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Today's News

  • Hats helping hearts
  • Making a difference one cup at a time
  • Earley: Jesus’ Resurrection is a sign of hope

    When Nikita Khrushchev died, a humorous story circulated in political circles. The Communist party had cast Mr. Khrushchev aside and was uncomfortable about burying his body on Soviet soil. So they called President Richard Nixon, but President Nixon had his own problems at the time and declined. Then the Soviet leaders tried Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel. She was agreeable but added, “I must warn you that this country has the world’s highest resurrection rate.”

  • Public Records April 17

    La Grange Police Arrests

    April 7 -- Mia B. Goff, 25, La Grange, was arrested for DUI an disregarding stop sign.

     

    April 7 --Maria A. Porter, 27, Crestwood, was cited and released for failure of owner to maintain required insurance 1st offense, operating on suspended/revoked license.

     

    April 8 -- Jessica N. Powers, 28, La Grange, was arrested for assault 4th (domestic) minor injury, failure to produce insurance card.

  • Brownies help homeless

    Brownies from Girl Scout Troop 2221 donated gently used items to Good News Homes. Good News Homes helps to provide transitional housing for families that are homeless. Currently GNH has 13 housing unites across Oldham and Trimble Counties and receives between 150 and 200 housing requests a year, Program Director Stephanie Skeens said.

  • Cemetery clean-up

    The La Grange Historical African-American Cemetery received some much-needed attention this past Saturday from the local congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    The cemetery is located two blocks north of Hwy.146 at the junction of Third and Fourth Avenues. The earliest burial documented at the cemetery is from 1849. It is the final resting place for 115 African-Americans who lived here in Oldham County.

  • Community briefs April 17

    TCCAA Plan

    The Tri-County Community Action Agency will display the FY 2015 Community Service Block Grant Plan in the CAA’s office located at 1015 Dispatchers Way La Grange. The public is invited to view the plan between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. This project is funded, in part, under a contract with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services with funds from the Community Service Block Grant Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Construction continues for two major road projects

    State highway officials are encouraging drivers in Oldham County to slow down and be safer on the roads while two main infrastructure projects progress.

    Construction crews have started work on an overpass to connect New Moody Lane and Commerce Parkway in La Grange, as well as to build a pedestrian crossing at Exit 17 in Buckner.

    The projects coincide with the state’s Work Zone Safety Week, which is April 15 – 19 this year.

  • La Grange Utilities Commission awaiting ordinance changes

    A search for a new director for the La Grange Utilities Commission is slightly delayed while the commission waits for a new ordinance to be passed by the La Grange City Council.

  • Berry pleads not guilty

    An Oldham County man arrested and charged with one count of sexual abuse has plead not guilty to that charge.

    Kentucky State Police arrested Michael P. Berry, 36, March 20 in Elizabethtown, after interviewing Berry about the alleged abuse.

    According to the arrest report, Berry admitted to a KSP officer that he committed sexual abuse of a female minor during a two-week period at his Oldham County home in late February.

    An interview with the victim matched what Berry told KSP, according to the police report, which resulted in his arrest.