http://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Ballingers face new fight http://www.oldhamera.com/content/ballingers-face-new-fight <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tristan_ballinger.jpg" alt="Tristan Ballinger, an Oldham County High School student who plays baseball and wrestles, is fighting to recover from a serious accident, but now his family faces a battle with its insurance company." title="Tristan Ballinger, an Oldham County High School student who plays baseball and wrestles, is fighting to recover from a serious accident, but now his family faces a battle with its insurance company." align="left" hspace="6" width="117" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Over the past two months Oldham County High School sophomore Tristan Ballinger and his family have overcome every obstacle thrown at them after the 16-year-old was critically injured in an accident.</span></p> La Grange agrees to fund splash park http://www.oldhamera.com/content/la-grange-agrees-fund-splash-park <p class="p1"> At the La Grange City Council meeting last Tuesday, former city council member Bill Lammlein asked for funding for the proposed La Grange Splash Park.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> Lammlein, who has been advocating for the La Grange Splash Park since July 2015, requested $60,000 from the council.</p> Exploring the past http://www.oldhamera.com/content/exploring-past <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/history_center_1_0.jpg" alt="Judge David Voegele congratulated all those who helped get the Oldham County History Center to where it is now. “History is living,” Voegele stated outside the History Center Saturday morning. " title="Judge David Voegele congratulated all those who helped get the Oldham County History Center to where it is now. “History is living,” Voegele stated outside the History Center Saturday morning. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Rep. Osborne voted speaker pro-tempore http://www.oldhamera.com/content/rep-osborne-voted-speaker-pro-tempore <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/osbornenew.jpg" alt="David Osborne" title="David Osborne" align="left" hspace="6" width="59" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">With a new position of authority, legislator David Osborne hopes to bring a businesslike sense to the state House of Representatives. &nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Osborne has been selected as the House Speaker Pro Tempore, a position comparable to the vice president&rsquo;s relationship to the president.</span></p> Fleming newcomer in House http://www.oldhamera.com/content/fleming-newcomer-house <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fleming.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="58" height="85" /><p> Ken Fleming has been around the world with his family business and taken care of needs at home with a nonprofit, but he is now adding another achievement to his resume: state representative. <span style="font-family: &quot;Century Schoolbook&quot;; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">&nbsp;</span></p> Couture Closet celebrates diamond anniversary http://www.oldhamera.com/content/couture-closet-celebrates-diamond-anniversary <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/couture_closet_1.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">For Oldham County residents who got an engagement ring this holiday season, the trip isn&rsquo;t long to the nearest bridal shop for that special dress.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">For the last decade, owners Tera Davis and Lauren Montgomery have successfully operated The Couture Closet Bridal Boutique on Main Street in LaGrange.&nbsp;</span></p> La Grange man implicated in Henry County shooting http://www.oldhamera.com/content/la-grange-man-implicated-henry-county-shooting <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/shootingfann.jpg" alt="Scott Fann" title="Scott Fann" align="left" hspace="6" width="125" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">A fight between two men Sunday night sent three people to the hospital, two with gunshot wounds to their legs.</span></p> Public Records Jan. 12 http://www.oldhamera.com/content/public-records-jan-12 <p class="p1"> <strong><span class="s1">La Grange Police</span></strong></p> <p class="p2"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Michael A. Ballard, 23 of La Grange &mdash; cited and released Dec. 27&nbsp; for rear license not illuminated; and failure to maintain required insurance</span></p> <p class="p4"> &nbsp;</p>