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Today's News

  • Winter Sports Preview – Girls Basketball: District 29 race wide open

    There’s no overwhelming favorite among District 29’s four girls basketball teams this year.

    North Oldham hasn’t previously factored into the race but has built around a veteran core.

    Oldham County, defending district champ, returns three starters but must replace Ashley McMurtrey, the second leading scorer in program history.

    South Oldham, after not winning the district last year for the first time since 2007-08 has rebooted the program with new coach Jessica Conner.

  • Winter Sports Preview – Boys Basketball: Colonels are team to beat

    Oldham County has a deep, talented, veteran roster and the expectations that come along with that.

    OC was picked as the top team in Region 8 in this year’s edition of the annual Cats Pause region preview.

    The Colonels, led by senior guards Hayden Hawes and Connor Hicks, lead an OC team that won the District 29 Tournament last season but bowed out to Simon Kenton in the Region 8 Tournament.

    Two-time defending region champ South Oldham was picked seventh after having to replace almost all of its varsity roster.

  • Local family competes internationally

    Prospect resident Ludmila Berezova wanted her two children, Georgrio Berezova-Dimitrov and Daniella Berezova-Dimitrov, to receive world-class training in soccer and tennis, respectively.

    The best place for them to receive that training, she discovered, was Barcelona.

    So two years ago Ludmila moved her family from Kentucky to Spain, where her children could train at academies dedicated to their respective sports.

  • KHSAA Class 4-A Football State Quarterfinals: Clark's return seals North win

    FAIRDALE – North Oldham’s lead was slipping away late Friday night.

    The Mustangs had led 26-6 at one point late in the third quarter, but back-to-back Fairdale touchdowns trimmed the North lead to 26-18 with six minutes to play.

    The underdog Bulldogs were within a touchdown and their home crowd was into the KHSAA Class 4-A state quarterfinal game for the first time.

    North needed to take back the momentum. Mustang senior Matt Clark accomplished that in one play.

  • Boys golf: Hill signs with St. Catharine
  • Baptist expands infusion center

    After launching chemotherapy services in early 2014, Baptist Health La Grange recently completed an expansion of space occupied by the physicians and staff of the CBC Group: Consulting in Blood Disorders and Cancer, a part of Baptist Medical Associates.

    The Center, located on the second floor of the Physician Office Building at Baptist Health La Grange, was renovated with patient comfort and staff convenience in mind.

  • Earley: The Bible is alive and active

    Over the last two weeks I have shared some basic information about why I think the Bible is a reliable and authoritative word from God. The following story illustrates vividly that God uses His word to change lives. The following is taken from a letter written by Mils and Sandy Becker in 1995.

  • Active lifestyle can help fight diabetes

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and in recent years the spotlight has been on Type 2 Diabetes and its precursor – known as prediabetes. Both conditions have been increasing at startling rates in the adult population.

    New statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that 86 million people in the U.S. have prediabetes, up from 79 million people in 2010. The number of type 2 diabetes cases also continues to grow, fueled in part by a continued rise in the rate of obesity.

  • Tune into four channels

    Every day I get older, but am I really wiser? I think most of us carry on being just as clueless, still making plenty of mistakes. It’s just that we make new ones and different ones. We do learn from experience and may not make the same mistakes again, but there is a whole new world of fresh ones just lying in wait for us to mess up and fall into. The secret is to accept this and not to beat yourself up when you do mess things up. Be forgiving and accept that it’s all part of that growing older but no wiser routine.

  • Muffin top: a love story

    I often reference my weight struggles in this column, and then sometimes, when I meet someone, they will say, “You are not fat. I don’t know why you wrote that.”

    I accept their words with a smile, but in my mind I am insisting, “three weeks ago when I wrote it I weighed at least 12 more pounds than I do now! You should see me naked. It’s hideous.”