• Kroger changes coupon policy

     The Kroger Co. announced today that the practice of doubling the value of coupons will end on Sept. 22, 2013 in most of its Kentucky, southern Indiana and southern Illinois stores.

    “In an effort to modernize the company’s coupon policies, Kroger has been investing additional resources into its digital coupons and promotions.

  • Buzzing about new homes

    Bee Hive Homes of Goshen has officially opened.

    Owners Eric and Catherine Sherrard held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week for the new assisted living facility located at 12336 U.S. Hwy. 42.

    The 9,750 square-foot facility, located next door to the Goshen post office, was built on the “Bee Hive Homes” model to offer assisted living with a family-like atmosphere.

    Only 16 units, designed for one or two residents, were included in the Goshen facility.


    Citizens Union Bank of Shelbyville (CUB) announced today that it has received notice from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (KDFI) which formally terminates the Consent Order the Bank entered into with the regulators in January 2010. A Consent Order is a formal agreement between banks and regulators designed to help address improving certain areas of a bank such as credit quality, capital, earnings and liquidity.

  • New Warden

    Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Jim Erwin recently announced that Ravonne Sims has been promoted to warden at the Roederer Correctional Complex (RCC) in LaGrange.

    Sims began her career in 1999 as a classification and treatment officer at the RCC Assessment Center. In 2000 she received a promotion outside of the Department of Corrections as a microbiologist I with the Department for Public Health.

  • Celebrating new businesses
  • Celebrating a new business

    The Crestwood All About Kids held its official ribbon-cutting Sunday, Aug. 4, after the addition of 18,000 square feet of new space. The addition includes two basketball courts and a soccer practice field.  In the picture are:  Angie Tyler, owner and president of All About Kids, and Oldham Chamber board member Jim Kramer, also a member of Crestwood City Council.

  • Trader-who’s? New stores offer alternatives

    By Wesley Robinson
    News Intern, The Oldham Era

    When TraderBakers closed its doors earlier this year, it left a large void in the retail community. But since then, four other businesses got creative, stepping in to give local residents what they hope is an even better shopping experience.

    Bargain Rack, The Copper Awning, Clover Cottage and Sugar Babe Antiques recently opened smaller vendor malls with a variety of antiques, collectibles, furniture and other deals Oldham County residents had come to expect at TraderBakers.

  • Magistrate’s complaint doesn’t halt La Grange liquor store construction

    An Oldham County magistrate has appealed a Planning & Zoning Commission decision that furthers a proposed La Grange liquor store, but construction has since begun.

    JD Sparks, of Pewee Valley, filed a civil suit against members of P&Z and against the proprietors of a liquor store planned on Ky. 53 in La Grange.

    Earlier this year, three La Grange retailers gained state approval to sell bottled wine and liquor – Walgreens, Kroger and LTD La Grange LLC.

  • Stock Yards Bank to acquire The BANK–Oldham County

    Stock Yards Bank & Trust has announced plans to acquire The BANK–Oldham County and its branches in La Grange, Louisville, Crestwood and Prospect.

    The combination of the two banks is expected to create the largest locally owned community bank in the Louisville market in terms of deposits relative to the total deposits in the market.

    The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and approval of shareholders. It is expected to be finalized in the spring of 2013.

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