Local News

  • LPD sergeant adopts K-9





    Zoey, an aging brunette, is more than just a canine to the La Grange Police Department community. 

    The chocolate lab, graying and slowed from old age, has officially retired from police work, but she will spend her retirement as a member of Sgt. Russell Rouff’s family.

  • Light it up!

     On Dec. 11 and 12, the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints in Crestwood held their annual Festival of Nativities.  The festival gathers nativity scenes from around the community and displays them in a place where anyone can view them.  The festival, which has been held for six years, is open to all denominations and displays nativities from multiple cultures.  It also features music from area churches, homemade refreshments and an art room where children make their own small nativities.  

  • Historical Society Director honored as Oldham County’s top resident

    Nancy Sterns Theiss has worn many different hats in her lifetime.
    She has lived in Oldham County most of her life, amd some would say Theiss is one of the most accredited individuals they know in the entire county.
    Not only is Theiss knowledgeable in county history as the executive director of the Oldham County Historical Society, she also has a background in environmental science and obtained her Ph.D. all while raising a family.

  • SOHS student brings gun to school, arrested

     A student at South Oldham High School was arrested Dec. 3 for unlawful possession of a weapon on school property, possession of a handgun by a minor and terroristic threatening.  

    The student, whose name has not been released, allegedly brought a handgun to school on Dec. 1 and Dec. 2, according to press releases from Oldham County Schools and the Oldham County Police.  

  • Soccer and service



    It’s not all about the game for a few Oldham County soccer players; this season it’s all about giving.

    Members of the Elite Soccer Bots, a FIRST Lego League (FLL) in Oldham County, are trying to reduce trash by collecting used YMCA soccer jerseys to send to children in Uganda.

  • Fiscal Court plans update to golf ordinance

     Magistrates introduced an update to the ordinance allowing golf carts on county roads at the Dec. 1 meeting.  

    The ordinance, originally passed at the Nov. 17 meeting, allowed for the operation of golf carts on select roads within the county.  The update opens new roads to golf carts. 

  • Rocket Docket saves $2.8 million in three months
  • Christmas in the county

     Photos include: Light Up La Grange, Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party, Camden Station's performance of Snow Biz, Oldham County Humane Society's Santa Paws, "The Ultimate Legacy" film premiere at CityPlace and Pewee Valley's Yule Log. 

  • Home for the holidays

     As the holiday season begins, many families and businesses are already preparing for the festivities by setting up their lights and decorations.  

    Oldham County’s communities are no exception.  Two cities, Pewee Valley and La Grange, have made a tradition of community gatherings to light their decorations.  Both cities will hold their light-up events on the first weekend of December.  

    Pewee Valley

  • Oldham County Schools: Superintendent search is on

     Oldham County Schools officially announced at its regular meeting Nov. 23 that it would be searching for a new superintendent after the resignation of Dr. Will Wells, effective Dec. 31.

    The Board of Education approved a job posting and is being guided by the Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA). The KSBA has assisted more than 200 districts in this process and will serve as a third party to help protect the integrity and credibility of the process, says OCS.