http://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Southeast Christian Church leases Oldham Theater http://www.oldhamera.com/content/southeast-christian-church-leases-oldham-theater <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The former Oldham Theater will soon receive a makeover as Southeast Christian Church expands with an addition of a fifth campus.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">In a press release, Southeast said the Oldham Campus located in Crestwood Station &ldquo;continues to grow in attendance, exceeding its seating capacity, even with multiple weekend services.&rdquo;</span></p> History Center renovations underway, Gala to be held soon http://www.oldhamera.com/content/history-center-renovations-underway-gala-be-held-soon <p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">A little over a year ago, the Oldham County Historical Society launched a two-year campus campaign to raise $2 million in order to renovate its Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum, the Rob Morris Educational Building and the J.C. Barnett Libraries and Archives.</span></p> Oldham County Library plans to expand facilities http://www.oldhamera.com/content/oldham-county-library-plans-expand-facilities <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/library2_0.jpg" alt="The La Grange branch of the Oldham County Library is well-equipped with more space for books, as well as study rooms, community space and a revamped children’s library." title="The La Grange branch of the Oldham County Library is well-equipped with more space for books, as well as study rooms, community space and a revamped children’s library." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Oldham County Library hopes to expand its facilities in Goshen and Crestwood following its expansion of the main location in La Grange. &nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">After opening a new building to serve as the main library in La Grange with dramatically expanded facilities, Library Director Susan Eubank wants to take similar actions in the smaller branch libraries located in other parts of Oldham County. &nbsp;</span></p> EMS to build new ambulance facility in La Grange http://www.oldhamera.com/content/ems-build-new-ambulance-facility-la-grange <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ambulance_station_rendering.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="200" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Oldham County EMS plans to build a new ambulance facility at Baptist Health La Grange and the building will be located along New Moody Lane, just beyond the hospital.</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">Todd Early, director of Oldham County EMS, said that the decision made sense not only strengthen the existing partnership between Baptist Health La Grange and Oldham County&rsquo;s EMS service, but it will also improve services for the Oldham County area. &nbsp;</span></p> Celebrating Labor Day http://www.oldhamera.com/content/celebrating-labor-day <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Punctuated by backyard cookouts and the last dips in the pool, for most Americans Labor Day is the last chance to enjoy all summer has to offer.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The national holiday, however, was created to celebrate workers and their achievements following a dark time in America&rsquo;s labor history marked by excessively long work days, child labor, poor wages and unsafe working conditions.</span></p> Community in Brief - Sept. 3, 2015 http://www.oldhamera.com/content/community-brief-sept-3-2015 <p> &nbsp;<b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Farmers&rsquo; Market Hosts Farm to Table Dinner</b></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s2">The La Grange Farmers&rsquo; Market and Artisans will present a Farm to Table Dinner on Monday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Main Street Bourbon and Ale House. The event will start with appetizers featuring local salsas and dips, followed by dinner featuring locally raised meats and vegetables, all prepared by guest chef Gary Bajdek.</span></p> Public Records - Sept. 3, 2015 http://www.oldhamera.com/content/public-records-sept-3-2015 <p> &nbsp;<b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">KSP Arrests</b></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s2">Daniel Carson, 33, La Grange &ndash; arrested Aug. 28 on I-71 north for DUI</span></p> <p class="p3"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s2">Mark Noderer, 46, La Grange &ndash; arrested Aug. 29 on I-71 north for DUI</span></p> <p class="p3"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1"><b>La Grange Police</b></span></p> Accused hatchet murderer trial set http://www.oldhamera.com/content/accused-hatchet-murderer-trial-set <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gailkelly.jpg" alt="Gail Kelley" title="Gail Kelley" align="left" hspace="6" width="70" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">New motions have been filed in the case of Gail Kelley, a Pewee Valley woman accused of killing her boyfriend with a hatchet.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">In a pre-trial hearing last Thursday, Kelley&rsquo;s defense attorneys filed two motions in front of Judge Karen Conrad. The motions were requests for expert witnesses to be present during a deposition.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Conrad granted the motions to the defense, which will give the Commonwealth 20 days to respond.</span></p>