http://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Oldham County Schools’ superintendent suspended http://www.oldhamera.com/content/oldham-county-schools%E2%80%99-superintendent-suspended <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/wells_will_2.jpg" alt="Dr. Will Wells" title="Dr. Will Wells" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> After a closed session at a special meeting Thursday, the Oldham County School Board suspended Oldham County Schools Superintendent Dr. Will Wells.</p> <p> <br /> A motion by board member Kevin Woosley said there would be an investigation into his behavior.</p> Children rejoice at VBS http://www.oldhamera.com/content/children-rejoice-vbs <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lagrange_baptist.jpg" alt=" Children at La Grange Baptist Church sing and dance to the theme song to their Journey Off the Map theme on their last day of VBS. " title=" Children at La Grange Baptist Church sing and dance to the theme song to their Journey Off the Map theme on their last day of VBS. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> Babysitter arrested for leaving toddler unattended in hot car http://www.oldhamera.com/content/babysitter-arrested-leaving-toddler-unattended-hot-car <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lpdarrestmug.jpg" alt="Angela M. Leo" title="Angela M. Leo" align="left" hspace="6" width="88" height="85" /><p> On June 26 at approximately 11:25 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 1000 block of New Moody Lane on a report of a child left unattended in a parked vehicle. &nbsp;<br /> Subsequent police investigation revealed that a 2-year-old male child was left unattended by his babysitter in a parked vehicle with only the driver&rsquo;s side window rolled down halfway for approximately 25-30 minutes. &nbsp;<br /> At the time of the incident, the weather was sunny with an air temperature of 78 degrees and a humidity of 58 percent. The child was uninjured and returned to his parents.<br /> Oldham County’s hidden weather station http://www.oldhamera.com/content/oldham-county%E2%80%99s-hidden-weather-station <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kentucky_mesonet_station.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> This past year, students in Oldham County had 10 snow days, leaving them in the classroom until June 12.<br /> The unpredictable weather affects schools, businesses, safety and economics.<br /> Located among the bison, horses, mules, chicken and pigs on Woodland Farm off Highway 42 is the Kentucky Mesonet Station in Oldham County.<br /> Time to prepare for the 2015 Oldham County Fair http://www.oldhamera.com/content/time-prepare-2015-oldham-county-fair <p> Since 1933, the Oldham County Fair has been a place to showcase the best of Oldham County. Residents and Oldham County Extension Homemaker members can display their talents and abilities in a variety of activities in the Home and Family Arts and Agriculture Departments, plus earn premium money, ribbons, and bragging rights for the coming year. Blue ribbons earn $6, red ribbons $4 and white ribbons $2. All rules and categories are available at oldhamcountyfairgrounds.com.<br /> In Home and Family Arts, there are three age divisions: Juniors (6-18), Open (19-61), and Seniors (62+). Judge-Executive honors http://www.oldhamera.com/content/judge-executive-honors <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/looking_up.jpg" alt="Judge-Executive David Voegele signs a declaration honoring Oldham County Day with members of Project Guild. " title="Judge-Executive David Voegele signs a declaration honoring Oldham County Day with members of Project Guild. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> New Masonic Emblem placed in Pewee Valley http://www.oldhamera.com/content/new-masonic-emblem-placed-pewee-valley <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pewee_masonic_emblem.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="114" height="85" /><p> During a windstorm in 2008, the Pewee Valley&rsquo;s Masonic Lodge&rsquo;s emblem blew off of the Little Colonel Playhouse.</p> <p> <br /> Masonic members Gene Crady and Kevin Reardon searched through the rubble for their fraternity&rsquo;s symbolic emblem, but could not find it. &nbsp;</p> <p> <br /> When Crady and Reardon later found out that The Little Colonel Playhouse was going to be on the National Register of Historic Places, they wanted to be part of it since it was originally their lodge.</p> Welcome to the Wild, Wild West http://www.oldhamera.com/content/welcome-wild-wild-west <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/wild_west_horse.jpg" alt=" David Davis performs with his award winning trick horse. Davis also performs in the Pegasus Parade. " title=" David Davis performs with his award winning trick horse. Davis also performs in the Pegasus Parade. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" />