Today's News

  • Police accepting applications for Citizens’ Police Academy

    The La Grange Police Department is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2010 Citizens’ Police Academy.  

    During the academy, participants meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays from March 18 to May 20 to learn about local police and the justice system. 

  • Three file for state senate seat

    State Sen. Ernie Harris is seeking re-election in November and faces two Oldham residents for his seat. 

    Harris is in his fourth term in the Kentucky Senate.

    La Grange resident John Black, a Democrat, and Goshen resident Don Godfrey, a  Republican, also seek the 26th district seat. 

    The state’s 26th Senate District, includes Carroll, Oldham, Trimble, Henry and a portion of Jefferson counties. 

    Harris, 62, a Crestwood resident,  works as a pilot for UPS when the Kentucky Legislature is not in session. 

  • South Oldham hosts college, career night

    South Oldham High School will host a college and career night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the  SOHS cafeteria.

    The topic isee alternatives to attending a four-year college and allows students to learn what options are available to those who may not want to or be able to attend a four-year college right out of high school.ee 

    Representatives from local career schools and community colleges will discuss programs available to high school graduates.

  • Super Supper series continues at Irish Rover Too

    eeThe second of the Oldham County History Center Super Supper evening programs takes place Wednesday. 

    “Kentucky Afield: A Nightee with Tim Farmer” is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Irish Rover Too.

    “Kentucky Afield” host, director and producer Tim Farmer, will give a history of the world’s longest-running television show, “Kentucky Afield.”ee Vintage wildlife films by Carl Maslowski will be featured as background entertainment during dinner. 

  • ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ may return to Kentucky

    Producers for ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition are looking for families in the greater Louisville area whose homes are in desperate need of help. 

    Casting Supervisor Rebecca Shumsky said they’re “looking for deserving people and inspiring families that America can really root for.” 

    Interested families should e-mail a short description of their family story to: castingky@gmail.com. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 12. 

  • Storm water postcards will include recipe

    Oldham residents will soon receive postcards with information about storm water management to keep in their recipe books.

    Kevin Eldridge, board chair for the county’s Storm Water Management District, updated county officials Tuesday on the district’s progress as well as a unique way to inform 


  • Overcash named to University of Colorado at Boulder’s dean’s list

    University of Colorado at Boulder freshman Erin Overcash was recently  named to the dean’s list. 

    Students must earn a 3.6 grade-point average to be named to the dean’s list.ee

    Overcash is the daughter of Wendell and Joanne Overcash of Goshen. She is an aerospace engineering student and a member of the track team. She is a graduate of North Oldham High School.

  • 35 years of service

    Members of the Pewee Valley Fire Department honored Eddie Klosterman for 35 years of volunteer service Saturday during the department’s annual awards banquet. 

    Klosterman, of Crestwood, told the crowd he became interested in volunteering as a firefighter after his brother joined. These days, Klosterman volunteers alongside his two 18-year-old sons, Alex and Andrew Klosterman.

  • Cowboy Church welcomes the Alvarado Road Show

     Alvarado Road Show, presented by the Christian County Cowboy Church, will perform in concert 8 p.m. Friday at the Oldham County Fairgrounds. Admission is free. For information call 222-7857 or 553-3696. For information about Cowboy Church, e-mail cowboychurch@insightbb.com.

  • AARP will offers free tax help at library

    Beginning Monday, AARP will offer free tax help at the Oldham County Public Library in La Grange.

    Two weekly four-hour sessions will be offered – Mondays from noon to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. –  in the library’s meeting room. Sessions end April 9. The sessions are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis.