Today's News

  • La Grange girl bags 400 lb. bear while hunting in Canada

       Weighing 95 pounds and standing 5-foot-3, on first glance, Mallory Richards looks like a typical 14-year-old girl. Unlike most of her peers, however, Richards did something different on summer break. 

  • New county-wide service for emergency notifications

    The county's emergency notification system is changing, and users of the current system may need to re-register for the new service.

    Messages about emergency events will now be sent by CodeRED, who recently acquired all of One Call Now's government clients.

    According to Kevin Nuss, emergency management director, old contacts for the system have been transfered over, but he advises residents to re-register to ensure their information is in the system and up-to-date.

  • PUBLISHER: You don’t have to go it alone

    The human eye tells more than it actually records. It was the look in my new family doctor’s eyes that telegraphed the seriousness of what he had just shown me. 

    On a desk below, a computer screen showed a CT scan. The white image in my body was not supposed to be there. 

    My soul sunk into fear and a mental gasp of “Oh my God, no.” 

  • YMCA Festival 5k: Racing after dark

    If you’re looking for an excuse to indulge in carnival food during Oldham County Day, here it is — the YMCA Festival 5k race and 1-mile walk.

    The race is the second leg of the Grand Slam, a four-race series in Oldham County that benefits several local non-profit organizations.

  • Come one, come all: Oldham County Day’s annual festivities will celebrate community

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    Oldham County’s largest event will fill downtown La Grange this weekend with music, vendors, food and a parade.

    It is the 42nd annual Oldham County Day, presented by the Project Guild of La Grange.

    This year’s parade — a keystone of the event — will honor the late Buddy Head, a life-long Oldham County resident and community supporter.

  • Free 'Annie' performances Friday, Saturday in Goshen

    Tomorrow is just a day away — and it'll be a big day for youth in St. Francis Goshen's intensive theater camp.

    About 20 youth in fifth through eighth grades will produce and perform "Annie" during two public shows Friday and Saturday.

    They will also perform scenes from the show during Oldham County Day.

    The camp is part of St. Francis Goshen's summer offerings, which include 10 other youth camps and six camps for preschoolers.

    The "Annie" camp split into two groups, cast and crew. 

  • GINGER: Stupid or just being funny?

    Hubby arrived home on Friday evening from a three week business trip to Tokyo. 

    I was unable to join him, but we did give the option to our three teenage children. 

    They all chose to forego the trip, citing fear of radioactive fallout as their number one concern. 

  • BOB MUELLER: Here's the way life works

    To draw a picture of the average life is not difficult. 

    We begin early in life looking forward to what we want to do, what we want to accomplish and what we want to possess. 

  • Cardinal Triathlon officials move race from Oldham County, cite safety concerns

    Safety concerns have prompted organizers of Saturday's Cardinal Triathlon to relocate the event out of Oldham County. The race, in its fifth year, has drawn elite athletes to the area as a tune-up before the August Ironman Louisville event.

    Organizers Todd and Cynthia Heady made a last-minute decision to move the race to Taylorsville after learning there would be no police support for the race.

  • County’s fireworks attract thousands

    The Fourth of July holiday was a dud last week in some Kentucky cities, including Prospect, where officials worried fireworks combined with dry conditions could set fires.

    Prospect Mayor Tom Eberle canceled the Prospect “Boomsday” celebration just hours before the event started, citing extreme heat and overly dry conditions.