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Today's News

  • 301 mini storage units approved for Buckner

    Following a lengthy discussion, the Oldham County Fiscal Court approved a zoning change off KY 146 in Buckner for the construction of a storage facility.

    Crestwood-based Mason Construction and Development wants to turn three acres in front of Cedar Point Village in Buckner into a commercial space for 301 mini storage units called Buckner Point Storage.

  • Prospect mayor proposes ‘tight’ 2019-20 budget

    The Prospect City Council discussed the city’s upcoming fiscal year budget during their May 20 meeting for what Prospect Mayor John Evans says will be a tight upcoming year.

    In a message sent out to subscribers of Prospect’s City Mail, Evans said he estimates the city will have $3,391,725 for expenditures and bring in anticipated revenue of $3,398,000.

  • Amazon driver held at gunpoint, forced to rake driveway

    A La Grange man is accused of holding an Amazon delivery driver at gunpoint and then forcing him to rake gravel in his driveway.

    Kenneth Vance, 63, was arrested and charged with first-degree unlawful imprisonment and first-degree wanton endangerment May 23.

  • Trial underway for man accused of shooting at individuals, vehicles

     An Oldham County jury has now heard from 19 witnesses in the trial of a man accused of shooting at vehicles and people around Oldham County and eastern Jefferson County.

    Norman Dick IV, 37, is facing the charges of nine counts of attempted murder, two counts of terroristic threatening, two counts of violation of a Kentucky EPO and possession of marijuana.

  • English falls in GOP secretary of state race

    Crestwood resident Andrew English came up short in the Kentucky Secretary of State primary race May 21.

    The Associated Press called the Secretary of State race with Michael Adams winning as the Republican nominee. Adams was leading with 41 percent with 93 precincts reporting as of 9 p.m. May 21.

  • Oldham County 2019 Primary Election Results

    The numbers are in for the 2019 Kentucky primary election in Oldham County. A total of 10,981 voters went to the polls today, according to a preliminary ballot. The voter turnout was 20.61 percent, according to County Clerk Julie Barr.

    Governor

    Democrat

    Rocky Adkins, 740

    Andy Beshear, 2,190

  • Trial begins for Goshen man charged with attempted murder

    It was the day of the last presidential election. It was also the day a man claims he was randomly shot at during his morning jog in La Grange at 5 a.m.

    Goshen resident Norman Dick IV, 37, was arrested in November 2016 for allegedly shooting randomly at vehicles and people around Oldham County and eastern Jefferson County.

  • La Grange man arrested on rape charges, hearing date set

     Editor’s note: The story has details that may be disturbing to some readers.

     A La Grange man was arrested for raping and stabbing a woman who gave him a ride from the Circle K in La Grange, according to Oldham County Police.

    La Grange resident Eric Johnson, 36, was arrested May 15 on the charges of first-degree rape and second-degree assault.

  • Peak Road proposed for Oldham Reserve

    Oldham Reserve could soon have another road.

    Oldham County Planning and Development Director Jim Urban discussed the proposed Peak Road at the La Grange City Council May 6.

    Peak Road would connect La Grange Parkway and the roundabout that is part of the Eden Parkway project, according to Urban.

  • Project Guild announces Oldham County Day parade grand marshal, theme

    A seasoned parade veteran will serve as grand marshal of the 2019 Oldham County Day Parade & Festival.

    La Grange resident Brad Rogers, director of the Oldham County High School Band since 1987, will lead the Oldham County Day Parade as grand marshal on July 20 in downtown La Grange.

    Rogers, a native of Tennessee, is no stranger to Oldham County Day.