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Today's News

  • Truitt: Riding the rails with grumpy

    Acting in my role of “Mom the Chauffeur,” I hauled my teen daughter to Grand Rapids, Iowa last week for her Rotary Youth Conference. That gave me three days to fill with my six and seven-year-olds, so I was pleasantly surprised to find that Grand Rapids offers a number of family-friendly activities. Our time there was only slightly marred by an old man so cantankerous he made Archie Bunker look like Happy Goodman.

  • Mueller: It’s a whole new ballgame

    On a summer afternoon I was listening to a radio broadcast of a Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals baseball game. I heard the announcer say, “It’s a brand new ball game.” That meant the score was tied. It’s like starting all over again.

  • Frankfort update: issues take stage in interim

    We are now in the second month of the Interim Period – the time period between June and December during which Interim Joint Committees (IJC) meet and discuss various topics within their respective scopes. I am chairman of the IJC on Transportation and also a member of five others.

  • South Oldham Rotary Club inducts new officers, committee chairs

    The South Oldham Rotary Club held their Annual Installation Banquet at 314 Exchange in Pewee Valley on June 26 to install incoming officers and committee chairs. The evening started with a fabulous dinner catered by Latte Café and entertainment by Emily Meredith, daughter of Rotarian Dave Meredith and club member Ryan Oliver.

  • Police, fire face off for gridiron fundraiser
  • Registration open for Hillcrest Youth triathalon

    The Hillcrest Youth Association will hold the Sixth Annual Youth Triathlon August 16 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Two hundred athletes will compete in swimming, biking and running in the Hillcrest Neighborhood. Participation is open to the public for youth ages 4-16 as of Aug. 1, and is $40, plus a $10 one-day USAT certificate. No training wheels are allowed.

    Registration is open now at www.active.com. There will be no late registration or registrations on the day of the race.

  • Rivers Edge long-term care center in Prospect wins national quality award
  • Ertel - Aberli ENGAGEMENT

    Jessica Ertel and Jason Aberli announce their recent engagement. Jessica is the daughter of F. Joseph and Suzette Ertel of La Grange. Jason is the son of Donald and Sue Aberli of Louisville. Their wedding date is Oct. 3 in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The reception will be held at Sawyer Hayes Community Center in Louisville.

  • Education Briefs July 17

    Back to school event

    Oldham County Schools’ Employees Back to School Worship Event with guest speaker Bob Russell, Aug. 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Crestwood Baptist Church.

    This service will be to support and encourage our staff as we prayerfully begin the 2014-15 school year This is a collaboration among communities of faith and not a church-sponsored event

    Questions? Contact Tish Cordrey at 938-1426 or Lauri Pytko at 295-3680.

    Farr honored

  • Health fair at Baptist Health La Grange

    Do you know your risk for heart disease, diabetes or osteoporosis? Find out your risk for these conditions as well as equip yourself with the latest health information at a free Family Health Fair at Baptist Health La Grange on Friday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is not required.

    Free screenings include:

    •Body mass index

    •Blood glucose

    •Blood pressure