Local News

  • Vietnam Veterans Lunch

     On Sept. 24, Operation Outreach partnered with the American Legion Post 39 to bring Oldham County Vietnam Veterans to the John Black Community Center so they could be recognized for their service.  Veterans were treated to lunch and given gift bags that included cards made by students of Camden Station, Crestwood and Kenwood Station Elementary Schools. 

  • Wells and OCS reach agreement

     Suspended superintendent Will Wells has parted ways with Oldham County Schools.

    The Oldham County Board of Education and Wells agreed to a settlement in a special school board meeting last Tuesday night.

    This comes after Wells was suspended June 24 pending an investigation after falling short in standards concerning “professionalism, ethics, honesty and integrity” in a recent evaluation.

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  • La Grange Police Department sets up phone tip line for community

     Residents of La Grange can now work together with police to ensure a safer community.

    The La Grange Police Department has had an anonymous crime and drug online tip line for several years, but a few months ago, it installed a phone tip line for those who feel it necessary to give police information on the illegal activities in their neighborhood.

  • Creasey Mahan hosts haunted hike for family fun

     Creasey-Mahan Nature Preserve’s annual Haunted Hike will be held Oct. 3.  

    The hike takes families through a mile-long Halloween-themed trail, featuring 18 stations where they can get candy from volunteers, who will be dressed in costume.  The stations also feature elaborate sets designed and built by volunteers.  Each station has its own theme.  

  • Fiscal Court discusses new emergency software for OC Dispatch

     The Oldham County Fiscal Court, which convened on Sept. 15 at the Fiscal Court Building in La Grange, heard a proposal from Oldham County Dispatch Director Kevin Nuss to approve an integrated software system that would improve dispatch workers’ ability to respond to emergency calls.  

  • Historical marker dedication from Oldham County Historical Society

     The Oldham County Historical Society dedicated a historical marker at the 44th Annual Brownsboro Day celebration on Sept. 12. The marker was to celebrate Oldham County native Richard James Oglesby, due to his lifelong association with Abraham Lincoln.

  • Oldham County tax rates for 2015-16
  • Camden Station goes 3D

     Students at Camden Station Elementary School can look forward to a new club that provides them a chance to work with cutting edge technology while learning both practical and creative skills.  For the second year, Camden Station students can join a 3D printing club, which will provide them an early opportunity to learn how to use very new and advanced technology.  

  • Community in brief -- Sept. 17

     Dyslexia Awareness event

    To kick off the awareness campaign surrounding Dyslexia Awareness Month, the Kentucky International Dyslexia Association will host a Community Night on Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church, 119 Central Avenue in Pewee Valley.