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Today's News

  • Tennis: New tournament format brings change for determining team champion

    A new regional tennis tournament format has been added this season to determine a team champion. The change has been welcomed with open arms by the majority of teams across the state, but local coaches have offered different opinions with the new format.

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association approved a plan to add 16 regional team tournaments to qualify the winners for the state championships to be held in May and the sectional round has been eliminated.

  • Baseball: Colonels take winning streak into Disney Spring Training

    BUCKNER — Oldham County is trying something new for spring break.

    The Colonels took their hot bats to Florida to participate in Disney Baseball Spring Training at the ESPN Wide World of Sports campus in Orlando where they wrapped their weeklong slate of games on Thursday.

  • Easter is a love story

     The drama of Holy Week, Good Friday and Easter is a love story. It is the story of God’s love. 

    I think the parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32) is the love story Jesus told during his life to help prepare the disciples to understand how his death could be used by God to redeem the world. 

  • Become a Master Clothing Volunteer

     If you’re interested in making sewing more than just a hobby, Cooperative Extension’s Master Clothing Volunteer program might be right for you. Recruitment for the Master Clothing Volunteer Class of 2016 is ongoing through the end of June.

  • Andersons’ supports La Grange Main Street

     Joshua Anderson, co-owner of Andersons’ Sales and Service in Crestwood, knows firsthand the importance of supporting local independent businesses. 

  • Anthem recognizes Baptist

     Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has recognized five Baptist Health affiliated hospitals for quality and cost-efficiency by designating each as a Blue Distinction Center+ or Blue Distinction Center for certain areas of specialty care.

    In the specialty areas in which the hospitals were eligible, Baptist Health affiliated facilities earned 14 awards. Among the Baptist facilities awarded was Baptist Health La Grange, who earned Blue Distinction Center designation for maternity care.

  • South Oldham Fire Auxiliary to hold Fire Run

     The South Oldham Fire Auxiliary (SOFA) will host the second annual South Oldham Fire Run on May 28 at 7 p.m.  The unique 5K Run/Walk and 5-mile Firefighter Challenge (a more challenging course, open to all), a family event, will feature a “dispatch start” with participants walking/running along a fire-lit path through Yew Dell Botanical Gardens.  

  • Community in Brief - March 31, 2016

     Kenwood Station donates to DSL

    Each month, Kenwood Station participates in a project to raise money and/or awareness for an organization. In March, students and staff set out to benefit Down Syndrome of Louisville, a non-profit organization with the mission of improving the lives of people with Down Syndrome. 

  • Community in Brief - March 31, 2016

     Kenwood Station donates to DSL

    Each month, Kenwood Station participates in a project to raise money and/or awareness for an organization. In March, students and staff set out to benefit Down Syndrome of Louisville, a non-profit organization with the mission of improving the lives of people with Down Syndrome. 

  • FSA tips: growing organics

    By Val Dolcini

    The strength of the rural economy rests upon growing, making and creating products that people want to eat, buy and use. Over the past seven years, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack has worked to enhance the range of products made in rural America and to expand the domestic and international markets for those products. These changes strengthen traditional agriculture, be it promoting biofuels or bio-based products, improving animal genetics or even developing more plant varieties.