Today's News

  • Pratt: Triple Crown glory proves to be worth the wait

     There was a time when a New York Strip steak cost roughly $2.39 and a gallon of gasoline was worth a measly 63 cents.

    My how things have changed.

  • North Oldham swim promotes Edmiston and Cowley as head coaches

    Continuity won’t be an issue with the coaching change for the North Oldham boys and girls swim programs. First-year assistants Johanna Cowley and Charlie Edmiston have been promoted to head coaching positions — Cowley to coach the girls team and Edmiston for the boys.

  • Outside the Centre of attention: Adam Clark dedicates signing day to friends and family for support

    CRESTWOOD — Even on a day that was all about Adam Clark, he didn’t want the spotlight to shine on him.

    Instead, he wanted this day to honor those who made his special moment possible.

    Clark signed a letter of intent to play football at Centre College last Thursday after a senior season where he was an all-around skill player for the Dragons on both sides of the ball.

  • Summer offers new look for area basketball

    Boys basketball for South Oldham and Oldham County have turned a respective 180 since each team last took the court.

  • Public Records -- June 4, 2015

     KSP Arrests

    Anthony D. Morris, 25, La Grange – arrested May 30 by Trooper Brewer on execution of a warrant

    Jayme A. Snow, 25, Sulphur – arrested May 31 by Trooper Ferris for execution of six warrants

    La Grange Police

    Austin T. Doane, 30, Smithfield - arrested May 22 for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting u/$500

  • Local Merit Scholars named

     The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced approximately 2,200 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. 

    These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship. An additional group of Scholars will be announced in July, bringing the total number of college-sponsored Merit Scholarship recipients in the 2015 competition to approximately 4,100. 

  • Education in brief--June 4, 2015

     Hendren VMI grad

    The following Virginia Military Institute cadet
    is among the 317 cadets who graduated May 16, 2015.

  • Versatile Squash

     If you have started a garden I hope you included squash.  

    They are easy to grow, very hardy, and prolific.  There are many varieties, two main categories are summer and winter squash.  They both include many colors and shapes.  

  • Letters to the editor --June 4, 2015

     Thankful to hospital staff

    I recently spent three months in the hospital and six weeks of that time I was in the rehabilitation section of Baptist Health Hospital in La Grange. 

    I would highly recommend this facility to anyone needing that help. The doctors, nurses, aides and staff are very knowledgeable and kind. 

  • It really is a good world

     It was the beginning of a hectic weekend.  The supermarket had been jammed.  The lines were long, and the girl’s voice was already tired and bored as she mechanically told me, “Thank you.  Have a good day.”

    “Good day?” I thought cynically, remembering all the chores waiting for me when I got home.  “Not a chance in the world.”