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Today's News

  • Dinner series continues with Battle of Perryville

    “The Battle of Perryville was Kentucky’s most important battle,” according to author Stuart W. Sanders, former executive director of the Perryville Battlefield Preservation Association. But he also goes on to say that “Maney’s Brigade played the most critical part.” Stuart has spent countless hours researching Perryville and the battle that took place on Oct. 8, 1862. It was there that 40,000 Union and Confederate soldiers clashed in Kentucky’s largest Civil War battle.

  • Big tomato

    Bill Fischer proudly holds the 2.78-pound tomato he and his wife, Holly, grew in their West Hwy 146 garden.

  • Lexington resident wins art show

    Dr. Michael Huang of Lexington won 1st Place in “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” Photo Show at Gallery 104, La Grange.

  • Providence Richwood offers legal, government assistance classes

    The Providence Richwood in La Grange is offering the following classes:

    Tuesday Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.: Legal Documents presentation by Kentucky ElderLaw Attorneys.

  • Valero grand opening

    Valero will be celebrating its grand opening in Crestwood Aug. 1. Jodi, the new store manager, has been a part of Crestwood for 26 years and is excited about celebrating her grand opening with her hometown community. Valero and its vendors will have great deals and free products such as free fountain drinks, popcorn and popsicles for the kiddos. Valero is located at 6600 W Hwy 22 in Crestwood.

    --Submitted info

  • Baptist Health offers ‘love’ class

    Baptist Health La Grange will host: “I Want to Know What Love Is,” on Aug. 23 at 9:30 a.m.

    Location: Baptist Health - LaGrange, KY 1025 New Moody Lane, La Grange, KY 40031

    This free program is for married, engaged and dating couples.

    Contact Penny Hudson at pdhud9@aol.com or 502-939-0121 for more information.

    --Submitted info

  • Community briefs July 31

    Pleasant View homecoming

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating their Church Homecoming/Basket Meeting on Sunday, Aug. 10. The 3 p.m. speaker will be Rev. Robert Carr of Union Baptist Church, Louisville, along with his congregration. Lunch will be served at 2 p.m.

    Also, Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating their Choir Appreciation Day on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. The morning speaker will be Minister Brenda Higgins, Associate Minister of Bethesda Church, Shelbyville.

    Old Time Revival

  • Keys on how to handle conflict and adversity

    Like it or not, conflict and adversity are as much a part of life as eating, drinking and breathing. Conflict and adversity serve very important purposes in our lives that are rarely accomplished by any other means. If you deal with them correctly, they will produce positive outcomes and strengthen your relationships at work and at home. If you don’t handle them correctly, they will produce negative outcomes and harm your potential for happiness and success.

  • Riding a bike like a ‘cute, European girl’

    The upside of being in my mid-forties is that I don’t particularly care anymore what people think of my behavior or my clothing. This gives me the freedom to push against what is expected from a woman my age. For the most part, hubby is totally on board when I try new things, change my style or randomly buy a house after living in the same place for 18 years. But sometimes, he’s a little too honest about my attempts.

  • Public Records July 31

    La Grange Police Arrests

    July 18 -- Elizabeth K. Duggins, 20, La Grange, was cited and released for criminal trespass third degree.

     

    July 19 -- Genaro Trujillo-Martinez, 19, La Grange, was cited and released for suspended operator’s license, no insurance, tag not illuminated.

     

    July 20 -- Christopher S. Miller, 39, La Grange, was arrested for DUI.