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Today's News

  • Rain, rain...would you seriously just go away?

    Peering out my window each day during my break from checking emails, answering phone calls and shuffling papers around my black hole of a desk (part of the endless new obligations as an editor), all I’ve seen lately is rain coming down from the heavens in buckets.
    Okay, rain would be an understatement.
    The amount of torrential downpours Kentucky has had this June and July has to be some kind of record.

  • Four for freedom

    By: Thomas Massie

    U.S. Representative

  • No place like home: North Oldham 11s play for Little League state title

    The semifinals were in sight for both teams representing North Oldham Little League after big wins on Sunday. Then the 10-11s and the 11-12s got a case of the Mondays.

  • Colonels host area football teams in 7-on-7 camp

    BUCKNER — Oldham County football hosted 10 teams from across the state at a 7-on-7 camp last Saturday in Buckner. OC, along with North Oldham, competed against Henry County, Western Hills, Simon Kenton, North Hardin, Floyd Central (Indiana), Shelby County, Fern Creek and Eminence for early preparations for the 2015 season.

  • Fiscal Court accepting bids for new Buckner Detention Center

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court is now receiving proposals to furnish all labor and materials to build a new Oldham County Detention Center.
    Sealed bids on supplied bid forms must be received in the county judge-executive’s office no later than 2 p.m. on Monday, July 27. Bids can be submitted to Oldham County Fiscal Court, attention Melissa Horn, County Treasurer, 100 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 4, La Grange, Kentucky 40031.
    All inquiries pertaining to this request for bid should be addressed to Kenny Davis, Codell Construction Company, at 859-744-2222.

  • La Grange’s original name being used again by DDL

    Last Wednesday, Discover Downtown La Grange held it’s annual Taste of La Grange event at Soiree.
     The public event recognized businesses owners, volunteers and the events that were sponsored by DDL in the past year. Samplings were offered from Hometown Pizza, Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, Rimmer Family Favorites, Goodness Gracious LLC, Classic Cuisine and Gustavo’s Mexican Grill.

  • Turning over a new leaf

     Recently, I turned over a new leaf.  Once you turn a leaf over, it is sometimes hard to keep it from flipping back. But this one has stayed on the flipside for over 10 days, so I’m feeling optimistic. 

    I had been listening to friends discuss the dilemma of the toothpaste tube.  

    “Are you an end squeezer or a middle squeezer?” they asked. 

  • Learning to deal with tough times

     My main premise is that the most creative, healing and human way for a person to reckon with tough times is by living in the present with others, borrowing light from the past and hope from the future.

  • Words every son needs to hear from Dad

     I had breakfast with my Dad and my brother.  We laughed.  We talked about serious things.  It was one of those breakfasts that fathers and sons are supposed to have, but rarely do.  

    The three of us are richly blessed that we can do that together, and always look forward to doing it.  A story came up that I think surprised us so muchthat we all remembered it.  

  • Kentucky State Little League Tournament Schedule

    July 18

    10 a.m. - Paintsville (12B) vs. Ashland America (12B), Field 1

    10 a.m. - Bowling Green East (11B) vs. Glasgow (11B), Field 2

    10 a.m. - Warren County North (10B) vs. Nelson County (10B), Field 3