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Today's News

  • Ghosts,mediums and the occult

    What did one ghost say to the other ghost? Answer: Do you believe in people? People in our country wonder if there are really ghosts. In most of the rest of the world, where the cultures are older by hundreds, even thousands of years, most people are certain there are ghosts. However, popular wisdom is a poor source of authority. There are many things that a majority of people believe in that time and/or science have proven wrong. The wisdom of the scriptures has proven to be reliable, so that is where we should turn for an answer.

  • The British Perception: blending in across the pond

    The interesting thing about being in certain parts of Europe is that as a white, middle-aged, American woman it is entirely possible to blend. There are a few dead giveaways: blonde highlights, chubbiness and loudness are stereotypes that Europeans immediately attribute to American women. But if I wear the right coat, hat and scarf, keep my mouth shut and don’t make any sudden movements, chances are no one will know I was not born and bred here.

  • Being caught up in the ‘seven deadlies’

    The “seven deadly sins” are seven common ways many people continue to deaden themselves to life’s goodness. They often use pride, lust, laziness, envy, anger, covetousness, and excess to gain satisfaction and fulfillment in areas where they will never find it.

  • Public Records Oct. 30

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Oct. 17 -- Kerry D. Lee, 31, Pinson, Ala., was arrested for DUI.

    Oct. 20 -- Twyne Kahlil, 18, La Grange, was arrested on a Jefferson County bench warrant for TBUT/contents from vehicle $500 or more but under $10,000.

    Oct. 21 -- Camie N. Bramblett, 31, Bedford, was arrested on Kentucky State Police bench warrant from Henry County for TBUT/shoplifting under $500.

    Property Transfers

  • County awarded for pedestrian bridge over Interstate 71

    Oldham County’s new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over Interstate 71 has been named ‘Project of the Year’ in the Greenways category by the Kentucky Chapter of the American Public Works Association.

    Greenways for Oldham County President, Leann Komer, along with Kevin Dant and Greg Groves, project engineers with URS; and Belinda Dimas, representing Oldham County Fiscal Court, were present in Owensboro last week (October 15th) to receive the award.

  • Two honored at Cedar Lake

    Two individuals who work with Cedar Lake, the region’s largest non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, have won LeadingAge Kentucky Awards. Tim Moody, a strong advocate and leader for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and a Cedar Lake Board Member since 1980, was awarded the Governance Leadership Award. Amanda Riordan, Recreation Coordinator for Cedar Lake’s Recreation Activities Program, was awarded the Quality of Life Award.

  • AARP tax aide volunteers needed

    Although AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers provided free income tax preparation assistance to over 19,000 seniors and others with low-middle income in the greater Louisville area, there were still thousands turned away!

    More volunteers are needed throughout KY and the nation to help provide this free service, the largest volunteer service providing tax assistance in the USA, co-sponsored by the IRS Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program.

  • Community briefs Oct. 30

    Applebee’s Fundraiser

    The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, is proud to partner with Trimble County Project Prom to host a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday. All proceeds raised will help Trimble CARES Coalition host Project Prom, an alcohol and substance free event that helps prevent alcohol related arrest or accidents the night of prom, a night known for alcohol abuse in teens.

  • Boo Dell at Yew Dell

    Trick-or-treaters enjoyed an early treat Saturday at the annual BooDell at Yew Dell Gardens in Crestwood. Local organizations and businesses handed out candy and games and activities were available to all the children who attended.

  • Arts on Quality Place

    Artwork of all kinds was on display at the annual Arts on Quality Place show, hosted by the Arts Association of Oldham County and the Oldham County YMCA.