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Today's News

  • Expanding health care coverage for Ky. children

     As health care costs and uninsured rates continue to rise, it has become increasingly important that Kentucky residents and providers do everything possible to ensure our youngest residents receive health care, regardless of their income status. 

  • It's a family racquet

    PROSPECT – In a day and age where the American family is seen as a fractured and flawed institution, the Kline family of Prospect has found a way to avoid that. Tennis. The family recently received the 2009 Ralph W. Westcott USTA Family of the Year by the United States Tennis Association at the a banquet in Palm Springs, Calif. “It’s a huge honor,” Larry Kline said.

  • Earth Hour 2009 involves lights out on Saturday night

     The City of La Grange will be participating in World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour.  

  • Letters to the Editor

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  • Going international

     CRESTWOOD – John Cantrell and Will Vitalis are going worldwide.

  • The Oldham Era, Baptist Hospital Northeast, Mortenson Family Dental and a host of local businesses are teaming up to offer a makeover for one lucky Oldham County mom. 

  • 254 miles to watch high school hoops?

    A new Gallup poll claims the people of eastern Kentucky are among the most unhappy to be found anywhere. Jim McGuire may be one of the first people to dispute that finding, based on his experiences in Sandy Hook this basketball season. The retired Army man has rarely seen a non-smiling face in that isolated mountain community since starting a routine that may be unequaled in the history of Kentucky high school sports. With absolutely no ties other than a love of the game, the man locals call Jimbo has made the 254-mile roundtrip from his Garrard Coun

  • OC’s Dunlap heads local all-region picks

    NEW CASTLE – Guards dominated the local flavor on the All-Eighth Region team voted on by the region’s coaches. Six local players, all guards, were voted to the girls’ and boys’ teams respectively. On the girls’ team, Oldham County’s Audri Beaudrie and South Oldham’s Jordann McGuffin were voted to the team. Beaudrie, a senior, averaged 10.1 points, five rebounds and two assists a game for the Lady Colonels under first-year coach Larry Just. “She was the one who handled the ball for us when th

  • Mayor’s veto comes a week after unanimous vote

     After a unanimous vote at the La Grange City Council’s March meeting approved the comprehensive zoning ordinance, the mayor decided to veto it more than a week later.

  • Stimulus funds are headed to Oldham County

    More than $1 million worth of economic stimulus money is headed to Oldham County for sidewalks and guardrails. At the last fiscal court meeting, Oldham County Judge-Executive Duane Murner said he had problems with President Obama’s stimulus package, but OC is lining up at the feed trough like everyone else.