Local News

  • Miss Oldham County crowned as fair begins
  • KYTC: Highway 22/Brownsboro road to open by beginning of school year

    Oldham County commuters will have their old route back as school starts in the fall.
    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) says Highway.22/Brownsboro Road, which was awarded a contract for replacement after a culvert collapsed in early April, is scheduled to open Aug. 10.
    “We know how vital this roadway is for motorists in eastern Jefferson County and those commuting from Oldham County,” Matt Bullock, Chief District Engineer for the Department of Highways District 5 Office in Louisville, said in a press release.

  • La Grange woman charged for killing dog

    Stephanie Tyler, 27, of La Grange was charged with second-degree cruelty to animals after she left her dog in a hot car in Frankfort last Tuesday.

    According to Frankfort Police Department spokesman Maj. Rob Warfel, animal control responded to a phone call about a dog left in a car and then police got involved.

    The dog, a male pitbull, was found dead in the car as soon as animal control and police arrived on the scene.

  • Fish bus catches fire

     Firefighters were dispatched to the Kiwanis fish bus in La Grange after they received a phone call about a fire around 11 a.m. last Friday.

    Firefighters were quickly able to put out the small fire located in the hood over the deep fryer inside the bus.

    “It made a considerable amount of damage,” one of the firefighters on the scene said. “It’s going to be a while until they’re serving fish again.”

  • Hallmark channel movie filmed in La Grange

     Main Street in La Grange was transformed into a set for a Hallmark Channel movie last Wednesday.

     Police blocked off South First Street to South Walnut Street while filmmakers and actors utilized La Grange Coffee Roasters and Main Street. 

    The executive producer for the movie, Rick Eldridge, says that “The Ultimate Legacy” is the third movie in a trilogy.  

  • Oldham County Sheriff’s Office warns residents about phone scam

     Residents of Oldham County aragain receiving phone calls from an individual claiming to be with the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division, stating that they have an outstanding warrant.

    This person claims there is an outstanding warrant and if the person being called will transfer $500 or more onto a Green Dot Card purchased at a local store, the warrant will be recalled.

  • Health Fair
  • Ribbon Cutting
  • Goshen: Harmony Landing Road speed bump, other issues still undecided

     The following are issues were discussed at the City of Goshen Commission Meeting July 20:

  • A Safe Place

     A short drive from the La Grange town square is Spruce Point Farm, home of Exceptional Equitation, a non-profit organization that serves people with disabilities by allowing them to interact with animals and participate in farm activities.

    The farm, which works with individuals with both physical and mental disabilities, is owned and operated by Shelley Prete.