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Local News

  • EMS to build new ambulance facility in La Grange

     Oldham County EMS plans to build a new ambulance facility at Baptist Health La Grange and the building will be located along New Moody Lane, just beyond the hospital.

    Todd Early, director of Oldham County EMS, said that the decision made sense not only strengthen the existing partnership between Baptist Health La Grange and Oldham County’s EMS service, but it will also improve services for the Oldham County area.  

  • Prodigal Ministries to host 8th annual Christmas in September

     Prodigal Ministries, a program that provides services for people recently released from prison, will be holding its eighth annual Christmas in Sept. fashion show and dinner on September 10.  

  • Celebrating Labor Day

     Punctuated by backyard cookouts and the last dips in the pool, for most Americans Labor Day is the last chance to enjoy all summer has to offer.

    The national holiday, however, was created to celebrate workers and their achievements following a dark time in America’s labor history marked by excessively long work days, child labor, poor wages and unsafe working conditions.

  • Community in Brief - Sept. 3, 2015

     Farmers’ Market Hosts Farm to Table Dinner

    The La Grange Farmers’ Market and Artisans will present a Farm to Table Dinner on Monday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Main Street Bourbon and Ale House. The event will start with appetizers featuring local salsas and dips, followed by dinner featuring locally raised meats and vegetables, all prepared by guest chef Gary Bajdek.

  • Public Records - Sept. 3, 2015

     KSP Arrests

    Daniel Carson, 33, La Grange – arrested Aug. 28 on I-71 north for DUI

     

    Mark Noderer, 46, La Grange – arrested Aug. 29 on I-71 north for DUI

     

    La Grange Police

  • Inmate Escapes from Oldham County Jail

     According to Oldham County Jailer Mike Simpson, John William Foster IV, 47, was reported to have escaped at approximately 11:30 a.m. Sept. 2.

     

    Foster, who is described as a 5’4” white male weighing approximately 200 pounds, has blue eyes and is balding with grey hair.  He was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt and black shorts, with a goatee.  He is also known to wear prescription glasses. He has multiple tattoos, including several on both arms and chest.

  • Public records for Aug. 27

    La Grange Police

    Veronica L. Moore, 29 — cited Aug. 21 for operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license

    Jason W. Doyle, 38 — arrested Aug. 22 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, first offense; reckless driving; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, second offense; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; possession of open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle prohibited; and execution of three Jefferson County bench warrants

    Rebecca L. Cox, 42 — cited Aug. 22 for endangering the welfare of a minor

  • Karem steps down from Oldham Chamber
  • Baptist Health La Grange receives high marks

    Baptist Health La Grange recently gained top honors in two categories regarding Kentucky hospitals.

    The La Grange hospital was rated No. 1 in Kentucky in avoiding readmissions and No. 2 in Kentucky in safety, according to Consumer Reports.

    Nancie Robertson, director of Quality and Clinical Outcome, said the reason for the recognition is the hospital’s priorities in its newest projects.

  • South Oldham Rotary hosts Bourbon and Wine event

    Yew Dell Botanical Gardens in Crestwood hosted the fourth annual South Oldham Rotary Bourbon and Wine Tasting event Friday night. Funds raised from ticket sales and auction items benefit Rotary’s local and international charitable projects, including the provision of scholarships to local high school seniors.