Today's News

  • 2015 Hermitage Classic

     Hermitage Farm hosted the sixth annual USEF sanctioned Hermitage Classic Oct. 16-18. The farm, located in Goshen, had events starting at 9 a.m. and lasting each day of the weekend. Friday included a dressage competition and kickoff at 21c Museum Hotel. Saturday held an Original Maker’s Mark Club Welcome Cocktail Party and Southern Brunch with a marathon competition and Fall Festival. Sunday concluded the event with a cones competition and awards ceremony and the Kentucky Southern Social 8K Run.

  • How much time should we spend in prayer?

      When he found out his mom was pregnant Johnny announced he wanted a baby brother, and he would do whatever he could to get one. His dad told him that if he prayed these last two months of his mom’s pregnancy, he could guarantee God would give him a little brother.  

  • Public Records - Oct. 22, 2015

     La Grange Police


    Ronald L. Johnson, 61, La Grange — cited Oct. 7 for operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure of owner to maintain insurance/security, first offense


    Ellen K. Perkins, 51, La Grange  — arrested Oct. 8 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense


  • Students rally to support children’s hospital

     An Oldham County girl is now in kindergarten thanks to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital — and North Oldham Middle School students showed their thanks through a donation to the hospital.

    On Monday, Oct. 12, NOMS sixth-graders presented a check for $2,018 to a representative from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

  • Grants support new technology in the classroom

     Six teachers will incorporate new technologies into their classes thanks to the inaugural Oldham County Technology Initiative (OCTI) grants.

    The grant recipients include Matt Arledge (Kenwood Station Elementary), Victoria Byrka (Oldham County Middle), Tangie Kelsey (Oldham County High), Matt Lund (Crestwood Elementary), Lauren Rataj (Camden Station Elementary) and Kayla Thurman (Crestwood Elementary).

  • Red Cross needs youth coordinators

     This winter high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. 

    Registration is now open through Nov. 15 to host drives between Dec. 15, 2015, and Jan. 15, 2016.  

  • All about pumpkins

     By Chris Duncan

    Few things say “fall” better than pumpkins. 

    Whether you use them to cook, decorate or carve, chances are a pumpkin in some form or fashion will be a part of your seasonal celebrations. In fact, 80 percent of the U.S. pumpkin supply is available in October.

    Here are some interesting facts about the season’s favorite gourd:

  • Lessons from Haggai

     I visited a new church Sunday.  New to me anyway.  I had been trying for three weeks prior, and even made it as far as the front steps one Sunday, but for various reasons was unable to attend until this past week.  But the delayed timing proved to be perfect.  

  • Antsy in Amsterdam leads to balance

     I was on my first day of vacation traveling from Louisville to Amsterdam and having a very antsy night. I was beside myself in a tiny, narrow, confining hotel space with a racing mind that wanted to keep doing rather than just being and with a thought process that just wouldn’t let go.

  • Roederer Correctional recognizes employees

     Roederer Correctional Complex (RCC) would like to recognize the following employees for 2015 Employee and Supervisor of the Fourth Quarter.