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City News

  • Case against former La Grange mayor continues

    La Grange city officials filed a motion Dec. 1 for a judge to reverse his decision in their case against a former mayor.

    City officials claim Elsie Carter, whose term ended last December, left office with more than $4,500 in city property. 

    City Attorney Steve Emery requested default judgement after Carter failed respond within 20 days to a May court order. Carter filed a response several days after the deadline.

    But Oldham Circuit Court Special Judge Bailey Taylor denied default judgement and called the May court order ambiguous. 

  • Prospect mayor honored by Ky. League of Cities

    The 2011 Kentucky League of Cities' annual convention brought a great honor to the City of Prospect and Mayor Todd Eberle.

    The 2011 annual KLC “Elected Official of the Year Award” was bestowed upon Mayor Eberle at the closing day luncheon.

  • Lack of sewer capacity halts development until 2013

    Plans for expanding La Grange Utility Commission wastewater treatment continue with a public hearing on Oct. 10.

    After the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet identified several violations in June 2010, the LUC signed an agreed order to significantly increase the volume of waste water handled per day.

  • Residents will honor fallen Confederate soldiers

    What exactly does it mean to hold a "Confederate Memorial" and how can anyone who believes in equal rights for all attend such an event?
    Some people might ask why we should have anything to do with the word "confederacy" at all.

  • Design students unveil vision for La Grange

    Usually when a small town like La Grange asks professionals for an urban design and planning assessment, the cost is between $150,000 to $200,000.

    Linda Goin, executive director of Discover Downtown La Grange, said the city is lucky to obtain the expertise from the University of Cincinnati students for only $10,000.

    And, taxpayers aren’t footing the bill.

  • Pewee town council meeting rescheduled

    Due to scheduling conflicts, the regular June meeting of the Pewee Valley Town Council is a few days earlier than originally scheduled. 

    The council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1 at town hall on Mount Mercy Drive.

  • Students propose parking, other improvements during charrette

    Plans for the revitalization of La Grange came a step closer to reality last weekend as residents met with planning students to develop new ideas for an old city.

    About 100 residents stopped by the La Grange Community Center Saturday to offer their two cents about local themes, such as housing, entertainment, economic development, connectivity and environment.

  • Pewee Valley fire district acquires prison property

    The Pewee Valley Fire Protection District has announced the recent acquisition of five acres of land from the Commonwealth of Kentucky on Ash Avenue in Shelby County.  
    The property is next to and east of the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women and near the Overlook at Persimmon Ridge.

  • Train strikes car in Pewee Valley

    A Crestwood man is recovering from injuries he suffered after he crossed in front of a train at Central Avenue in Pewee Valley and the train pushed his vehicle from its path.  
    The collision occurred about 5 p.m. Monday as 82-year-old Hershel Finney of Crestwood drove through the Central Avenue (Ky. 362) crossing toward Ky. 146 in front of a CSX train traveling westbound.

  • South Oldham Library has room to grow

    After the recent expansion and renovation of the Oldham County Public Library’s main branch, it looks as if the library hopes to do something similar with it’s South Oldham location.