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Today's News

  • Education Briefs July 17

    Back to school event

    Oldham County Schools’ Employees Back to School Worship Event with guest speaker Bob Russell, Aug. 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Crestwood Baptist Church.

    This service will be to support and encourage our staff as we prayerfully begin the 2014-15 school year This is a collaboration among communities of faith and not a church-sponsored event

    Questions? Contact Tish Cordrey at 938-1426 or Lauri Pytko at 295-3680.

    Farr honored

  • Health fair at Baptist Health La Grange

    Do you know your risk for heart disease, diabetes or osteoporosis? Find out your risk for these conditions as well as equip yourself with the latest health information at a free Family Health Fair at Baptist Health La Grange on Friday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is not required.

    Free screenings include:

    •Body mass index

    •Blood glucose

    •Blood pressure

  • Prospect dentistry holds ribbon cutting

    The Prospect area’s newest pediatric dentistry office, Kid’s Dentistree Prospect, hosted their grand opening on June 30. The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce was on hand to help them officially cut the ribbon. Located at 9217 US Highway 42, Prospect, Dr. Winters and Dr. Bollenback are accepting new patients.

  • Community briefs July 17

    Heat Break

    The La Grange Fire Department will host a yard sale and “heat break” area during Oldham County Day on Saturday. From 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the main fire station in La Grange, there will be free popsicles, cheap bottled water and a yard sale.

    Proceeds go to the Shop with Sparky program. The main bays will also be open for people to come inside and get out of the heat and a fire hose will spray down kids every hour on the hour.

    Trivia Night

  • OCEA gets approval for sewer, surcharge increases

    Customers of the Oldham County Environmental Authority can expect to see an average increase of seven and a half dollars in their monthly bills soon.

    OCEA, also known as Veolia Water, was granted a 4.5 percent rate increase for sewer charges, as well as a $5.59 flat increase to a monthly surcharge by the Oldham County Fiscal Court Tuesday. According to figures given by OCEA, the increases amount to an extra $7.43 a month for the average customer.

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court approved the increase by voice vote at its bi-monthly meeting Tuesday.

  • Mosley receives new trial date

     

    The trial of a former police officer accused of official misconduct has been reset for an October date.

  • Local gym features national champion

     

    At just nine years old, Oldham County resident Hayley Fiegle is a national champion.

    Fiegle placed first out of 70 people in the 2013 United States Trampoline and Tumbling Association National Championship in both the Novice Trampoline division and Novice Double-Mini Trampoline division.

    “It’s great to be in the Top 10, and here she comes with two national first place trophies,” Coach Nick Young said. “She was on cloud nine.”

  • OC Day Parade Grand Marshals celebrate 50 years of Project Guild

    Roughly 50 years to the day, 14 women in their 20s gathered in La Grange with a similar goal in mind, one focused on improving their community by tackling smaller, but necessary, projects.

    Little did they know that decades later, that first official meeting of Project Guild would lead to numerous fundraising events, a day-long festival or even a parade where they will be honored as grand marshals this year.

  • Council approves new Pewee Valley town center

     

    Pewee Valley residents are one step closer to a redesign of its city center after council members approved the option selected by an online vote in a council meeting earlier this week.

    In June, voters were given the option to choose from two Town Square concept plans, one keeping the city’s fire pit in Town Square and one relocating it.

    Council members tallied the 127 votes and by a vote of 36, residents of Pewee Valley chose Town Square Concept A. Concept B received 25 votes and 9 people voted for the “other” option.

  • Berry given offer in abuse case

    A man accused of sexual abuse of a female minor has received a plea offer to resolve his case.

    Michael P. Berry, 36, was indicted in April on three counts of sexual abuse after being arrested by Kentucky State Police in March. Berry has denied the charges.

    According to the police report of his arrest, Berry admitted to a KSP officer that he committed sexual abuse of a female minor during a two-week period at his Oldham County home in late February.