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Today's News

  • Kentucky State Police to hire retired troopers

    To enhance the ability of the Kentucky State Police to provide effective law enforcement services to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the state legislature has authorized the re-employment of retired troopers on a contractual basis.

  • North nips Oldham to win crown

    The North Oldham Lady Mustangs beat Oldham County 25-20, 25-17 to win the district volleyball title Oct. 14 at NOHS. The Lady Mustangs were led by middle hitter Chelsea Volz and setter Caitlin Hagan, who was named the tourney MVP.

  • Rate increases are on tap for customers of the Louisville Water Company and Oldham County Water District

    Oldham County Water District proposes 28 percent increase

    The Oldham County Water District is proposing a 28-percent rate increase in 2010 – an additional $6.35 per month for the average residential customer. 

    Officials discussed reasons for the increase Tuesday during an Oldham County Fiscal Court meeting, although the court has no role with the water district. 

    According to a press release from the water district, the proposed increase is the district’s second in 28 years.

  • North Oldham wins conference volleyball title

    The North Oldham Middle School varsity volleyball team won the MidBluegrass Conference tournament Oct. 3, at East Oldham Middle School. NOMS beat South Oldham 25-22, 25-20, 15-12.  NOMS also won the regular season title by going undefeated in conference play.

     

  • Meredith cast in theater production at Transylvania University

    Saint Xavier High School graduate and Transylvania University first-year Luke Meredith plays the roles of Gertrude and a Poisoner in Transylvania’s production of Tom Stoppard’s brilliant comedy “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.” 

    The play opens Nov. 5 in the Lucille C. Little Theater at Transylvania.

  • Roederer Correctional Complex employees honored for quarter

    Roederer Correctional Complex recently selected staff members to be named employee and supervisor of the quarter.

    Michael Durrett, internal affairs captain, was selected as supervisor of the quarter. 

    Warden James Sweatt said Durrett has shown his level of dedication to RCC by being at the institution in times of need, whether they are weather-related or most recently, in response to a situation involving Northpoint Training Center. 

    Sweatt said he is dependable and reliable. 

  • Sheriff’s reports

    Warrant arrests

    Sean M. Holloway, 37, 310 E. Jefferson St., La Grange, arrested by OCSO Oct. 9, failure to wear seat belt, failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

    Robert L. Stout, 42, 275 Broko Lane, Smithfield, arrested by OCSO Oct. 9, failure to appear June 22.

  • Cross Country: Dragon Invitational

    Harmony Elementary edged past Goshen Elementary in two very close team races to win the boys’ and girls’ titles in their division.

    The Harmony girls nipped Goshen 83-84 led by Hannah Mosier in fourth place. Nicole Grendi led Goshen with a third-place finish.

    The Harmony boys scored 56 points, just ahead of Goshen with 61. Dylan Yates’ second-place finish paced Harmony. Centerfield’s Tanner Johnson was the individual champion.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Kids’ Fishing Derby was a success 

    To the editor:

    The La Grange Police Department hosted its fourth-annual Kids’ Fishing Derby Sept. 26 at Eagle Creek Golf Course. 

  • Property transfers

    Buckner

    Monsour Builders Inc. to Franklin and Amy Charles, lot 87, Morgan Place, 2206 Margate Court, Buckner, $248,000.

    Crestwood