Today's News

  • Two vehicle accident in La Grange

    A two vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Grange Rd. and Hwy 53 in La Grange at approximately 4:45 p.m. Monday afternoon. Witnesses at the scene reported a woman driving a silver Oldsmobile ran a red light and was hit on the passenger side of the car sending the car into a spin and popping it up and over the curb of Hwy 53.
    The car was hit by a full-size Chevy truck that was turning onto Hwy 53 as the light turned green. Neither driver was seriously injured.

  • Paying it back- one step at a time

    Despite a chilly spring morning the streets of La Grange were filled with the feet of over 150 walkers as part of La Grange Elementary’s annual walkathon Saturday. This year’s walkathon was held to raise money for the La Grange Elementary library expansion and the YMCA Spirit campaign.

  • Julie Tobbe named principal of St. Mary's Academy


    By Janell Oliver

    Staff Writer


    Many Oldham County residents are unaware that last year's Kentucky Derby winner, Super Saver, was conditioned at Highpointe Training Center in La Grange during his two-year-old season.

  • Stay awake, don't steal the pens and quit looking for love at the office

    We need to have standards and stick to them.

    We have to be moral and decent and honest and trustworthy of course. How we behave at work has an effect on our fellow workers.

    Here are eight other rules to help you become fantastically successful along the way:

  • Lake gets new fishing dock

    BUCKNER – Fishermen have a  better chance of landing the big one in the Wendell Moore Park Lake thanks to a new fishing dock.
    The dock,  which stretches 50-feet out into the lake, ends a 30-foot wide T and allows improved access to the water on the 20 plus acre lake. The lake has limited access along a sometimes steep shoreline and since half the lake is not available due to the shoreline being on the grounds of the Kentucky State Reformatory.

  • Lake gets new fishing dock
  • Lakin, Mason make preseason all-state

    They are the arm and the bat that just may carry the Oldham County High School baseball team over the hump to a regional baseball championship this season.
    Seniors Ryan Lakin and Wade Mason have both been selected to the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches’ Association preseason all-state team after strong junior seasons that saw them lead the Colonels to a 21-12 record and regional semifinals last year.

  • Athlete of the Week: Austin Veech

    Name: Austin Veech.
    School: Oldham County Middle School.
    Sport: Baseball.
    Position: Catcher.
    Age: 14.
    Hometown: La Grange.
    Parents: Scott and Mari Jo Veech.
    Accomplishments: An eighth-grader at Oldham County Middle School, Veech is entering his second-year as the starting catcher for the OCMS baseball team and has been elected the team captain.
    Veech helped the Colonels to a second straight league title last season with his outstanding defensive work behind the plate and solid hitting.

  • GINGER: Decluttering brings remorse for selling Grandma's cookie jar

    Besides my hymnal collection, and the refrigerator magnets I pick up to commemorate my travels, I’m not much of a collector. In fact, I’m kind of the opposite.

    I get tired of having stuff around, so I am constantly decluttering. With seven people in our home, things tend to accumulate rather quickly, and I start to feel like I’m suffocating.