http://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en La Grange Police investigating bank robbery http://www.oldhamera.com/content/la-grange-police-investigating-bank-robbery <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/20140423_robbery_suspect.jpg" alt="A possible suspect in a bank robbery at Farmer&#039;s Bank of Milton in La Grange. If you recognize this person call La Grange Police at 502-225-0444." title="A possible suspect in a bank robbery at Farmer&#039;s Bank of Milton in La Grange. If you recognize this person call La Grange Police at 502-225-0444." align="left" hspace="6" width="66" height="85" /><p> La Grange Police are asking for help identifying a possible suspect in a bank robbery Wednesday morning.</p> <p> According to police, the Farmer&#39;s Bank of Milton, located at 2207 S. Highway 53 was robbed at 10 a.m. Wednesday.</p> Returning the sparkle and shine http://www.oldhamera.com/content/returning-sparkle-and-shine <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The Duncan Memorial Chapel in Crestwood is getting a much needed face lift.</p> <p> The 21 stained glass windows that line the chapel are being restored to make them more visible from the outside, Ted Merhoff, secretary of the Floydsburg Cemetery, said.</p> <p> &ldquo;Stained glass has a life time that requires a lot of maintenance,&rdquo; Merhoff said.</p> La Grange wants to refinance bonds http://www.oldhamera.com/content/la-grange-wants-refinance-bonds <p> Buoyed by revenue from the recently imposed occupational tax, the City of La Grange is considering refinancing the bonds it holds as part of its agreement to develop Oldham Reserve.</p> <p> At a special meeting on Monday, the city council heard from Dwight G. Salsbury of Ross, Sinclaire and Associates about a refinancing plan that could significantly lower debt payments, eliminate an $8 million lump sum payment and help the city end debt payments early.</p> Preschooler left on OCS bus for three hours http://www.oldhamera.com/content/preschooler-left-ocs-bus-three-hours <p> Oldham County Schools have made policy changes and two employees have resigned after a preschool student was left unattended on a bus for three hours Monday, OCS Superintendent Will Wells said.</p> <p> According to Wells, the student was unattended after all other students were dropped off for afternoon preschool at 11:30 a.m. Monday. When the child&#39;s parents showed up to pick the student up at 2:20 p.m., school officials realized the student was missing.</p> Walmart receives final approval from Crestwood council http://www.oldhamera.com/content/walmart-receives-final-approval-crestwood-council <p> Walmart will once again have a store in Crestwood, after the city council approved a proposed SuperCenter store on Veterans Memorial Parkway at a special meeting April 16.</p> <p> The Crestwood City Council approved an ordinance rezoning the property at 6701 Veterans Memorial Parkway, also known as Highway 329 Bypass, as well as a development plan for the Walmart, unanimously.</p> <p> Kevin Thompson, public affairs director for Walmart, said there currently isn&rsquo;t a date set to break ground on the new development, since final approval just came from the Crestwood council.</p> Prospect scout achieves at a rare age http://www.oldhamera.com/content/prospect-scout-achieves-rare-age <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/eagle_scout.jpg" alt="Logan Salazar, left, recieves his Eagle Scout award at a ceremony recently held for the occasion. Salazaar achieved the top scouting designation at 12 years old, a rare feat local scout leaders said." title="Logan Salazar, left, recieves his Eagle Scout award at a ceremony recently held for the occasion. Salazaar achieved the top scouting designation at 12 years old, a rare feat local scout leaders said." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> Becoming an Eagle Scout is a goal of thousands of Boy Scouts across the U.S., and is usually achieved by the time a scout reaches his late teens.</p> <p> So when Prospect resident Logan Salazar earned the honor before his 13th birthday, it took a big achievement and amplified it.</p> <p> &ldquo;To be that focused and to get that much done at 12 years old is huge,&rdquo; Don Vogel, Logan&rsquo;s scoutmaster, said. &ldquo;And it&rsquo;s not lost on him.&rdquo;</p> Crestwood residents participate in Boston Marathon http://www.oldhamera.com/content/crestwood-residents-participate-boston-marathon <p> Two Crestwood natives joined thousands of others this week in showing the resolve of Boston by running in this year&rsquo;s Boston Marathon.</p> <p> This year&rsquo;s marquee race took place on Monday, roughly one year after bombings took place at the finish line that killed three and injured more than 200.</p> <p> Melissa Christensen and Ande Gorce, neighbors in the Magnolia Place subdivision, joined more than 36,000 in running the 2014 marathon.</p> <p> Christensen, who ran the marathon in 2012 as well, said the atmosphere this year was &ldquo;incredible.&rdquo;</p> Voegele champions no tax increases at Chamber forum http://www.oldhamera.com/content/voegele-champions-no-tax-increases-chamber-forum <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/oldham-voegele2011.gif" alt="David Voegele" title="David Voegele" align="left" hspace="6" width="80" height="85" /><p> County Judge-Executive David Voegele is hoping four years of no tax increases and steady financial management will earn him another four years in the county&rsquo;s top office. Speaking during the Oldham Chamber and Economic Development and Oldham Era&rsquo;s candidate&rsquo;s forum Tuesday night, Voegele said the best indicator of a possible second term is to view the record of his first term.</p>