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Today's News

  • Community in Brief - March 31, 2016

     Kenwood Station donates to DSL

    Each month, Kenwood Station participates in a project to raise money and/or awareness for an organization. In March, students and staff set out to benefit Down Syndrome of Louisville, a non-profit organization with the mission of improving the lives of people with Down Syndrome. 

  • Community in Brief - March 31, 2016

     Kenwood Station donates to DSL

    Each month, Kenwood Station participates in a project to raise money and/or awareness for an organization. In March, students and staff set out to benefit Down Syndrome of Louisville, a non-profit organization with the mission of improving the lives of people with Down Syndrome. 

  • FSA tips: growing organics

    By Val Dolcini

    The strength of the rural economy rests upon growing, making and creating products that people want to eat, buy and use. Over the past seven years, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack has worked to enhance the range of products made in rural America and to expand the domestic and international markets for those products. These changes strengthen traditional agriculture, be it promoting biofuels or bio-based products, improving animal genetics or even developing more plant varieties.

  • The grieving process

     Years ago when I served in parish ministry I used to visit all of my parishioners’ homes.  It was a great way to get to know people, do a parish census and find out what the real needs were.

  • Kasbah to rooftop: finding peace

    By Ginger Lumpkin

     I can’t stop smiling. 

    It started when I rode that camel on the beach in Morocco, and continued as I followed my intuition wherever it led. 

  • Oldham County Schools’ superintendent Search

    The wide range of contenders for the Oldham County Schools’ next superintendent has been whittled down to two men, who each spoke in a public forum March 23.

    At least 100 attended the forum to see Dewey Hensley and Greg Schultz answer questions about their backgrounds and ideas for the school district. Both candidates were asked the same set of questions submitted online beforehand and an audience question and answer period followed. Hensley and Schultz each had one hour to speak. 

  • Retired science teacher experiments with art

    What is one man’s junk might just become an addition to another man’s latest folk art piece. Or at least that is true for artist Robbie Mueller.

    “I’m the guy that comes to your yard sale and is looking through the boxes of stuff that you have gathered up to throw in the garbage can,” Mueller said with a laugh. “I always tease that you can find my rear end hanging out of any dumpster.”

  • Trail alliance hopes growth continues to metro area

    Oldham County residents looking for a new place to get some exercise while enjoying nature have an option open to them that may always be growing. 

    The Brownsboro Alliance Trail Association (BATA) is building a trail that they hope to connect throughout the county as well as other parts of the Greater Louisville area.  

  • Changes expected in Prospect property value

     Prospect residents may soon see their property values, and in turn their tax rates, change.

    Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator (PVA) Tony Lindauer spoke before Prospect residents at the March 21 city council meeting to explain Prospect’s upcoming property value reassessment.  

    The reassessment will use recent sales in the Prospect area to determine any changes to property values for similar properties. 

  • Free app gifted to county by funeral home could help save lives

    Thanks to the efforts of a local businessman, Oldham County residents now have a new way to prepare for the worst.  

    Buford Cobb, vice president of Stoess Funeral Home, has partnered with the creators of a smartphone application, Vital ICE, to give the app to Oldham County residents for free.  

    The app is designed to help users share their personal information should they ever be unable to respond in an emergency.