing son in Henry County wheeled into court hearing

Joseph O'Daniel, 71, is charged with murder in the shooting death of William O'Daniel.

  Thorntons employee injured during Thanksgiving robbery dies 6 days later

A Thorntons employee was injured after being hit by a fleeing vehicle.

TRAFFIC ALERT: 6300 block of Highway 146 in Oldham County closed

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and find an alternate route until further notice.

Accused of sex with minor student, owners of ballet studio return to court

A couple who owns a ballet studio, accused of engaging in sexual acts with a juvenile, were in court Thursday.

Oldham County man charged with murder following Wednesday night shooting

The shooting happened during a domestic altercation at a home on Walnut Hill Road in La Grange.

  Doorbell cameras show car full of people driving around looking for unlocked cars

A car full of people making stops in several Louisville neighborhoods has residents a little nervous.

  Response, not intent, the focus of KSP investigation into troopers’ shooting into neighbor’s apartment

Two Kentucky State Police troopers are off the job while the department continues to investigate a shooting incident that happened in the troopers’ apartment over the weekend.

  Report: KSP trooper shoots bullet into neighbor’s apartment

A bullet fired into an apartment on Fredrick Lane came from the state trooper living upstairs, police said.

Multi-county pursuit of man in reported stolen truck ends in Louisville

Six law-enforcement agencies were involved in a multi-county pursuit of a man in a truck that had been reported stolen.

  Veterans honored at Oldham County Middle School

Veterans from across the area were recognized for their service by students at Oldham County Middle School.

Semi crash cleared on NB 71 in Oldham County

The accident happened in the northbound lanes just before Exit 22, the La Grange exit.

  Former UofL coach returns to the court at North Oldham Middle School

It’s his first time back on the basketball court as a coach since leaving UofL. Padgett said his new team’s demographic is different, but basketball is basketball.

Oldham County man charged, injuring victim during shooting practice

An Oldham County man has been charged after an incident leaving a victim injured with a gunshot wound sustained from target shooting practice.

  Sexual assault victim allegedly turned away from La Grange hospital due to lack of specialized staff

After the assault, the victim went to her local hospital, they treated her wounds but sent her to Louisville to deal with the sexual assault.

David Padgett becomes volunteer coach at North Oldham Middle School

Padgett played basketball at UofL from 2005 until 2008. He also took on the head coaching position for a short time in 2017.

  Former NASCAR team owner’s death under investigation, body found in Ohio River

The man found dead in the Ohio River on Tuesday was identified Wednesday, but on Thursday, it still remained unclear how he died.