Local News

  • City honors confederate veterans

     More than 200 people circulated around Pewee Valley to commemorate Kentucky’s fallen Confederate soldiers, as well as veterans from all of America’s wars. About 100 gathered at the confederate cemetery Saturday morning, honoring the 1,000 Confederate veterans who lived in a local rest home from 1902 to 1934 and were buried just feet away.

  • News In Brief

     City discusses forming code enforcement board

  • Fiscal court votes to change sewer, stormwater rates

     Oldham officials heard budgets for two districts Tuesday and voted to raise the rates in one and lower them in another.

  • Freedom is NOT FREE

     Residents gather to honor those who fought for freedom

  • News In Brief

     Interest meeting for friends of parks group is today (Thursday)

  • Locust Grove parents request board release comments from recent survey

    Four parents of children attending Locust Grove Elementary School approached members of the school board Monday night and requested the release of comments from a recent parent survey. One also requested a timeline of when and how the district plans to resolve problems concerning the school uncovered through the survey.

  • OLDA signs agreement with The Hocker Group

    An agreement between the Oldham-La Grange Development Authority and Talmage Hocker, president of The Hocker Group, LLC has been signed. The agreement solidifies a partnership that will work to develop the Oldham Reserve campus.

    The Hocker Group currently manages Springhurst Towne Center in Louisville, the home of Tinseltown, Kohl’s, Meijer and Target.

  • Prospect plans bridge project

     After securing $4,475 in private funds for a boulder stairway, the Putney Pond and Woodlands Advisory Council is seeking private donations for a $13,500 bridge project. The bridge project was announced at the May 17 City of Prospect council meeting.

  • News In Brief

    American Legion hosts Memorial Day event Oldham County American Legion Post 39 will host a Memorial Day program beginning at 10 a.m. Monday at the county’s veterans memorial on the corner of Main Street and Ky. 53 in La Grange.  The Oldham County Band, directed by Brad Rogers, will present a music program before the ceremony.  Army Col. (Ret.) Donald J. Smith of the D.J.

  • Window to the past: A glimpse into The Oldham Era’s archives

    35 Years Ago

    Arctic Joe wins big at Hardscuffle Steeplechase

    Augustin Stables’ Arctic Joe left with the big money Saturday following the inaugural running of the Hardscuffle Steeplechase on Rose Island Road.  The $10,000 purse was earned with a winning time of 10 minutes, 58 seconds before an estimated 2,500 spectators.  Riding the winning horse was Leo O’Brien of Ireland. 

    Fifty-four of the nation’s top steeplechase horses were entered in the five races of the afternoon. Purse monies amounted to $17,000.