City News

  • KSP Trooper promoted

     Kentucky State Police Lt. Lawrence C. Newton, center, Jr., a La Grange resident, received his promotion certificate from Ky. Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Sec. J. Michael Brown, left, and KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer at a ceremony in Lexington on Sept. 30.  A 17-year veteran of the agency, Newton is assigned to the KSP Criminal Identification and Records Branch.

  • USDA resources offered

     USDA Rural Development State Director Thomas G. Fern announced today that USDA has scheduled seven ‘USDA Resource Day’ events throughout Kentucky as part of USDA’s StrikeForce Initiative for Rural Growth and Opportunity. 

    A valued partner of USDA, the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Cooperative Extension) will host the seven locations for the information sharing events. 

  • Community in Brief - Oct. 15, 2015

     Concerts planned at Hewn

    Crestwood’s own Hewn From The Mountain Music Cafe is beginning a new, once-monthly concert series featuring a variety of musical acts from Kentuckiana. These outdoors concerts will take place at the end of every month and will be held right outside the music shop off Memorial Parkway. In the event of inclement weather the music will be moved inside the shop.

  • Wedding announcement

     LEVY – McKEEL

    Wallace Suzanne Levy, daughter of Mr. Robert G. Levy and the late Elizabeth Weber Levy of Alexandria, La., and Alan Francis McKeel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McKeel of Crestwood, were married on October 10, 2015.  The ceremony was held at St. James Episcopal Church in Alexandria, La., with the Rt. Rev. Jacob W. Owensby, Ph.D., D.D. and Rev. George Gennuso presiding. 

  • Whalin earns Eagle Scout award

     Benjamin Scott Whalin, of Crestwood, has earned the highest advancement offered by The Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout Award. Whalin was recognized at a Court of Honor ceremony on Sept. 29 at the Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center in Crestwood.

  • Chainsaw artist featured at craft show
  • USDA offers grants to local farmers

     The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) encourages private landowners, farmers and property owners to contact their NRCS office to apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding  opportunities through their EQIP Program.

  • Bakers rise to learn in yeast bread class

     On Sept. 24, Oldham County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Chris Duncan taught a class on Yeast Breads at the Oldham County Cooperative Extension Office. Oldham Countians from age six to sixty attended this fun and informative class. 

    After demonstrating a 30-minute pizza recipe, Chris discussed gluten-free bread and making bread in a bread machine. Below is another recipe shared at the yeast breads class:


  • Conservation groups host workshop

     Local conservation groups are providing a free workshop called “Putting Nature to Work in Your Landscape,” featuring ways to improve the look and value of your landscape while improving water quality in our community.

    The workshop is free, open to the public, and will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 17 in La Grange at the Oldham County Cooperative Extension Service, next to the police station on Dispatchers Way.  

  • Community in Brief - Oct. 8, 2015

     Oldham County shredding

    To avoid identity theft, participate in the Oldham County Free Shredding Event on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Oldham County Fairgrounds on Highway 146 from 9 a.m. to noon.

    Papers containing names, addresses, phone numbers, social security or account numbers are susceptible to identity theft. Residents can protect themselves by bringing sensitive documents, discs, credit cards and other confidential materials for on-site shredding.