Today's News

  • Parker speaks at Civic Club

     Kevin Parker, assistant chief of the South Oldham Fire Department in Crestwood, gave a presentation to the Crestwood Civic Club on Friday, Sept. 11, which detailed the statistics of that tragic day in history and answered questions from club members. 

  • 529 plans help save for college expenses

     By Chris Duncan

    As many parents of college students will tell you, the cost of their child’s education may be more than they originally planned. Higher education costs continue to rise, leaving many of us wishing we had a secret nest egg or an additional savings account just for college expenses.

  • Education in Brief - Sept. 24, 2015

     Passafiume semifinalist

    Tanner Passafiume, a former student at La Grange Elementary and Oldham County Middle School who is now a student at St. Xavier in Louisville, has been named as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.

  • Students can enter prevention contest

     Attorney General Jack Conway and his Keep Kentucky Kids Safe partners today announced the start of their annual prescription drug abuse prevention public service announcement (PSA) contest for Kentucky high school students.  The competition is part of Attorney General Conway’s statewide public awareness initiative to warn Kentucky kids about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs.

  • Healthy choices for kids

    By Karen Wyatt

     September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled, many families need support changing their children’s habits with the ultimate goal of improving health. 

  • Mornings at Grandma’s

     I was lying in bed in that state just before full awareness and had the distinct sensation of being at my grandma’s house. It lasted only a few seconds, but it felt so good that I closed my eyes and tried to imagine it again.

    Listening carefully, I breathed in deeply and tried to determine what had caused my brain to momentarily transport me to the most comforting place of my childhood.

  • Improving your self-esteem takes work

     Years ago when I was a chaplain for an all-girls high school, I was amazed that often the most talented, gifted and beautiful girls had the lowest self-esteem.  It made me realize that reasonable self-esteem has much to do with one’s overall happiness in life and that it is important for our achievement and success.  

    Various psychological studies show that self-esteem is a key factor in a wide range of emotional problems.

  • Public records - Sept. 24, 2015

     La Grange Police


    Samuel A. Hill, 24 — arrested Sept. 15 on a Bullitt County bench warrant for non-payment of fines


  • Cross Country: Lady Colonels take first at Trinity / Sacred Heart Invitational

    The Oldham County girls cross country team won the girls’ varsity race at the Trinity / Sacred Heart Invitational Saturday at Tom Sawyer Park. The Lady Colonels finished first out of 27 teams for their second first place award this season after winning the Shelby County Invitational on Sept. 10.

  • Field Hockey: Lady Dragons top North Oldham, searching for more consistency in second half of season

    South Oldham field hockey is looking for more consistency in the second half of its season. North Oldham is searching for the spark that allowed it to start the season hot.