Today's News

  • WKU honors students for academic achievements

     Western Kentucky University recently honored over 60 students from area high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group of students has an average ACT composite score of 29 and grade-point average of 3.87 and included six Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and one National Merit Semifinalist. The following local students were recognized Nov. 12 at the Frazier History Museum during the Louisville Area Scholars Luncheon. 

  • Healthy holidays

    By Karen Wyatt

     The countdown to New Year’s has begun and with all the merriment ahead, it’s easy to lose track of your good habits. We so often overindulge, only to drag ourselves back to our salads and workouts on Jan. 1. 

    This year, why not make a resolution to adopt some healthier habits through the holidays? 

  • Ballerina named grace

    By Ginger Lumpkin

     I like to think of myself as a graceful ballerina, but the fact that it has been 40 years since I took ballet, coupled with the ever-darkening bruises on my backside, tell a different story.  The only time I’ve ever been referred to as graceful is when I would trip over my own feet, and my father would remark, “Way to go, Grace.”  

  • Is it time to wash your windows?

     It was a gorgeous sun-filled day. I drove through the country to see her.  

    She was in her 90s.  She was a hospice patient and had been at home confined to one room for close to a year.  She complained to me how gray a day it was.

    I noticed then that her one window must not have been cleaned in almost a year.  When I said this, she chuckled, as only someone her age could, and uttered with her German accent, “Got a dirty eye, see a dirty world.”

  • KHSAA Class 5-A State Playoffs: John catches game-winner as South tops Fairdale 33-27

    CRESTWOOD — Trips Left 81 Keanan Stick.

    South Oldham last ran that play a year ago against Conner, but not since then. It’s three receivers left and Keanan John, South’s top receiver, on the backside to the right of the field.

    It was a common theme all game: John facing one-on-one coverage with no safeties over the top and quarterback Drew Zaubi would let it fly hoping his man would make the play.

  • SOFD hosts chili cookoff
  • Heavy objects could threaten children

     Televisions, dressers, refrigerators, stoves—we all have them. But did you know that these items could pose serious danger to your children if not properly secured? This is especially true for those with toddlers or young children who love to climb and explore.

  • History Society to host Jingle and Mingle
  • Marching Dragons finish season strong

     South Oldham High School’s Marching Dragons finished their 2015 season strong placing fifth out of 16 bands in the KMEA Class AAAA State Championships on Oct. 31. The Marching Dragons competed against 24 bands in their class this past weekend at Kings High School in Ohio to place fourth in the MidStates Class AAA Championships.

     Submitted photo and information

  • Community in Brief - Nov. 12, 2015

     CUMC Preschool Cookie Walk


    Crestwood United Methodist Church Preschool’s Annual Cookie Walk is Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon at the church, 7214 Kavanaugh Road, Crestwood.

    Come and be a “cookie walker” by purchasing a tin or box and filling it with homemade cookies.


    Soiree changes locations