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Today's News

  • Trio's burglary leaves one man dead

    A La Grange native is dead after a homeowner awakened by a break-in shot him Saturday in Shelbyville.

    Three local men – Timothy Carpenter, Joshua Fast and David L. Fletcher – allegedly burglarized a home on Brown Avenue about 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

    Police say they gained access by breaking a front window.

  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    THUMBS UP - Airport board wants your opinion

  • Education briefs

    Local student awarded pre-medical scholarship

    Caitlin Mullen, a senior at the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, studying biology, recently earned the Kash Senior Pre-Medical Scholarship.

    Mullen is the daughter of Patricia Mullen and Daryle Mullen of La Grange. She plans to graduate from UK in May.

  • Letters to the editor

    Support staff deserve equitable pay, too

    To the editor:

    “Kudos” to Jed Turner’s letter last week regarding our situation here in Oldham County regarding our schools.

  • Student Voices

    Crestwood Elementary

    Fourth grade

    Teacher: Jeanie Curry

    Life without TV

    Last week I didn’t have power. I went to a park called E.P Tom Sawyer Park.

  • The hunt along I-71 is over

    Officials are halting hunters’ efforts to reduce the deer population along Interstate 71 in La Grange.

    A group of hunters have been bow-hunting on land owned by the Oldham-La Grange Development Authority to decrease the number of deer making their way across the interstate. Deer are crossing the interstate from OLDA’s 1,000-acre property to reach a water source in the median of Interstate 71.

  • 'Just for Kids' campaign benefits Kosair

    Kosair Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Foundation and Norton Healthcare officials announced Sept. 25 a $208 million “Just for Kids” Campaign to benefit Kosair Children’s Hospital – the first major philanthropic campaign in the hospital’s 116-year history. Kosair Children’s Hospital is Kentucky’s only free-standing, full-service children’s hospital.

  • Magistrate files suit after requests are denied

    An Oldham County magistrate has filed suit against the judge-executive after his requests for information were denied.

    Magistrate Scott Davis submitted a written complaint concerning an Open Meetings Law violation and requested the name of a secret donor who gave $100,000 to the fiscal court. Judge-Executive Duane Murner denied both.

  • Military news

    Carlson graduates from basic training

    U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael A. Carlson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Center evacuated

    Jacob’s Ladder preschool and surrounding businesses in Crestwood Station shopping center evacuated Monday afternoon after a man called the preschool and said, “There is a bomb in the building,” Oldham County Police public information officer Matt Cornell said.

    Police and firefighters searched the building and roof and found nothing suspicious, allowing the preschool and surrounding businesses to resume that afternoon.