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  • Victim service now available as phone app

    The Kentucky Department of Corrections is now providing a free mobile app version of its automated VINE (Victim Information Notification Every day) service. VINE is a free anonymous service that allows victims to register and be notified about changes in the status of Kentucky offenders.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS

    KSP Arrests

     

    11/4/13 - Timothy D. Hard, 41, Crestwood - Operating on suspended operator’s license; Failure to surrender revoked operator’s license; No seatbelt; Execution of bench warrants for other agencies

     

    11/8/13 - Thelma J. Robinson, 53, LaGrange -  Execution of a bench warrants for other agencies; No operator’s license; No seatbelt; Failure to use child restraint device

     

    11/9/13 - Todd A. Sims, 51, Smithfield - DUI 1st

     

  • Community Briefs

    Veterans Day Program

    Oldham County Post #39 of the American Legion will host a Veterans Day program on Monday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at the John Black Community Center in Buckner. The entire community is invited to participate in this recognition of our veterans.

    Veterans Eat Free

    As a special salute to freedom, all veterans and military will eat free on Nov. 11 at Ponderosa Steakhouse, 816 South Hwy. 53 in La Grange. Free meals will be served for military personnel from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Washing and sorting artifacts day at History Center

    Archaeology is a very important component to the Oldham County History Center’s educational programming.  Since 2005, the Oldham County History Center has sponsored annually four public archaeology digs, a summer institute for high school students and artifact washing days.  Such archaeology programs offer interested individuals the chance to experience a hands-on archaeology investigation and the opportunity to interpret what is found.

  • Reader wins scholarship

    Kaitlyn Osorio (age 5), pictured below holding the check for her $1000 Scholarship from the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust, was a big winner in the Oldham County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program this year.

    The Library’s annual Summer Reading Extravaganza was enjoyed by nearly 5,000 youths this past season and everyone who signed up received a chance for their name to be drawn for the $1,000 scholarship presented by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust and TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc.

  • Championship Dreams

     

  • Ag Agents Awarded
  • OC senior uses big trucks to combat bullying

    Macey Nichter likes to drive big trucks.

    Not the tricked-out Chevys and Fords, with lift kits and larger than normal tires. Macey likes the tires to be around 64 inches tall and weight about 700 pounds each.

    That’s because Macey likes monster trucks and at 17-years-old, the Wesport resident is the youngest driver in the national Monster X circuit.

    “Full size monster trucks like you see on TV crushing cars and vans, I drive that!” Macey said.

  • Mayor on insurance mix-up: ‘It’s over’

    A prolonged fight over $12,000 in uncollected insurance contributions from La Grange city employees has seemingly run its course.

    After an hour of discussion, the La Grange City Council voted 5-4 against a committee proposal to authorize reclamation of the missing payments from the checks of city employees, with Mayor Bill Lammlein breaking a tie on the council.

  • Enriching lives for 25 years

    A young woman puts a load of laundry in the washer.

    A young man writes the next chapter in his book.

    Another young man explores an aquarium in Florida via the internet.

    Roommates sit down at the table to share dinner.

    All slices of life for the residents and clients of Apple Patch, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

    Today Apple Patch serves nearly 300 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) through a variety of programming. Its beginnings, however, were quite humble.