Local News

  • 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. 

  • OC Schools' Board of Education Recognitions


    At the January Oldham County Schools Board of Education meeting, students at Locust Grove Elementary School demonstrated some of the instructional practices taking place in their classrooms as a result of the Oldham County Schools’ Reading Academy.

  • Local dollars for college-bound grads

    Oldham County students now have the chance to apply for a number of scholarships with one application.  The Oldham County Community Scholarships (OCCS) application was activated Feb. 1, giving students a chance to gain financial aid from multiple local sponsors.  

  • Feeley resigns as family court judge

    After more than ten years, 12th Circuit Family Judge Tim Feeley has resigned from his position to take a new job as deputy secretary for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS).  

    “I was contacted at the beginning of the month by the governor’s office asking if I would take a position in the Bevin administration,” Feeley said.  

  • State aware of safety concerns at busy intersection

    Oldham County Clerk Julie Barr has asked her staff not to park in the lot at the corner of Highways 146 and 53 and cross the street to come to work in the courthouse. It’s just too dangerous.

  • Update: Police identify victim of Thursday's fatal accident

    A 61-year-old woman was struck and killed at a busy intersection in La Grange.

    According to La Grange Police Chief Frank Conway, the accident occurred Thursday afternoon at 2:45 p.m. as a tree-trimming work truck from Swartz Mowing, Inc., out of Olympia, Ky., turned from Highway 146 onto Highway 53 heading north.

    The Oldham County Coroner pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. She was later identified as Jann E. Hall, of La Grange.

    Conway said the cause of the accident is still under investigation.

  • Fatal accident in La Grange

    A 60-year-old woman was struck and killed at a busy intersection in La Grange.