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Today's News

  • A NEW ‘VIEW’ FROM NEW COLUMNIST

    Have you ever thought that everyone in the world is screwed up, except you?  That if more people were like you that things would be oh so much better?  If you could just explain your side of things, surely they would all understand?  Haven’t we all?

  • Puppy Pool-ooza
  • AAOC hopes online donations net new lights

    With the help of a few hundred friends, the Arts Association of Oldham County (AAOC) wants to put Gallery 104 in a brand new light.

    AAOC has started an online fundraising drive to help Gallery 104 in La Grange, which is owned and operated by AAOC, buy new LED lights to showcase artists’ work.

    The non-profit organization has turned to the website power2give.org to help raise more than $8,000 for the lighting. Power2Give is run by the Fund for the Arts in Louisville and has helped many local arts organization fundraise for various causes.

  • Grant buys recycling bins

    County park visitors will now have an opportunity to recycle thanks to a Keep America Beautiful grant from the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group.

    Oldham County was chosen as one of 35 local governments across the nation to receive a recycling grant. The group gave the parks department 24 bright blue recycle bins, providing easy access for people to recycle cans and bottles instead of throwing them away.

  • Couple volunteers by the "basket-full"

    What started out as a trip to pick up a cat has turned in to so much more for Fred and Dottie Fellows of La Grange.

    Three years ago the Fellows went to the Animal Care Society to adopt a cat after their last cat passed away.

    “We thought about not getting another one,” Fred Fellows said. “And we made it about a week before we decided it was just too lonely without a pet.”

  • City passes Ad Valorum Tax

    La Grange City Council met Sept. 3 for the first time after passing the compensation tax and discovering an error in the amount the city was paying for employee's health insurance.

    After having large turnouts for the past few meetings with a compensation tax and incorporation on the table, this meeting was lightly attended.

    The city approved a renewal of an Ad Valorum tax during the meeting, passing it unanimously. Mayor Bill Lammlein said the rates are not increasing and have not for a few years.

  • Oldham is "HeartSafe"

    The Kentucky Department of Health has named Oldham County its tenth “HeartSafe Community” in the state, thanks to partnership efforts between Baptist Health La Grange and Oldham County EMS.

    Hospital, EMS and state officials unveiled the new designation last week with two new signs. Also at the event, officials showcased the county’s new ambulance, which will be outfitted with the latest medical advancements for cardiac care.

  • Crestwood Elementary Temporarily Evacuated

    Students and staff at Crestwood Elementary were temporailry evacuated around 1 p.m. Tuesday after light smoke started filling a utility room. 

    South Oldham and Pewee Valley fire responded to the reports of smoke. No students or staff were harmed. 

    South Oldham Fire Chief Eddie Turner said the smoke came from a wire in the utility room that was part of the school's air conditioning system. Once the problem was found, all electric running through the wire was shut off, eliminating the smoke. 

  • South football heads to Anderson Friday

     

     

  • South keeps things close with St. X, but falls late