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  • Oldham County play hits the high seas
  • Oldham man arrested, charged with sexual abuse

    An Oldham County man has been arrested and charged with one count of sexual abuse related to an alleged incident at his home.

    Kentucky State Police arrested Michael P. Berry, 36, of Drifton Drive in the Willow Creek subdivision, last Thursday after interviewing him at KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

    According to the arrest report, Berry admitted to a KSP officer that he committed sexual abuse of a female minor during a two-week period at his Oldham County home in late February.

  • Bug causing damage to Pewee Valley scenery

     

    A destructive bug is causing major damage to the towering landmarks of Pewee Valley.

    The emerald ash borer is native to Russia, northern China, Japan and Korea. It first made an appearance in the U.S. in 2002. While it is not certain how the borer came to the U.S., it is suspected the insect migrated in shipping materials, according to information from the USDA Department of Forestry website on the ash borer.

    Now, 12 years later, the ash borer is ravaging ash trees in Pewee Valley.

  • School Board sets graduation
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  • New restaurant is ‘dream’ come true

     

    A dream 10 years in the making has finally taken form in Crestwood.

    Longtime friends Gabriel Frankel and Raul Blanco opened the windows to Gara Empanada on March 7. The drive-through or walk-up restaurant in the Pioneer Village parking lot off Veterans Memorial Parkway serves seven flavors of empanadas accompanied by homemade sauces.

    “Every country has a form of empanada with a different name or style,” Blanco said. “We are trying to offer the best empanada for the community.”

  • City of Pewee Valley to help sponsor homeless children
  • Two join roadside market program

    Oldham County is home to two of the 104 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. The Oldham County members are: Boone Gardiner Garden Center and Sherwood Acres Beef.

    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, these markets have committed to offering quality products and service to their customers. Their acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that they meet the highest standards of quality, freshness and marketing appeal.

  • ‘Blue Tea’ scheduled for April 13

    Each year Discover Downtown La Grange local merchants join together with Ovarian Awareness of Kentucky (O.A.K) and Baptist Health La Grange to host the Blue Hydrangea Progressive Tea. This is an annual fundraiser for cancer education and support. All ticket proceeds benefit O.A.K. The tea will be held in downtown La Grange Sunday afternoon, April 13, from 1-5 p.m.. Visitors purchase tickets in advance for $10 each, or $15 the day of the event.

  • Henry County woman dies in I-71 accident

     

    A five-vehicle accident left one woman dead and sent another three to the hospital, while shutting down traffic on southbound Interstate 71 for hours Tuesday.

    Sherry Bray, 48, of Pendleton, died after a box truck struck her vehicle and pushed it under a semi-truck, Oldham County Police said. She died at the scene due to her injuries.

    Oldham County Police were dispatched to the accident around 9:30 a.m. The accident occurred near the Oldham/Jefferson County line, over Haunz Lane.