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Today's News

  • DEFINING YOUR PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY

    Each of us has a personal philosophy, but few of us have defined what it is.  Although you may never have sat down and defined what your philosophy is, it is operative and working in your life at all times. 

    It deals with what you believe about the world in which you live, about its people and events, about how events and circumstances affect you and how you affect them.

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  • OLDHAM COUNTY PROPERTY TRANSFERS, AUGUST 26-29, 2013

    Thomas Luke, Sr. to Michelle Luke Smith, quitclaim, lot 306, Lakeview Estates, 12105 Cloverdale Drive, Goshen, FCV $175,000

    Barnes and Esposito Builders Inc. to Patricia Klosterman, lot 8, Cottages of Crestwood, 6015 Cottage Lane, Crestwood, $267,695

    Cole Christopher Builders LLC to Melanie and Bryan Arnold, lot 155, Longwood, 1300 Wellington Way, Goshen, $582,750

    James and Carrie Turk to Christopher Murphy, lot 2, Dock G, Tartanís Landing, Prospect, $4,800

  • PUTTING A TWIST ON BUCKET LIST

    Last Wednesday, my younger sister completed her 30x30 list; a list of thirty items she wanted to accomplish by the age of thirty.  Friends and family cheered from the sidelines, occasionally joining her adventures as I did when she went zip lining. 

  • Long Run Massacre this weekend

    When looking for a permanent spot for a settlement along the Kentucky frontier, pioneer adventurer and explorer Squire Boone selected what he thought was one of the prettiest locations in the world, Shelby County. 

    More specifically, he intended to build a fort along the banks of Clear Creek.  He did so in 1779/1780.  What he didn’t count on were the increasing hostile actions of Native Americans and the effects of the Revolutionary War on this small, isolated wilderness in America.

  • EQUESTRIAN COMPETES ON U.S. TEAM

    For most young girls, the first day of high school might be considered a milestone moment. Sarah Camp missed the entire first week of high school, but what the 15-year-old from Crestwood experienced instead was “life-changing.”

    “It was amazing,” Camp said. “It’s an experience I’ll never forget.”

  • School board passes tax increase

    Oldham County residents will soon see their property taxes increase to help the school district cope with a lack of funding from the state and federal government.

    The Oldham County School Board passed a four percent increase in the amount of taxes they levy on area property owners 4-1 Thursday night, with board member Walt Schumm as the lone dissenting vote.

  • JUDGE WANTS TO BE PUBLIC SERVANT

    Court of Appeals Judge Allison Jones wants to be an active judge, but not in the way most think.

    Being called an “activist judge” usually comes with a negative connotation but Jones wants to flip that idea upside down.

    “I take my role as a public servant very seriously,” Jones said. “I want to do more as a Court of Appeals judge than rule on cases.”

  • Shockey Anniversary

    Dorsa and Jean Bell Shockey of LaGrange will celebrate 65 years of marriage on September 11, 2013. They were united in marriage in LaGrange at DeHaven Memorial Baptist Church and are long-term residents of LaGrange.

    They have four children: Viki Morris, Alana Alsbrooks, Jamie Shockey and Mark Shockey. They also have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.