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Today's News

  • Thomas ready for first major

    Justin Thomas said he’s always appreciated the challenge presented by and all the tradition that comes along with the U.S. Open.

    “It’s such a grind,” Thomas said. “It’s one of my favorites to watch when it’s playing really hard... I’ll enjoy being a part of it this year and not watching it on TV.”

  • Kicking it with the kids: Nuernberger takes part in Locust Grove field day

    CRESTWOOD – Invited by a Locust Grove Elementary teacher, Sean Nuernberger took one of his days home last week from college to participate in the school’s field day.

    Nuernberger, a former Oldham County football kicker and likely Ohio State University’s starting kicker this fall, spent the day playing with kids, signing autographs and talking to them about playing college football.

  • Elzy elected to KHSAA Hall of Fame

    An Oldham County girls basketball legend has been elected to the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame.

    Former Lady Colonel Kyra Elzy was one of 10 members announced Sunday as the Hall's Class of 2015. The class will be the 28th to be inducted into the Hall on March 21, 2015 at the Lexington Convention Center.

    The KHSAA described Elzy as "one of the best girls’ basketball players to come out of Kentucky."

  • Earley: Angels doing God’s work

    Diane Harrington, of Milwaukee, Ore., had just lost her job. Money would be very tight for awhile. When she returned to the copy store she was so relieved that an honest clerk had set her wallet under the counter with all her money in it. She left the store only to find her car missing. No one had seen it stolen. While she was on the phone with the police a couple hurried into the store, with big smiles they declared, “Your car is not stolen. Come out and see this.”

  • Mueller: your state of mind helps control your life

    Abbe Pierre was a well- known French priest who dedicated his life to helping the poor and the destitute. Abbe Pierre had a very clear state of mind. He used to say that we must always keep both eyes open: one eye on the world’s suffering so that we can fight against it and the other on its wondrous beauty so that we may give thanks for it.

  • Encyclopedias vs. Google

    A single frame comic reads, “Life Before Google: a short story.” Two characters are sitting on the couch, eating popcorn. One states, “I just thought of something I’d like to know more about.” The other responds, “That’s a darn shame.”

  • Uncle Bob’s Cookin: Old-fashioned French toast

    Long before instant cereals, frozen waffles, frozen French toast, and toaster pops. my mother would fix breakfast for me and my brother.

    Sometimes it was just cereal with or without fruit. Many times it would be pancakes, waffles, French toast or eggs. Breakfast might be soft boiled eggs, scrambled eggs or an omelet. Often we had bacon, sausage, scrapple or pork roll with our eggs. A large breakfast would include one of those meats, hash browns or home fried potatoes with eggs.

  • Public Records June 5

    La Grange Police Arrests

    May 23 -- Eduardo R. Silva, 32, Louisville, was cited and released for no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure on non-owner to maintain required insurance first offense, no operator’s license.

     

    May 23 -- Glen T. Bradford, 58, Louisville, was cited and released for no operator’s license and failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance first offense.

     

  • Assistant promoted to top job at South Oldham Middle

    South Oldham Middle School will welcome a new principal this summer but he doesn’t need much introduction to the school’s community. Associate Principal Steve Emerson will move into the position, said Superintendent Will Wells, who announced his acceptance of the site-based decision making council’s decision May 27.

  • SOHS marches at Disney