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  • Doctor Sees Different Kind of Problem in OC

    Dr. Charity Whitehill said she thinks this county is facing a serious crisis. Not a health crisis, government conspiracy or a impending terror strike, but a communication crisis.

    Whitehill recently opened a new business in La Grange called Dr. Charity Communications that specializes in helping people understand communication better.

    She said many problems today, such as suicide and divorce could be solved if people understood their emotions and could express them well. Cases of domestic violence especially upset her.

  • Shelter Waives Some Adoption Fees for the Month

    Many of the dogs and cats at the Oldham County animal shelter are just neglected or abandoned pets looking for a new home. Animal Control Officer Barbara Rosenman is doing her best to find them the homes they deserve.

  • Teacher charged with DUI

     

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    A Locust Grove Elementary teacher has been arrested by Oldham County Police on charges of drunken driving.

  • Lawsuit with Former Mayor Settled

     

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    The City of La Grange settled its lawsuit against former mayor Elsie Carter almost three years after she left office.

  • Goshen Teen Awarded for Service After Struggles

    The chances of Kinsey Morrison making it to 17-years-old were 0.00047 percent.

    Odds so miniscule, doctors had told her parents, Karen and Audrey Morrison, to call in hospice and tell their oldest daughter goodbye at 6 years old.  

    Kinsey Morrison should not be here.

    Yet here she is, an energetic Goshen resident who is a senior at St. Francis, a private school with campuses in Oldham County and Louisville.

  • Johnson arrested on additional sex charges

     

  • Liberty Elementary Marks 90 Years

     Students and teachers at Liberty Elementary School celebrated the school’s 90th Birthday this past week. They signed a wall in Liberty Elementary designed to be a birthday cake and the school had events all last week for their birthday, including wearing 90 things in one day and dressing like an 90-year-old day.

  • Burn Ban ends Sept. 30

    The Open Burn Ban that has been in effect since May 1, 2013 will end at midnight on September 30. 

    Residents are reminded that while the ban on open burning has been lifted, there is still a county ordinance in place that governs open burning in Oldham County. 

    Please review the complete ordinance at www.oldhamcountyky.gov to see what those restrictions are. For additional information, contact Kevin Nuss at (502) 222-0799.

  • Biodynamic farming at Foxhollow

     

  • Discharge leads to angry resident

    Dave Lorenz grabs a stick and stirs up the water and silt in a creek running through his property and almost instantly a black cloud forms in the water before slowly drifting downstream.

    Lorenz then hikes a hundred yards upstream and stirs the water again but this time the color is noticeably not black. A few worried minnows swim away, fauna that is absent just a little way down the creek.