City News

  • Nine tips for staying safe at home

     Falls are the top cause of home injuries, sending over one million Americans a year to an emergency department for treatment.

  • LMPD graduates two Oldham residents

     Leah Abell and Andrew Petty, both of La Grange and graduates of OCHS, have joined “Louisville’s finest.” They graduated from the Louisville Metro Police Academy, Class 32 at a ceremony held Nov 20. Petty also attended University of Louisville and Abell has a bachelor’s degree from Murray State University and a masters degree from Eastern Kentucky University.

  • History Center plans wreath-making class

     Fresh cut wreaths are a great way to spruce up a door or window for the holidays, and a freshly-scented centerpiece is always a warming welcome into any home. 

    Join in the fun at the Oldham County History Center by learning to make simple centerpieces and wreaths from fresh cut cedar and pine gathered from an Oldham County farm. 

  • Ms. Preteen competes at State Fair

     Payton Schindler, our own 10-year-old Miss Preteen Oldham County Fair, competed in the Kentucky County Fair State Pageant 2015. Payton was number 22 in the group of close to 90 girls vying for the state title.  Although she didn’t capture the crown this time, Payton did an excellent job of representing the county.

  • Community in Brief - Nov. 26, 2015

     Glen Oaks Holiday Bazaar

    The Glen Oaks Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Glen Oaks Country Club, 10601 Worthington Lane in Prospect.


    Fastline promotes Arterburn

    Fastline Publications announces that Susan Arterburn has transitioned into a new role at the company.

  • Public Records - Nov. 26, 2015

     La Grange Police


    Tyler C. Henson, 21 of La Grange — arrested Nov. 10 on a Boone County warrant for two charges


    Cody Froman, 22 of La Grange — arrested Nov. 10 for speeding; reckless driving; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second; possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; failure to maintain required insurance; and license to be in possession


  • Keys to successful composting in your household

     Nature uses the process of decomposition to return nutrients to the soil for reuse. Composting harnesses the natural process, producing a product that you can add to your garden for soil improvement. You can compost a variety of organic material, including leaves, grass clippings, straw, fruit and vegetable scraps, and even manure.

    Composting optimizes conditions for the growth of bacterial and fungal microbes — the organisms responsible for decomposition.

  • Community in Brief - Nov. 19, 2015

     Elf on the Shelf Contest

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) has their own holiday Elf on the Shelf.  

    Known as “Elfie,” she will be visiting PACC member businesses throughout Oldham and eastern Jefferson County in the weeks leading up to Christmas.  Businesses will be encouraged to hide Elfie thoughout their shops while she’s visiting.  

  • Public Records - Nov. 19, 2015

     La Grange Police

    Brian M. Razor, 36 of Newport — cited Nov. 3 for leaving the scene of an accident; license to be in possession; and failure to produce insurance card

    Lindsey A. Angell, 31 of La Grange — arrested Nov. 3 on an Oldham County warrant and two warrants from Scott County

    Stephen Kasey, 46 of La Grange — arrested Nov. 4 on two Shelby County warrants

  • Heavy objects could threaten children

     Televisions, dressers, refrigerators, stoves—we all have them. But did you know that these items could pose serious danger to your children if not properly secured? This is especially true for those with toddlers or young children who love to climb and explore.