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Today's News

  • Munson pleads not guilty to DUI

    A Locust Grove Elementary teacher arrested and charged with driving under the influence has pleaded not guilty to those charges at her initial arraignment.

    Laura Munson, 52, appeared in Oldham County District Court with her attorney, Andrew Howell, last Wednesday to enter her not guilty plea.

    It is Munson’s second DUI offense in the last five years, having previously been arrested for DUI in Breckinridge County in 2009.

  • Battle of Perryville remembered in author’s book

    On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville left more than 7,500 Confederate and Union soldiers dead or wounded outside of Perryville, KY.  Kentucky’s largest Civil War battle left the 300 citizens of this town to deal with the aftermath from a bloody battle and the rubble that remained behind.

    Henry Fales Perry of the 38th Indiana Infantry Regiment described the scene the following day:  “The spectacle presented by the battlefield was enough to make angels weep.”

  • New Postmasters to be installed

    The pomp and circumstance will be quadrupled in Oldham County on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. That’s when four Postmasters will be sworn-in at Briar Hill Park, 7320 Orchard Grass Blvd. East, in Crestwood.

    Randalene Cross, Andrea Braden, Patricia Stonicher and Kimberlee Travis will be installed as Postmasters of Crestwood, Pewee Valley, Goshen and LaGrange, respectively.

  • History Press Author Dinner Series

    Thursday, October 24 AT 6:30 PM

    OLDHAM COUNTY HISTORY CENTER

  • Living Treasure-Georgia Hampton
  • CUB Player of the Week
  • Business Briefs

    Haselton Appointed

    Gov. Beshear has appointed the following members to the Education Commission of the States to serve at the pleasure of the Governor: W. Blake Haselton, of LaGrange, is dean of the College of Education at the University of Louisville. The appointment replaces Bonnie L. Freeman.

    Walker awarded

    On September 11, the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors awarded Colleen E. Walker of Kentucky Select Properties the prestigious President’s Award.  

  • Recent Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

     

  • Righteousness-a never failing stream

    Over the last two weeks I have looked at the powerful words from the prophet Amos.  Speaking for God we read, “I hate, I despise your religious festivals; your assemblies are a stench to me…But let justice roll on like a river, and righteousness like a never-failing stream (Amos 5:21 & 24). 

  • Public Records

    Shelby Co. Grand Jury Indictments

    Joshua Wayne Noe, 27, Crestwood - Theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and third-degree burglary

     

    October 7-11, 2013

    Property Transfers

    Ronald and Kelli Weakly to James and Alice Curtis, quitclaim, tract 2A, 40’ utility easement and access for use of 2B, Rebel Ridge Road, LaGrange, $1.00

    Steven and Karen Loch to Terry and Tammy Mayes, lot 83, Woodridge Estates, 2000 Stephanie Kaye Drive, LaGrange, $279,000