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Today's Features

  • Samantha Harrison said she was surprised to win the High School Big of the Year award from Big Brothers Big Sisters Kentucky. But those who have worked with her weren’t surprised at all.

    Harrison didn’t know she had been nominated by her match support specialist, Cassie Edinger. 

  • A Prospect girl has been selected as a finalist in the pre-teen division of a contest hosted by TheCuteKid.com.
    The Cute Kid contest is the largest of its kind and has been featured on Good Morning America, E!, The Wall Street Journal and many other publications as the most prestigious online child photo contest.

  • With acts ranging from folk music to martial arts demonstrations, the Crestwood Festival’s entertainment is guaranteed not to disappoint.
    Phifer Stephens with Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home and Cremation Services has coordinated gospel-themed entertainment for Friday, Sept. 9.

  • Oldham County Parks and Recreation is launching a coffeehouse for musicians and music lovers to provide a home for the roots music scene in the area.
    Parks and recreation Director Tim Curtis said, “I’ve been throwing around the idea of having a song-writing competition for a couple of years.”

  • Friends of a local family are coming together to help one of their own.
    Hometown Pizza of La Grange is hosting a Hope for Hayli concert and fundraiser August 6 from 6 to 11 p.m.
    Hope for Hayli is an organization dedicated to helping Hayli Ann Nobles.

  • The Oldham County Schools Arts Center welcomes you to experience the power of the arts and cultivate the artist within by becoming a part of their brand new dance program.

    Through dance, students travel down a path of self-discovery where creativity, self-discipline, social skills and life skills are nurtured along with a lifelong appreciation for the arts.

  • La Grange resident Nishea Sipley’s motto is “start small with big plans.”
    In May 2009, Sipley began making monogrammed ponytail holders and selling them on eBay for $3 each.
    When Sipley’s daughter Mali was born she received a monogrammed gift basket and it sparked her interest.
    “I had never sown anything before,” she said.

  • Coworkers, members of local government, friends, family and neighbors all gathered to honor Denia Crosby and her work in Oldham County.  
    Crosby has been a figure in Oldham County for 17 years.  
    She is a former mayor of the City of Orchard Grass Hills, served on the Oldham County Board of Health and the county’s planning and zoning

  • When you’re 18, what defines greatness?  That is, how do you stand out in a crowd?  
    When I was in high school, like most guys, I wanted to be a standout athlete. Others would want to be the smartest kid in class.
    Lots of people would wish to be voted most popular.
    Recently we lost an extraordinary young man in our community, John Powell.

  • Employees of Wal-Mart in La Grange found a box in their parking lot containing seven abandoned kittens.

    The kittens appear to be from two different litters.

    They were dehydrated from the extreme heat, and would have died had quick thinking Wal-Mart employees not immediately notified Animal Control.