https://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Police: Woman raped, stabbed by La Grange man https://www.oldhamera.com/content/police-woman-raped-stabbed-la-grange-man <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/inmateimg052019zzz2011020835_05152019141328.jpg" alt="Eric Johnson is charged with rape and assault. " title="Eric Johnson is charged with rape and assault. " align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> <em>&nbsp;Editor&rsquo;s note: The story has details that may be disturbing to some readers.</em></p> <p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: Cambria; font-size: 12pt;">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.</span></p> Project Guild announces Oldham County Day parade grand marshal, theme https://www.oldhamera.com/content/project-guild-announces-oldham-county-day-parade-grand-marshal-theme <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ochs_band_copy.jpg" alt="Brad Rogers in the Oldham County Day parade with the Oldham County High School Band in 2015." title="Brad Rogers in the Oldham County Day parade with the Oldham County High School Band in 2015." align="left" hspace="6" width="91" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;A seasoned parade veteran will serve as grand marshal of the 2019 Oldham County Day Parade &amp; Festival.</p> <p> 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.</p> <p> Rogers, a native of Tennessee, is no stranger to Oldham County Day.</p> Homebuilder ordered to pay victims of construction scam https://www.oldhamera.com/content/homebuilder-ordered-pay-victims-construction-scam <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jason_whitaker.jpg" alt="Jason Whitaker was sentenced in Trimble County May 17." title="Jason Whitaker was sentenced in Trimble County May 17." align="left" hspace="6" width="85" height="85" /><p> <em>&nbsp;By: Taylor Riley/Landmark News Service<br /> </em></p> <p> Relief has come for the many victims of a Campbellsburg contractor who plead guilty to multiple charges of theft and failure to finish building contracts.</p> Attorney for county police holds press conference in ongoing age discrimination lawsuit https://www.oldhamera.com/content/attorney-county-police-holds-press-conference-ongoing-age-discrimination-lawsuit <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2228.jpg" alt="Pewee Valley attorney Carol Petitt holds a press conference at the Oldham County Fiscal Court about an age discrimination lawsuit brought against the Oldham County Police Department. " title="Pewee Valley attorney Carol Petitt holds a press conference at the Oldham County Fiscal Court about an age discrimination lawsuit brought against the Oldham County Police Department. " align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> The attorney representing the Oldham County Police Department, OCPD, in an ongoing age discrimination lawsuit held a press conference today to publicly respond to allegations a former employee has made.</p> Police say age not a factor in officer hiring decision https://www.oldhamera.com/content/police-say-age-not-factor-officer-hiring-decision <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dennis_clark_photo.jpg" alt="Dennis Clark, a former Oldham County Police Department employee, is seen training a dog. Clark is the president of Tactical Detection K9, an organization that trains dogs to search for contraband." title="Dennis Clark, a former Oldham County Police Department employee, is seen training a dog. Clark is the president of Tactical Detection K9, an organization that trains dogs to search for contraband." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> The Oldham County Police Department (OCPD) is arguing they didn&rsquo;t deny a former employee a job because of his age, but because he provided false information on his resume, had poor prior job performance and had posted several &ldquo;reprehensible&rdquo; social media postings.</p> La Grange restaurant to be featured on Cooking Channel https://www.oldhamera.com/content/la-grange-restaurant-be-featured-cooking-channel <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pie_2.jpg" alt="One Nineteen West Main&#039;s Kentucky Bacon Pie has landed the restaurant a spot on Cooking Channel&#039;s &quot;The Best Thing I Ever Ate.&quot;" title="One Nineteen West Main&#039;s Kentucky Bacon Pie has landed the restaurant a spot on Cooking Channel&#039;s &quot;The Best Thing I Ever Ate.&quot;" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Food aficionados who enjoy sitting down and watching cooking shows can expect to see a La Grange restaurant on T.V. screens.</p> <p> One Nineteen West Main, located on La Grange&rsquo;s Main Street, will be appearing in an episode of Cooking Channel&rsquo;s <a href="https://www.cookingchanneltv.com/shows/the-best-thing-i-ever-ate">&ldquo;The Best Thing I Ever Ate.&rdquo;</a></p> E-poll books, stickers for kids to be rolled out in primary election https://www.oldhamera.com/content/e-poll-books-stickers-kids-be-rolled-out-primary-election <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2176_0.jpg" alt="Oldham County voters can get “I Voted” stickers specifically for their kids in the primary election." title="Oldham County voters can get “I Voted” stickers specifically for their kids in the primary election." align="left" hspace="6" width="152" height="85" /><p> Oldham County voters can expect to see some new additions at their polling locations in the upcoming primary election.</p> <p> Several of the county precincts will have access to electronic poll books (E-poll), and people who have children in tow at the polls can now access specific voting stickers for them.</p> August completion date planned for Ash Avenue again https://www.oldhamera.com/content/august-completion-date-planned-ash-avenue-again <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ash_ave_photo.jpg" alt="Magistrate Chris Haunz, Rep. Jason Nemes and three Kentucky Transportation Cabinet employees spoke at a meeting May 8 at the Pewee Valley Fire Department regarding a road project on Ash Avenue." title="Magistrate Chris Haunz, Rep. Jason Nemes and three Kentucky Transportation Cabinet employees spoke at a meeting May 8 at the Pewee Valley Fire Department regarding a road project on Ash Avenue." align="left" hspace="6" width="112" height="85" /><p> The long delayed Ash Avenue project in Pewee Valley is planned to resume in the coming weeks and be finished by the fall.</p>