Today's News

  • Open for discussion

    Business owners are calling for revisions to La Grange’s sign ordinance, arguing that city council’s incentive to preserve the historic look of the area is compromising the future of the economy and comes with a price for businesses already existing in the city. In May, council members unanimously approved an ordinance to ban pole signs, neon lighting and banners.

  • Lady Dragons capture two tournament titles over holiday break

    It was a good holiday break for all three local girls’ basketball teams as they all picked up wins and in some cases got their rosters back to full strength heading into the new year and the meat of their respective schedules.

  • Business Briefs

    Bedford Loan and Deposit receives 5-star ratingBauerFinancial Inc., an independent bank rating and research firm, has announced that Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank has earned another 5-Star Superior rating, the highest award, for the 62nd consecutive quarter.

  • Oldham County drops pair at King of the Bluegrass

    The holiday fare for the three local boys’ high school teams got a bit tougher as the trio completed the Christmas break schedule with varying degrees of success.

  • Ex-members interested in returning

    Members of the La Grange City Council will soon appoint a new council member to fill a seat vacated by the late James Beaumont.

    Beaumont died Dec. 12. He served two stints on the council and was the city's first African-American council member.

    Mayor Elsie Carter said she plans to present the council with a letter of interest from Denise Watts Wilson at the council's regular meeting on Monday.

    Though others have expressed interest, Carter said Wilson is the only candidate who had submitted a letter of intent as of Dec. 31.

  • KSP Post 5 steps up efforts to cite for seat-belt law violations

    The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 in Campbellsburg are stepping up seat-belt law enforcement efforts. The current seatbelt law allows Kentucky’s law enforcement to pull over a violator, even if that is their only violation. The driver will also be cited if one or more of the vehicles passenger(s) are not properly restrained with their seat belt. The law also targets those that do not have children 40 inches or below, in a proper child restraint seat. Those children over 40 inches but under 8 years of age should be in a proper “booster” seat.

  • Oldham robotics team heads to state tournament

    As the state championship draws near, the Brickmasters of the Old Republic (FLL robotics team) scurry to prepare their robot, finish programming and refine their research. What is FLL and who are the Brickmasters of the Old Republic (BOTOR)? FLL stands for FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) Lego League, a program in which up to 10 team members work together to build a robot and program it to complete a number of missions on a playing field.

  • Simply the best

    1. Quigley wins three-peatSouth Oldham High School junior Eric Quigley set himself up to make history last spring after winning his third straight state tennis championship.Only two other players in the state have won four high school tennis titles.Before a fairly large and vocal crowd of SOHS student supporters, Quigley won his third title in June at the University of Kentucky by beating St.

  • The honor roll

    CAMDEN STATION ELEMENTARYFourth gradeAll As: Caylem Ashcraft, Sawyer Blair, Matthew Clark, Elizabeth Erwin, Joy Girgis, Aidan Helton, Annika Hileman, Matthew Mengelberg, Parker Root, Lexie Stepro, Emma Veselsky, Meredith Welch.As and Bs: Bekah Arnold, Caylem Ashcraft, Meredith Baxter, Sawyer Blair, Seth Boaz, Matthew Clark, Olivia Davis, Elizabeth Erwin, Victoria Faulk, Joy Girgis, Jenna Harris, Aidan Helton, Jason Henry, Mich

  • County events

    Thursday, Jan. 3

    The American Legion Post No. 39. 7 p.m. Oldham County post, La Grange. 241-9701.