Today's News

  • FireFest on Horizon

       The South Oldham Fire Department will host its second annual Firefest to benefit Crusade for Children on October 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the South Oldham Fire Department.  This Open House event for the community will feature fire fighting teams competing in firefighter combat challenges, a fire apparatus showcase, fire prevention programs, a fire safety trailer, music, local businesses, large inflatable games for children, and barbecue. 


      Over 70% of adults read their community newspapers. Are you in that statistic?

    While metropolitan daily newspapers and urban television stations cover international, national and state news, along with the ocassional local story if it is sensational enough, your community newspaper focuses on the people, places and things in a very specific area.

  • Local teen tackles tough topics

     Last Wednesday was Suicide Awareness Day in La Grange per an official proclamation from Mayor Bill Lammlein. He presented the proclamation at the Sept. 3 city council meeting to Hannah Geary, a 16-year old junior at Oldham County High School.

    Geary is a member of the Kentucky Teen Institute and even at her young age is a staunch advocate for depression and suicide awareness and prevention.

  • The place where it’s ‘All About Kids’

     An afterschool program that makes children wish they had classes on the weekend seems too good to be true. But that's exactly what Oldham County resident Sarah Cotten has found at All About Kids.

  • Crestwood Festival This Weekend

     When Tom Temple moved to Oldham County years ago, he had an experience that molded his concept of community.

    “One day while I was at work, my son fell off the top of the stairs to the basement,” Temple said. “There was no EMS at the time, so my wife called the man from the hardware store for help. He came to the house and picked them up and took her and my son to the hospital.

    “I decided then and there that I would give back to the community what the community had given to me,” Temple said.

  • Two Men Arrested for Shooting


    La Grange police have arrested two men for an alleged shooting Monday morning.

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  • History Center continues Bibb dig

    The Oldham County History Center will host an archaeology investigation under the direction of archaeologist Jeannine Kreinbrink. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation located in Trimble County, which was the last place Henry Bibb was a slave before he gained freedom by escaping north where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper. The dig will take place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22. Children age 13 and up are welcome with the company of an adult. Participation is free but limited and reservations are required.

  • Crestwood Civic Club to meet

    The Crestwood Civic Club will meet on Friday, Sept. 13 at 10:30am at 7215 Kavanaugh Road in Crestwood. The presentation will be on Water Step: Turning Shoes into Water by Claudia Daniels.

  • OCHS 50th Reunion

    Looking for classmates for 50th reunion, class of 1964, Oldham County High School. Please call Alyce Stansberry Turpen at 502-895-2814.