Local News

  • Controlled Shutdown

    As snow filled the parking lot of Baptist Northeast Hospital in LaGrange Thursday afternoon, the second floor conference room of the hospital filled with community leaders and hospital administrators. They gathered to discuss the future of Oldham County's only Community Care facility for low-income people without health insurance.

  • Grand jury indicts eight

    An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following
    • Joshua N. Fast, 24, and Katherine J. Fogarty, 24, are indicted for theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and theft of a controlled substance.

  • Property tranfers from the Jan. 20 edition

    Pewee Valley
    Sherry Smith Phelps to Sherry and Joseph Phelps, quitclaim, lot 98, Ashbrooke Residential Community, 8601 Shenandoah Drive, Pewee Valley.
    Gerald and Juanita Rogne to Juanita Rogne, lot 133 Ashbrooke Residential Community, 8702 Riverbirch Court, Pewee Valley, FCV $128,500.

  • Robbery leads to police chase up, down I-71

    Two men facing robbery charges led police on a chase through Crestwood and in both directions of Interstate 71 Saturday afternoon as two children sat in the backseat.

    A burglary took place about 3:40 p.m. Saturday at Cox's Smokers Outlet on Central Avenue off Ky. 146. According to surveillance footage, one man entered the business wearing a red toboggan, red gloves and pointing a handgun at two clerks.

    Minutes later, officers spotted a Ford Taurus on Old Ky. 329 matching the description provided by employees at the store.

  • Designing the future

    A group of people huddle together so they can hear every word the tour guide is saying, although a few stragglers are just walking up after stopping to take a photo of the interesting architecture that lines the street. A dozen eager listeners match every step Barbara Manley Edds takes. If she stops, they halt. When she points, they look and occasionally take notes.

  • Flow of information is a point of contention

    “Half-truths and lies” are two accusations that stand out from Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting.
    In a modest and unassuming manner, members of fiscal court moved through their agenda to the spot on the list for public comment.

  • Heavy Snow in Oldham County nearing 2 inches. Roads slick and hazardous.

    Heavy snow has made its way to Oldham County and current accumulations are nearing two to three inches. The National Weather service is predicting as much as six inches total with snow tapering off by late evening. A National Weather Service Winter Weather Warning will remain in effect until 1 am EST.

  • Police track FedEx shipment of marijuana to Crestwood men

    Two Crestwood men and a Pleasureville man face drug charges after police tracked a FedEx package of marijuana sent from California and scheduled to arrive at a Pleasureville home.

  • La Grange business robbed at gunpoint

    A man wearing a white hooded sweatshirt who brandished a silver handgun is wanted by police in connection with a robbery Wednesday afternoon.

    La Grange Police are investigating the report of a robbery about 3 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of South First Street at Cash Express.

    Employees told police the man wore a black ski mask and white hooded sweatshirt.

  • Snow day