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Today's News

  • Letters to the editor

    Clifford is Little League jewel

    To the editor:

    Our family relocated to Kentucky in 2000 and we thank God at every opportunity for being blessed to live in such a warm and welcoming community. From the onset, the friendly people, beautiful countryside and quality of life Oldham County has to offer instantly convinced us we were home!

  • Sensible training for hot weather

    The second leg of the Oldham County Grand Slam is July 18. It’s a night race. It’s in La Grange (I like to call it LA in the OC – sounds much more glamorous that way). It’s gonna be HOT. So you should not miss it.

  • Athlete of the week: Blake Young

    Team: Oldham County Piranhas swimming club

    Events: 25-meter freestyle, 25-meter backstroke and freestyle relay.

    Age: Six.

    History: Young has been member of the Piranhas for two years.

  • Game bytes: A look at this week's sports in brief

    BASEBALL: Oldham Aces vs. Next Level

    Score: 9-6 Aces

    When: Sunday.

    Where: Beechmont Baseball complex, Louisville.

    Key players: The Aces’ Brad Reinbold, Alex Sharrard, Jason Sterrett and Preston Theiss.

  • KSP cruiser sideswiped during I-71 traffic stop

    A Kentucky State Police trooper suffered minor injuries during a traffic stop Monday on Interstate 71 as a commercial truck side-swiped his cruiser.

    According to police, KSP Trooper Rick Ellis stopped a motorist about 10:55 a.m. Monday near the 32 mile-marker on I-71 in Henry County.

  • Celebrating the Derby their way

    In addition to the daily duties performed by a group of instructional assistants self-named as SWAT (Super Women All the Time), these enthusiastic ladies have a unique talent for bolstering staff morale at La Grange Elementary.

    This spring in Oldham County, Kentucky is no exception.

  • County events

    Thursday, July 3

    American Legion Post No. 39. 7 p.m. Oldham County post, La Grange. 241-9701.

    South Oldham High School Booster Club. 7 p.m. SOHS library. Call Jim Murphy, 552-5024. Aerobics class. 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. La Grange Community Center, 307 W. Jefferson St. 225-6474.

  • Home values level off, sales slow, but Oldham escapes worst of housing market crash

    At least we’re not in California. Home sales have slowed, housing prices have leveled off, but it seems Oldham County has escaped the worst of the housing market crash that has adversely affected much of the country in the last year.

    As the United States experiences home depreciation for the first time in 13 years, home values in Oldham County have only leveled off.

  • Crews hustle to finish projects

    School’s out, construction’s on.

    Without having to contend with school operations, construction crews are in full swing this summer in order to have North Oldham High, Oldham County High and Locust Grove Elementary schools ready for the start of school Aug. 13.

  • City employees choose Monday-Thursday schedule

    Officials at La Grange City Hall decided to “go green” but rising fuel prices are not the reason.

    City officials recently launched a new four-day work week for employees based at city hall. Saving gas money, they say, is just a bonus.

    La Grange Mayor Elsie Carter said that at a recent staff meeting, the conversation turned to Fridays and how slow the office was that day.