Today's News

  • Public records - Oct. 15, 2015

     La Grange Police

    Ronald L. Johnson, 61, La Grange — cited Oct. 7 for operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license and failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense


    Ellen K. Perkins, 51, La Grange — arrested Oct. 8 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense


  • South Oldham Rotary chooses student of the month

     Members of the South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at their Sept. 11 meeting. 

  • Federal food program offered at child development center

     Pewee Valley Presbyterian Child Development Center announces participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no extra charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  

  • Marching band set to perform Oct. 23

     South Oldham’s Marching Dragons performed their 2015 show “Snake in the Grass” this past weekend at Butler Traditional High School. The Marching Dragons won Best Colorguard, second place in their class and placed fourth overall out of 15 bands. Everyone is invited to SOHS’s Dragon Stadium at 5:30 pm on Friday, Oct. 23, when the Marching Dragons will perform for parents and the community prior to competing in KMEA regional competition, the next step to state finals competition. This performance is free to all.

  • Education in brief - Oct. 15

     Department of Agriculture sponsors student contest

    Agriculture Commissioner James Comer invites Kentucky students to enter the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s annual Farm to School Month Art Contest.

    The theme is “Farm to School Lunch Snapshot.” Any student attending a public, private, parochial or home school in Kentucky is eligible to participate.

  • A focus on women’s health

    By Karen Wyatt 

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month — a good time for women to pay special attention to their overall health. With help from the Centers for Disease Control, the YMCA offers these suggestions to help women stay healthy and fit. With the return of busy school days and the crush of holiday activities, it’s easy to fall off the “healthy living” wagon.

    Get recommended screenings and preventive care

  • Living ethically

     I know that conscience is something hard to explain and, whatever it is, it must be learned and developed.  Some people have done very evil things, yet they were following what they thought was their conscience.  But after psychologists have said all they can in explaining the human conscience (and some of them even explain it completely away) still we recognize a voice within saying, “This is right; that is wrong.”

  • Voegele announces special election for alcohol sales

     By David Voegele, Oldham County Judge-Executive

    Last year, the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development announced plans to initiate a petition drive to hold a special election to determine whether retail alcohol sales should be permitted in all of Oldham County. The Chamber’s petition drive began April 10 of this year.

  • KSP Trooper promoted

     Kentucky State Police Lt. Lawrence C. Newton, center, Jr., a La Grange resident, received his promotion certificate from Ky. Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Sec. J. Michael Brown, left, and KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer at a ceremony in Lexington on Sept. 30.  A 17-year veteran of the agency, Newton is assigned to the KSP Criminal Identification and Records Branch.

  • USDA resources offered

     USDA Rural Development State Director Thomas G. Fern announced today that USDA has scheduled seven ‘USDA Resource Day’ events throughout Kentucky as part of USDA’s StrikeForce Initiative for Rural Growth and Opportunity. 

    A valued partner of USDA, the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Cooperative Extension) will host the seven locations for the information sharing events.