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  • First Annual Kentucky Farm Fest set for this weekend

     

     

     

    Oldham Tourism and Conventions invites Kentuckians to its first annual Kentucky Farm Fest on July 11 and 12 in Crestwood.

    The weekend will be filled with all-day entertainment and fun, as well as informational workshops on The Maples, a 20-acre farm on Hwy 22 off exit 14 on I-71.

    The event is projected to bring 3,000 people to Oldham County.

  • Community in brief -- July 9, 2015

     Living Treasures meet and greet

  • Education in brief -- July 9, 2015

     VMI honors

    Robert H. Hendren, a recent graduate from Goshen who majored in biology, is among the 756 cadets at the Virginia Military Institute recently named to the Dean’s List for the
    second semester of academic year 2014-15.  Cadet Hendren’s parents are Dr. and Mrs. Robert B Hendren.

  • Conway files suit against EPA

     I have joined eight other state Attorneys General in a lawsuit asking a federal court to strike down a new rule from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that unlawfully expands the federal government’s regulatory reach over local streams, lands and farms. 

  • Public Records --July 9, 2015

     KSP Arrests

    Damon Freed, 25, Louisville – arrested June 28 on I-71 Southbound in La Grange by Trooper Sturgill for driving on DUI suspended operator’s license, first

     

    Anita J. Wilson, 46, Shelbyville – arrested June 28 at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in La Grange by Trooper Ferris for promoting contraband

     

    La Grange Police

  • Bill could affect Oldham County Families

     A Kentucky bill has been introduced in the House and Senate that could change custody arrangements for children with separated or divorced parents.

     

    Senator Ernie Harris sponsored the Shared Parenting bill in the Senate (SB42), and David Osborne sponsored the bill in the House (HB94). The bill would only affect temporary custody orders.

     

  • Oldham County Schools’ superintendent suspended

    After a closed session at a special meeting Thursday, the Oldham County School Board suspended Oldham County Schools Superintendent Dr. Will Wells.

    A motion by board member Kevin Woosley said there would be an investigation into his behavior.

  • Children rejoice at VBS
  • Babysitter arrested for leaving toddler unattended in hot car

    On June 26 at approximately 11:25 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 1000 block of New Moody Lane on a report of a child left unattended in a parked vehicle.  
    Subsequent police investigation revealed that a 2-year-old male child was left unattended by his babysitter in a parked vehicle with only the driver’s side window rolled down halfway for approximately 25-30 minutes.  
    At the time of the incident, the weather was sunny with an air temperature of 78 degrees and a humidity of 58 percent. The child was uninjured and returned to his parents.

  • Oldham County’s hidden weather station

    This past year, students in Oldham County had 10 snow days, leaving them in the classroom until June 12.
    The unpredictable weather affects schools, businesses, safety and economics.
    Located among the bison, horses, mules, chicken and pigs on Woodland Farm off Highway 42 is the Kentucky Mesonet Station in Oldham County.