https://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Naked man led police on foot chase through La Grange https://www.oldhamera.com/content/naked-man-led-police-foot-chase-through-la-grange <p> A naked man led police on a foot chase through La Grange yesterday before jumping into the lake at Wilborn Park.&nbsp;</p> <p> La Grange Police said that officers responded to the 400 block of North First Street at approximately 12:50 p.m. yesterday on a report of a white male running in the road and jumping onto cars.</p> Oldham County Day Parade will follow reverse route Saturday https://www.oldhamera.com/content/oldham-county-day-parade-will-follow-reverse-route-saturday <p> &nbsp;More than 70 entries are registered to participate in the 49th annual Oldham County Day Parade on Saturday morning, and officials have altered the parade route to accommodate railroad traffic.&nbsp;</p> Traffic light installed at La Grange intersection https://www.oldhamera.com/content/traffic-light-installed-la-grange-intersection <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/trafficpoles2.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Motorists in La Grange have likely noticed traffic poles being installed downtown at the four-way near the courthouse.</p> <p> A state transportation official, however, said the traffic signal won&rsquo;t be operational until next month.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Pewee Valley awarded grant for Ash Avenue sidewalk https://www.oldhamera.com/content/pewee-valley-awarded-grant-ash-avenue-sidewalk <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ash_avenue_overview.jpg" alt="An overhead view of Ash Avenue, Highway 362, in Pewee Valley as it intersects with Old Floydsburg Road. " title="An overhead view of Ash Avenue, Highway 362, in Pewee Valley as it intersects with Old Floydsburg Road. " align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> Pewee Valley has been awarded a federal grant to help cover the cost of a new sidewalk along Ash Avenue.</p> <p> The city has been awarded $105,600 through the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) for a sidewalk to connect Elm Avenue down to Old Floydsburg Road on Highway 362.</p> Beloved La Grange toy store moving to Madison, Indiana https://www.oldhamera.com/content/beloved-la-grange-toy-store-moving-madison-indiana <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/treasured_child1.jpg" alt="The Treasured Child, currently located on Main Street in La Grange is moving to Main Street in Madison, Indiana. " title="The Treasured Child, currently located on Main Street in La Grange is moving to Main Street in Madison, Indiana. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> A beloved toy store is leaving Main Street in La Grange after 22 years in business.</p> <p> The Treasured Child announced on Facebook last week they are expanding and moving to Madison, Indiana.</p> Oldham County EMS receives national accreditation https://www.oldhamera.com/content/oldham-county-ems-receives-national-accreditation <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ems_awards_1.jpg" alt="Oldham County EMS was recognized for several accreditations and awards on Friday, July 12." title="Oldham County EMS was recognized for several accreditations and awards on Friday, July 12." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> Oldham County EMS was awarded a three-year accreditation for its compliance with national standards of excellence.</p> <p> Local officials recognized the emergency medical service in La Grange for this accreditation on July 12.</p> Collins named principal of Locust Grove Elementary https://www.oldhamera.com/content/collins-named-principal-locust-grove-elementary <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/locust_grove_principal.jpg" alt="Austin Collins has been named principal of Locust Grove Elementary School." title="Austin Collins has been named principal of Locust Grove Elementary School." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> The Locust Grove Elementary SBDM has selected Austin Collins as the next leader of the school.</p> <p> Collins has been assistant principal of Locust Grove since July of 2015. Prior to Locust Grove, Collins served as a special education teacher at Middletown Elementary and Rock Creek Community Academy.</p> More homes in county could be under FEMA floodplains https://www.oldhamera.com/content/more-homes-county-could-be-under-fema-floodplains <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/floodplain_map.jpg" alt="The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is updating floodplain maps in Oldham County for the first time since 2006. " title="The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is updating floodplain maps in Oldham County for the first time since 2006. " align="left" hspace="6" width="140" height="85" /><p> Preliminary updates to floodplain maps maintained by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have now entered a public comment period for Oldham County.</p> <p> FEMA has been working to update the floodplain maps for Kentucky, and their recent publication on the Federal Register means the legally mandated 90-day public comment period is underway.</p>