Oldham County Newswire

Oldham County Newswire

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  1. Kentuckians for and against gun control set to publicly debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... and how to store them safely in their house," Barry Laws said. For 12 years Barry Laws has sold guns in Oldham County. He describes the AR-15 as a target rifle. The gun is a semi-automatic rifle that fires one round when the trigger is pulled. It is ...

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  2. Crestwood man accused of killing cat, burning down home over 'bad childhood memories'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... angerment and torture of a dog or cat with serious physical injury or death. He is currently being held in the Oldham County Detention Center.

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  3. 3 Face Charges After Oldham Co. RaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Three people in Oldham County are facing numerous charges after police say they found cash, drugs and stolen guns inside a home. Police say they found $12,000 in cash, more than 36 grams of methamphetamine, a stolen gun and other illegal drugs inside the home.

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  4. Teen injured by sword back in schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | WHAS11

    Great news about the Oldham County teenager who suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2016. Tristan Ballinger is back in school.

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  5. KY kids under 12 would have to wear bicycle helmet under billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The bill was filed in honor of an Oldham County teenager who received a traumatic brain injury after falling off his bike at the age of 7.

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  6. New $23 million detention center opens in Oldham CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... that involved private citizens endorsing plans that are likely to use public funds or control public assets. OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB) -- After years of planning and millions of dollars, the new Oldham County Detention Center is now open. The ...

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  7. List narrows to 4 in Bullitt Co superintendent searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The names were released Monday night. Finalists include BCPS assistant superintendent Becky Sexton, current Oldham County assistant superintendent Willie Foster, Matthew Shane Baker, Director of district-wide programs for Greenup County Schools and William Jesse Bacon, principal of Simons Middle School in Flemingsburg.

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  8. 70 spend night in new Oldham Co. Detention Center for charity Read Story Heather FountaineRead the original story

    Friday Jan 19 | WHAS11

    ... was not without controversy. As WHAS11 News reported in the past, one resident wrote an open letter to Oldham County leaders saying in part, "There is nothing about incarceration and to market the experience to youth as a novelty seems dangerous and ...

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  9. Oldham County Det. Center opens early for paying visitors to spend night in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    That's what some people did Friday night to see inside the new $22 million facility in Oldham County that will add many more beds than the previous facility. It came complete with the entire experience: a mug shot, a meal behind bars, and a bunk in a 10-person cell.

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  10. With schools closed, children's programs across Louisville see big increase in attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... in each other -- and in their first-year coach. All About Kids , multi-sports facilities in Louisville and Oldham County that hold School's Out Day Camps, have seen a nice hike this week. The number of kids at the camp increase with every snow day. ...

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  11. Sunday Edition | Difficult budget has some wary of K-12 cuts across KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... and determine how we will come up with a longer-term plan if that's what we have to do," Porter said. Oldham County Public Schools is one of the districts in which SEEK and local revenues are nearly equal, and like others across the state, officials ...

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  12. Shooting investigation underway in Oldham County on Symington Circle Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WHAS11

    That investigation is off of Highway 22, also known as Old Brownsboro Road, past the Snyder Freeway, heading toward Oldham County.

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  13. Men wanted, accused of using stolen credit card number in Oldham CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Officials posted the notice and photo on their Facebook page on Thursday. The two suspects shown in the photo used a stolen credit card number encoded on another card at several retail locations and food mart ATMs in Oldham County, according to police.

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  14. State releases county unemployment data for NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Lyon County Herald Ledger Newspaper

    ... Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. It was followed by Oldham County, 3 percent; Campbell, Fayette and Monroe counties, 3.1 percent each; Jessamine, Scott and Shelby counties, 3.2 percent each; ... 1 comment

  15. Growing push back on Oldham County's plan for jail sleepover Read Story Robert BradfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | WHAS11

    Oldham County Jailer Mike Simpson is not backing down from his idea of a public sleepover this Friday night inside the new detention center slated to house inmates later this month. A fundraising flier says the county is using the sleepover to help support local charities and train jail staff.

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  16. Oldham Co. Detention Center offers controversial fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    'Come spend the night in jail,' is the gist of the fundraiser that Oldham County's newest detention center is hosting. As the new state-of-the-art jail prepares to open next month, several local groups are rallying against a fundraiser scheduled for Friday, Jan. 12. The $23 million project has finally come to fruition.

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  17. Social activists bemoan Oldham County jail fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... vehicle and ran away, carrying his 2-year-old daughter and dropping her twice. LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- The Oldham County jail is set to host around 100 people on Friday as part of a fundraiser, but some social activists say it sends the wrong ...

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  18. Oldham County offering chance to spend night in new detention center Read Story Robert BradfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | WHAS11

    The Oldham County Detention Center is hosting a sleepover and Judge-Executive David Voegele wants you to spend the night. "A number of people had asked, 'Hey, can we come in there? I'd like to spend the night in there, see what it's like,'" he explained to WHAS11.

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  19. Unemployment rates fall in 72 Kentucky countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... latest county-by-county figures show that Woodford County had the state's lowest jobless rate at 2.7 percent. Oldham County was next lowest at 3 percent, followed by Campbell, Fayette and Monroe counties at 3.1 percent each. Jessamine, Scott and ... 2 comments

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    Jan 5, 2018 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... latest county-by-county figures show that Woodford County had the state's lowest jobless rate at 2.7 percent. Oldham County was next lowest at 3 percent, followed by Campbell, Fayette and Monroe counties at 3.1 percent each. Jessamine, Scott and ...

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