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Today's News

  • Home invasion reported, investigation ongoing

    Officers from the La Grange Police Department responded to reports of a home invasion that came in on Mar. 26.

    Officers arrived to the 900 block of Woodland Ridge Road in La Grange, at approximately 11:16 a.m.

    On arrival, they found a babysitter with the 3-year-old child of the homeowners in her care. The woman told police that a white male suspect, posing as a delivery man, had entered the home when she answered the door.

  • Massie files new bill to repeal Patriot Act

    Congressmen Thomas Massie, R-KY, and Mark Pocan, D-WI, have introduced the Surveillance State Repeal Act, H.R. 1466, legislation that would repeal several federal mass surveillance laws enacted in the 2001 Patriot Act.

    The bill falls just short of full-scale repeal, though goes after the heart of the act by targeting controversial provisions, several of which are already up for renewal by Congress this year.

  • State health rankings emerge, highlighting frontrunners and strugglers

    Out of 120 counties in Kentucky, Oldham County is still considered one of the top five healthiest in a new county health rankings survey released last week.

    A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation survey concluded that Oldham County is ranked no. 2, falling behind Boone County in first place, in a statewide health assessment.

  • Golden Alerts help those in danger of losing golden memories

    When George Clayton Holcomb, 67, a sufferer of brain trauma, wandered off from his Oak Leaf Drive home earlier this month for the second time in two years, his family thought they would never see him again.

    Holcomb’s family, along with help from the La Grange Police and Fire Department and an area search and rescue team, searched for nearly six hours trying to locate the man, who was later found hiding from weather conditions at Falling Rock Quarry, according to Kevin Nuss, Director of Oldham County Emergency Management.

  • Public records -- April 2, 2015

    La Grange Police Arrests

    March 30 -- Dale R. Cox, 25, La Grange, was cited for no registered plates, failure of owner to maintain required ins, 1st offense, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure to surrender revoked operator’s license, possession of a controlled substance, 2nd degree, prescription controlled substance not in proper container, 2nd offense.

  • Lady Dragons finding light in search of season’s first win

    CRESTWOOD - South Oldham is experiencing first hand the growing pains of building a team full of youth. The Lady Dragons (0-4) are among four softball teams in Region 8 yet to win a game, but coach Jessica Turner is finding optimism in what is otherwise a rough start to the season.

  • Learning on the fly: Lady Colonels laying foundation for lacrosse in inaugural season

     Mary Cooksey is a Kentucky girls lacrosse official and she had to explain to players of one particular team before a game where out of bounds was on a lacrosse field. One player was about to face-off to start the match when she looked at her coach and simply said, “I don’t know how to face-off.”

  • ROUNDING THE BASES: Colonels offense struggles, Mustangs stay unbeaten

    BUCKNER - Oldham County is doing everything right defensively. Pitchers are throwing strikes and defense is making routine plays. Now the Colonels need to offense to click to “piece it all together.”

    OC continued its offensive woes Monday evening in a 1-0 home loss to Male where Colonels only got three hits in its second shutout loss of the year.

  • South Oldham's simple man

    South Oldham baseball has a new look this year, but it’s a trend that takes one back in time. Stirrups and shorter baseball pants are now replacing the modern trend of long pants worn to a players’ ankles. If you take a picture of the team on the field and made it black and white it would look like a picture from your grandfather’s playing days.

  • Public records

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Joseph Kozdemba, 56, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, 1st offense, possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle prohibited, carrying a concealed weapon.

    Caressa K. Weathers, 27, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offenses.