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Today's News

  • Body found in La Grange lake is identified by OCPD

    A death investigation continues after a body was found in Green Valley Lake near Sunset Drive in La Grange.
    Oldham County Police responded to a phone call of a body floating in the lake by the Green Valley Apartment Complex at approximately 9:11 a.m. Tuesday.
    Days later, police identified the body as Matthew Roark, 35, of La Grange.
    The Oldham County Police Department and medical examiners are currently treating this as a death investigation, and do not believe that foul play was involved.

  • No place like home: North Oldham 11s play for Little League state title

    The semifinals were in sight for both teams representing North Oldham Little League after big wins on Sunday. Then the 10-11s and the 11-12s got a case of the Mondays.

  • Colonels host area football teams in 7-on-7 camp

    BUCKNER — Oldham County football hosted 10 teams from across the state at a 7-on-7 camp last Saturday in Buckner. OC, along with North Oldham, competed against Henry County, Western Hills, Simon Kenton, North Hardin, Floyd Central (Indiana), Shelby County, Fern Creek and Eminence for early preparations for the 2015 season.

  • OC Schools says vape oil is the new dangerous trend among teens

    The newest drug craze among teens might not be a drug at all, says Oldham County Schools in an update on the presence of drugs in the school district at last month’s board of education meeting.
    At least eight students were taken to the hospital or medical offices, just after spring break, due to the effects of using vape oils with electronic cigarettes, according to Dan Orman, assistant superintendent.
    Instead of using the e-cigs to combat a nicotine habit, or other ways it is intended, teenagers are packing them with marijuana.

  • Farm Fest brings in thousands to Oldham Co.

    Parents and children enjoy activites at Oldham County’s newest attraction, Farm Fest, on Saturday. The all-day event had “how-to” workshops, special guests and family fun on Crestwood farm, The Maples. The event was scheduled to go on until Sunday but was rained out.

  • WHAS shells out thousands to OCS, Baptist Health

    A couple of Oldham County facilities will receive grant money for equipment from WHAS Crusade For Children. The Crusade benefits agencies, hospitals and schools across Kentuckiana that serve children with special needs.
    The Oldham County Board of Education will receive $40,000 to purchase training equipment for children with multiple physical needs, according to John Roberts, director of specified academic programming for Oldham County Schools.

  • Fiscal Court accepting bids for new Buckner Detention Center

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court is now receiving proposals to furnish all labor and materials to build a new Oldham County Detention Center.
    Sealed bids on supplied bid forms must be received in the county judge-executive’s office no later than 2 p.m. on Monday, July 27. Bids can be submitted to Oldham County Fiscal Court, attention Melissa Horn, County Treasurer, 100 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 4, La Grange, Kentucky 40031.
    All inquiries pertaining to this request for bid should be addressed to Kenny Davis, Codell Construction Company, at 859-744-2222.

  • La Grange’s original name being used again by DDL

    Last Wednesday, Discover Downtown La Grange held it’s annual Taste of La Grange event at Soiree.
     The public event recognized businesses owners, volunteers and the events that were sponsored by DDL in the past year. Samplings were offered from Hometown Pizza, Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, Rimmer Family Favorites, Goodness Gracious LLC, Classic Cuisine and Gustavo’s Mexican Grill.

  • La Grange’s original name being used again by DDL

    Last Wednesday, Discover Downtown La Grange held it’s annual Taste of La Grange event at Soiree.
     The public event recognized businesses owners, volunteers and the events that were sponsored by DDL in the past year. Samplings were offered from Hometown Pizza, Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, Rimmer Family Favorites, Goodness Gracious LLC, Classic Cuisine and Gustavo’s Mexican Grill.

  • Fiscal Court accepting bids for new Buckner Detention Center

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court is now receiving proposals to furnish all labor and materials to build a new Oldham County Detention Center.
    Sealed bids on supplied bid forms must be received in the county judge-executive’s office no later than 2 p.m. on Monday, July 27. Bids can be submitted to Oldham County Fiscal Court, attention Melissa Horn, County Treasurer, 100 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 4, La Grange, Kentucky 40031.
    All inquiries pertaining to this request for bid should be addressed to Kenny Davis, Codell Construction Company, at 859-744-2222.