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Local News

  • Crestwood school is coming down

    By the end of March, the place where a school has stood in Crestwood for 50 years will be little more than a muddy field. Demolition crews are currently removing asbestos from a portion of the building, and ripping the rest to pieces. The gymnasium is the oldest portion of the building, built in 1949. The first classroom wing of the building was build in 1953, with additions in 1957, 1968 and 1978, creating a piecemeal, labyrinthine structure. The replacement building opened for class Jan. 20.

  • La Grange city council members question city’s operating hours, clock-in system

    At Monday’s meeting of the La Grange City Council, Council Member Melanie Woosley asked about the operating hours at city hall and said she’d heard people say they think it should be back to a five-day a week schedule. Last year the city decided to modify the schedule to longer days four days a week to deal with rising gas prices. 

  • Case of men charged with La Grange murder goes to grand jury

     A district court judge ruled that probable cause exists in the case of two men charged with the death of a La Grange man and referred the case to an Oldham County grand jury. 

  • 22-year-old woman shot; boyfriend charged

    A Friday night shooting on Bluegrass Parkway left a 22-year-old Oldham County woman hospitalized and sent her boyfriend to jail. 

  • Property Transfers

    Buckner Colyer Construction Company Inc. to MRC Construction Company Inc., lot 153, Darby Pointe, Buckner, $46,400. Colyer Construction Company Inc. to MRC Construction Company Inc., lot 131, Darby Pointe, Buckner, $47,200.   Crestwood Victor and Yarling Loaisiga to Stable Properties LLC, 7005 W. Ky. 22, Crestwood, $96,768. Todd Mark LLC to J.

  • County crews continue to clear curbside debris

    Residents that still have debris from the January ice storm stacked at the curb ready for pickup will have to be patient. It could be months before storm debris is gone. 

  • Commercial real estate slows down

     Realtors marketing commercial property in Oldham County say the sluggish economy means leasing empty space takes longer. But there’s still plenty of interest.

  • Oldham County Day needs a grand marshal

     The Latest: Members of Project Guild of La Grange are planning for Oldham County Day on July 18. One 

    of the first orders of business is to seek nominations from the community for the grand marshal of the Oldham County Day parade.  Nominations may be sent to Project Guild, P.O. Box 31, La Grange, Ky., 40031, or by e-mail to AnnBrownOldhamClerk@yahoo.com before March 12. Project Guild members will choose the grand marshal next month.

  • Dispatch moves to new facility

    Oldham County Dispatchers showed off their new facility at a ribbon-cutting event Feb. 19. The control center for 911 calls and radio communications to emergency personnel moved to the new second floor of the old bunker style building. The $419,000 project is funded at no cost to Oldham County taxpayers, Emergency Management Director Kevin Nuss said. Instead it is paid for through grants and charging rent to cell-phone companies who use the dispatch’s towers. The main improvement is in working conditions for dispatchers, Nuss said.

  • Come and knock on my door (if you have a permit)

    Residents of Oldham County could soon encounter fewer door-to-door salespeople, thanks to a proposed county ordinance.

    Members of fiscal court heard the first reading of a Peddler’s Ordinance Feb. 17. The ordinance would require anyone wanting to sell magazines, appliances and other goods or services by traveling door-to-door, to obtain a license, have a background check and be subject to other limitations.