http://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en KYTC: Highway 22/Brownsboro road to open by beginning of school year http://www.oldhamera.com/content/kytc-highway-22brownsboro-road-open-beginning-school-year Oldham County commuters will have their old route back as school starts in the fall. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) says Highway.22/Brownsboro Road, which was awarded a contract for replacement after a culvert collapsed in early April, is scheduled to open Aug. 10. “We know how vital this roadway is for motorists in eastern Jefferson County and those commuting from Oldham County,” Matt Bullock, Chief District Engineer for the Department of Highways District 5 Office in Louisville, said in a press release. Miss Oldham County crowned as fair begins http://www.oldhamera.com/content/miss-oldham-county-crowned-fair-begins <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/winner.jpg" alt="Victoria McKinney was crowned Miss Oldham County Fair 2015 on Tuesday night. " title="Victoria McKinney was crowned Miss Oldham County Fair 2015 on Tuesday night. " align="left" hspace="6" width="59" height="85" /> La Grange woman charged for killing dog http://www.oldhamera.com/content/la-grange-woman-charged-killing-dog <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dog_1.jpg" alt="Stephanie Tyler" title="Stephanie Tyler" align="left" hspace="6" width="78" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Stephanie Tyler, 27, of La Grange was charged with second-degree cruelty to animals after she left her dog in a hot car in Frankfort last Tuesday.</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">According to Frankfort Police Department spokesman Maj. Rob Warfel, animal control responded to a phone call about a dog left in a car and then police got involved.</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">The dog, a male pitbull, was found dead in the car as soon as animal control and police arrived on the scene.</span></p> Fish bus catches fire http://www.oldhamera.com/content/fish-bus-catches-fire <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kiwanis_fish_bus.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="185" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Firefighters were dispatched to the Kiwanis fish bus in La Grange after they received a phone call about a fire around 11 a.m. last Friday.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Firefighters were quickly able to put out the small fire located in the hood over the deep fryer inside the bus.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">&ldquo;It made a considerable amount of damage,&rdquo; one of the firefighters on the scene said. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s going to be a while until they&rsquo;re serving fish again.&rdquo;</span></p> Hallmark channel movie filmed in La Grange http://www.oldhamera.com/content/hallmark-channel-movie-filmed-la-grange <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/inside_set.jpg" alt="La Grange Coffee Roasters was transformed into a diner for one scene." title="La Grange Coffee Roasters was transformed into a diner for one scene." align="left" hspace="6" width="139" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Main Street in La Grange was transformed into a set for a Hallmark Channel movie last Wednesday.</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">&nbsp;Police blocked off South First Street to South Walnut Street while filmmakers and actors utilized La Grange Coffee Roasters and Main Street.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">The executive producer for the movie, Rick Eldridge, says that &ldquo;The Ultimate Legacy&rdquo; is the third movie in a trilogy. &nbsp;</span></p> Oldham County Sheriff’s Office warns residents about phone scam http://www.oldhamera.com/content/oldham-county-sheriff%E2%80%99s-office-warns-residents-about-phone-scam <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Residents of Oldham County aragain receiving phone calls from an individual claiming to be with the Oldham County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office Warrant Division, stating that they have an outstanding warrant.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">This person claims there is an outstanding warrant and if the person being called will transfer $500 or more onto a Green Dot Card purchased at a local store, the warrant will be recalled.</span></p> Health Fair http://www.oldhamera.com/content/health-fair <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/balance_test.jpg" alt="Baptist Health La Grange hosted a free health fair on July 24 that included screenings, wellness information, and giveaways. Lauren Haselton assists Ryan Griffin in a balance screening and grip strength assessment." title="Baptist Health La Grange hosted a free health fair on July 24 that included screenings, wellness information, and giveaways. Lauren Haselton assists Ryan Griffin in a balance screening and grip strength assessment." align="left" hspace="6" width="50" height="85" /> Ribbon Cutting http://www.oldhamera.com/content/ribbon-cutting-0 <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ribboncutting2.jpg" alt="Photo by Glen Jennings/THE OLDHAM ERA The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at Hunting Creek Country Club in Prospect July 16 for Decorating Den. The interior decorating company is nationally known, but this will be the area’s first local version. Pamela Meyers (cutting ribbon) decided to open the business in Prospect because of her passion for interior design. Also pictured, left to right: Kevin Gardner, first customer; Tracie Pauley, friend; Pamela and her husband, Jamei Meyers." title="Photo by Glen Jennings/THE OLDHAM ERA The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at Hunting Creek Country Club in Prospect July 16 for Decorating Den. The interior decorating company is nationally known, but this will be the area’s first local version. Pamela Meyers (cutting ribbon) decided to open the business in Prospect because of her passion for interior design. Also pictured, left to right: Kevin Gardner, first customer; Tracie Pauley, friend; Pamela and her husband, Jamei Meyers." align="left" hspace="6" width="135" height="85" />