Today's News

  • History of brewing in Louisville topic of program

     “One of the magical things about beer is that it can be made from so many different ingredients, and that leads to an intoxicating variety of options for those who brew. It also has traditionally made beer identifiable by culture and region,” writes Kevin Gibson in his book, Louisville Beer:  Derby City History on Draft. 

  • Community in Brief - Sept. 24, 2015

     Take a sign, plant a sign


    The Oldham County Republican Woman’s Club will hold Take a Sign, Plant a Sign, Grow a Sign, where anyone can pick up a political sign for the upcoming election.

    The pickup locations include: 2824 N. Highway 53 in La Grange, 4724 Old La Grange Road in Buckner and 6700 W Highway 42 in Goshen.

  • Parker speaks at Civic Club

     Kevin Parker, assistant chief of the South Oldham Fire Department in Crestwood, gave a presentation to the Crestwood Civic Club on Friday, Sept. 11, which detailed the statistics of that tragic day in history and answered questions from club members. 

  • 529 plans help save for college expenses

     By Chris Duncan

    As many parents of college students will tell you, the cost of their child’s education may be more than they originally planned. Higher education costs continue to rise, leaving many of us wishing we had a secret nest egg or an additional savings account just for college expenses.

  • Education in Brief - Sept. 24, 2015

     Passafiume semifinalist

    Tanner Passafiume, a former student at La Grange Elementary and Oldham County Middle School who is now a student at St. Xavier in Louisville, has been named as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.

  • Students can enter prevention contest

     Attorney General Jack Conway and his Keep Kentucky Kids Safe partners today announced the start of their annual prescription drug abuse prevention public service announcement (PSA) contest for Kentucky high school students.  The competition is part of Attorney General Conway’s statewide public awareness initiative to warn Kentucky kids about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs.

  • Healthy choices for kids

    By Karen Wyatt

     September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled, many families need support changing their children’s habits with the ultimate goal of improving health. 

  • Mornings at Grandma’s

     I was lying in bed in that state just before full awareness and had the distinct sensation of being at my grandma’s house. It lasted only a few seconds, but it felt so good that I closed my eyes and tried to imagine it again.

    Listening carefully, I breathed in deeply and tried to determine what had caused my brain to momentarily transport me to the most comforting place of my childhood.

  • Improving your self-esteem takes work

     Years ago when I was a chaplain for an all-girls high school, I was amazed that often the most talented, gifted and beautiful girls had the lowest self-esteem.  It made me realize that reasonable self-esteem has much to do with one’s overall happiness in life and that it is important for our achievement and success.  

    Various psychological studies show that self-esteem is a key factor in a wide range of emotional problems.

  • Public records - Sept. 24, 2015

     La Grange Police


    Samuel A. Hill, 24 — arrested Sept. 15 on a Bullitt County bench warrant for non-payment of fines