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Today's News

  • NOLL a threat in Bowling Green

    North Oldham Little League’s 12-year-olds are out to finish the job this time.

    Two years ago as 10-year-olds, NOLL advanced to the state championship game, falling to Owensboro Southern.

    Last year NOLL made it to the semifinals of the 11-year-old state tournament before bowing out.

    The NOLL 12’s dominated the district tournament last week and now they’re off to Bowling Green to try to finally capture a state crown.

  • Play underway at 95th Kentucky Open

    PROSPECT – The 95th Kentucky Open began Tuesday at Hunting Creek Country Club.

    One-hundred sixty golfers were entered in the three-day event, which wraps up Thursday.

    Six former champions are in the field, including 2013 titleist Rick Cochran III of Paducah.

    Hunting Creek is hosting the Open for the first time since 1992, when Daniel Peege won the title.

    Golfers with local connections include Bruce Stigger and Todd Wellemeyer, both of Prospect.
     

  • Red, white and BOOM!

    Oldham County celebrated the Fourth of July holiday at Wendell Moore Park with music, fun and fireworks.
     

  • Earley: When God answers prayer ‘Not yet’

    A pastor thought God gave him an idea and he presented it at the church board meeting. After giving his most impassioned plea and really “selling” the idea, the board voted down the pastor’s proposed changes 12-1. The head elder looked at the pastor and said, “Well pastor, its 12 votes to 1. It looks like you’ve been outvoted and it is time to go home. Will you please close in prayer?”

  • Recipients of Trent DiGuiro scholarship named

    Twenty years ago this month, our son Trent was murdered as he sat celebrating his 21st birthday on his front porch in Lexington. The aftermath of such tragedy was, as you can imagine, devastating to our family, but it was also devastating to our local community.

    Because Trent was a University of Kentucky football player and that the crime went unsolved for so long; this case played out over the following 20 years with many twists and turns, even making the local and national news as recently as last month.

  • The pen is mightier than the sword

    For the past quarter of a century, I have been with the same bank. It is a fine, loyal institution that has seen me through good times and bad. They were there for me with a low interest car loan when no one else would even look at the credit of a waitress struggling to make ends meet for her three kids.

    More than once, they removed overdraft charges when I inadvertently made a mistake in my checkbook.

  • Seminary lessons

    I spent 12 years in the seminary: six years at St. Thomas Seminary, a minor seminary here in Louisville and six years at St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore. I ended up with a degree in philosophy and a master’s in theology. Most importantly the seminary experience taught many life lessons that far exceeded the degrees. Here are 10 of these life-changing insights that have guided my path.

  • Public Records July 10

    La Grange Police Arrests

    June 30 -- Karen M. Barnett Sparks, 49, La Grange, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place (first and second offense) and assault fourth degree (domestic violence) minor injury.

     

    June 30 -- Dalton C. Cundiff, 22, La Grange, was arrested for expired registration, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, no registration, excess window tint, obstructed vision.

  • Buckner resident vying for Miss Kentucky crown

    Thirty-two contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state will be vying for the title of Miss Kentucky 2014, and this year one of the semi-finalists will be determined by the public, rather than the panel of judges. Hannah Estes of Buckner will be competing in the pageant as Miss Cardinal Country representing her school the University of Louisville.

    The pageant will be held at the Singletary Center for the Arts on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

  • Hunter honored as July Artist of the Month at Gallery 104

    Having a lifelong love for photography, Kathy Seelbach Hunter has continued in her grandfather’s footsteps as a photographer. Self-taught and having shot pictures since her teens, she began to seriously work at her passion and in 2007 started her own business as a freelance photographer, doing wedding and portrait photography as well as exhibiting in local and regional art fairs.