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  • Time to defund Planned Parenthood

    Warning: graphic content and conversation here. No, this isn’t about Donald Trump’s latest insults, but rather a more serious subject that he doesn’t consider “one of his issues.” I’m talking about the sanctity of human life. More specifically, the undercover videos that caught Planned Parenthood officials discussing abortion extraction methods best suited to preserving in-demand fetal organs for research.

  • Public Records -- July 30, 2015

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    KSP Arrests

    Roger D. Wilson, 21, La Grange – arrested July 20 on S. First Avenue in La Grange by Trooper Samu executing a warrant

  • Miss Oldham County crowned as fair begins
  • KYTC: Highway 22/Brownsboro road to open by beginning of 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.

  • La Grange woman charged for killing dog

    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.

    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.

    The dog, a male pitbull, was found dead in the car as soon as animal control and police arrived on the scene.

  • Fish bus catches fire

     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.

    Firefighters were quickly able to put out the small fire located in the hood over the deep fryer inside the bus.

    “It made a considerable amount of damage,” one of the firefighters on the scene said. “It’s going to be a while until they’re serving fish again.”

  • Hallmark channel movie filmed in La Grange

     Main Street in La Grange was transformed into a set for a Hallmark Channel movie last Wednesday.

     Police blocked off South First Street to South Walnut Street while filmmakers and actors utilized La Grange Coffee Roasters and Main Street. 

    The executive producer for the movie, Rick Eldridge, says that “The Ultimate Legacy” is the third movie in a trilogy.  

  • Oldham County Sheriff’s Office warns residents about phone scam

     Residents of Oldham County aragain receiving phone calls from an individual claiming to be with the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division, stating that they have an outstanding warrant.

    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.

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