Today's News

  • Students propose parking, other improvements during charrette

    Plans for the revitalization of La Grange came a step closer to reality last weekend as residents met with planning students to develop new ideas for an old city.

    About 100 residents stopped by the La Grange Community Center Saturday to offer their two cents about local themes, such as housing, entertainment, economic development, connectivity and environment.

  • Need to reach the City of Pewee Valley?

    Pewee Valley Town Hall
    312 Mt. Mercy Drive, PO Box 769
    Pewee Valley, Ky. 40056
    (502) 241-8343

    Town council meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month at Town Hall.

    Mayor Bob Rogers
    (502) 241-7340

  • Need to reach the City of La Grange?

    La Grange City Hall
    307 W. Jefferson Street
    La Grange, KY 40031
    Phone: (502) 222-1433
    Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

    City council meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month in the Fiscal Court Room, 100 W. Jefferson St., La Grange.


  • Timing of stoplight on bypass may have contributed to fatal crash

    By Lisa King

    Sean Holland was a teenager who wanted so badly to be a firefighter that for two years he has been devoting his spare time to learning that job, serving as a  junior firefighter.
    But that dream ended abruptly Saturday afternoon when Holland died in the first fatal crash on the new Shelbyville Bypass.

  • Woman’s misfortune followed by lucky trip to Superbowl

    A family that fell on hard times last month is getting by with heaps of support from their community, and an auspicious contest win.
    Traci Fawbush’s house was destroyed Jan. 5 after a space heater caught fire in an upstairs bedroom.
    A neighbor called her at work that day, saying there was smoke emanating from the upper floor of Fawbush’s River Bluff home.

  • Old Henry extension could divert traffic from busy neighborhood streets

    It’s evening rush hour, and Village Green Boulevard is a hot spot for commuters seeking a shortcut from Jefferson County to Pewee Valley and Crestwood.
    Gail Thiel lives on the street, and watches commuters speed by, traveling from I-265 via Old Henry and Reamers roads in a hurry to get home.

  • County's GOP chair announces resignation

    After a tumultuous year marked by dozens of letters to the editor defending and discrediting her leadership, Oldham County GOP Chair Anne Gernstein has resigned amid allegations of malfeasance.

    Gernstein announced her plans to resign during a GOP meeting Wednesday night in Crestwood, just a week after a local official requested she be removed from office.

  • Colonels edge Mustangs in low-scoring game

    GOSHEN – Fresh off a run-and-gun rout of rival South Oldham, the Oldham County Colonels were forced to play the opposite way coming out with a 37-36 road win over North Oldham Friday.
    “Man, this one was a lot different than the last game,” OCHS senior guard Blake Payne said. “It was really hard to get into any kind of flow, but we won.”

  • Whitfield leads Lady Dragons over Lady Colonels

    BUCKNER – For Jasmine Whitfield it was simply a matter of taking a breath.
    After watching a 13-point lead evaporate to three points early in the fourth quarter, Whitfield helped lead a charge by the South Oldham Lady Dragons that pushed them back to the front en route to a 55-37 win over Oldham County Friday.

  • Henderson leads Colonels by Dragons

    BUCKNER – Dylan Henderson picked the right time to showcase his new game.
    Henderson, a senior guard for the Oldham County High School Colonels, broke loose for 24 points before a packed house Friday to lead the Colonels to a 75-60 win over cross county rival South Oldham.