Today's News

  • Alcohol vote passes

    On Dec. 29, Oldham County residents voted to allow expanded alcohol sales within the county.  



    The alcohol measure, which passed with 5,688 residents voting yes and 3,420 voting no, has been a controversial subject since it was first introduced in 2014.  

  • New Year, no smoke


    Many make resolutions to lead healthier lives in the new year, but it takes tenancity and drive to kick unhealthy habits and actually fulfill the wishes made.

    Hope Health Clinic in La Grange is giving those with the wish to maintain a healthier lifestyle the chance to be nicotine free in 2016.

    The clinic is offering free smoking cessation classes to any interested individuals or companies that are willing to become non-smokers.

  • Crestwood explosives expert writes book

    Crestwood resident Joe Nelson McConahy has worked in the explosives industry since the 1960s.  He has worked in a dynamite factory and has drilled and blasted in places as diverse as British Columbia and Mexico City.  Now, he can add writing a book to his resume.

  • 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.