https://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Judge rules in favor of county police in age discrimination lawsuit https://www.oldhamera.com/content/judge-rules-favor-county-police-age-discrimination-lawsuit <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dennis_clark_photo_2.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> An Oldham County judge has ruled in favor of the Oldham County Police Department (OCPD) in an ongoing age discrimination case brought forth by a former employee.</p> Former teacher constitutionally challenging case https://www.oldhamera.com/content/former-teacher-constitutionally-challenging-case <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8206_0.jpg" alt="Haley Reed discusses her bond with her attorney Greg Simms in April. " title="Haley Reed discusses her bond with her attorney Greg Simms in April. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <em>Editor&rsquo;s note: The following story contains information that may be disturbing to some readers.<br /> </em></p> <p> The former Oldham County High School choir director who is accused of having sex with a student is constitutionally challenging two state laws.</p> Over $243,000 raised for Oldham nonprofits in Give for Good https://www.oldhamera.com/content/over-243000-raised-oldham-nonprofits-give-good <p> &nbsp;The biggest day of local giving in Louisville paid off for several Oldham County nonprofits.</p> <p> A total of $243,502 was raised for Oldham County nonprofits this year, compared to just over $129,000 last year.Over 500 nonprofits participated in the 24-hour giving day, including 20 out of Oldham County.</p> La Grange Police investigating pellet gun shooting spree https://www.oldhamera.com/content/la-grange-police-investigating-pellet-gun-shooting-spree <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/screen_shot_2019-09-10_at_8.27.28_am.png" alt="A photo captured on a doorbell camera shows a suspect getting out of a white SUV before shots are heard. " title="A photo captured on a doorbell camera shows a suspect getting out of a white SUV before shots are heard. " align="left" hspace="6" width="191" height="85" /><p> The La Grange Police Department is investigating several pellet gun shootings that occurred over the weekend.</p> <p> La Grange Police Department Major Bruce Goodfleisch said several car windows in the Cherrywood Place subdivision and windows at Tractor Supply were shot out by a pellet gun.&nbsp;</p> Please and Thank You to open fourth location in Prospect https://www.oldhamera.com/content/please-and-thank-you-open-fourth-location-prospect <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/please.png" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="205" height="85" /><p> A Louisville bakery and coffee house is expanding into Prospect, opening its fourth location.</p> <p> Please &amp; Thank You signed a lease to move into a 1,600-square-foot space at 9561 U.S. Highway 42. The new location would be replacing the former Java Brewing Co. in the Prospect Point shopping center.</p> Rest Cottage residents ask for compromise in road project https://www.oldhamera.com/content/rest-cottage-residents-ask-compromise-road-project <p> A compromise for the payment of the road project on Rest Cottage Lane in Pewee Valley was shot down by the city council.</p> <p> Mary Smith and Barbara Webster, representing the residents of Rest Cottage Lane, presented a compromise to the council wherein the residents would pay approximately $15,000 for their contribution to the project.</p> Oldham’s sole distillery sees growth, welcomes more distilleries https://www.oldhamera.com/content/oldham%E2%80%99s-sole-distillery-sees-growth-welcomes-more-distilleries <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/distillery8.jpg" alt="Steve Thompson, president and majority owner of Kentucky Artisan Distillery, said the distillery looks to continue to innovate what they’re doing as they strive for improvement. Pictured above, is the bottling line at Kentucky Artisan Distillery. " title="Steve Thompson, president and majority owner of Kentucky Artisan Distillery, said the distillery looks to continue to innovate what they’re doing as they strive for improvement. Pictured above, is the bottling line at Kentucky Artisan Distillery. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Oldham County&rsquo;s first, and only, distillery isn&rsquo;t interested in expanding their operation across acres of land but rather becoming comfortable in their operations and focusing on themselves.</p> Gustavo's Mexican Grill to open fourth location in Norton Commons https://www.oldhamera.com/content/gustavos-mexican-grill-open-fourth-location-norton-commons <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gustavo1_0.jpg" alt="Gustavo Reyes at Gustavo&#039;s Mexican Grill in La Grange in 2016. " title="Gustavo Reyes at Gustavo&#039;s Mexican Grill in La Grange in 2016. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Gustavo&rsquo;s Mexican Grill is opening its fourth location in Norton Commons.</p> <p> The popular Mexican restaurant announced on their Facebook page today that Gustavo&rsquo;s Norton Commons is coming soon.</p> <p> Oldham County business owner Gustavo Reyes said he hopes to open the new location by December in the former Citizen 7, at 10715 Meeting Street.</p>