City News

  • Ladyfingers Catering takes trip to Cayman Islands

     Six Ladyfingers Catering culinary team members recently experienced a culinary dream trip to the Cayman Islands, complete with a beach barbeque and cookout with celebrity chefs Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, Tom Colicchio (Top Chef), Hubert Keller, José Andrés, Florian Bellanger, Dean Fearing, Cindy  Hutson, Ludo Lefebvre and Dean Max.

  • Public records - Feb. 11 2016

     La Grange Police


    Shaquil L. Wynn, 21 of Elsmere — arrested Jan. 26 for careless driving; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first; possession of an open alcohol container in a motor vehicle


    Gabriel D. Orman, 33 of La Grange — arrested Jan. 26 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first


  • Author to present on local African-American communities

     Carridder  “Rita” Jones was raised on a small farm outside of Timmonsville, S.C., where her parents were sharecroppers on a farm that grew cotton, tobacco and other crops. She attended a Rosenwald School, Chaney Grove Elementary, six miles from her home. 

  • Bethay earns pilot’s license

     Barry Bethay earned his sport pilot certificate on Jan. 14. To obtain his sport certificate, Barry passed an oral exam and a flight exam with a Federal Aviation Administration designated flight examiner. 

    Bethay, a resident of Ballardsville, completed his flight training at Sporty's Academy, located at the Clermont County Airport in Batavia, Ohio.

  • History Center offers History Hounds program for children

     It’s time for History Hounds again!  

    Children ages birth to preschool can visit the Oldham County History Center each Thursday morning to explore history. There will be all kinds of activities to help them learn about the world around them and their place in it. 

  • Community in brief - Feb. 4, 2016

    Planet Fitness Opens in La Grange

    Planet Fitness recently opened the La Grange location at 406 S. 1st Street  next to Dollar Tree and Rite-Aid. 

    The LaGrange club spans approximately 16,500 square feet in the Oldham Plaza Shopping Center with a variety of cardio and strength equipment as well as a 30-minute circuit workout area and full service locker rooms. 

    The club also features tanning, hydromassage beds and massage chairs for its Black Card members. 

  • Public Records - Feb. 4 2016

     La Grange Police


    Ella J. Whorton, 21 of La Grange —cited and released Jan. 20 for inadequate muffler; rear license not illuminated; no registration plates; no registration receipt; no other state registration receipt; failure to maintain required insurance; and failure to produce insurance card


  • Public Records - Jan. 28, 2016

     La Grange Police


    Joshua T. Smith, 22 of La Grange — arrested Jan. 14 for improper signal; inadequate silencer; failure to maintain required insurance; rear license not illuminated; no brake lights; failure to produce insurance card; and on an Oldham County warrant of two charges


  • 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.