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Today's News

  • Brownies help homeless

    Brownies from Girl Scout Troop 2221 donated gently used items to Good News Homes. Good News Homes helps to provide transitional housing for families that are homeless. Currently GNH has 13 housing unites across Oldham and Trimble Counties and receives between 150 and 200 housing requests a year, Program Director Stephanie Skeens said.

  • Cemetery clean-up

    The La Grange Historical African-American Cemetery received some much-needed attention this past Saturday from the local congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    The cemetery is located two blocks north of Hwy.146 at the junction of Third and Fourth Avenues. The earliest burial documented at the cemetery is from 1849. It is the final resting place for 115 African-Americans who lived here in Oldham County.

  • Community briefs April 17

    TCCAA Plan

    The Tri-County Community Action Agency will display the FY 2015 Community Service Block Grant Plan in the CAA’s office located at 1015 Dispatchers Way La Grange. The public is invited to view the plan between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. This project is funded, in part, under a contract with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services with funds from the Community Service Block Grant Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • La Grange Utilities Commission awaiting ordinance changes

    A search for a new director for the La Grange Utilities Commission is slightly delayed while the commission waits for a new ordinance to be passed by the La Grange City Council.

  • Berry pleads not guilty

    An Oldham County man arrested and charged with one count of sexual abuse has plead not guilty to that charge.

    Kentucky State Police arrested Michael P. Berry, 36, March 20 in Elizabethtown, after interviewing Berry about the alleged abuse.

    According to the arrest report, 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.

    An interview with the victim matched what Berry told KSP, according to the police report, which resulted in his arrest.

  • Help wanted with locating Oldham probation violators

    The following individuals are wanted for probation violation in Oldham County: Anthony Yochum, Nikko Hopson, Destin Kunker and Lincoln “Nate” Grant. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact Contact Rick Gray at Probation & Parole by calling 502-222-1492 x225.

  • Harper: ‘Captain Obvious’ likes California Chrome

    The final major Derby preps are in the books. 

    In the storied 139 year history of America’s most famous horse race, many jockeys, trainers and owners have made the trip to the ‘Ville with the prohibitive favorite and the most likely winner… on paper. 

  • Mustangs working on the basics

    GOSHEN – North Oldham’s run-based offense may look “old-fashioned” to outsiders, according to coach Billy Martin.

  • Crestwood council approves proposed Walmart

    Walmart will once again have a store in Crestwood, after the city council approved a proposed SuperCenter store on Veterans Memorial Parkway at a special meeting Wednesday.

    The Crestwood City Council approved an ordinance rezoning the property at 6701 Veterans Memorial Parkway, also known as Highway 329 Bypass, as well as a development plan for the Walmart, unanimously.

  • Kansas City releases Rauch

    Former Oldham County standout Jon Rauch was released by the Kansas City Royals March 28, about two months after the pitcher signed a minor league deal with the club.