Today's News

  • Young homemakers invited to join

    If you take care of a home and/or family, then you’re a homemaker. Men and women of any age and background can be homemakers. Today, many also work outside the home to help provide financially for their families.

  • Walking tour steps out in September

    Spend a few hours on a downtown walking tour of La Grange and learn things you never knew about the quaint town beside the railroad tracks. Join Dr. Nancy Stearns Theiss, Ph.D., executive director of the Oldham County History Center, as she leads an informative and fun stroll through La Grange, pointing out various highlights of the town’s history.

  • Troop 28 conquers Philmont

    A 12-person crew from Boy Scout Troop 28, chartered to Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center in Crestwood, recently returned from a 12-day expedition through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico.  

    Philmont covers 214 square miles of wilderness. The crew climbed peaks as high as 11,700 feet and hiked over 70 miles.

  • Public Records, August 20, 2015

    La Grange Police

    Dale A. Walters, 67, Louisville — arrested Aug. 10 on a Jefferson County warrant

    Quincy J. Goodlett, 36, Pendleton — cited Aug. 10 for operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license

    Cedric M. Arnold, 20, Crestwood — arrested Aug. 11 on a Warren County warrant

    Vanda K. Brock, 43, La Grange — arrested Aug. 13 for assault fourth degree

  • KSP encourages citizens to download new app

    Kentucky State Police recently announced a new mobile smartphone app that will change the way it interacts with the public. 

    The app is available in both the Apple© and Google Play© stores free of charge and allows citizens to report criminal activity, access forms and submit confidential tips in multiple formats.  The application is titled ‘KSPOLICE’ and is available for iPhone, iPad and Android phone users.

  • My cousin's weddin'

    This coming weekend, my cousin is getting married.  I don’t get to see that branch of the family very often, so I am considering driving to St. Louis for the ceremony.  I mentioned the possibility to my 8-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son.  

    Phoebe was, of course, very excited and immediately began discussing what she should wear.  This is a child after my own shallow heart.  She knows wearing just the right outfit can make or break any event. 

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  • Education in Brief, August 20, 2015

    Centre dean’s list
    Area students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring term at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.6 grade point average.

    Students include:
    •Benjamin Finch is the son of Cecilia and John Finch of Centerfield and is a graduate of Oldham County Senior High School.
    •Hannah Ellis is the daughter of Scott and Jonna Ellis of Crestwood and is a graduate of South Oldham High School.
    •Chandler Garland is the daughter of Michael and Jamie Garland of Crestwood and is a graduate of South Oldham High School.

  • WKU geology student's research honored at ACA meeting

    Caleb Chappell of Crestwood, a junior in the WKU Geology program, was awarded the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) Pauling Poster Prize at the annual American Crystallographic Association meeting July 25-29 in Philadelphia, Penn.

    The Pauling Poster Prize is awarded to young researchers in honor of Nobel laureate Linus Pauling, a pioneer in crystal structure research. 

  • Pratt: Fall season offers best in county sports, so let’s cover it all

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

    Temperatures and leaves will fall soon, Friday night lights will be up tomorrow night meaning my favorite time of the year has arrived: football season.