City News

  • Red Cross issues urgent appeal for donors

    The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O-negative, B-negative and A-negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. Blood donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

  • Birthday donation

    Instead of presents for her eighth birthday, Briella Simpson asked her friends to donate gifts for the animals at the Oldham County Animal Shelter.

  • Community in Brief - Aug. 27, 2015

    Wanted: History Hounds
    It’s almost time for History Hounds once again. Children ages birth to preschool can visit the Oldham County History Center each Thursday morning to explore history. There will be various activities to help them learn about the world around them and their place in it.

  • Kentucky State Police looking for new recruits

     The Kentucky State Police is now taking applications for its 94th Academy Class. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website at http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/career.html

  • Public Records

     KSP Arrests


    Desiree Powell, 26, La Grange – arrested Sept. 14 at the Kentucky State Reformatory by Trooper Dykes for possession of a controlled substance, first (heroin); and possession of drug paraphernalia


    La Grange Police


  • History of brewing in Louisville topic of program

     “One of the magical things about beer is that it can be made from so many different ingredients, and that leads to an intoxicating variety of options for those who brew. It also has traditionally made beer identifiable by culture and region,” writes Kevin Gibson in his book, Louisville Beer:  Derby City History on Draft. 

  • Local business hosts pet adoptions, Sept. 19

     La Grange Tractor Supply hosting pet adoptions for Pet Appreciation Week


    Tractor Supply Co. in La Grange will host activities for families and their pets, including pet adoptions, Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.as part of Pet Appreciation Week. 

    Held Sept. 16-20, Pet Appreciation Week or P.A.W. is Tractor Supply’s annual event to celebrate pet owners and their furry friends.

  • Honoring Famous Oldham Countians Series continues

     RICHARD JAMES OGLESBY DAY  June 27 at the                                            Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum


  • Traffic Almanac

    The Kentucky Department of Transportation has issued a road repair and construction schedule for the week.

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Aggressive wildlife warning

    The city of Pewee Valley has sent out a warning to “residents, runners and walkers that frequent the area,” cautioning them against approaching an aggressive hawk that has taken up residency in the Mt. Mercy Place area. The following is from their press release:

    “There is a hawk nesting in the immediate area. There have been incidences of the hawk acting aggressively toward people in the area. The hawk is a federally protected species and cannot be relocated, harassed, or harmed in any way.