Today's News

  • City of Goshen reinstates public comment

    At Goshen’s City Council meeting held August 17, council members passed a vote to reinstate public comment at meetings.  The decision, which was made through a motion by council member Bob Hammon, was passed by a vote with two council members in favor, one opposed and two abstaining.  



  • Former OCHS student writes premed survival guide

    Getting into medical school is no easy task, as Oldham County native Tyler Scaff recently discovered. 

    To help those following the same career path, Scaff wrote The Pre-Med Survival Guide, a book aimed at undergraduate students with the intention of helping them pass premedical programs and to be accepted into medical school.

  • South Oldham Rotary hosts Bourbon and Wine event

    Yew Dell Botanical Gardens in Crestwood hosted the fourth annual South Oldham Rotary Bourbon and Wine Tasting event Friday night. Funds raised from ticket sales and auction items benefit Rotary’s local and international charitable projects, including the provision of scholarships to local high school seniors.

  • Baptist Health La Grange receives high marks

    Baptist Health La Grange recently gained top honors in two categories regarding Kentucky hospitals.

    The La Grange hospital was rated No. 1 in Kentucky in avoiding readmissions and No. 2 in Kentucky in safety, according to Consumer Reports.

    Nancie Robertson, director of Quality and Clinical Outcome, said the reason for the recognition is the hospital’s priorities in its newest projects.

  • Public records for Aug. 27

    La Grange Police

    Veronica L. Moore, 29 — cited Aug. 21 for operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license

    Jason W. Doyle, 38 — arrested Aug. 22 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, first offense; reckless driving; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, second offense; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; possession of open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle prohibited; and execution of three Jefferson County bench warrants

    Rebecca L. Cox, 42 — cited Aug. 22 for endangering the welfare of a minor

  • Inmate assaulted at Luther Luckett

     An inmate at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in La Grange was assaulted Wednesday, Aug. 12. 

    Charles Tackett, 67, was discovered at approximately 9:20 p.m. lying on the floor of his cell. He was given immediate medical attention at the prison and then transported to the University of Louisville Hospital. He is listed in stable condition.

    Three inmates at the prison are under investigation due to the assault. 

  • Cell tower plans cause controversy







    On Tuesday, Aug. 25, Oldham County Planning and Zoning will hear a proposal that a new cell phone tower be built in unincorporated Oldham County territory.  The tower would be operated by Verizon and located near the Westwood Subdivision and Highway 22.  

  • KSP encourages citizens to download new app

    Kentucky State Police recently announced a new mobile smartphone app that will change the way it interacts with the public. 

    The app is available in both the Apple© and Google Play© stores free of charge and allows citizens to report criminal activity, access forms and submit confidential tips in multiple formats.  The application is titled ‘KSPOLICE’ and is available for iPhone, iPad and Android phone users.

  • Oldham Chamber nears required signatures for expanded alcohol sales

    The petition campaign by the Oldham Chamber and Economic Development to expand alcohol sales in the county that began in mid-April has reached the final leg of its process.
    The Oldham Chamber has until the end of September to collect the necessary 5,800 signatures, but the group is working to get to 6,000 signatures by the end of the week.
    With 200 more signatures to go, a final mailing went out last week to 1,000 registered voters in the Prospect area.

  • Gutierrez boys one step closer to home