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  • Property Transfers

     Crestwood

    Tena Cotton to Katherine Farrow, unit 53, building 9, Crestwood Gardens Condominiums, 7215 Michael Benjamin Circle, Crestwood, $135,703.

    Scott and Eva Binzer to Danny and Lori Huffman Jr., lot 178, Poplar Hill, 9618 Applewood Court, Crestwood, $235,500.

  • Dump site found

    It’s a surprising sight in Oldham County. Used carpet thrown in the brush along with window frames and plastic bags full of leaves — what appears to be an illegal dump site.

  • Top 10 stories of the year

    1. Hurricane Ike hits Oldham

  • Grand jury indicts six

    The Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Ricky L. Reynolds, 25, is indicted for two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Electronic equipment recycling event will take place Jan. 10 and 11

    Residents can properly dispose of electronic equipment at a two-day recycling event that will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 10 and 11 at the Oldham County Recycling Center.

    Acceptable items include computers, scanners, monitors, electronic game systems, televisions, cell phones, VCRs, DVD and CD players, tape and disk drives, printers, digital cameras and fax machines.

  • Fire claims family’s home, four dogs

    A Crestwood family lost their home and four dogs to a fire last Monday. 

    Firefighters from South Oldham, Pewee Valley, La Grange and Worthington fire departments fought the blaze at the home of Kevin, Diane and Morgan Shaw on Floydsburg Road starting mid-afternoon and continuing well into the night. 

  • Business owner revealed as $200K anonymous donor

    The anonymous donor of $100,000 to both the Oldham County Fiscal Court and City of La Grange is not anonymous anymore. 

    Through a press release earlier this week, La Grange Mayor Elsie Carter and Judge-Executive Duane Murner revealed the donor as George Rawlings, owner of The Rawlings Group.

  • Source of two $100K donations is revealed

    Citing his appreciation for a community that welcomed him and his business more than a year ago, the owner of The Rawlings Group donated $100,000 each to the City of La Grange and Oldham County Fiscal Court Feb. 28 under a condition of anonymity. 

  • It's the sound of progress

    In the face of a sound like this, all teaching must stop. Thursday morning, it seemed like every time Bill Young opened his mouth about logarithms or whatever it is that “x” is supposed to equal, a scraping sound like fingers on a blackboard drowned him out. Immediately on the other side of the wall from his whiteboard, construction crews cut steel beams as they construct a new walkway at North Oldham High School.

  • Fire damages home in La Grange

    Jim Drane’s home on Franklin Avenue in La Grange caught fire Tuesday afternoon while he and his daughter were out of the house. A neighbor called it in. When La Grange Fire and Rescue and Ballardsville Fire Department responded, flames were coming out of an attic vent on one side of the house. Major Keith Smith said firefighters had to tear out some ceilings to access the attic where the fire was, but the house didn’t sustain any other damage and no one was injured.