https://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Prospect funds $25k investigation into mayor https://www.oldhamera.com/content/prospect-funds-25k-investigation-mayor <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_7785.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: Cambria; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 11pt;">The Prospect City Council has approved a $25,000 investigation into Mayor John Evans.</span><span style="font-family: Cambria; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 11pt;">&nbsp;</span></p> Active shooter drill held at Baptist Health La Grange https://www.oldhamera.com/content/active-shooter-drill-held-baptist-health-la-grange <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ems_drill_2.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="78" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Officials across the county worked together to conduct an active shooter drill at Baptist Health hospital in La Grange this morning.</p> <p> The drill began around 7 a.m. and lasted about two hours. It involved three officers from La Grange Police Department and around six correctional officers from the Baptist Health hospital security department.</p> Celebrating 100 https://www.oldhamera.com/content/celebrating-100 <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2841.jpg" alt="Clayton Stoess, left, shakes hands with Crestwood Mayor and friend Dennis Deibel." title="Clayton Stoess, left, shakes hands with Crestwood Mayor and friend Dennis Deibel." align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: &quot;Century Schoolbook&quot;; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">He&rsquo;s served his country. He&rsquo;s served Oldham County and he has served Crestwood.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Lifelong Crestwood resident Clayton Stoess Sr. turned 100 years old on July 4 in a celebration surrounded by family and friends.</span></p> Tristen Kasey to take plea deal https://www.oldhamera.com/content/tristen-kasey-take-plea-deal <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tristenkasey.jpg" alt="Tristen Kasey, left, is expected to take a plea deal later this month." title="Tristen Kasey, left, is expected to take a plea deal later this month." align="left" hspace="6" width="100" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: &quot;Century Schoolbook&quot;; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">Tristen Kasey is expected to take a plea deal later this month.</span><span class="Apple-converted-space" style="font-family: &quot;Century Schoolbook&quot;; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fire destroys barn at Westport Custom Cabinets https://www.oldhamera.com/content/fire-destroys-barn-westport-custom-cabinets <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fire1_0.jpg" alt="Every fire department in Oldham County was on the scene of the Westport fire at one point." title="Every fire department in Oldham County was on the scene of the Westport fire at one point." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The Westport Volunteer Fire Department battled a fire at Westport Custom Cabinets for nearly seven hours last week.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span></p> Burglary suspects identified, one remains at large https://www.oldhamera.com/content/burglary-suspects-identified-one-remains-large <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/screen_shot_2018-07-05_at_4.17.12_pm.png" alt="Police are still searching for Indiana resident William Robertson." title="Police are still searching for Indiana resident William Robertson." align="left" hspace="6" width="183" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: Cambria; color: black; font-size: 12pt;">With the help of social media, police have identified two men who broke into a Crestwood home earlier this week.</span></p> Pewee approves updated county ordinance https://www.oldhamera.com/content/pewee-approves-updated-county-ordinance <p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: &quot;Century Schoolbook&quot;; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">The Pewee Valley City Council has approved the Oldham County Planning and Zoning Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance.</span></p> La Grange denies short-rental rental regulations https://www.oldhamera.com/content/la-grange-denies-short-rental-rental-regulations <p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: &quot;Century Schoolbook&quot;; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">The La Grange City Council has approved all of the updates to the Oldham County Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance with the exception of short-term rentals.</span></p>