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Today's News

  • 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

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • County fair entries due soon

    Anyone looking to win a blue ribbon in the Oldham County Fair should register their exhibits and food on Monday and Tuesday.

    This year, blue ribbon exhibitors will receive a premium of $6; second place will receive $4; third place will receive $2 for a total of $3,420 handed out over several categories.

    Registration for exhibits will take place on Monday from 2 to 7 p.m. and 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the Home and Family Arts Center at the Fairgrounds.

  • New pedestrian bridge connects Old La Grange road in Buckner

    A long-awaited pedestrian bridge has officially opened to runners, walkers and cyclists in Buckner.

    The bridge connects Old La Grange Road alongside Interstate 71, which separated the road when it was built. The bridge was a main piece in the Oldham County Bike, Pedestrian and Greenways Master Plan, County Judge-Executive David Voegele said.

  • City of Goshen amends pet law to include cats on leashes, mayor unsure of enforcement

    Putting a dog on a leash for an afternoon walk through the park may not seem that big of a deal, but Goshen residents will soon have to restrain their cats from running free.

    The City of Goshen decided in June that Chapter 90 of the City Ordinances regarding animals needed to be updated to address the issue of cats.

  • Circuit Clerk’s office to close for account updates

    Oldham County is scheduled to go live with the new court system’s Accounts Receivable program on August 1. There are 22 Kentucky counties using the AR program.

    The Accounts Receivable program allows the KYCOURTS case management system to speak electronically to the Receipts/Bookkeeping system. The Judicial Branch is required to report monies owed to the state general fund and the new AR program makes it possible to report this information electronically. Previously, this information was available only through a time-consuming manual process.

  • Edlin wins in Buckner

    Prospect resident Taylor Edlin shot an 8-over 44 to win the nine-hole 11-13 girls division title at the Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour event July 9 at Oldham County Country Club in Buckner.

    Edlin defeated Louisville’s Molly Bebelaar on the first hole of a sudden death playoff.