Today's News

  • Righteousness-a never failing stream

    Over the last two weeks I have looked at the powerful words from the prophet Amos.  Speaking for God we read, “I hate, I despise your religious festivals; your assemblies are a stench to me…But let justice roll on like a river, and righteousness like a never-failing stream (Amos 5:21 & 24). 

  • Public Records

    Shelby Co. Grand Jury Indictments

    Joshua Wayne Noe, 27, Crestwood - Theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and third-degree burglary


    October 7-11, 2013

    Property Transfers

    Ronald and Kelli Weakly to James and Alice Curtis, quitclaim, tract 2A, 40’ utility easement and access for use of 2B, Rebel Ridge Road, LaGrange, $1.00

    Steven and Karen Loch to Terry and Tammy Mayes, lot 83, Woodridge Estates, 2000 Stephanie Kaye Drive, LaGrange, $279,000

  • Local SWAT history
  • Community Briefs


  • Graves surprised, honored

    On Oct. 4, at a surprise goodbye party in her honor in LaGrange, Sandra Graves, Ph. D. was presented with the award certificate of Board Member Emeritus by Arts Association of Oldham County (AAOC) Vice President, E. Ann Stroth. Over thirty guests attended the event at the new Rails Restaurant. 

  • Powell Anniversary

    Louis and Vicky Powell of LaGrange will celebrate 50 years of marriage on October 19, 2013. 

    They are members of Ballardsville Baptist Church and have been long-term residents of LaGrange. 

    Louis is a past chief of the LaGrange Fire Department and Vicky is a homemaker. 

    They have two children: Allen (Amber) Powell and Robin (Tom) Grattan and three grandchildren: Shelby, Ryan and Katelyn.

  • Drug Take Back Day

    The next Drug Take Back Day, sponsored by Sheriff Steve Sparrow and the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will be Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the La Grange Fire Station 2, 3637 West Highway 146, Buckner.

    The national intiative is a program of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications.

  • Sparks wins photography contest

    Keri Sparks of LaGrange, was named the first place winner at Gallery 104’s new show, “Old vs. New” Photography contest. The show was judged by Max Heath of Landmark Community Newspapers. 

    Show chairperson and artist Ann Stroth said the show, sponsored by an anonymous donor, included 34 works by 14 local artists.

    The winners are:

    1st Place – Reflection by Keri Sparks

    2nd Place – The Small Boy by Barbara Manley Edds

  • Historic home offers tours

    On Sat., Oct. 26, in conjunction with Pewee Valley Woman’s Club’s Arts & Crafts Day, the Pewee Valley Historical Society is holding tours of The Beeches, 125 Central Avenue, former home of “Little Colonel” author Annie Fellows Johnston.

  • Rushing Awarded

    Locust Grove Elementary art teacher Leslyn Rushing was honored with the Kentucky Elementary Art Educator of the Year award by the Kentucky Art Educator Association at the group’s annual conference Oct. 5.

    Rushing has taught at Locust Grove for five years and is known as the school’s “chief creative officer.” 

    She was nominated by Gloria Carrico, who teaches art at a private school in Bowling Green. The two co-taught a class at Western Kentucky University and have attended numerous conferences together.