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Today's News

  • Eight charged with gang activity

    Eight people, including six La Grange residents, have been arrested for numerous charges, including engaging in organized crime.

    La Grange Police arrested the seven men and one woman last week and they were formally charged at an arraignment on Monday.

    All individuals charged are between 18 and 22 years old. The charges range from conspiracy to commit murder to gang recruitment and drug offenses.

  • La Grange passes fireworks law, gets donation

    Those wishing to sell or set off fireworks in La Grange must now comply with new laws limiting when such activities can occur.

    The La Grange City Council passed new fireworks laws at its October meeting, restricting the use of fireworks from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on all but a few select days.

    The exceptions will allow fireworks to be set off within city limits between 10 p.m. and midnight on the following days: New Year’s Eve, July 3rd, July 4th and Memorial Day.

  • Art show gives back to community-Part One

     

  • Presidential Visit

    University of Louisville President James Ramsey  speaks to the La Grange Rotary Club about the university’s future and it’s 2020 plan. Ramsey also addressed the budget situation in Kentucky and how it affects higher education.

  • Residents upset with sewer bills

    A group of residents near Orchard Grass have been caught up in a billing dispute over water and sewer charges, leading one to consider filing a lawsuit.

    Members of the Willow Creek subdivision, which is off U.S. 22 and straddles the Oldham County – Jefferson County line, say they have received utility bills charging for water and sewer from entities in both counties for more than a year.

    And efforts to resolve the issue have been futile so far, Alvin McIber, one of the concerned residents, said.

  • NOHS teacher up for top award

    For Craig Grimm, teaching is a competition.

    “I’m a pretty competitive person,” Grimm, a social studies teacher at North Oldham High School, said. “I want to get the best out of myself and my kids every single day.”

    That daily drive is likely one of the reasons Grimm has been named a semifinalist at the high school level for the 2014 Teacher of the Year award.

    The award is given annually to one elementary, middle and high school teacher by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland, Inc.

  • Lending a Hand

     

  • Rawlings quiet about Southern States purchase

    Soon after the Rawlings Foundation purchased the former Southern States building for $650,000, demolition began as did rumors about what might take the place of the farm supply store.

    George Rawlings, of the Rawlings Group and the Rawlings Foundation, would not say specifically what his intentions were for the buildings that comprise the property, but did speak in general terms, referring first to the loss of a community-oriented business.

  • Massie blames process for shutdown

    As conversations continue over the government shutdown and raising of the nation’s debt ceiling, the congressman who represents Oldham County says the process is to blame for these events.

    Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie represents Kentucky’s 4th District, which spans from Oldham County north to the state border and east to Lewis County.

  • Teacher charged with DUI pleads not guilty

    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, 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.