Today's News

  • Death Investigation underway in La Grange, victim identified

    By Amanda Manning and Taylor Riley


    At approximately 12:58 p.m. on Aug. 6, officers at the La Grange Police Department responded to a report of an unconscious male in a vehicle.


    After officers arrived on the scene at the 800 block of South First Street, it was determined that the male was deceased.


    In a press release earlier this week, the department identified the victim as Alberto Odelin Correa, 43, born in Cuba but last residing in Louisville.

  • Team Players

    The Oldham County Eagles, one of Oldham County’s Special Olympics organizations, will soon be playing at a regional softball tournament in Louisville.
    The Special Olympics is a global organization that offers opportunities to individuals with intellectual disabilities to train and compete in various sports.
    The Eagles, one of two Special Olympics teams in Oldham County, have existed for 16 years. They play basketball as well as softball. Bob Amos serves as coach for both.

  • OCSAC teaches art side-by-side with students
  • Oldham County Fair 2015 Winners


    •The following received one or more blue ribbons in the Youth Division of the Agriculture Department:
    Thomas Blackburn
    Kaylee Blackburn
    Juliann Foushee
    Nolan Foushee
    Sarah Griffin
    Melody Hardin
    Sarah Hardin
    Ashley Potts
    Paisley Salisbury

    •The following received one or more blue ribbons in the Adult Division of the Agriculture Department:
    Holly Fischer
    Bob Fishback
    Elizabeth Griffin
    David Ragsdale
    LeAnne Smith

  • Oldham County YMCA adds programs
  • Wedding announcement
  • Water district employee earns state customer service award

    Terri Campbell, office manager of the Trimble County Water District #1 and resident of La Grange, was honored July 28 at the at the KY/TN American Water Works Association Conference. Nominated for her outstanding customer service, flexibility and personal attention to develop and maintain relationships with customers, Campbell, a five-year employee with the District, was awarded the 2015 Customer Service Award from the KY/TN Section of the AWWA, which is presented to one nominee from each state. Above, Campbell accepts her award from the KY/TN Section President.

    -Submitted Information

  • Dogwood Lane may be opened to emergency vehicle traffic

    Citizens of Pewee Valley who live on Dogwood Lane can expect to see a survey from the city council in the mail as to whether or not the road will be opened to emergency vehicle traffic. The issue was discussed during the open comment portion of the most recent council meeting, when a citizen raised concerns about building a gate on the road.

  • St. Francis drama program earns awards

    The results of the tenth annual National Youth Arts Awards for the 2014-2015 season were just made public and St. Francis School earned eight awards and fifteen additional nominations.
    Since joining National Youth Arts, St. Francis has earned awards and nominations four consecutive years. However, this is the first time the program won a Best Ensemble Award for the summer alumni production of “Almost, Maine” last year. 

  • Education in Brief

    Anderson makes Dean’s List
    Carrie Anderson has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of the South for the Easter 2015 term. To earn a place on Sewanee’s Dean’s List, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale. Anderson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney W. Anderson III.
    The University of the South, familiarly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally recognized College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. For more information about Sewanee, visit www.sewanee.edu.

    Locals attend Craft Academy