City News

  • Clayton places in taekwondo championship

     On Feb. 6, Ty Clayton, 10, won a bronze medal at the U.S. Open Taekwondo Championship in Reno, Nev.  Through a tremendous amount of hard work, perseverance and guidance from his master instructor, Sean Ramey, Clayton was able to achieve a great milestone in his young taekwondo career.

  • St. James Episcopal holds fundraiser

    St. James' Episcopal Church in historic Pewee Valley, raised approximately $2,800 Feb. 20 for the church's music program, and most importantly had fun doing it, said Terrence E. Quinlan, vestry member. Billed as "An Evening in Tuscany," the food, the wine and the music all had an Italian flavor for the 70 guests in attendance. 

  • Kings and queens
  • Community in Brief - Feb. 25, 2016

     American Legion to meet

    The monthly meeting of the Oldham County Post #39 American Legion is held on the first Thursday of each month. The next meeting will be March 3 at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the Oldham County Post #39 American Legion building located at 2301 West Highway 146 at the Eastern end of the Oldham Fairgrounds in La Grange. Refreshments will be available. All veterans are welcome.


  • Public Records - Feb. 25, 2016

     La Grange Police


    Yesenia Guadalupe Galeas, 32 of La Grange — cited and released Feb. 9 for no operator’s license


    Emanuel J. Lawson, 23 of La Grange — arrested Feb. 10 on an Oldham County warrant of one charge


  • Oaks Assisted Living crowns Valentine’s Day King and Queen
  • KU, LG&E offer grants for planting trees

     We all know trees beautify our natural landscapes, but they’re also a vital part of our ecosystem and play a key role in energy as well.  Trees help reduce energy bills by providing summer shade, winter warmth and winter windbreaks; benefits the Commonwealth will multiply and continue to enjoy long into the future thanks to partnerships funding tree planting projects across the state in 2016.

  • KU offers winter safety advice

     KU reminds customers to take safety precautions during winter weather.

    •Have your furnace checked by a certified professional to make sure it’s in peak operating condition. Remember to check your filter each month and replace it as necessary, based on the manufacturer’s recommendations.  A dirty filter will slow air flow, making the system work harder to keep the indoor air temperature at a consistent, comfortable setting.

  • Engagement announcement: Jacobs-Reynolds

    John and Lesia Reynolds of Crestwood would like to announce the engagement of their son Landon Edward Reynolds to Brittani Nicole Jacobs of Blooomington, Ind.

    The bride-to-be’s parents are Paula Postlewait of Shepherdsville and Daniel Jacobs Jr. of New Albany, Ky.

  • Couple named King and Queen at Friendship

    Residents, staff and family members of Friendship Health and Rehab recently voted to honor Tommy and Naomi Thompson as the center’s Valentine’s King and Queen. When they were crowned, Tommy started singing to Naomi. “My sweet loving wife. Oh me my darling. Oh me my love. Sent down from heaven. For me to love. Oh me my darling. My sweet loving doll. Oh how I love you.”