Local News

  • 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.

  • Former OCHS student writes premed survival guide

    Getting into medical school is no easy task, as Oldham County native Tyler Scaff recently discovered. 

    To help those following the same career path, Scaff wrote The Pre-Med Survival Guide, a book aimed at undergraduate students with the intention of helping them pass premedical programs and to be accepted into medical school.

  • H. Barry Smith Ribbon Cutting