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Today's News

  • Prospect Chamber seeks nominations

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the “Strong Woman Leader Award” to be presented at the 5th Annual “Strong Leadership Strong Women” event.  

    This year’s award will be presented on Friday, May 22,  at the event held at Hunting Creek Country Club.  
    Previous winners have included Dawne Gee, Laura Johnson and Terry Chambers – all who have contributed to the Prospect area community through their dedication, leadership and volunteerism.

  • Engagement announcement

    Mr. Joe Cefaratti and Mrs. Cindy Cefaratti, of Crestwood, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Bryjanna Cefaratti, to Cooper Harbert.

    Bryjanna is a 2008 graduate of South Oldham High School, and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where she received her B.M. in music industry studies. She is an IT and production assistant at Osborn Engineering Company. She is a resident of Cleveland, Ohio, where she and Harbert currently live.

  • Community briefs

    Heroes and Horses

    A fundraiser to support the construction of the Veterans Memorial Park will be hosted by Heroes and Horses at Churchill Downs on May 14. Events include the Veterans Memorial Classic race and silent auction. Medal of Honor recipients Dakota Meyer, Ernie West, and Hershel “Woody” Williams will be attending and VIP seating with a hero is available. Also in attendance will be Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner and former Miss America, Heather French Henry.

  • Find the pot o'gold around you

    Top o’ the mornin’ to ya!  I’m writing to you today from Ireland, the land of saints and scholars.  Can’t say I’ve seen either of those yet, but within the first 24 hours I did see many other stereotypical sights.  
    I’m on an Irish scavenger hunt, and I have already marked several things off the list:

    Pot of Gold
    Castle-check  
    Rainbow over castle-check
    Guinness Beer-check
    Pot of Gold
    Green grass-check
    Moss covered stones-check
    Irish Whiskey-check

  • Get in the right zone for best planting options

    By Patrice M. Smith

    We have encountered quite a long winter, ample amounts of snow and rain.  You have been reading my column and using your time wisely to scour the catalogues, watching gardening TV and hopefully you have made notes and devised a gardening plan.  

    That’s great and I’m very proud of you.

  • Jesus said: We need not fear death

    Most people are scared to death of death.  That may be a silly statement, but it is true.  Look at all the lists of what scares people the most.  Death is number one.  We feel death’s presence when we enter or leave a hospital, so most people try not to.  We reflect on mortality every time we go into a funeral home, so people rarely do.  We see death on the nightly news every night, and we try not to relate, not to take it personal, but it is.  It is very personal.  

  • Public records -- April 2, 2015

    La Grange Police Arrests

    March 30 -- Dale R. Cox, 25, La Grange, was cited for no registered plates, failure of owner to maintain required ins, 1st offense, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure to surrender revoked operator’s license, possession of a controlled substance, 2nd degree, prescription controlled substance not in proper container, 2nd offense.

  • Lady Dragons finding light in search of season’s first win

    CRESTWOOD - South Oldham is experiencing first hand the growing pains of building a team full of youth. The Lady Dragons (0-4) are among four softball teams in Region 8 yet to win a game, but coach Jessica Turner is finding optimism in what is otherwise a rough start to the season.

  • Learning on the fly: Lady Colonels laying foundation for lacrosse in inaugural season

     Mary Cooksey is a Kentucky girls lacrosse official and she had to explain to players of one particular team before a game where out of bounds was on a lacrosse field. One player was about to face-off to start the match when she looked at her coach and simply said, “I don’t know how to face-off.”

  • ROUNDING THE BASES: Colonels offense struggles, Mustangs stay unbeaten

    BUCKNER - Oldham County is doing everything right defensively. Pitchers are throwing strikes and defense is making routine plays. Now the Colonels need to offense to click to “piece it all together.”

    OC continued its offensive woes Monday evening in a 1-0 home loss to Male where Colonels only got three hits in its second shutout loss of the year.