Local News

  • Winter Storm debris and makeup days

    Road department will collect debris

  • Main Street exodus

    It’s part of the natural ebb and flow of Main Street. Even if companies know they are going under, they try to hang on through Christmas to clear out inventory then close shop in January or February.

  • Local woman sees firsthand the devastation of people in Gaza

    When she left for Gaza Jan. 7, she knew the situation was dire. That’s why this Oldham County mom went — to distribute medical supplies and stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people. But Sharon Wallace wasn’t prepared for the extent of devastation, and the scores of families whose lives were torn apart.

  • Shooting leaves La Grange man dead

    A shooting reported Monday night at a La Grange apartment complex left one man dead.

    La Grange Police responded to a 911 call at 9:24 p.m. Sunday where a shooting took place.

    Upon arrival at Creekside Apartments in La Grange, police found a white male, James E. Bailey, 33, dead at the scene. 

  • Property Transfers


    HSBC Bank USA, National Association as Trustee for the Ellington Trust Series to Victor and Nancy Vogt, lot 90, Darby Pointe, 4007 Shannon Cove, Buckner, $233,000.


  • Survey says: no airport

    The results are in – the  consensus of residents surveyed say they wouldn’t support a general aviation airport in Oldham County at this time.

  • Oldham weathers the storm

    It’s being compared to that other storm, the one in September with high-speed winds that knocked out power for days and scattered tree limbs and other debris throughout the county, only this one was worse.

    Just like Ike. With ice.

  • Winter weather wreaks havoc

    Shelter planned at OC community center

  • Statewide cleanup continues

    State highway crews today continue the task of clearing roadways of snow, ice and downed trees left by a winter storm that roared through the commonwealth.


    Power outages that have left more than 500,000 Kentuckians without electricity also have hampered Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews, as has loss of telephone service in a broad swath of western and central Kentucky. Rising water has blocked roadways in many counties.


  • Shelter planned at OC community center

    According to Kevin Nuss, Oldham County Emergency Management Director, there are still about 13,300 without power in Oldham County as of 11 a.m. Thursday, though some has been restored. Nuss said the number is higher than yesterday because he was given incorrect information by LG&E.

    A shelter is now available at the Red Cross, but it will be moved this afternoon to the John Black Community Center. Yesterday afternoon the main breaker on Ky. 393 was restored, bringing back power to the community center

    and Oldham County Dispatch.