City News

  • New license plate available to siblings of fallen servicemembers

     Individuals whose siblings have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces may now apply for a Gold Star Sibling license plate thanks in part to legislation passed in the 2015 Regular Session of the General Assembly.

    House Bill 209, which passed both chambers unanimously, expands the Gold Star plate eligibility to siblings of fallen heroes. Until this legislation, only parents and spouses of the deceased were entitled to apply.

  • Derby Festival introduces court

     Five area women were recently selected to serve as Princesses in the 2016 Kentucky Derby Festival Royal Court. Second from left is Madison Kristine Orman of Prospect. Orman is a junior at the University of Louisville majoring in business finance. She is a Trustee’s Scholar, has been on the dean’s list for five semesters, is a Cardinal Host and a pointe and contemporary dancer. She also volunteers for Neighborhood House and the American Red Cross.

  • Roederer warden recognizes employees

     Warden Ravonne Sims recently named the Roederer Correctional Complex employee and supervisor of the quarter for January through March 2016.  

  • Make your resolution a reality

    Trying to rescue a failed New Year’s resolution? Help yourself to a healthy dose of motivation.

  • Community in Brief - Jan. 14, 2016

     OCSAC offers ceramics course

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center will offer a fun-filled morning of creating original pieces of ceramic art on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon. 

  • Public Records - Jan. 14, 2016

     La Grange Police

    Sandra Orantes-Prado, 27 of Goshen— cited and released Dec. 30  for no operator’s license and failure to maintain required insurance


    Gregory S. Preston, 42 of Pleasureville — arrested Jan. 1 on a Henry County warrant of two charges


  • Apple Patch Community, Inc. receives $60,000 grant

      Apple Patch announced that it recently received a $60,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program to assist with the purchase of two Americans with Disabilities Act compliant six-passenger wheelchair-accessible vans.  This grant will have a tremendous impact on local individuals with disabilities who face mobility challenges in accessing their community.

  • Kentucky Gents Derby Extravaganza

     The Kentucky Gents Derby Extravaganza will be held Thursday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at Windy Meadows Farm, 1309 Bluegrass Parkway in La Grange.

    The fashion show features a “Dandy Duds for Derby Studs” jacket competition. The Dandy Duds jackets will be on display at Oxmoor Center from March 22 through May 31.

  • Morehead selects Hauck for STEM program

     The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University has selected 60 students for its Class of 2018, including Sierra Hauck, daughter of Charles and Jennifer Hauck, from Oldham County High School.

  • Community in Brief - March 31, 2016

     Kenwood Station donates to DSL

    Each month, Kenwood Station participates in a project to raise money and/or awareness for an organization. In March, students and staff set out to benefit Down Syndrome of Louisville, a non-profit organization with the mission of improving the lives of people with Down Syndrome.