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Today's News

  • Pewee Valley: How does the vote affect us?

    By Taylor Riley

    Since Oldham County voted yes on the expanded alcohol sales ordinance on Dec. 29, many citizens are wondering what happens next.

    Members of the Pewee Valley City Council discussed the future of their town at January’s city council meeting on Monday. 

    Mayor Bob Rogers told council members and residents at the meeting that the vote “will affect Pewee Valley.”

  • Public records - Jan. 7, 2016

     La Grange Police

    Alma Orellana, 28 of La Grange — cited and released Dec. 23 for no operator’s license and failure to maintain required insurance

    Matthew E. Healy, 43 of Louisville — arrested Dec. 24 on a Jefferson County warrant of two charges

     

    Freddie H. Freeman, 20 of La Grange — cited and released Dec. 28 for failure to maintain required insurance

  • What is a Good Day?

     So often people will tell me to have a good day. Just what is a good day?  

    To have a good day is to find our pristine momentum while cherishing and balancing each of the elements of our lives. By balancing purposefulness with moderation, people with tasks and discerning our pace of grace, we will achieve this not-so-modest goal.

  • New Year, new opportunity

    By Taylor Riley

     It’s that time of year again! You know, the time that everyone you know invites you to use his or her guest pass at his or her overcrowded gym facility. It’s the time to jump on the bandwagon of wishful thinking that this year will be YOUR year.

    Happy New Year!

  • The body is the temple of the Holy Spirit

     Hostess Twinkies were invented in 1931 by James Dewar, manager of Continental Bakeries’ Chicago factory. He envisioned the product as a way of using the company’s thousands of shortcake pans which were otherwise employed only during the strawberry season. Originally called Little Shortcake Fingers, they were renamed Twinkie Fingers, and finally “Twinkies.”  

  • Living Treasures Reception to feature Abraham and Mary Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln will always be remembered as the president who freed the slaves with the Emancipation Proclamation. From his humble upbringing in Kentucky and Indiana, Lincoln became a self-taught lawyer who went on to serve as President of the United States of America during a turbulent time in history. His untimely death at Ford’s Theatre makes him all the more unforgettable and intriguing.   

  • Prospect names Elf on the Shelf contest winner

     The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) recently held an “Elf of the Shelf” contest. 

    The PACC Elf visited nine member businesses for a few days at each site. Customers had the opportunity to locate Elfie and leave their name and phone number for a chance to win $450 in gift cards to those businesses.  

  • Prospect names Elf on the Shelf contest winner

     The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) recently held an “Elf of the Shelf” contest. 

    The PACC Elf visited nine member businesses for a few days at each site. Customers had the opportunity to locate Elfie and leave their name and phone number for a chance to win $450 in gift cards to those businesses.  

  • Wetherton to compete in pageant

    Kate Wetherton, daughter of Brenden and Diane Wetherton of Crestwood, will represent Oldham County at the Kentucky Beauties State Pageant in Louisville Jan. 29-31. Wetherton is a student at East Oldham Middle School who will compete in the areas of evening gown, interview and personality wear. Other optional competitions include community service, talent, academics and casual wear modeling. Wetherton has been a straight “A”    

  • La Grange NAPA gains new account manager

     James (J.T.) Stivers has joined the NAPA Auto Parts Store of La Grange as an account manager for the Oldham and Henry County areas. J.T. is a lifelong resident of Shelby County, graduated from Shelby County High School, and earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Sullivan University. He and his wife Lorri live in Cropper with their two sons.