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Today's News

  • LIving Treasures honored at reception
  • Koch, Thompson sign with Georgetown

    CRESTWOOD — South Oldham seniors Starr Thompson and Drew Koch signed a National Letter of Intent to continue their respective football careers at Georgetown College on Friday.

    Koch finished his senior season with 10 field goals and 47 made extra point attempts. He kicked five field goals in South Oldham's win over Oldham County, which was one shy of the state record for most in a single game.

  • Draws set for boys' and girls' KHSAA Sweet 16 basketball tournaments

     The KHSAA announced the pairings for the boys’ and girls’ Sweet Sixteen tournaments Wednesday.

    For the girls, the winner of Region 8 will be paired with the winner of Region 10 in the first round of the Sweet 16 tournament scheduled for March 9-13 at BB&T Arena at Northern Kentucky University.

    It will be the first year since 2001 that the girls’ Sweet Sixteen tournament will not be held at WKU’s E.A. Diddle Arena.

  • Christian vs. secular music

     I was riding in a car with a younger friend and her pack of teen and pre-teen kids.  One of the kids hollered, “Turn up the radio, Mom, I love this song.”  It was a Christian rock song singing about Jesus.  

  • Author to present on local African-American communities

     Carridder  “Rita” Jones was raised on a small farm outside of Timmonsville, S.C., where her parents were sharecroppers on a farm that grew cotton, tobacco and other crops. She attended a Rosenwald School, Chaney Grove Elementary, six miles from her home. 

  • Bethay earns pilot’s license

     Barry Bethay earned his sport pilot certificate on Jan. 14. To obtain his sport certificate, Barry passed an oral exam and a flight exam with a Federal Aviation Administration designated flight examiner. 

    Bethay, a resident of Ballardsville, completed his flight training at Sporty's Academy, located at the Clermont County Airport in Batavia, Ohio.

  • History Center offers History Hounds program for children

     It’s time for History Hounds again!  

    Children ages birth to preschool can visit the Oldham County History Center each Thursday morning to explore history. There will be all kinds of activities to help them learn about the world around them and their place in it. 

  • Community in brief - Feb. 4, 2016

    Planet Fitness Opens in La Grange

    Planet Fitness recently opened the La Grange location at 406 S. 1st Street  next to Dollar Tree and Rite-Aid. 

    The LaGrange club spans approximately 16,500 square feet in the Oldham Plaza Shopping Center with a variety of cardio and strength equipment as well as a 30-minute circuit workout area and full service locker rooms. 

    The club also features tanning, hydromassage beds and massage chairs for its Black Card members. 

  • Work at love

     I have had the privilege and the honor of celebrating over a thousand weddings over the years with many wonderful couples.  My goal is to personalize each wedding by meeting with the couple several times, leading the rehearsal and officiating at the wedding ceremony. My wife and I find it very exciting meeting couples in love, pledging their love and commitment to one another.

  • A bridge to peace

    By Ginger Lumpkin

     Sometimes, when I am out and about, I realize that I am not quite ready to go home. And by “go home” I don’t mean die and go to heaven. I just mean I need to find some stillness within myself before jumping back into the midst of the household.