Local News

  • Prospect Asst. Police Chief resigns, sues city

     Todd Shaw has resigned as Assistant Police Chief in Prospect and is suing to block the release of Facebook messages acquired in the investigation of the Metro Police Explorer Program.

  • Group protests new county jail

    A group of approximately 15 people protested the new Oldham County Detention Center on Dec. 17.

    The protestors were associated with the groups Louisville Showing up for Racial Justice, Stand up Louisville and Mijente. 

  • Nativity scenes

    The Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints hosted its yearly festival of the nativities, gathering displays from around the world and showing them off in Crestwood. The event also featured concerts, refreshments and photo opportunities for families.

  • $42k salary increase for La Grange Mayor denied

    A $42,520 salary increase for the future Mayor of La Grange was narrowly denied after a split vote at the La Grange City Council meeting.

    On Dec. 4, the Mayor of La Grange, Joe Davenport, broke the 4-4 tie with a vote of no.

  • Speed humps installed on Old Floydsburg Road

    Pewee Valley unanimously voted to add speed humps to Old Floydsburg Road in an effort to combat speeding in the city.

    Pewee Valley Mayor Bob Rogers said the city has tried to fight speeding through conventional means, but its current methods cannot solve the problem.

    Those speed humps have now been installed.

  • College student’s Christmas tweet goes viral

    A local resident got into the Christmas spirit a little extra this year after one of her tweets went viral.

    On Dec. 2, University of Alabama student Kelsey Hall tweeted, “1,000 retweets and I’ll wear this to all my classes for the rest of the semester,” and a picture of herself in a Christmas tree costume.

  • Ramey to star in film on the big screen

    When Colette Burson cast Sean Ramey as a karate instructor in her film “Permanent,” she had no idea he actually taught martial arts.

  • Man sentenced to 45 years for La Grange robbery

    An Oldham County jury has sentenced a Louisville man to 45 years in prison.

    During the sentencing in Oldham County Circuit Court on Dec. 7, attorney Elizabeth Curtin said that there was some confusion from the jury and that she was going to motion for a new trial for 41 year old Perry Probus.

  • Alleged shooter motions for vehicle inspection

    A man who is charged with nine counts of attempted murder motioned to inspect the truck that was allegedly driven during shootings.

    Norman Dick’s attorney, Rob Riley, motioned for that vehicle inspection during Oldham County Circuit Court on Dec. 7. 

  • Santa Paws

    If you ask the Humane Society of Oldham County (HSOC), they might say Christmas has gone to the dogs. HSOC held their annual Santa Paws event in their new adoption space at the La Grange Feeder’s Supply for the first time. Visitors got the chance to look at dogs up for adoption and get a photo of their pets with Santa Claus.