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Today's News

  • South Oldham Rotary Club inducts new officers, committee chairs

    The South Oldham Rotary Club held their Annual Installation Banquet at 314 Exchange in Pewee Valley on June 26 to install incoming officers and committee chairs. The evening started with a fabulous dinner catered by Latte Café and entertainment by Emily Meredith, daughter of Rotarian Dave Meredith and club member Ryan Oliver.

  • Police, fire face off for gridiron fundraiser
  • Registration open for Hillcrest Youth triathalon

    The Hillcrest Youth Association will hold the Sixth Annual Youth Triathlon August 16 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Two hundred athletes will compete in swimming, biking and running in the Hillcrest Neighborhood. Participation is open to the public for youth ages 4-16 as of Aug. 1, and is $40, plus a $10 one-day USAT certificate. No training wheels are allowed.

    Registration is open now at www.active.com. There will be no late registration or registrations on the day of the race.

  • Rivers Edge long-term care center in Prospect wins national quality award
  • Ertel - Aberli ENGAGEMENT

    Jessica Ertel and Jason Aberli announce their recent engagement. Jessica is the daughter of F. Joseph and Suzette Ertel of La Grange. Jason is the son of Donald and Sue Aberli of Louisville. Their wedding date is Oct. 3 in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The reception will be held at Sawyer Hayes Community Center in Louisville.

  • 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.