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Today's News

  • Former minister pleads guilty to child sex charge

     As Assistant U.S. Attorney Jo E. Lawless read the factual basis of Howard Key Chambers’ plea agreement, the former Oldham County minister continually grimaced, eyes closed, in a Gene Snyder Federal Building courtroom in Louisville on April 12. 

  • What grade would your garbage get?

    Often, conservationists seek to leave a better planet for the next generation, but sometimes the next generation steps up to help.  

    Members of the North Oldham Middle School (NOMS) One Planet Club have made it their mission to make their school more environmentally friendly.  The young men and women meet on Thursday mornings to sift through the garbage in classrooms, take out anything recyclable and put it in a recycling bin.  

  • Do you desire more knowledge of God?

     We read in II Peter 1:3, “His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.” (NIV) These words got me to thinking about how we know who God is.  I don’t doubt God has made himself known to us, but in the day-to-day life of most people this seems to be an elusive knowledge.  

  • A PSA for your health

    By Ginger Lumpkin

  • The newlywed checklist

    By Zack Van Zant

     “In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.”

    -William Penn

  • United we stand, divided we fall

    By Matt Bevin

    A new day is dawning in Kentucky. For the first time in many years, the winds of financial responsibility have begun to blow briskly through the marble halls of Frankfort. These welcome breezes are ushering in the promise of a fresh start for the Commonwealth. 

  • A warm weather outdoor activity checklist

     As we are dusting cobwebs away from the house during spring-cleaning time, it is also a great idea to check equipment that you and your family use during the warmer months.  Below are some items to ensure you and your family have a safe start to warm weather.

    Check helmets

  • Oldham Chamber to host job fair

    The Oldham Chamber & Economic Development office is hosting a job fair at CityPlace Pavilion 1 on Thursday, April 21, from 3 to 7 p.m.  

    More than 20 companies are expected to be on hand to take resumes, interview applicants and recruit employees.  Job seekers are invited to attend at no charge.

  • Roederer recognizes employees
  • La Grange mayor married

     On April 16, Mayor of La Grange Joe Davenport wed his long-time friend, Cookie Davenport. 

    Cookie and Joe became acquainted when Cookie worked at Catlett’s Deli. 

    The ceremony was held at the couple’s home in La Grange, and the bride was given away by her two daughters.  A grandson served as usher.

    The Mayor’s sister traveled to the wedding along with a host of family and friends.