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Today's News

  • Gaddie installed as Kentucky Optometric Association first vice president

    Dr. Ben Gaddie – an optometrist with offices in Louisville and Carrollton – was recently installed as first vice-president of the board of trustees of the Kentucky Optometric Association. The installation occurred at KOA’s annual Spring Congress in April.

    During the next year, Gaddie will travel throughout the state and country representing Kentucky optometrists. He lives in Prospect with his wife, Angie, and two daughters, Sloane and Georgia.

  • Angel Food Menu

    Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides fresh and frozen food items sold at about half the price to help people with their grocery bills.

    Anyone of any income level can buy the food.

    The $30 June box includes:

    • 1.5 lbs. ribeye steaks (four 6-ounce);

    • 2 lbs. homestyle lasagna dinner entrée;

    • 2 lbs. beef and bean burritos (eight 4-ounce);

    • 2 lbs. boneless/skinless chicken breast chunks;

    • 28 ounces jumbo beef pattie entrée with gravy;

  • Police Reports

    Alcohol/drug arrests

    Raul Hernandez-Urrutia, 23, city at large, La Grange, arrested by OCPD May 28, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia. 

    Gary L. Donovan, 32, 201 N. Cedar St., La Grange, arrested by OCPD May 28, DUI, operating on suspended license, failure to maintain insurance. 

    Glenna R. Flack, 56, 400 Lakewood Drive No. 1, La Grange, arrested by OCPD May 23, alcohol intoxication in a public place. 

  • Court allows construction to continue at Summit Parks

    Developers of a subdivision criticized for compliance and erosion issues will continue construction, despite several citations from local, state and federal agencies. 

    Members of the Oldham County Fiscal Court voted to allow Summit Development Group to retain bonds for Summit Parks subdivision on Jericho Road in La Grange. 

    Work at the 162-acre subdivision has repeatedly fallen out of compliance with county, state and federal regulations. Violations at the site have resulted in an investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency.

  • Couvault graduates from University of Kentucky

    Nicholas Couvault, 22, of La Grange is a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in vocal music performance and a bachelor’s degree in arts business administration. He earned the Omicron Delta Kappa Maurice Clay Award for outstanding leadership and scholastic achievement. 

    He is a 2004 graduate of Oldham County High School. This summer, he will work for the Glimmerglass Opera Young Artists Program in Cooperstown, N.Y.

  • Baptist Northeast building new outpatient facility in Crestwood

    Baptist Hospital Northeast is breaking ground June 10 on a new 12,450-square-foot outpatient facility, Baptist Crestwood. 

    The $2.2 million structure will house outpatient diagnostic imaging, outpatient physical therapy, the Baptist Medical Associates primary care practice of Richard Hefner, DO, and Donna Gatewood, MD, both family practice, and other physician office space.

    The Baptist Medical Associates office will expand to accommodate after-hours and walk-in care as soon as feasible after the facility opens.

  • City’s historic district guidelines under fire

     

    About 20 years ago, members of the La Grange City Council formed the city’s historic district commission to maintain the historical value of homes, businesses and signs in the area by enacting a set of guidelines and regulations for any changes to those properties.

    Now, some residents say the guidelines and restrictions are too harsh and believe commissioners should be more flexible with enforcement.

    At the time the commission formed, Magistrate David Voegele said the city needed help.

    “It was in sad shape,” he said. 

  • Birth Announcement

    Dehner

    Doug and Ashley Dehner of Prospect announce the birth of their daughter, Brenley Reese Dehner, born Jan. 21, 2009, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. 

    She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches long. She joins a sister, Abigail Elaine Dehner. Grandparents are Gary and Linda Hay of Prospect, Nancy and Duncan Waggoner of Florence, and Randy Dehner of Dry Ridge. 

    Great-grandparents are Nancy and Frank DeFelice of Erlanger.

  • Britthaven chooses Brown as future long-term care leader

    The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities recently announced that Amy Brown, administrator at Britthaven of Prospect, has been chosen by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living as a future leader in long- term care.  

    Brown will participate in AHCA/NCAL’s “Future Leaders of Long-Term Care in America” symposium from July 21-23 in Washington, DC.

    Brown was chosen for the program along with 25 other long-term care leaders from across the country. 

  • South Oldham Middle School social studies teacher honored

    Ron Adkisson, a teacher at South Oldham Middle School, is the Kentucky winner of the National Historian’s Teacher Award from the National Society of Daughters of Colonial Wars. 

    The organization recognizes teachers and leaders of youth organizations in each state for demonstrating good citizenship and patriotism and teaching children about Colonial American history.