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Today's News

  • La Grange Police looking for recruits

    Starting Feb. 25, La Grange Police Department (LPD) will offer a glimpse into the inner workings of police life.  For approximately ten years, LPD has offered area residents the chance to sign up for the La Grange Citizen’s Police Academy, where they can learn about real-life police work.  

  • Local celebrities prepare to hit the dance floor

    Prospect celebrities will soon take the stage and strut their stuff, all for a good cause.  

    Feb. 21 will see the third annual Dancing With Prospect Stars, this year moved to Bill Collins Ford at 4220 Bardstown Rd in Louisville.

    The event’s first year, which allowed six competitors to dance and raise money for the charity of their choice, was a surprise hit.

  • Snow Daze

    Though heavy snow was forecast last week, Oldham County Dispatch Director Kevin Nuss estimated that the county only received between two and three inches of snow.  Nuss also said that there were no severe emergency situations during the snow event.  He said dispatch responded to fewer than ten accidents.

    “Friday was eerily quiet,” Nuss said.  “I think people heeded the warnings to stay inside.”

  • Community Briefs, Jan. 28, 2016

    Veterans Park gains sponsor

    United Parcel Service Vice President Ed Geers,his wife Rachael and their family, have become a  Five Star Sponsor ($5,000 or more) of Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky. 

  • District explains school closing process

    After an unusually warm December, low temperatures and snowfall have hit Oldham County, making the possibility of snow days real once again.
    Tracy Green, director of communications for Oldham County Schools (OCS), said that the process for deciding whether school should be canceled begins very early in the morning.

  • CityPlace celebrates one full year
  • Prospect City Council approves Google Fiber

    Prospect’s city council approved a resolution at their Jan. 11 meeting to allow Google to bring their high-speed internet service, Google Fiber, to Louisville and surrounding areas.
    Google Fiber is an internet and cable service that is only available to a select group of cities. The service is already available in Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Kansas City, Nashville, Provo, Raleigh, Salt Lake City and San Antonio. Google is now exploring providing the service to the Louisville area.

  • Black tie not required
  • Crews respond to house fire
  • Homeless count to take place in Oldham County

    Good News Homes will conduct a street count of homeless individuals in Oldham County on Wednesday, Jan. 27, as part of the 2016 K-Count coordinated by Kentucky Housing Corporation, the state housing finance agency, and the Kentucky Interagency Council on Homelessness. 

    The K-Count is a point-in-time snapshot of homeless persons in every county in the state, excluding Fayette and Jefferson Counties. Due to separate funding applications from the federal government, these two counties will conduct their own count.