City News

  • KU offers winter safety advice

     KU reminds customers to take safety precautions during winter weather.

    •Have your furnace checked by a certified professional to make sure it’s in peak operating condition. Remember to check your filter each month and replace it as necessary, based on the manufacturer’s recommendations.  A dirty filter will slow air flow, making the system work harder to keep the indoor air temperature at a consistent, comfortable setting.

  • Engagement announcement: Jacobs-Reynolds

    John and Lesia Reynolds of Crestwood would like to announce the engagement of their son Landon Edward Reynolds to Brittani Nicole Jacobs of Blooomington, Ind.

    The bride-to-be’s parents are Paula Postlewait of Shepherdsville and Daniel Jacobs Jr. of New Albany, Ky.

  • Couple named King and Queen at Friendship

    Residents, staff and family members of Friendship Health and Rehab recently voted to honor Tommy and Naomi Thompson as the center’s Valentine’s King and Queen. When they were crowned, Tommy started singing to Naomi. “My sweet loving wife. Oh me my darling. Oh me my love. Sent down from heaven. For me to love. Oh me my darling. My sweet loving doll. Oh how I love you.”

  • Beaumont named Pass Master

    Corey Beaumont was recently named Pass Master of the King Solomon Lodge No. 8 in Lexington. Beaumont is a native of La Grange and the son of the late James. T. Beaumont and Shirley Beaumont. His brother is Scott Beaumont.

  • Community in Brief - Feb. 18, 2016

    Massie to host coffee meet

    Congressman Massie will host “Coffee with the Congressman” on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 4 p.m. at Inspirational Grounds Coffee Shop, 4724 La Grange Road in Buckner, to meet with constituents in the area.


    CASA chili luncheon

  • Public Records - Feb. 18, 2016

    La Grange Police


    Christopher Pfaff, 23 La Grange — arrested Feb. 1 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs; resisting arrest; terroristic threatening; and wanton endangerment, first


    Abigail E. King, 19 of La Grange — arrested Feb. 1 for public intoxication


  • Understanding the new American Dietary Guidelines

    As science advances, it is important to apply newfound knowledge to everyday life. To help spread understanding of nutrition’s role in health, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services publishes Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Released every five years, these guidelines are designed to help improve the health of the U.S. population.

  • Providence Richwood receives award

    Providence Richwood, a La Grange-based provider of assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services, recently received the Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2016 Customer Experience Award.  

    Stock Longhurst, the administrator at Providence Richwood said receiving the award is truly an honor.

  • Heating assistance funds available for residents in need

    As the region’s unusually mild temperatures decline into those more typical of the season, some area residents may have trouble keeping their homes comfortable. For many, it’s during these times that we could all use the support of those around us. 

  • Waist circumference could predict health risks

     To see into the future of your health, look at your waist. Some research indicates that waist circumference can predict possible health risks better than your BMI (body mass index). The reason: Abdominal fat is linked to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, and a change in BMI may not accurately reflect an increase or decrease in fat concentrated around the waist.