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Today's News

  • Local veteran announces run for Ky. Secretary of State

    A local veteran has announced his plans to run for Kentucky’s secretary of state.

    Andrew English announced his candidacy on Veterans’ Day Nov. 11.

  • Steve-O’s Italian Kitchen to open Louisville location

    Steve-O’s Italian Kitchen has thrived in Buckner for 13 years, and now the franchise is expanding its taste and charm into Louisville.

    A second location of Steve-O’s is slated to open in the former spot of Cliftons Pizza Co., on 2230 Frankfort Ave. Cliftons Pizza was a staple of the Clifton community for 28 years until it abruptly closed September of this year.

  • Holiday Inn hotel planned for Commerce Pkwy.

     La Grange will soon be home to a Holiday Inn hotel.

    A four-story Holiday Inn Express and Suites is currently being built at 1150 Commerce Parkway in La Grange.

    The Holiday Inn will feature the company’s Formula Blue design, a modern design with open spaces throughout the hotel for the “smart traveler.”

  • Hall awarded Oldham Countian of the Year

    A strong work ethic, a desire to be successful and his work in the community were a few of the things mentioned for why one man was named this year’s Oldham Countian of the Year.

    Oldham County businessman Jay Hall was named the 2018 Oldham Countian of the Year at the Oldham County Chamber’s event Nov. 8 at Taylor Creek Farm.

  • Voter turnout tops 50 percent locally

    Over half of all registered voters in Oldham County cast a ballot Election Day, and for Darlene Berhow it was her first time casting a ballot.

    Berhow has lived in Oldham County for 11 years and married her husband, Todd, in August 1995, but she’s originally from Nova Scotia, one of Canada’s three Maritime Provinces.

  • Majority of local legislators retain seats

    Oldham County state legislators are starting to determine their priorities after the election. While four of the five county state legislators are retaining their seats, there’s also a newcomer in the mix.

    Senator Ernie Harris, a Republican whose district includes Oldham County and part of Jefferson County, was re-elected for his seventh term in the Kentucky Senate.

  • What’s up with the spelling of La Grange?

    A name is a defining characteristic. Some are rooted in family history, perhaps coming from a great-great grandfather. While some names may have simply been the first named flipped to in a baby book.

  • Hope is not a plan

    I had occasion to be in the Panama City, Florida area over the past few weeks. Hurricane Michael brought devastation that everyone saw on television. Having seen some of this area, I can tell you that what ever you saw on television or imagined it was worse – far worse.

  • Public Records - Nov. 15, 2018

    La Grange Police

    Gabriela Sanchez Pineda, 35 of La Grange - cited and released Nov. 1 for failure to illuminate head lights and no operators license

    Richard A. Clift Jr., 33 of Pendleton - cited and released Nov. 1 for no registration plates and failure to maintain required insurance

  • Leaders born again into the Kingdom

    William Haslam entered the Kingdom of God during a Sunday sermon in 1951. As the preacher posed the Bible’s question, “What think ye of Christ?” Haslam’s eyes were opened to see himself as a Pharisee who failed to recognize Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God and the Holy Spirit seized that moment to bring about new birth.