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City News

  • La Grange mayor married

     On April 16, Mayor of La Grange Joe Davenport wed his long-time friend, Cookie Davenport. 

    Cookie and Joe became acquainted when Cookie worked at Catlett’s Deli. 

    The ceremony was held at the couple’s home in La Grange, and the bride was given away by her two daughters.  A grandson served as usher.

    The Mayor’s sister traveled to the wedding along with a host of family and friends. 

  • Local businessman donates to Kentucky State Police
  • Community in Brief - April 21, 2016

     OCSAC Production

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center will produce the comic thriller “The Hound of the Baskervilles” with its all youth cast from ages 10 through 18 on April 21, 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students and children and may be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information visit www.OCSArtsCenter.org or call (502)241-6018.

    Troupe to perform

  • Crestwood church to hold swap or shop

     The Crestwood Kentucky Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is once again hosting its Swap or Shop event.

    This annual event gives residents in the area a chance to give items that they no longer need or want to people who can use them.

  • Public records - April 21, 2016

     La Grange Police

     

    Kimberly A. Frey, 23 of La Grange — arrested April 5 for assault fourth (domestic violence) and resisting arrest

     

    Matthew L. Hicks, 29 of La Grange — arrested April 6 for assault fourth (domestic violence)

     

  • Soil testing helps keep unnecessary nutrients out of streams

     How much fertilizer do you really need to use on your lawn and garden? If you’re just making a guess, you could be using too much. But how can you know for sure? A simple, inexpensive soil test can tell you all you need to know to make your lawn and garden look great and also protect the environment from runoff of excess nutrients.

  • Local athletes headed to national competition

     Kentucky Taekwondo and Fitness Academy, located in Crestwood, is sending 14 athletes to U.S. Nationals in Richmond, Va.  The U.S. Nationals is the largest martial arts tournament and includes particpants from all sates and territories, including Puerto Rico.

     

    The tournament will be held July 2 through 9, and Kentucky Taekwondo will be the largest team from the state of Kentucky.  The 14 students qualified by winning in Ohio and Georgia state championships. 

  • Community in Brief - April 14, 2016

     Drug Take Back Day

    In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office and Oldham County Police Department will conduct a drug take back program Saturday, April 30, as part of the National Drug Take Back Day initiative. 

  • OCD celebrates Telecommunicators Week

     In 1991, Congress proclaimed the second week of April each year to be dedicated to the men and women who serve as Public Safety (911) Telecommunicators. Since then, public safety agencies nationwide have recognized the pivotal role played by Telecommunicators to provide invaluable support to Police, Fire and EMS agencies. 

  • History center hosts dig

     The Oldham County History Center will be hosting an archaeology investigation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation, located outside of Bedford in Trimble County. 

    The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Henry Bibb was a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.