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Today's News

  • Baptist Health La Grange adds new therapy device for pediatric patients

    For the past 60 years, WHAS Crusade for Children has been one of our community’s leading advocates for pediatric special needs, donating 100 percent of all funds it collects to organizations that support children with special needs. This year, the Crusade, in collaboration with the Baptist Health Foundation, donated $75,252 for specialized equipment for Baptist Health. This is just the latest in a series of generous donations WHAS Crusade for Children has made to the Foundation, which total nearly $250,000 since 2011.

  • Locals discover interest in Keno

    The Kentucky Lottery’s latest game is adding extra incentive to stay in Oldham County when dining out.

    The lottery introduced a new Keno game months ago, hoping to boost revenues for the lottery, which supports education funding.

    So far, three Oldham County restaurants have installed Keno: Steve-O’s Italian Restaurant, Beef O’Brady’s and XRailsX.

    Steve Tingle, owner of Steve-O’s said he signed up for the game after being approached by lottery officials.

  • Farm to table twist

    A simple haircut led to the fulfillment of a dream for a local entrepreneur.

    While in the barber’s chair at Dorothy’s Barber Shop, Lonnie Young’s interest was piqued when he learned Starvin’ Marvin’s in Buckner had closed. Young immediately inquired about the space and began plans to fulfill his dream of opening a family-centered restaurant.

    Rooster Creek opened 36 days after the family signed the lease on the property. A complete renovation, new menu and a focus on happiness paved the way for the business to open on Nov. 6.

  • Prospect resident picked to start program at St. Jude’s

    A new job is music to Amy Love’s ears.

    The Prospect resident was recently hired by St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., to begin a music therapy program.

  • McDonald’s owner makes an impact

    By Stephanie Doyle

    Landmark news service

    George Saliba was 21 and spoke no English when he stepped onto a college campus in Ohio on May 29, 1979 – just three months away from the first day of classes.

  • McMurtrey good shot on the court, in the woods

    It wasn’t long after Jace Bryant took the Oldham County girls basketball coaching job in 2012 that he found out Ashley McMurtrey would be his star player.

    “As soon as I got the job people told me about her,” Bryant said.

  • C-J names Nuernberger 1st team all-state

    Oldham County senior kicker Sean Nuernberger has grabbed another piece of hardware as he prepares to leave for Ohio State.

    The Courier-Journal named Nuernberger kicker for the all-state first-team football roster it announced last week.

  • Oldham wresling shuts out Fort Knox

    Oldham County wrestling recorded a 78-0 win against Fort Knox Dec. 20.

    Nick Wise won the 120-lbs. division with the pin of Clinton Burkhalter.

  • Oldham natives earn letters at Earlham

    Dalton Chingman, La Grange, and Victoria Posey, Crestwood, were awarded varsity letters in football and field hockey, respectively, at Earlham College.

  • North comes back to finish 2-1

    CRESTWOOD – Friday afternoon North Oldham seemed destined for a spot in the seventh-place game of the eight-team John Fendley Classic.