Today's News

  • History Center renovations underway, Gala to be held soon






    A little over a year ago, the Oldham County Historical Society launched a two-year campus campaign to raise $2 million in order to renovate its Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum, the Rob Morris Educational Building and the J.C. Barnett Libraries and Archives.

  • Oldham County Library plans to expand facilities

    The Oldham County Library hopes to expand its facilities in Goshen and Crestwood following its expansion of the main location in La Grange.  

    After opening a new building to serve as the main library in La Grange with dramatically expanded facilities, Library Director Susan Eubank wants to take similar actions in the smaller branch libraries located in other parts of Oldham County.  

  • EMS to build new ambulance facility in La Grange

     Oldham County EMS plans to build a new ambulance facility at Baptist Health La Grange and the building will be located along New Moody Lane, just beyond the hospital.

    Todd Early, director of Oldham County EMS, said that the decision made sense not only strengthen the existing partnership between Baptist Health La Grange and Oldham County’s EMS service, but it will also improve services for the Oldham County area.  

  • Celebrating Labor Day

     Punctuated by backyard cookouts and the last dips in the pool, for most Americans Labor Day is the last chance to enjoy all summer has to offer.

    The national holiday, however, was created to celebrate workers and their achievements following a dark time in America’s labor history marked by excessively long work days, child labor, poor wages and unsafe working conditions.

  • Community in Brief - Sept. 3, 2015

     Farmers’ Market Hosts Farm to Table Dinner

    The La Grange Farmers’ Market and Artisans will present a Farm to Table Dinner on Monday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Main Street Bourbon and Ale House. The event will start with appetizers featuring local salsas and dips, followed by dinner featuring locally raised meats and vegetables, all prepared by guest chef Gary Bajdek.

  • Public Records - Sept. 3, 2015

     KSP Arrests

    Daniel Carson, 33, La Grange – arrested Aug. 28 on I-71 north for DUI


    Mark Noderer, 46, La Grange – arrested Aug. 29 on I-71 north for DUI


    La Grange Police

  • Accused hatchet murderer trial set

    New motions have been filed in the case of Gail Kelley, a Pewee Valley woman accused of killing her boyfriend with a hatchet.

    In a pre-trial hearing last Thursday, Kelley’s defense attorneys filed two motions in front of Judge Karen Conrad. The motions were requests for expert witnesses to be present during a deposition. 

    Conrad granted the motions to the defense, which will give the Commonwealth 20 days to respond.

  • Karem steps down from Oldham Chamber
  • City of Prospect addresses flooding issues with MSD

    On Thursday August 20, a meeting between Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) and the City of Prospect was held to address the severe flooding issues impacting the community of Prospect following June and July’s heavy rainfall.
    In attendance were officials from both MSD, including Executive Director Greg Heitzman, and representatives from Prospect’s city council, including Mayor John Evans. The meeting, which was open to the public, also drew heavy attendance from citizens of Prospect, many of whom were there to address grievances with MSD’s service.

  • Buckner resident to compete at national pageant

    Between school, her internship, her band, her sorority and pageants, 20-year-old Hannah Estes has her plate full.

    The current Miss Metro Louisville competed for the title of Miss Kentucky on July 4 in Lexington. Estes was named second runner-up and is now going on to compete at the National Sweetheart Pageant.

    “I definitely didn’t expect to get second runner-up,” Estes said. “It’s a really good experience.”