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Today's News

  • OCS Scores Well on State Tests

    Recently realeased data shows the majority of Oldham County Schools have once again scored well above the average on state testing.

    The district as a whole scored in the 96th percentile, ranking as distinguished, the top ranking the state gives.  District superintendent Will Wells said he was proud of the overall work of the county.

  • Doctor Sees Different Kind of Problem in OC

    Dr. Charity Whitehill said she thinks this county is facing a serious crisis. Not a health crisis, government conspiracy or a impending terror strike, but a communication crisis.

    Whitehill recently opened a new business in La Grange called Dr. Charity Communications that specializes in helping people understand communication better.

    She said many problems today, such as suicide and divorce could be solved if people understood their emotions and could express them well. Cases of domestic violence especially upset her.

  • Shelter Waives Some Adoption Fees for the Month

    Many of the dogs and cats at the Oldham County animal shelter are just neglected or abandoned pets looking for a new home. Animal Control Officer Barbara Rosenman is doing her best to find them the homes they deserve.

  • Teacher charged with DUI

     

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    A Locust Grove Elementary teacher has been arrested by Oldham County Police on charges of drunken driving.

  • Lawsuit with Former Mayor Settled

     

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    The City of La Grange settled its lawsuit against former mayor Elsie Carter almost three years after she left office.

  • Goshen Teen Awarded for Service After Struggles

    The chances of Kinsey Morrison making it to 17-years-old were 0.00047 percent.

    Odds so miniscule, doctors had told her parents, Karen and Audrey Morrison, to call in hospice and tell their oldest daughter goodbye at 6 years old.  

    Kinsey Morrison should not be here.

    Yet here she is, an energetic Goshen resident who is a senior at St. Francis, a private school with campuses in Oldham County and Louisville.

  • Johnson arrested on additional sex charges

     

  • Liberty Elementary Marks 90 Years

     Students and teachers at Liberty Elementary School celebrated the school’s 90th Birthday this past week. They signed a wall in Liberty Elementary designed to be a birthday cake and the school had events all last week for their birthday, including wearing 90 things in one day and dressing like an 90-year-old day.

  • Johnson case sent to Grand Jury

     Cases involving allegations a La Grange man possessed child pornography and sexually abused a minor are heading to a grand jury.

    Richard Wayne Johnson, 35, has been charged with 14 counts of possession of child pornography and one count each of incest, sexual abuse of a minor and sodomy.

    A previous charge of rape of a minor was dismissed.

    Johnson appeared in court Wednesday for a pre-trial hearing on his two separate cases. District Court Judge Diana Wheeler heard testimony from two KSP detectives who worked each case of charges against Johnson.

  • CUB Player of the Week

    The CUB Bank Player of the Week for Oldham County High School Football is Ross Gravig. Ross is pictured here with Chuck Harper of CUB Bank.