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Local News

  • Intersection concerns La Grange

     

     

    The La Grange City Council addressed the dangers of the intersection of Highways 146 and 53 at its Feb. 1 meeting.  

  • Plan addresses Ash Avenue’s flooding

    After years of flooding, residents of Ash Avenue may finally see relief.  

    Oldham County Engineer Beth Stuber presented a plan to deal with frequent flooding problems at Ash Avenue at the Feb. 2 Fiscal Court meeting.  

  • Pewee Valley will create its own alcohol ordinance

     

     

    Pewee Valley’s city council introduced an individual ordinance regarding the sale of alcohol within its city limits.  

    The ordinance, although similar to the ordinance proposed by Oldham County’s fiscal court, does contain several key differences.  The ordinance names Pewee Valley Mayor Bob Rogers as the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) administrator within the city.  

  • High demand for regional meat processing plant

    By Chris Brooke

     

     

    Trackside Butcher Shoppe opened the second week of deer season and processed 70 animals that hunters brought in, according to co-owner Chris Wright. Then, the nearly $1 million, 6,000-square-foot facility went straight into livestock processing.

  • Troopers raffle truck to support children’s camp

     To support its Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children, the Kentucky State Police is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a new 2016 RAM 1500 Big Horn® Crew Cab 4x4 pickup truck. 

  • Cedar Lake Lodge cuts programming for clients

    Cedar Lake, the region’s largest non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has had to cut some of its programs that provide services to those they support as a result of Medicaid’s 12-year drought in issuing basic cost-of-living increases under their waiver program. 

  • Learning to save a life
  • Lights, Camera Action!

    “J.L. Ranch,” a movie shot throughout Oldham County, filmed its final scenes on Feb. 2 in La Grange.  Producers describe the film, directed by Charles Robert Carner, as a western set in modern times.  “J.L. Ranch” stars Jon Voight, James Caan and Teri Polo and tells the story of a rancher and his daughters as he tries to defend his ranch from a rival who wishes to take it away.  The cast also includes Melanie Griffith, Trevor Donovan, Skylar Shaye, Steven Bauer and Nathan Keyes.  

  • Injunction hearing rescheduled

    The injunction hearing against three county officials has been rescheduled for Feb. 26 at 2 p.m.  The hearing, previously planned for Jan. 28, is set to determine whether or not the county can create and enforce alcohol legislation while the court battle regarding the validity of the special election continues.  

  • Noteworthy Ribbon Cutting

     

    Noteworthy Creative, formerly Take Note Designs, held a ribbon cutting on Jan. 28 to celebrate its new identity.  After 12 years, Noteworthy, which previously only did graphic design, has now expanded to a full-fledged marketing company.