Today's News

  • A focus on women’s health

    By Karen Wyatt 

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month — a good time for women to pay special attention to their overall health. With help from the Centers for Disease Control, the YMCA offers these suggestions to help women stay healthy and fit. With the return of busy school days and the crush of holiday activities, it’s easy to fall off the “healthy living” wagon.

    Get recommended screenings and preventive care

  • Living ethically

     I know that conscience is something hard to explain and, whatever it is, it must be learned and developed.  Some people have done very evil things, yet they were following what they thought was their conscience.  But after psychologists have said all they can in explaining the human conscience (and some of them even explain it completely away) still we recognize a voice within saying, “This is right; that is wrong.”

  • Voegele announces special election for alcohol sales

     By David Voegele, Oldham County Judge-Executive

    Last year, the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development announced plans to initiate a petition drive to hold a special election to determine whether retail alcohol sales should be permitted in all of Oldham County. The Chamber’s petition drive began April 10 of this year.

  • KSP Trooper promoted

     Kentucky State Police Lt. Lawrence C. Newton, center, Jr., a La Grange resident, received his promotion certificate from Ky. Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Sec. J. Michael Brown, left, and KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer at a ceremony in Lexington on Sept. 30.  A 17-year veteran of the agency, Newton is assigned to the KSP Criminal Identification and Records Branch.

  • USDA resources offered

     USDA Rural Development State Director Thomas G. Fern announced today that USDA has scheduled seven ‘USDA Resource Day’ events throughout Kentucky as part of USDA’s StrikeForce Initiative for Rural Growth and Opportunity. 

    A valued partner of USDA, the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Cooperative Extension) will host the seven locations for the information sharing events. 

  • Community in Brief - Oct. 15, 2015

     Concerts planned at Hewn

    Crestwood’s own Hewn From The Mountain Music Cafe is beginning a new, once-monthly concert series featuring a variety of musical acts from Kentuckiana. These outdoors concerts will take place at the end of every month and will be held right outside the music shop off Memorial Parkway. In the event of inclement weather the music will be moved inside the shop.

  • Wedding announcement

     LEVY – McKEEL

    Wallace Suzanne Levy, daughter of Mr. Robert G. Levy and the late Elizabeth Weber Levy of Alexandria, La., and Alan Francis McKeel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McKeel of Crestwood, were married on October 10, 2015.  The ceremony was held at St. James Episcopal Church in Alexandria, La., with the Rt. Rev. Jacob W. Owensby, Ph.D., D.D. and Rev. George Gennuso presiding. 

  • Whalin earns Eagle Scout award

     Benjamin Scott Whalin, of Crestwood, has earned the highest advancement offered by The Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout Award. Whalin was recognized at a Court of Honor ceremony on Sept. 29 at the Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center in Crestwood.

  • Chainsaw artist featured at craft show
  • Pratt: South Oldham football has turned a rebuilding transition into a successful season

    That game was supposed to be the tricky one.

    In one corner you had the South Oldham Dragons riding a five game win streak behind its stingy defense and a disciplined offense.

    In the other corner is the mysterious success of Bullitt East. Having lost the first five games of the season – and not just lost, but it got whopped – it had suddenly won two straight district games rather convincingly.