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Today's News

  • Education in Brief - March 24, 2016

     SFS performs Greek comedy

    The National Youth Arts award-winning St. Francis Drama Project proudly presents “The Birds.” 

    This ancient Greek comedy written by Aristophanes features beaks, feathers, comedy, classical and modern music, clueless gods and even a little romance. Show times are Friday, March 25, Tuesday, March 29, and Wednesday, March 30 at 6:30 p.m., and a Saturday, March 26, 2 p.m. matinee.

  • Oldham County Students study in China

    A group of 12 students from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, inlcuding Logan Parker and Alex Banaszak, both juniors from Oldham County High School, and Aaron Kirtland, a junior from South Oldham High School, traveled to China during WKU’s spring break to study its changing energy policy, as well as the country’s architectural development. 

  • Be aware to stay safe in public places

     Two women were recently attacked in two La Grange parking lots. Both attacks occurred in the evening, and each woman was in her car when a man approached her with a gun and demanded money.

  • La Grange Fire recognizes members

     The La Grange Fire and Rescue Department recently recognized several members for their achievements with the department at its annual awards banquet.      

  • Be a blood donor this April

     The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April, and make a difference in the lives of patients in need.

    More than three million generous people donated blood through the Red Cross last year. The Red Cross salutes these volunteer blood donors who helped fulfill its lifesaving mission, and invites others to roll up a sleeve and join them. 

  • Community in Brief - March 24, 2016

     Easter Play

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will present an Easter play, “Undeserved,” on Sunday, March 28, at 5:30 p.m.

    All are invited. For more information call Pastor Bobby Wade at (502) 255-7510.

     

    Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt

  • Holy Week: a spiritually intense time

     If you were in church last Sunday there may have been palm branches. If so, it would have been just like it was about 2,000 years ago in Jerusalem, the week before Jesus’ resurrection. 

  • Be kind

     Recently I asked multiple folks what they had learned in their lives.  The best answer I received was from a fellow Rotarian who said: “I’ve learned that the best advice you can give anyone is, ‘Be kind.’”  Love and kindness are essential parts of our being.

  • Generations of national adventures

    By Mark Hoard

    This is the second of a two-part column dedicated to the influence of “America’s Greatest Idea” – the National Parks – on my life.

    I searched far too long for a famous, thought-provoking quote to start off this column; eventually my head was swimming with them before I realized I just need to go ahead and dive into it and see where the keyboard (road) takes me.

  • Right to privacy a key issue

    By Thomas Massie