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Today's News

  • Project Guild honors one of its founders with a bench

    Members of the Project Guild of La Grange recently unveiled a bench to honor the woman who coordinated the inaugural Oldham County Day celebration more than 40 years ago.

    In 1971, the late Nancy Crass served as president of Project Guild, and urged the group to host a community-wide celebration. The idea for the festival was based on her fond memories of fundraisers to support the local fire department in Hartford, where she was raised.

  • Encompass expands design team with fellow La Grange business

    Encompass Develop, Design & Construct is continuing to grow by adding more design experience to its team. The architectural team of Scott/Klausing & Company, Inc. (SKC) will join Encompass effective July 1. Encompass and SKC are both based in La Grange.

  • Road closures for CSX repairs, Oldham County Day events

    Friday, July 18 – YMCA 5K race

    Beginning at 7 p.m. the following roads may be closed and/or traffic stopped for the one mile race – Allen Lane from train tracks to Jefferson St., Anchor Ave, Dawkins Road, Woodlawn Ave., Jefferson St. (Ky. 146) from Springhouse Pike to Franklin Ave.

  • Main Street train gets a makeover thanks to La Grange Baptist

    Seeing a train in downtown La Grange isn’t unusual, but having one with a fresh coat of paint was until recently.

    Thanks to more than two dozen youth from La Grange Baptist Church, the train located outside of the La Grange Railroad Museum looks as good as new after a month of work.

  • Oldham County Day celebration one week away

    Local organizations, businesses, marching bands, food vendors and artists are preparing to greet participants at the 44th annual Oldham County Day celebration on Saturday, July 19, on the Oldham County courthouse lawn and surrounding streets in historic downtown La Grange.

    Oldham County Day, hosted annually by the Project Guild of La Grange, is designed to celebrate community pride and to create fun for all ages, a reunion for classmates and neighbors and a source of income for local charities.

  • La Grange man continues ALS fundraising

     

    A La Grange man is partnering with a well-known Oldham County restaurant for a fundraiser to help combat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

    Mike Hamilton was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, almost two years ago. And he’s partnering with Gustavo’s in Crestwood for a fundraiser to improve his quality of life while sick.

  • Evridge sentenced to home incarceration, probation in murder case

     

    Ronald Evridge, 59, of Westport was sentenced earlier this week to seven months of home incarceration and five years probation for the 2011 shooting deaths of Oldham County sisters Heather Fulkerson, 21, and Sandy Allen, 24.

  • Two killed in Hwy 53 crash

    Two teens were killed and another person has serious injuries after being involved in a crash at the intersection of Highway 53 and Old Sligo Road over the weekend.

    Ben Clifford, an 18-year-old recent graduate of Oldham County High School, was pronounced dead at the scene, as was Haley OKelley, a 19-year-old Indiana resident.

    The two teens were passengers with Brianna Zambrzycki, a 2013 graduate of Buckner Alternative High School, who was transported to University Hospital in Louisville with serious injuries, according to Oldham County Police.

  • McConnell: National marketplace would fix Obamacare problems

     

    A local business was able to get a political update from one of the top Congressional leaders this week.

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stopped by Fastline Publications in Buckner Monday to speak to employees, local residents and leaders about the state of the country.

  • Gang case down to one defendant

     

    Only one defendant remains from a case originally charged with gang activity in La Grange.

    Originally, eight individuals were charged with a litany of drug offenses and criminal gang activity, but only lesser charges for Casey Endicott, 19, of Shelbyville, remain after Keaton Lee, of La Grange, became the seventh co-defendant to take a plea deal.