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  • Water district employee earns state customer service award

    Terri Campbell, office manager of the Trimble County Water District #1 and resident of La Grange, was honored July 28 at the at the KY/TN American Water Works Association Conference. Nominated for her outstanding customer service, flexibility and personal attention to develop and maintain relationships with customers, Campbell, a five-year employee with the District, was awarded the 2015 Customer Service Award from the KY/TN Section of the AWWA, which is presented to one nominee from each state. Above, Campbell accepts her award from the KY/TN Section President.

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  • American Heritage Girls top ten reasons to join

    Is your daughter interested in joining a scouting troop? Try American Heritage Girls, AHG, one of the fastest growing scouting organizations in America, and it’s faith based too!
    Why should you consider AHG?

    Your daughter will:
    10. Make new friends.
    9. Enjoy community service.
    8. Take pride in being an American citizen.
    7. Participate in the Oldham County Day Parade.
    6. Hike, camp and explore nature.
    5. Have fun with Mom (and Dad!).
    4. Learn valuable life skills, like engineering.
    3. Earn up to 240 badges.
    2. Grow in their faith.
    1. Have tons of fun!

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  • Dogwood Lane may be opened to emergency vehicle traffic

    Citizens of Pewee Valley who live on Dogwood Lane can expect to see a survey from the city council in the mail as to whether or not the road will be opened to emergency vehicle traffic. The issue was discussed during the open comment portion of the most recent council meeting, when a citizen raised concerns about building a gate on the road.

  • Dogwood Lane may be opened to emergency vehicle traffic

    Citizens of Pewee Valley who live on Dogwood Lane can expect to see a survey from the city council in the mail as to whether or not the road will be opened to emergency vehicle traffic. The issue was discussed during the open comment portion of the most recent council meeting, when a citizen raised concerns about building a gate on the road.

  • St. Francis drama program earns awards

    The results of the tenth annual National Youth Arts Awards for the 2014-2015 season were just made public and St. Francis School earned eight awards and fifteen additional nominations.
    Since joining National Youth Arts, St. Francis has earned awards and nominations four consecutive years. However, this is the first time the program won a Best Ensemble Award for the summer alumni production of “Almost, Maine” last year. 

  • Education in Brief

    Anderson makes Dean’s List
    Carrie Anderson has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of the South for the Easter 2015 term. To earn a place on Sewanee’s Dean’s List, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale. Anderson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney W. Anderson III.
    The University of the South, familiarly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally recognized College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. For more information about Sewanee, visit www.sewanee.edu.

    Locals attend Craft Academy

  • Death Investigation underway in La Grange, victim identified

    By Amanda Manning and Taylor Riley

     

    At approximately 12:58 p.m. on Aug. 6, officers at the La Grange Police Department responded to a report of an unconscious male in a vehicle.

     

    After officers arrived on the scene at the 800 block of South First Street, it was determined that the male was deceased.

     

    In a press release earlier this week, the department identified the victim as Alberto Odelin Correa, 43, born in Cuba but last residing in Louisville.

  • God loves us through our pets and animals

    An old dog wandered into a man’s yard. He was clearly well fed and had a collar, and after the man patted him on the head the old dog followed him into the house, walked down a hall, curled up in a corner and fell asleep. An hour later he went to the door and the man let him out.
    This continued for several weeks and so the man pinned a note to the collar that read, “I would like to find out who the owner of this wonderful sweet dog is, and whether you were aware he comes to my house every day to take a nap?”

  • Locate your trees thoughtfully

    There has been a great deal of concern with regards to trees, the presence and the lack thereof. City, county and local governments and private organizations have all taken a giant leap in the last 10 plus years with regards to the importance of trees. Even utility companies have to take a lead position to prevent power and water outages, which become costly to businesses as well as consumers.