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  • New Year, no smoke

     

    Many make resolutions to lead healthier lives in the new year, but it takes tenancity and drive to kick unhealthy habits and actually fulfill the wishes made.

    Hope Health Clinic in La Grange is giving those with the wish to maintain a healthier lifestyle the chance to be nicotine free in 2016.

    The clinic is offering free smoking cessation classes to any interested individuals or companies that are willing to become non-smokers.

  • Crestwood explosives expert writes book

    Crestwood resident Joe Nelson McConahy has worked in the explosives industry since the 1960s.  He has worked in a dynamite factory and has drilled and blasted in places as diverse as British Columbia and Mexico City.  Now, he can add writing a book to his resume.

  • Pewee Valley: How does the vote affect us?

    By Taylor Riley

    Since Oldham County voted yes on the expanded alcohol sales ordinance on Dec. 29, many citizens are wondering what happens next.

    Members of the Pewee Valley City Council discussed the future of their town at January’s city council meeting on Monday. 

    Mayor Bob Rogers told council members and residents at the meeting that the vote “will affect Pewee Valley.”

  • Public records - Jan. 7, 2016

     La Grange Police

    Alma Orellana, 28 of La Grange — cited and released Dec. 23 for no operator’s license and failure to maintain required insurance

    Matthew E. Healy, 43 of Louisville — arrested Dec. 24 on a Jefferson County warrant of two charges

     

    Freddie H. Freeman, 20 of La Grange — cited and released Dec. 28 for failure to maintain required insurance

  • Top stories 2015

    January

  • Goshen: Large number of reported acts of vandalism

     

     

    The City of Goshen discussed the large number of reported acts of vandalism around its community on the night of Dec. 20, at its commission meeting last Monday night.

    Mayor Bobby Thacker said many Christmas decorations were destroyed and homes egged in five locations around the Rollingwood and Hollendale areas.

  • Prospect City Council recognizes fire department, scouts

     The Prospect City Council recognized the Harrods Creek Fire Department for its quick action and unique certifications at its meeting on Dec. 14.  

  • Veterans Memorial Park to Start Construction

     Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky, Inc. is being built in Crestwood.  Construction is beginning this winter with the Park’s dedication planned for next fall.

  • Vaccinations suggested in wake of whooping cough outbreak

     An outbreak of whooping cough in northern Kentucky points to the need to have children inoculated against pertussis – and for adults to have a booster shot.

    Thirty-one cases of whooping cough have been reported in the Northern Kentucky counties of Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton since the first of November.  Most of the cases have been in school age children age 10 and older, and a few parents of school-aged children.

  • Cancer Society offers free services

     Each year, the American Cancer Society’s National Cancer Information Center (NCIC) receives about 800,000 calls, emails and chats from people who are in need of answers – they may need information and support, or they may want to volunteer or make a donation.

     Those contacts lead to more than 1.7 million services being provided. Phone lines are open around the clock, 365 days a year, to ease fears and give people all the answers they need about cancer.