Local News

  • Former OCHS choir director indicted on 30 charges

    Former Oldham County High School (OCHS) Choir Director Haley Reed has been indicted on 30 charges.

    Reed, 34, was arrested by the Oldham County Sherriff’s Office on June 7, the day before the last day of school.

  • Crestwood man allegedly tried to shoot his son

     A Crestwood man is accused of trying to shoot his son Saturday night during an argument.

    Michael Wilson, 63, is charged with first-degree assault, fourth-degree domestic violence and first-degree wanton endangerment.

    The victim, who is not named in the arrest citation, told police that he and his father were arguing about him moving out of the house.

  • OCHS principal arrested on DUI charges

     Oldham County High School (OCHS) Principal Dr. Angela Newcomb was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) early Sunday morning in La Grange.

    Newcomb, 40, is charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, first offense, and reckless driving.

  • Traffic safety revenue released for first time

    Oldham County brought in the third highest amount of traffic safety program revenue in the state of Kentucky in 2017.

    Coming in just after Jefferson County, with $814,285 in revenue, and Campbell County, with $251,440 in revenue, Oldham County brought in $222,430 from its County Attorney Traffic Safety (CATS) program.

  • Tristen Kasey sentenced to five years probation

    Tristen Kasey, 20, took a plea deal for five years probation in Oldham County Circuit Court Sept. 7.

    Kasey pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor, custodial interference, tampering with physical evidence and two counts of intimidating a participant in a legal process July 25.

    An Alford plea was entered on five of the six charges.

  • Pewee approves mayor, council salaries

    The Pewee Valley mayor and city council will now make an annual salary.

    Both the mayor and council do not make anything currently. Beginning January 1, 2019, the mayor will make $12,000 and each council member will be paid $600 for the year.

  • Trial delayed for man charged with rape, kidnapping

    A La Grange man’s trial date has been postponed again.

    Stephen Kasey’s trial was scheduled to begin Nov. 26 and last four days. It was previously pushed back from June.

    Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad said the trial date was a target date to get the DNA evidence back, but they still have not.

  • Apple Patch celebrates 30 years, renames

    As Apple Patch’s 30th anniversary approached, the staff and board looked at how the organization has evolved over the past 30 years.

    From there, a new name for the organization – Pillar – was born.

  • La Grange passes controversial smoke-free law

    The La Grange City Council has approved the same smoke-free law the county has in place.

    The smoking ordinance bans smoking electronic cigarettes, hookahs and other devices inside workplaces and indoor public spaces, in addition to cigarettes.

  • OC Style: Fall's hottest trends

    By: Jo Ross

    Feel that fabric!

    Wow! We have great variety in textures this season, thanks to constant innovations in technology. Many designs sport unlikely materials, like shiny, opalescent polyurethane, neoprene, or elastin for added body. These ultra nouveau materials have been seen especially within the European collections.