Today's News

  • Vera Bradley files suit against Ladybug Gifts’ former owner

    An iconic brand known for colorful luggage and handbags has filed a lawsuit against a Prospect boutique for bills nearly two years past due.

    Vera Bradley Designs Inc., based in Fort Wayne, Ind., has filed a civil suit against The Lady Bug Inc. and owner Sharalea Mae Bollinger in Oldham County circuit court.

    Vera Bradley creates colorful, patterned luggage, handbags, stationary and accessories sold in Vera Bradley stores and by 3,000 independent retailers nationwide.

  • In Memoriam: Oldham Countians pay tribute to fallen heroes

    Oldham County residents gathered at the courthouse lawn Monday for a Memorial Day program to honor those who paid the ultimate price while serving their country.

    The American Legion Post 39 hosted at the veterans’ memorial in La Grange.

    U.S. Army Col. Don Miller was guest speaker for the ceremony.

    The names of Oldham County residents who died in service were read aloud, while others who have served in the military were also recognized.

  • Oldham County Memorial Day ceremony tomorrow in La Grange

    Oldham County Post 39 of The American Legion will host a Memorial Day program 10 a.m. tomorrow at the veterans’ memorial on the corner of Main Street and Ky. 53 in La Grange.

  • Oldham County breaks ground on veterans’ memorial

    More than 100 people attended a groundbreaking ceremony for a new veterans’ memorial in Oldham County, including World War II Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams.

    Williams, a survivor of the Battle of Iwo Jima, was guest speaker for the event and said he was thankful to be a part of the ceremony.

    "True Americans want to be involved in the future of America," he said. "We must continue to remind ourselves of the sacrifices that have been made by so many."


    Taking to the field in the opening round of the 29th District softball tournament Tuesday night, reigning champion Oldham County looked rusty, edging the No. 4 North Oldham Lady Mustangs 6-2.
    After jumping on North for an early 3-1 lead, things slowed down considerably for coach Steve Leanhart’s squad as they failed to score again until the fifth inning
    Sarah Lopesilvero broke the drought with one out, hitting into a fielder’s choice that scored Rayne Shelton.


    Entering Friday’s Class AA Track and Field Championships, North Oldham’s Maggie Mollak just wanted to be competitive in both of her events.
    When she was finished at the University of Louisville’s Cardinal Park, it was mission accomplished — and more.
    Mollak, a sophomore, opened up the night by earning a third place finish in the shot put, then capped off her season by claiming a state championship in the discus.
    She is the only competitor from Oldham County able to make that claim.

  • Tennis pair advance to Round of 16: SOHS siblings Jordan and Steffi Pitts play well on state’s biggest stage

    After claiming Eighth Region singles’ titles Thursday, May 9, South Oldham siblings Jordan and Steffi Pitts continued their strong run through the postseason in Lexington, advancing to the round of 16 in the KHSAA state tennis tournament.
    Jordan, a freshman at South Oldham, opened up the tournament with a 6-2; 6-1 win and cruised 6-0; 6-1 in the second round. He met his match in the tournament’s third round, falling to Kentucky Country Day’s Collier Bouchillon 6-0;6-3.

  • SURVIVE AND ADVANCE: Senior Braden Johnson throws complete game to defeat rival OC

    Despite rallying to pull within one run in the top of the seventh inning, a play at the plate ended Oldham County’s season Monday night as they were defeated 3-2 by rival South Oldham in the opening round of the 29th District tournament.
    Braden Johnson earned the nod for the Dragons and didn’t disappoint in just his sixth start back from injury, keeping OC hitters off balance for six innings of shutout ball.
    He ran into a bit of trouble in the seventh though as Oldham County managed one final push to make things interesting.

  • An open letter to La Grange citizens

    An open letter to the citizens of La Grange:

    On June 3, the La Grange City Council will hear and vote on the second reading of a 1 percent compensation tax that will give our city the ability to pull itself out of debt.

    This new tax will only be used for the retirement of debt that was incurred by the purchase and past infrastructure needs of the 1,000-acre Oldham Reserve business park.

    After the debt is retired, the tax will cease to exist and no longer be collected.

  • State highway projects set to move forward

    Oldham County Fiscal Court Tuesday approved a trio of road construction projects in the county’s rural areas.

    The proposals include a bridge overlay on Ky. 1694 over Harrods Creek and two resurfacing projects on Ky. 1315 and Ky. 1818.

    The Ky. 1315 resurface will stretch for two miles from Floyds Fork to Ky. 53.

    The Ky. 1818 project will run from Neda Way to Ky. 1315.

    State crews will also be working on U.S. 42 this summer Construction will cover approximately 13 miles from Ky. 1694 east to the Henry County line.