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Today's News

  • Students can apply for scholarships

    Oldham County Community Scholarships has 150 scholarships totaling over $133,000 in scholarship money available.

  • Public Records Jan. 18, 2017

    La Grange Police

    Brandi L. McDonald, 32 of La Grange — arrested Jan. 3 for public intoxication; and a Carroll County warrant of one charge

    Andrew T. Melhorn, 37 of La Grange — arrested Jan. 3 for assault (domestic violence)

    Sanchez Mendoza, 29 of La Grange — cited and released Jan. 3 for no operator’s license

  • Chamber announces Woman of Distinction applications available

    The Oldham Chamber & Economic Development office is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 Tony Cotten Woman of Distinction Award. Nomination forms are available by contacting the chamber office at 222-1635 or visiting their website at www.oldhamcountychamber.com.

  • What would jesus do with cell phones?

    Our youth group was going through security at an airport on their way to a mission trip. The TSA agent stopped the youth minister with a bit of shock on his face and asked, “Where are all the cell phones?” The youth minister proudly explained that our youth group is an electronic free zone. He smiled and said, “cool!”

  • MERCY workshop schedule announced

    The Marriage Education and Resource Center (MERCY) in Crestwood announces its 2017 free workshop schedule.

  • Education in brief Jan. 19, 2017

    Dean’s list at Ohio Wesleyan University
    Alexis Roberts of Louisville, has been named to the 2016 fall semester dean’s list at Ohio Wesleyan University.
    To earn dean’s list recognition, Ohio Wesleyan students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale in all applicable classes.
    Cumberlands confers degrees

  • The path to peace

    For most of my life, I have been seeking internal peace. The Christian scriptures call it “the peace that passeth understanding.”
    Growing up in the church, I was taught that it was something one could attain if they were diligent. But no matter how hard I prayed or worked, or how diligently I followed the rules, true inner peace was never to be found.

  • Places to rejuvenate

    I am an extrovert and draw great energy from being around others. I spend a lot of time giving talks, raising money for Hosparus and consoling and counseling folks. At times I have to get away from all of the above, too. Sometimes it just means going to places that make me feel good. Our world abounds with quiet, free sources of revitalization.

  • La Grange agrees to fund splash park

    At the La Grange City Council meeting last Tuesday, former city council member Bill Lammlein asked for funding for the proposed La Grange Splash Park. 

    Lammlein, who has been advocating for the La Grange Splash Park since July 2015, requested $60,000 from the council.

  • Exploring the past