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    Bridge Hill crash leaves one dead, three injured

    The Latest: An Eminence man died Saturday evening in a crash on Ky. 22 in an area known as Bridge Hill. 

    According to Oldham County Police, Odon Hernandez, 42, died in a three-vehicle collision about 5:30 p.m. on Ky. 22 near Crestwood.

  • Crestwood welcomes express lube

    Crestwood and South Oldham residents no longer need to go to neighboring Jefferson County for simple vehicle maintenance.

    Crestwood’s first quick lube, Certified Express Lube, opened Dec. 5. Certified Express Lube is located at 6540 W. Ky. 146, inside the existing Certified Transmission and Auto Service building owned by Steve and Lisa Heggie.

  • Crestwood man arrested in Bullitt County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - What started as a drug investigation ended up Monday being a case of counterfeit money being spread throughout the community.

    Kevin Michael Sheehan, 27, of Crestwood, was arrested by the Bullitt County Drug Task Force, which initiated the investigation.

  • Oldham County had some farms, where did they all go?

    Farming is increasingly becoming an old man’s venture. The average farmer in Oldham County is nearing Social Security age. And even among Oldham County farmers who have been working burley for decades, most are leaving the tobacco business.

    Not so with Justin Henderson.

    His hands may be cracked and rough, but there isn’t a wrinkle on his body, and his head full of red curly hair hasn’t yet started to sprout any gray.

  • Rawlings gives another $100K gift

    Oldham County Fiscal Court has received another $100,000 donation, only this time it’s not anonymous.

  • Jumbo Buffet owner sentenced for employing 10 illegal aliens

    The owner of Jumbo Buffet, formerly in La Grange, will be incarcerated for employing illegal workers. 

    Fei Guo Tang, 38, 2603 Sunningdale Place, La Grange, is sentenced to eight months in prison, and three years supervised release following incarceration. 

  • POLICE: Nosy neighbors help thwart theft, burglaries

    Police say a group of watchful neighbors who witnessed men making their way through a La Grange subdivision in search of unlocked vehicles recently helped police make an arrest. 

    The La Grange Police Department recently charged Nick Yepko, III, 19, of La Grange, and Ryan Vogel, 19, of Louisville, with attempted theft by unlawful taking. 

  • La Grange Utilities will meet this week

    The January meeting of the La Grange Utilities Commission has been moved from Jan. 12 to 5 p.m. today (Thursday) at the commission’s offices, 203 S. Walnut St., La Grange.

    Sheriff’s office will return more than $180K to county’s general fund

  • Brownsboro Community Center hosts meeting

    Members of the Brownsboro Community Center will host a semi-annual meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 12. 

    The center is located on Ky. 329 in Brownsboro. 

  • Master hip-hop Saturday with Miss Jackson’s choreographer

    A nationally acclaimed choreographer known for teaching his moves to Janet and Michael Jackson, plus Beyonce and Destiny’s Child, will host master hip-hop classes Saturday. 

    LaVelle Smith will teach classes from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. are for students ages 9 to 12, while classes from 1:15 to 2:45 p.m. are offered for ages 13 and older.