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Today's News

  • Girls Basketball: South third-quarter run buries North

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham lost the first, second and fourth quarters against North Oldham Wednesday night by a combined total of 39-38.

    Fortunately for the Lady Dragons the teams played a third quarter, and that’s where they dominated.

    South out-scored the Lady Mustangs 26-4 in the third and won 64-43 in a District 29 matchup.

    The Lady Dragons (10-7, 2-0 district) can now clinch the top seed in next month's district tournament if they beat Trimble County at home on Feb. 2.

  • Why do people hate Christians?

    “Christianity is not a religion it is a dangerous mind-control program that encourages genocide.” “Christianity was made to brainwash. This is how people got power and money while others believed that all this was because they ‘served God.’ ”

    “Then my father went on to tell me that I am going to pay, and how he is going to make my life a living hell, and started threatening me with a reversed mortgage when he dies.”

  • Helpful tips to keep from breaking those resolutions

    Each year, millions of Americans resolve to get in better shape and become healthier versions of themselves. According to a recent YMCA survey of more than 1,000 adults, less than a quarter of respondents kept their resolution in 2014. An overwhelming 71 percent said they tried but fell short, and 40 percent confessed that they made it through only a couple of weeks or months.

  • Holy Land ‘private tours’

    While working in Germany this week, I decided to make the most of the weather by taking a little stroll. Temps are in the 40s, but compared to the frigid temperatures I left in Indiana, Berlin is a tropical paradise.

  • Strategies for opening your heart

    I have the privilege of officiating at many weddings. The challenge at the wedding ceremony is to always add a few personal words of inspiration, words the couple and those attending will remember. I often recommend the following strategies for opening up our hearts to one another. These strategies can be applied to any true relationship.

  • Public Records Jan. 22

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Jan. 12 -- Damingo Zacharias, 18, La Grange, was cited for failure to illuminate head lamps, disregarding traffic control device, failure to give right of way to emergency vehicle, no operator’s license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, first offense, failure to produce insurance card, failure to wear seatbelts.

    Jan. 13 -- Kelly Brooke Davis, 29, Calvert City, was cited ffor speeding 23 mph over, operating on suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure to produce insurance card.

  • Community Briefs Jan. 22

    Valetine’s in the Valley

    Valentine’s in the Valley, a Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church Youth Group sponsored event featuring “Dave Mehl’s Swing Street Big Band” will be held Saturday, Feb. 7 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church Gathering Hall, 119 Central Ave.

    The event includes dinner, dance, door prizes and a silent auction. Cost is $25 per person, please wear festive attire, no jeans. Advanced reservations requested. Checks payable to: PVPC Youth Group (memo – Valentine’s).

  • Rivers Edge Nursing and Rehab wins quality awards

    Rivers Edge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center was a finalist for the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities’ top honor and two staff members were among the Top 10 caregivers recognized at the Association’s Annual Quality Awards Banquet.

    The center was a finalist for Facility of the Year, and LPN Unit Manager Rozella Durham was among the Top 10 Nursing Caregivers and CNA/Medication Aide Trudy Shelly was among the Top 10 Caregivers in Kentucky.

  • Exhibitors wanted for FarmFest

    Oldham Kentucky Tourism and Conventions is now accepting exhibitor applications for the first annual Kentucky Farm Fest to be held on “The Maples,” a 20-acre farm in Crestwood, on July 11-12. Exhibitors, both food and non-food, who apply before January 31 receive a significant discount.

  • Hooks named Eagle Scout

    Michael James Hooks, 14, of Crestwood Kentucky, has earned the highest advancement award Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    A member of Lincoln Heritage Council, Troop 170, Hooks is one of approximately four percent of all boys who attain the Eagle rank. Each candidate must earn 21 merit badges and successfully complete a community, church, or synagogue related service project to earn his Eagle.