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Today's News

  • Some households eligible for heating assistance funding

    Residents who need assistance with heating expenses may be eligible for an energy assistance program.

    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is administered by the Tri-County Community Action Agency in La Grange.

    Applications are accepted according to the first letter of the head of household’s last name between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the designated dates. 

  • Police seize pot, fake money from La Grange home

    Two La Grange men face several drug-related charges after police executed a search warrant in the 200 block of South Second Street. 

    La Grange Police arrested Henry Schultz-Eggenspiller, 18, and David A. Dwinnells, 18, in the early morning hours of Oct. 22.

  • ‘Dinner with Friends’ opens at Little Colonel

    Playwright Donald Margulies’ prize-winning “Dinner with Friends” is scheduled to open at The Little Colonel Playhouse in Pewee Valley Nov. 12.

    Directed by David Goodlett, the show runs for seven evening performances, 8 p.m. Nov. 12-14, 20 and 21 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and 22.

    Tickets for all performances can be reserved by calling 588-1557. Adult tickets are $15, senior and student tickets are $12. 

  • Police Reports

    Alcohol/drug arrests

    Samuel J. Harper, 19, Oldham County Jail, La Grange, arrested by OCPD Oct. 16, execution of bench warrants for probation violation, failure to surrender revoked operator’s license, possession of drug paraphernalia. 

  • Students help kick off healthcare quality week

    and the winners are....

    Baptist Hospital Northeast kicked off its Healthcare Quality Week celebration with an event to recognize winners of its elementary school drawing contest and middle and high school essay contest. 

    The theme for a drawing contest for elementary students is: “My last healthcare experience was…….”

    Winners are third place, Daniella Dimitrov, Harmony Elementary; second place, Sophia Hale, Harmony Elementary; and first place, Martie Ehly, Buckner Elementary in the kindergarten through second grade division. 

  • ‘Taking Care of History’ Brown Bag Series begins today

     Today (Thursday), Oldham County History Center educator Jan Jasper will kick off the first of a series of lectures for Oldham County History Center volunteers and others interested in the topics about the collections, genealogy research and exhibits at the archives and museum. These lectures are being given in conjunction with the history center’s current exhibit:  Primary Docs: The Museum Collection.

    The first lecture is called “How Things are Made and How They Deterioate.”

  • Game Bytes

    SOCCER

    South Oldham vs. Ballard

    Score: 3-2 South Oldham.

    When: Oct. 22. 

    Where: Ballard High School. 

  • Schools join fight against H1N1

    Students in Oldham County Schools will have the chance to receive the H1N1 vaccine during school hours in December. 

    Officials from Oldham County Schools and the Oldham County Health Department are partnering to provide the vaccine free of charge to as many residents as possible in the coming weeks.

    Parents of Oldham County Schools students received a letter from Superintendent Paul Upchurch this week outlining vaccination clinics planned for students. 

  • Local students graduate from Sullivan University

    Several students from Oldham County recently graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville. 

    Graduates from Goshen include Michelle Allen, who earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance; Karen Kushner, who earned bachelor’s degrees in marketng and management; Rhonda Lobb, who earned an associate’s degree in paralegal students; and Brian Seyer, who earned a master’s degree in business administration.

  • Painted pink to make ‘em think

    Officials from Oldham County EMS are hoping that a new pink stripe on OCEMS ambulances will increase awareness and maybe even attract some graffiti.

    OCEMS Director Ron Wilder said employees of OCEMS donated money to have two ambulances striped with pink to promote breast cancer awareness. Officials said no public funds were used. The stripes will remain on the trucks through the month of October, and the trucks will be on hand at breast cancer awareness events throughout Oldham and Jefferson counties.