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Local News

  • Council OKs pay increase

    Members of La Grange City Council passed resolutions to boost their paychecks Monday night.Council members earn $400 per month, and will receive $100 more per month beginning Jan.

  • Health department employee elected to wastewater board

    Todd LaFollette with the Oldham County Health Department has been elected president-elect to the board of directors of the Kentucky Onsite Wastewater Association Inc.

  • Teenager fatally wounded during father-son turkey hunt

    A Goshen man fatally shot his 14-year-old son while hunting Sunday after mistaking the teen’s movement in a wooded area for a turkey.Police said the shooting appears to be accidental.

  • Local builders participate in Tour of New Homes

    Included in this year’s fourth annual Tour of New Homes are many developments located in Oldham County.Participating are Ballard Woods, Artisan Park, Williamsgate, Longwood, Sycamore Run, Heritage Hills, Heritage Manor and Heather Green.<

  • Money Concepts offers advice for Oldham County residents

    Financial advisors Gene Walter and David Voegele have associated with Money Concepts Capital Corporation, a national financial planning firm with 650 offices across the country. The Crestwood office is located at 6427 W. Ky. 146, above SNA Insurance.

  • News Briefs

    Burke resigns as Orchard Grass mayor

    In a letter to residents of the City of Orchard Grass Hills, mayor Jim Burke announced his retirement as mayor, effective today (May 1).

    “No scandal here,” he wrote in an e-mail, “my family and I are just moving to Goshen.”

  • City charges 1.25% rental fee

    Rental property owners in City of Orchard Grass Hills will face a new expense come July 1 as the city council unanimously approved a business licensing fee at the April council meeting.

    The ordinance will require all owners of rental property within the city to purchase a business license for $100 plus 1.25 percent of rental income. There will also be a 10 percent fee plus interest assessed for failing to pay the fee on time, according to the ordinance.

  • Music 200 years in the making

    For two days last weekend, a group gathered from across the Eastern United States to carry on a tradition small groups like theirs have been carrying on since the time of Thomas Jefferson.

  • Business News Briefs

    Baptist Hospital Northeast announces 2008 board of directors

  • Sidewalk sales

    The owners of Norma Jean’s Trackside want to take it to the streets, or at least to the sidewalk.

    The co-owner of the Main Street restaurant, John Burley, asked members of La Grange City Council at their March meeting and again in April to allow alcohol sales to customers seated at tables along the sidewalk outside the restaurant.