https://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Pewee Valley considers new town square design https://www.oldhamera.com/content/pewee-valley-considers-new-town-square-design <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pewee_valley_presentation.jpg" alt="Land Design &amp; Development Inc. Project Landscape Architect Derek Triplett delivers a presentation during the Pewee Valley City Council meeting on Jan. 7. The presentation focused on two design options for the city’s new town square. " title="Land Design &amp; Development Inc. Project Landscape Architect Derek Triplett delivers a presentation during the Pewee Valley City Council meeting on Jan. 7. The presentation focused on two design options for the city’s new town square. " align="left" hspace="6" width="111" height="85" /><p> A new town square design is in the works for the City of Pewee Valley as city officials deliberate design options.</p> <p> Land Design &amp; Development Inc., LD&amp;D, presented two design options for the town square at Pewee Valley&rsquo;s Jan. 7 meeting.</p> <p> &ldquo;I think the city needs a gathering place for people to come&rdquo; Pewee Valley Mayor Bob Rogers said.</p> Gov. Bevin says he will make sure widening I-71 ‘stays on target’ https://www.oldhamera.com/content/gov-bevin-says-he-will-make-sure-widening-i-71-%E2%80%98stays-target%E2%80%99 <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bevin2.jpg" alt="Matt Bevin spoke to a group of reporters inside the Kentucky State Capital Jan. 10. " title="Matt Bevin spoke to a group of reporters inside the Kentucky State Capital Jan. 10. " align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said he would make sure widening Interstate 71 in Oldham County &quot;stays on target.&quot;</p> <p> &nbsp;The Oldham Era asked Bevin about the interstate project at a meeting with community journalists yesterday at the Kentucky State Capital.</p> County EMS responds to record number of calls in 2018 https://www.oldhamera.com/content/county-ems-responds-record-number-calls-2018 <p> Oldham County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a record number of emergency runs in 2018.</p> <p> In 2018, Oldham County EMS responded to 242 more calls than 2017, totaling 5,499 runs.</p> <p> Oldham County EMS Director Keith Smith said the department has been trending up for several years now. Part of the increase can be attributed to population increase, he said.</p> Sutherland Farm targeted for new Prospect subdivision https://www.oldhamera.com/content/sutherland-farm-targeted-new-prospect-subdivision <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/the_breakers_plat.png" alt="The designed site plan for The Breakers at Prospect, a proposed Prospect subdivision. " title="The designed site plan for The Breakers at Prospect, a proposed Prospect subdivision. " align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> A Louisville real estate broker is eyeing a well-known Prospect farm for a new high-end subdivision.</p> <p> Sutherland Farm is a nearly 50-acre plot of land in Prospect that is near the Ohio River. Stephanie Gilezan, a real estate broker with Gilezan Realty and eXp Realty, hopes to buy the land at 7800 Sutherland Farm Road and transform it into The Breakers at Prospect.</p> The history behind the Clore/Jones development https://www.oldhamera.com/content/history-behind-clorejones-development <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2175.jpg" alt="Above, photos of the Clore family tree hang inside the Jones Group in Crestwood." title="Above, photos of the Clore family tree hang inside the Jones Group in Crestwood." align="left" hspace="6" width="90" height="85" /><p> A family with deep roots in Oldham County is taking part in an intensive planning process to develop their family farm this week.</p> <p> The multi-use development is a large family effort between the Clore and Jones family.</p> <p> The Clore and Jones family plans to develop over 400 acres of family farmland that surround exit 14 into a mix-used development.</p> Doughnut shop to open in La Grange soon https://www.oldhamera.com/content/doughnut-shop-open-la-grange-soon <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dough_baby_donuts_1.jpg" alt="Dave Finley, left, and his grandson, Spencer Mills, stands behind the front counter of Dough Baby Donuts LLC. Mills, along with his parents, are the owners of the new business which is expected to open later this month. " title="Dave Finley, left, and his grandson, Spencer Mills, stands behind the front counter of Dough Baby Donuts LLC. Mills, along with his parents, are the owners of the new business which is expected to open later this month. " align="left" hspace="6" width="153" height="85" /><p> Oldham County residents with a sweet tooth for donuts won&rsquo;t have to wait much longer to satisfy those cravings. A new donut shop is coming to town, and it brings along a rich family history.</p> <p> Dough Baby Donuts LLC is located at 106 West Adams Street, near Advanced Auto Parts, off of La Grange&rsquo;s South 1st Street.</p> La Grange's Celtic Pig food truck expands into Louisville's dining scene https://www.oldhamera.com/content/la-granges-celtic-pig-food-truck-expands-louisvilles-dining-scene <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/20180512_101413.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> This little piggy went to market, this little piggy went home and this little piggy cried &ldquo;wee wee wee&rdquo; all the way to Louisville.</p> <p> The Celtic Pig, a food truck that got its wheels rolling in La Grange, is expanding their Scottish and Irish menu to a brick-and-mortar restaurant on Louisville&rsquo;s bustling East Main Street.</p> Officials declare flu widespread in Kentucky https://www.oldhamera.com/content/officials-declare-flu-widespread-kentucky <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/flu_map1.jpg" alt="According to the Kentucky Department of Public Health, there is widespread flu activity in the state. Above, the numbers for each county in the state. " title="According to the Kentucky Department of Public Health, there is widespread flu activity in the state. Above, the numbers for each county in the state. " align="left" hspace="6" width="144" height="85" /><p> If you&rsquo;re feeling under the weather after ringing in the New Year, chances are you aren&rsquo;t the only one. Kentucky is currently experiencing widespread flu activity.</p> <p> During the last week of 2018, flu activity drastically increased in the state, according to the Kentucky Department for Public Health.</p>