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  • Kelley pleads guilty

    Gail Kelley, a Pewee Valley woman charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence pleaded guilty last Wednesday.
    Kelley was charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and being a persistent felony offender in regards to the death of Michael T. Evans, her boyfriend at the time. According to police records and previous Era reports, Kelley allegedly struck Evans in the head with a hatchet on July 6, 2013 and then tried to hide the hatchet in a towel.

  • Cities’ designated times for Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

     La Grange - 5- 9 p.m.

    Pewee Valley - No designated time

    Crestwood - No designated time

    Goshen - 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Prospect - No designated time

     

     

  • Goshen chooses new commissioner

     

     

    In a 3-1 vote by the City of Goshen Commission,, Paul Warren was selected to be the newest commissioner to replace John Blumenshein, who accepted a job as a Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy.

    Warren was chosen over Doug Morales, the only other applicant, at the City of Goshen Commission meeting on Oct. 19.

    Warren was not present at the meeting, but will be sworn in at another date.

  • The Best of Prospect
  • Tis the season of spirits

    BY Helen McKinney

     When most people think of the haunted places in Oldham County, they think of Main Street La Grange with its many ghost sightings and hair-raising tales from the old buildings that line the historic street. But there are several other spots within the county where ethereal beings have been noticed throughout time as well.

  • Steve-O’s Italian Grill celebrates 10 years in Oldham County

     When people think of Thanksgiving, Italian cooking is usually not on the top of the list, but for one Oldham County business, a long time serving Italian food is just one more thing to be thankful for.  

    In 2005, Stephen Tingle opened Steve-O’s Italian Kitchen in Buckner. Come Thanksgiving, his independently owned business will celebrate its 10th anniversary.  

  • Pewee Valley Arts and Crafts Festival

     Despite leaves, wind and rain, many Pewee Valley residents attended the arts and crafts fair spread out over several locations, including Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church, Pewee Valley Woman’s Club and St. James Episcopal Church.

  • Pewee Valley Arts and Crafts Festival

     Despite leaves, wind and rain, many Pewee Valley residents attended the arts and crafts fair spread out over several locations, including Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church, Pewee Valley Woman’s Club and St. James Episcopal Church.

  • Dog attacks create fear in community

     

     

     

     

     

    A dog can be a family’s best friend, or sometimes, its worst nightmare.

    In early October, a pair of dogs killed one dog and injured others, including people, in Lake Point Subdivision in La Grange.

  • Kentucky engineers working with Oldham students to make science fun

     Members of the Kentucky Engineers of Tomorrow (KEOT) may be working with robots, but their intelligence is far from artificial.  

    KEOT consists of students from Oldham and several surrounding counties.  The program seeks to train these students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.  It works with students from kindergarten to high school seniors.