.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • City will manage own water runoff

    The Pewee Valley city council thinks they can manage water runoff in their city better than the county can, so Monday night they voted to create their own storm water district.

  • Property transfers

    Crestwood

    Mattingly-Jones LLC to The Jones Group LLC, unit 4606, building 5, Heritage Manor, Crestwood, $29,900.

    The Jones Group, LLC to Sharon Kersey-Carr and Wiley Carr, unit 4606, building 5, Heritage Manor, 4606 Heritage Manor, Crestwood, $267,095.

  • Contentious council

    Monday night’s meeting of the La Grange City Council ended quickly, after residents watched a council member attempt to ask a question and the mayor answered by banging her gavel and asking a police officer to escort him out.

    Mayor Elsie Carter began the meeting with a statement about the nomination of Graham Whatley for the position of city attorney, an ongoing issue since she nominated Whatley to fill the position in September.

  • South Oldham man, eatery shown in Obama infomercial

    During a 30-minute infomercial Oct. 29 featuring presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, Oldham County residents saw some familiar things.

    The infomercial featured Crestwood residents Mark and Melinda Dowell as Mark talked about being a third-generation Ford Motor Co. employee and his fears about whether or not he’d have the chance to retire from the Louisville plant.

  • Police launch business ID program

    In a city that continues to attract new businesses, members of the La Grange Police Department are implementing a new program to stay in touch with business owners.

    The program matches a business ID number to a list of key-holders’ contact information for use by emergency personnel if an incident occurs.

  • Local businesses feel the economy's crunch

    It’s a bold marketing move, a show of cards that doesn’t happen too often in the business world.

    In the last month, Crestwood Supermarket cashiers have begun slipping fliers into bags and posting fliers with a stark statement in capital letters.

    “PLEASE USE US -or- LOSE US!”

  • Business briefs

    Diabetes information fair is Saturday at hospital

    Baptist Hospital Northeast is offering a diabetes information fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the hospital.

  • Signs of mischief

    Something like this is supposed to only happen in places like his native Bulgaria, not in the United States. Goshen resident Nikolay Dimitrov didn’t expect this when he posted his first political yard sign.

    “I think this is kind of a vital election,” he said.

  • Attorney's service now questioned

    A man nominated by the mayor but not approved by city council as La Grange city attorney is already handling city business.

    Mayor Elsie Carter nominated Graham Whatley to fill the vacant city attorney seat Sept. 2.

    Former city attorney Wade Helm resigned July 23.

    The council approved Whatley’s service as city attorney under the condition that he begin his service after ending his involvement with a lawsuit against the Oldham County Property Valuation Administrator.

  • Crestwood doctor seeks Davis' 4th district seat

    A Crestwood physician is challenging two-term congressman Geoff Davis in the Nov. 4 election to represent Kentucky’s fourth district.

    Republican U.S Rep. Geoff Davis has served since 2004 when he defeated Cincinnati newscaster Nick Clooney. He ran two years earlier against incumbent Ken Lucas but narrowly lost. In 2006, he beat Lucas to earn his second term in Congress.