Today's News

  • North Oldham wins 8th Region baseball tournament

    SHELBYVILLE, KY — Following a two day weather delay, the 8th Region baseball tournament resumed play Saturday night as defending champion North Oldham rallied behind a big five run fourth inning to knock out rival South Oldham 6-3. 

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  • Region baseball, softball finals postponed because of rain

     Both the 8th Region baseball and softball finals were postponed because of thunderstorms in the area. 

  • KSR warden headed to Frankfort, Luther Luckett warden steps up

    After serving as warden at four prisons in Kentucky, Cookie Crews has been promoted to the position of health services administrator with the Department of Corrections. In this role she will provide administrative oversight for the entire medical mission for the department.

  • Colonial fair welcomes visitors Saturday, Sunday

    The Oldham County History Center will host its second-annual Colonial Trade Faire from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in conjunction with the Arts Association of Oldham County’s Arts on the Greenfestival.  

    The Colonial Trade Faire will feature merchants and sutlers dressed in period clothing, selling handcrafted 18th Century wares. 

  • Former teacher will lead Locust Grove Elem.

     The Locust Grove Elementary school site based decision making council has reached a decision regarding the selection of a new principal.

    Council members recommended that William “Andy” Moore serve as principal of Locust Grove Elementary School. 

  • Stay cool in a pool

    Get out the sunscreen, beach towels and floats — the pools are open, and Oldham County has quite a few options for both sunbathers and swimmers.

    The county’s public pool, the John W. Black Aquatics Center, opened a week early because of warmer weather and an early end-of-school date. 

    Located in Buckner, the aquatic center is open seven days a week and offers swimming lessons, water aerobics and a swim team.

  • County sign designed to keep residents informed

    A new sign in downtown La Grange has some residents confused about local regulations — and there’s plenty to be confused about.

    As part of improvements around the county government buildings at the corner of Ky. 53 and Ky. 146, a previously temporary sign structure has been made permanent.

    Now, a wooden frame gives county officials a place to post signs announcing county events and notices.

  • Holiday weekend hijinks

    It was all work and no play for local police and fire departments during Memorial Day weekend, with numerous arrests, citations and fires throughout the county.

    Oldham County Police, La Grange Police and the Kentucky State Police increased patrols this weekend as part of the national “click it or ticket” campaign.

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Crestwood man for heroin possession. See sidebar, A2. 

  • Arts on the Green comes to La Grange June 2 & 3

    Be on the creative side of the tracks with the 13th annual Arts on the Green, a fine arts and crafts festival, on June 2 and 3. La Grange courthouse square will come to life with original, handcrafted painting/drawing, photography, ceramics, sculpture, glass, jewelry, mixed media, consumables, metal and wood, and fiber, juried in by artists, business associates and art enthusiasts.