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Today's News

  • Learning Garden awarded $2,500 grant

    The Learning Garden Preschool and Child Development Center in La Grange was recently awarded a quality enhancement grant for $2,500. 

    Grants are funded by the Rural KIPDA Early Childhood Council and supported by the KIDS NOW initiative. Licensed centers and certified family homes in Bullitt, Henry, Spencer, Trimble, Shelby and Oldham counties are eligible, other eligibility standards are required.  For information about the grant, call 220-8624.

  • Oldham County Schools set graduation dates for area high schools

     Buckner Alternative High School’s graduation is 7 p.m. June 12 at the Oldham County Arts Center.

    South Oldham High School’s graduation is 11 a.m. June 13, Oldham County High School’s graduation is 2:30 p.m. June 13 and North Oldham High School’s graduation is 6 p.m. June 13, all at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

  • Pewee considers scenic corridor design guidelines

    It’s no historical preservation ordinance, but the Pewee Valley City Council is once again considering design guidelines for homes and businesses in portions of the city. The areas along Ky. 146 and Ky. 22 are designated scenic corridors under the Oldham County Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance. The council is considering guidelines for those corridors, stretching 150 feet from the centerline of the two highways.

  • What Kind of God Do We Worship?

     As Moses led the people out of Egypt, and they approach the Promised Land, Moses sends 12 spies to see the land God is about to give them. Two of the spies, Joshua and Caleb, believe that with God’s continued help the land will be theirs. 

  • Council members question city’s spending

    Two payments to home-shopping giant QVC and several lunches on the city’s dime leave some council members questioning the best use of La Grange taxpayers’ money.

  • Police Reports

    Arrest warrants

    Jonathan J. Piasta, 26, 1002 E. Mailback Way, Crestwood, arrested by OCSO Feb. 24, failure to appear.

    Oseguera Magana-George, 28, Ashbury Best Western, La Grange, arrested by OCSO Feb. 24, failure to appear.

    Daniel Pablo Gomez, 34, 100 E. Madison St. No. 2, La Grange, arrested by OCSO Feb. 24, failure to comply.

    Gerardo Mendina-Torres, 40, 2300 Taft Circle, No. 121, Baytown, Texas, arrested by OCSO Feb. 23, failure to comply.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Glad airport won’t come to OC

    To the editor:

    Thank you, Oldham County for voting against the airport. I was so relieved to see that this peaceable community decided to take a stand on disturbing the peace.

    After living in Louisville the better part of my life, I moved to Oldham County in 2004. The beautiful countryside, the birds, the few farms that are left were wonderful. But more importantly was the peace and serenity that seems to abide here. 

  • Grand jury indicts nine

     An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Paul A. Chitwood, 34, is indicted for flagrant non-support.

    According to the indictment, between April 14, 2008 and Feb. 27, 2009 he persistently failed to provide support he could reasonably provide or knew he had a duty to provide.

    • Shannon D. Murray, 29, is indicted for first-degree promoting contraband.

    According to the indictment, on Sept. 30, when confined in the Oldham County Jail, he knowingly made, obtained or possessed methadone.

  • Residents ask, “Why does St. Al’s need so much light?”

     When Greg Wilson moved into his new home next to St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Pewee Valley in August, he had no complaints. But now, the new lights above the church and school do more than light up the campus all night long. They are bright enough to cast shadows within his house, he said.

  • Local students named to Murray State dean’s list

    Four local students have been named to the Murray State University dean’s list for the fall semester.