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Today's News

  • Property transfers

    Crestwood

    Mattingly-Jones LLC to The Jones Group LLC, unit 4606, building 5, Heritage Manor, Crestwood, $29,900.

    The Jones Group, LLC to Sharon Kersey-Carr and Wiley Carr, unit 4606, building 5, Heritage Manor, 4606 Heritage Manor, Crestwood, $267,095.

  • How youth voted

    Brandon Naber has a quarter century before he’s eligible to run for president, but at least he has the necktie knot down.

    The Harmony fifth-grader ties a mean four-in-hand tie knot. More importantly, he won a landslide election Monday as the representative of John McCain in his school’s mock presidential election.

  • Contentious council

    Monday night’s meeting of the La Grange City Council ended quickly, after residents watched a council member attempt to ask a question and the mayor answered by banging her gavel and asking a police officer to escort him out.

    Mayor Elsie Carter began the meeting with a statement about the nomination of Graham Whatley for the position of city attorney, an ongoing issue since she nominated Whatley to fill the position in September.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Upchurch’s raise doesn’t make sense To the editor:

    How is it that the school superintendent of Oldham County, after his 11 percent pay increase makes $172,500 a year and Oldham County school teachers are the lowest paid of any surrounding counties, and only received a 1 percent pay increase?

  • South Oldham man, eatery shown in Obama infomercial

    During a 30-minute infomercial Oct. 29 featuring presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, Oldham County residents saw some familiar things.

    The infomercial featured Crestwood residents Mark and Melinda Dowell as Mark talked about being a third-generation Ford Motor Co. employee and his fears about whether or not he’d have the chance to retire from the Louisville plant.

  • Colonels cap perfect district year with J-town win

    JEFFERSONTOWN – The Oldham County Colonels left no doubt about the district crown Friday rolling to a 42-14 win over Jeffersontown.

    The Colonels, 7-2 and ranked No. 8 in 5A, completed a perfect 4-0 district run.

  • Police launch business ID program

    In a city that continues to attract new businesses, members of the La Grange Police Department are implementing a new program to stay in touch with business owners.

    The program matches a business ID number to a list of key-holders’ contact information for use by emergency personnel if an incident occurs.

  • Local businesses feel the economy's crunch

    It’s a bold marketing move, a show of cards that doesn’t happen too often in the business world.

    In the last month, Crestwood Supermarket cashiers have begun slipping fliers into bags and posting fliers with a stark statement in capital letters.

    “PLEASE USE US -or- LOSE US!”

  • Education briefs

    Bus drivers want more pay, better conditions

    A group of Oldham County school bus drivers are unhappy about their pay and conditions on their busses. Over the last couple months, drivers have attended school board meetings to express their concerns.

  • Business briefs

    Diabetes information fair is Saturday at hospital

    Baptist Hospital Northeast is offering a diabetes information fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the hospital.