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Today's News

  • Jefferies indicted for Carroll crash

    By KRISTIN BECK

    Landmark News Service

    A Carroll County grand jury indicted a Goshen man Monday on charges stemming from a motor vehicle accident Feb. 26 that injured a Carroll County family.

    Donald S. Jefferies, 50, was indicted on three counts of first-degree assault, a class B felony with a penalty of 10-20 years imprisonment, a fine of $1,000-10,000 and the revocation of a driver’s license for six months on each count.

  • On the fast track

    Like many 15-year-olds, Carrollton native Cody Brown likes to drive fast.

    The difference between Brown and his peers, though, is Brown is finally getting paid to do so.

    The freshman at Carroll County High School spends his weekends racing for U.S. Legends Car International, spending time in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio racing the smaller cars.

    And last week, while many Oldham County students were on the beach for Spring Break, about a dozen Harmony Elementary students got to meet the young racecar driver.

  • New law won’t affect graduation

    A law passed by state legislators last week won’t have any effect on the end of school for Oldham County Schools this year.

    The law allows school districts to extend their school day to make up hours lost to cancelations for winter weather and sets June 6 as the last day of school if a district so chooses.

    A school district can end their year before June 6, if they have the correct amount of educational hours achieved before then, as well.

  • Family goes online for help with ALS

     

    Persistent ankle weakness led Michael Hamilton to a diagnosis he never expected.

    The 48-year-old father and grandfather was diagnosed with ALS in August 2013 after months of testing. Recently, Hamilton’s oldest daughter Jennifer has started an online fundraiser to buy her father a handicap accessible van.

  • Salon owner sees beauty in everyone

     

    Hair cuts, color and coffee. That’s what you can expect at the new Tangles Salon in Buckner.

    After Julia Neely grew tired of missing out on her children’s lives because of her job, she made a change. Neely stepped off of the factory floor at Rockwell International and went back to school to become a cosmetologist.

  • Pewee Valley sets special meeting for new development in city core

     

    The Pewee Valley City Council has called for a special meeting to discuss new construction near the town’s center.

    The city will have a meeting on Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. to discuss a new building at the site of the currently unused PNC building on Foley Avenue.

    Hagan Properties is looking to demolish the current building and replace it with their headquarters. The real estate development company is seeking to relocate to Pewee Valley from Louisville.

  • Agent returns to La Grange with new insurance business

     

    A familiar name in Oldham County is bringing his business back to La Grange.

    Matthew Carter, son of County Attorney John Carter, has brought his insurance business to 2311 S. Highway 53 in La Grange, after spending a few years in Jefferson County.

    Aines, Carter and Associates specializes in insurance options for people 60 and older, Carter said. They often help seniors transition into Medicare, deal with supplements and other health and life insurance needs, he said.

  • Barry named April Artist of the Month for Gallery 104
  • Holy week community services
  • Spring wildflower walks at Creasey Mahan

    Spring Wildflower Walks with Tavia, Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. The event is free, but donations encouraged.