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Today's News

  • DAVIS: I WON'T RESIGN

    JEFFERSONVILLE, IND. — A Clark County, Ind. jury could decide as early as Nov. 16 the fate of embattled Magistrate Scott Davis, who faces 20 charges — including five counts of theft — for allegedly defrauding victims in a Kentucky Oaks and Derby ticket scheme last month.

    Davis pleaded not guilty Monday to all charges.

    His attorney, Ted Walton, spoke briefly to a swarm of media outside a Clark Superior Courtroom.

  • TRYING TIMES FOR BUSINESSES

    Owners of the 111-year-old Boone Gardiner Garden Center, Inc. say they hope to reemerge and reorganize after filing for bankruptcy last week.

    “We have agonized over this decision for some time and have done everything in our power to avoid it,” owners Matthew and Hope Gardiner said in a joint statement. “However, this seems to be the most prudent course of action in order to keep our 111-year-old business going while we rebuild it for the future.”

  • Power restored to 548 after La Grange park fire

    Power has been restored to more than 500 La Grange households  after a Thursday night fire destroyed playground equipment, downed power lines — and left many in the dark.

    La Grange Fire & Rescue responded to a call placed at 10:56 p.m. Thursday indicating some playground equipment at Wilburn Park was on fire.

    Arson is suspected and an investigation is underway, said a La Grange police officer.

  • Show me the money

     Now that a long media campaign and weeks of collecting have wrapped, WHAS Crusade for Children has turned to the next step in helping students with special needs — determining who gets the money.

  • BREAKING NEWS: County attorney dead at 64

    County Attorney John Fendley passed away at 2:45 p.m. today, according to Oldham County Judge-Executive Duane Murner. Fendley has been county attorney since 1989. Funeral arrangements will be posted as soon as The Oldham Era receives them.

     

  • Arson suspected in fire that left 548 homes powerless

    Officials say an explosion rocked parts of La Grange Thursday night, shortly before playground equipment erupted in flames at a downtown park.

    More than 500 La Grange households were left in the dark — and without air conditioning — after the fire downed nearby power lines. 

    La Grange Fire & Rescue responded to a call placed at 10:56 p.m. Thursday indicating some playground equipment at Wilburn Park was on fire.

    Arson is suspected in the June 17 incident, said a La Grange police officer.

  • Air quality alert issued for Saturday

    Oldham County will be included Saturday in an air quality alert of the Louisville Metro area. 

  • Athletes of the Year

     Will Vitalis

  • Spring was good to local teams

     State titles highlighted the close of the high school spring sports season.

  • The Power of God's Love

     Have you ever noticed how much better you feel about everything in your life when you know you are loved by someone – your spouse, a parent, your child, or friends? Such love can give us strength to live life with more confidence and joy.