Local News

  • Baptist Eastpoint to host Santa Dec. 13

    Santa Claus will be listening to the Christmas lists and sharing cookies with all the good little boys and girls who come to Baptist Eastpoint from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 13. 

    The free community event will include photos with Santa, kid-friendly crafts and activities (such as face painting, making ornaments and reindeer food, story time with Mrs. Claus and a cake walk), a holiday bazaar for parents to browse and a chance to win a Nintendo Wii. Cookies, popcorn, and juice will be served.

  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church hosts second Advent service

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will host its second Advent service at 7 p.m. Dec. 9.

    A soup supper will be served. Members will bring their favorite soups.

    The church is located at 2416 S. Ky. 53 in La Grange.

  • Former OCHS runner dies in crash on Cedar Point Road

    One man is dead and another is hospitalized in critical condition after a vehicle veered off Cedar Point Road in Buckner Tuesday night and collided with a tree.

    According to Oldham County Police, the crash occurred about 8 p.m. Tuesday in the 2700 block of Ky. 1817 (Cedar Point Road) when a 1997 Lexus traveling north left the roadway.

  • Signs, they are a changing in La Grange

    City officials recently changed speed limit signs along two local highways without proper authority from the state department of transportation. After more than a month with a lower speed limit along sections of Ky. 146 and Ky. 53, state crews have reposted the original 45 mph speed limit.

    After numerous phone calls from drivers, state officials removed signs the City of La Grange recently purchased to comply with a 2007 city ordinance, although the signs were displayed without proper approval from the DOT.

  • Angel Food Ministries announces December menu

     Angel Food Ministries recently announced the menu for December. Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides fresh and frozen food items sold at about half the price to help people with their grocery bills.  Anyone of any income level can purchase the food.

     The $30 menu includes: 

    •2 lbs. New York strip steaks (four 8-ounce);

    •1.5 lbs. boneless pork roast;

    • 1 lb. chicken breast fajita strips;

    •1 lb. lean ground beef;

  • Blood drive is Dec. 1

    An American Red Cross blood drive will take place 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, 3301 W. Ky. 22, Crestwood.


  • Thankful for life

    As a child, Marion Blumenthal Lazan played games in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany.

    Lazan shared her experiences Nov. 19 with Oldham County Middle School students who have been discussing Lazan’s memoir, Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story.

    Born in 1934, Lazan grew up in Nazi-ruled Germany where laws were already being enforced against the Jews.

    “Jews were not allowed into theaters, swimming pools, parks or public schools,” said Lazan. “There were curfews and shopping restrictions for Jews.”

  • Property Transfers


    Emery and Jennifer Lewis to Deborah Ramsey, unit 6503, Madison Park Condominiums, 6503 Shelton Circle No. 208, Crestwood, $125,000.

    Louis and Patricia Kern to Edward Miller, unit 6502, Madison Park Condominiums, 6502 Matalin Place, No. 207, Crestwood, $127,000.

    Betty Underwood to Larry and Barbara Birch, lot 21, Shelburn Oaks, 6610 Farmington Lane, Crestwood, $233,500.

    Mark and Karen Held to Randall and Kendra Young, lot 266, Briar Hill, 6233 Breeze Hill Road, Crestwood, $465,000.

  • Holiday celebration planned at nature preserve

    Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve will host the Nature of Christmas in Goshen noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 5. 

    The event includes a free lunch of chili and hot dogs (first come, first serve) and steaming cups of hot chocolate. 

    Family friendly activities include wagon rides, bon fire and marshmallow roasting, free kids crafts, holiday booths and nature preserve wreaths for sale and a performance by St. John’s Bell Choir. 

    For information, call 228-4362. More information is available at www.KYNaturePreserve.org.

  • Sheriff’s office, Southern Police Institute host Lebanon National Police

    On Saturday, the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Steve Sparrow and the Southern Police Institute hosted 35 officers of the Lebanon National Police at Skylight Training Center.

    The police officers are taking classes through the month of November at SPI in Louisville on American policing techniques. 

    Judge-Executive Duane Murner spoke at the event, which allowed the foreign officers to see Kentucky thoroughbreds up close and to speak with local law enforcement.