Today's News

  • Up for an adventure?

     Steve and Shannon Pottie of Oldham County have just signed up for an adventure!  They have agreed to host an exchange student coming through the program EF High School Exchange Year for the next school year.  

  • Theiss to read new children’s book
  • Clayton places in taekwondo championship

     On Feb. 6, Ty Clayton, 10, won a bronze medal at the U.S. Open Taekwondo Championship in Reno, Nev.  Through a tremendous amount of hard work, perseverance and guidance from his master instructor, Sean Ramey, Clayton was able to achieve a great milestone in his young taekwondo career.

  • St. James Episcopal holds fundraiser

    St. James' Episcopal Church in historic Pewee Valley, raised approximately $2,800 Feb. 20 for the church's music program, and most importantly had fun doing it, said Terrence E. Quinlan, vestry member. Billed as "An Evening in Tuscany," the food, the wine and the music all had an Italian flavor for the 70 guests in attendance. 

  • Kings and queens
  • Community in Brief - Feb. 25, 2016

     American Legion to meet

    The monthly meeting of the Oldham County Post #39 American Legion is held on the first Thursday of each month. The next meeting will be March 3 at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the Oldham County Post #39 American Legion building located at 2301 West Highway 146 at the Eastern end of the Oldham Fairgrounds in La Grange. Refreshments will be available. All veterans are welcome.


  • Public Records - Feb. 25, 2016

     La Grange Police


    Yesenia Guadalupe Galeas, 32 of La Grange — cited and released Feb. 9 for no operator’s license


    Emanuel J. Lawson, 23 of La Grange — arrested Feb. 10 on an Oldham County warrant of one charge


  • New Crestwood Walmart nears completion, opening

     Approximately 200 jobs have been added to the Crestwood workforce and another 100 will soon be filled at a new Walmart, slated to open March 9.

    According to store manager Jon Shain, the store will continue hiring both full- and part-time associates until it has approximately 300 filled positions.

  • Prospect awards contract

     A $181,436 landscape contract was awarded to the Klausing Group during the Feb. 15 Prospect City Council Meeting. The agreement, which has only recently been rewritten, is now composed of three different contracts that together handle all city landscaping needs. 

  • What you need to know about the Republican caucus

     For the first time in Kentucky history, Republican voters will choose their presidential candidate more than two months before the May primary. As the Commonwealth’s inaugural caucus, a few peculiarities need be noted.

    On March 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., all registered Republican voters within the county may meet at one location to participate in the Kentucky Caucus: Oldham County High School, 1150 Ky. Route 393, Buckner.