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  • BILLING ISSUE OVER SEWERS RESOLVED

    A double-billing issue affecting residents of the Willow Creek subdivision in Oldham County has reached a formal resolution.

    According to Oldham County Magistrate Bob Dye, whose district includes the Willow Creek Subdivision, the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) in Louisville has agreed to a process to stop their billing and provide refunds of up to two years to residents affected by the double billing.

    “It’s a conclusion,” Dye said. “It solves a problem. As people are aware, Willow Creek is unusual.”

  • Throw another Yule Log on the fire in Pewee Valley

     

  • Prepare for the holidays in Prospect

    The stores of Prospect Point, located at U.S. 42 and River Road, will celebrate the beginning of the holiday season on Dec. 5 with Light Up Prospect at the Point.

    The all-day event will be marked with events at each store at the Point.

    “They’ll be lots of giveaways, free food, games, prizes and things going on at each store,” said Terry Chambers of Prospect Jewelers.

  • Relocation forces city to pick interim mayor

    An unforeseen relocation has led to a time of transition in one Oldham County city.

    Former Orchard Grass Hills Mayor Darlene Yarberry resigned her office at the town’s October meeting, due to her family moving to Mississippi.  At that same meeting, the city’s six council members elected one of their own to be interim mayor until Yarberry’s term ends in December 2014. 

    Interim Mayor Doug Lalli has been on the job roughly one month, after spending three years on the Orchard Grass Hill’s city council.

  • Railroad and Bluegrass Festival This Weekend

    Discover Downtown LaGrange will host its 4th Annual La Grange Railroad and Bluegrass Festival this weekend in historic downtown LaGrange. Admission is free to the public and will feature a variety of downtown activities including music entertainment Friday night and throughout the day Saturday, Farmer’s Market, Model Train and Toy Swap Meet, kid’s miniature train rides, workshops, a cardboard box train parade, and two first time events, the La Grange Railroad Festival Beauty Pageant and Club Car Invitational Cornhole Tournament.

  • Lawsuit with Former Mayor Settled

     

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    The City of La Grange settled its lawsuit against former mayor Elsie Carter almost three years after she left office.

  • Prospect-ive Growth and Progress

     

  • Pewee Valley opens new park

     After roughly seven years of work, Pewee Valley’s Central Park officially opened Sunday with a concert and dedication.

    The park, located behind Pewee Valley City Hall, features a walking path, gazebo and mural of an old stone mill, painted by local artist Carol Logan with help from Emily Mintman, a Pewee Valley resident.

    Sunday’s dedication included music from local band Whiskey Bent Valley, as well as brief remarks from Mayor Bob Rogers.

  • Street Closure

    On Saturday, Sept. 14, Main Street in La Grange will be closed between First Street and Walnut Street from 8am to 6pm for Antiques & Primitives on the Track. Vendors will be setting up booths along Main Street. For more information, please contact Nancy Griffin, director of Discover Downtown La Grange, at 502-269-0126.

  • Mural enhances Pewee Valley Park

    Local artists Carole Logan and Emily Mintman have just completed the mural of the old stone mill on the back of Pewee Valley Town Hall facing Central Park. The actual stonemill is also on display. The mural, stonemill and newly installed waterfall feature are part of the continuing development and enhancement of Central Park. Pewee Valley resident Paula Kennedy voluntarily coordinates the park development.