Today's News

  • Do you believe in ghosts?

    From ancient Celtic festivals to the modern Halloween, believers in ghosts and spirits have always seen October as a time when the world of the dead is abnormally close to the world of the living.
    Barbara Manley, director of the Spirits of La Grange Ghost Tour, which runs Fridays and Saturdays through October, can recall several instances where she saw or heard something she could not explain.

  • Pewee Valley hosts 5k to support local CASA organization

    Runners can register now for the Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, of the River Region and the City of Pewee Valley’s Annual Superhero 5K run/walk on Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Participatants can dress in their favorite superhero costume and be a real hero by participating in this event for CASA, which advocates for the best interest of abused and neglected children. The race is open to all ages and costumes are encouraged, with awards for best adult costume and best group costume.

  • Baptist Health La Grange becomes second hospital in Kentucky to receive Pathway to Excellence designation

    Baptist Health La Grange is pleased to announce it has achieved Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Baptist Health La Grange is the second hospital in Kentucky and one of only 131 facilities nationwide that have achieved this designation.
    The Pathway to Excellence designation identifies the elements of work environments where nurses can flourish. The designation substantiates the professional satisfaction of nurses at Baptist Health La Grange and identifies it as one of the best places to work.

  • Eagle Scouts soaring in Oldham County





    As the highest rank in Boy Scouts of America (BSA), earning the Eagle Scout award is considered to be the ultimate achievement in scouting.  As of 2013, only six scouts in every 100 make it to the rank of Eagle, according to the BSA website.  The statistic since the BSA was formed is closer to two percent.  

  • The punishment for our sins was paid by Jesus

     In I Corinthians 6:19-20, Paul writes some amazing words, “Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.”  

  • Public records - Oct. 15, 2015

     La Grange Police

    Ronald L. Johnson, 61, La Grange — cited Oct. 7 for operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license and failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense


    Ellen K. Perkins, 51, La Grange — arrested Oct. 8 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense


  • South Oldham Rotary chooses student of the month

     Members of the South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at their Sept. 11 meeting. 

  • Federal food program offered at child development center

     Pewee Valley Presbyterian Child Development Center announces participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no extra charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  

  • Marching band set to perform Oct. 23

     South Oldham’s Marching Dragons performed their 2015 show “Snake in the Grass” this past weekend at Butler Traditional High School. The Marching Dragons won Best Colorguard, second place in their class and placed fourth overall out of 15 bands. Everyone is invited to SOHS’s Dragon Stadium at 5:30 pm on Friday, Oct. 23, when the Marching Dragons will perform for parents and the community prior to competing in KMEA regional competition, the next step to state finals competition. This performance is free to all.

  • Education in brief - Oct. 15

     Department of Agriculture sponsors student contest

    Agriculture Commissioner James Comer invites Kentucky students to enter the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s annual Farm to School Month Art Contest.

    The theme is “Farm to School Lunch Snapshot.” Any student attending a public, private, parochial or home school in Kentucky is eligible to participate.