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Today's News

  • Crestwood natives recognized as part of Gatton school

    Thirteen seniors from The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized by two separate organizations for their work in the classroom.

  • Education Briefs Oct. 16

    Goshen Elem.

    Climbing Club

    The Climbing Club at Goshen Elementary isn’t new, but it’s as popular as ever. Students learn more than physical fitness in this club. They learn about teamwork, trust and overcoming obstacles. The club is led by third grade teacher Brooke Noon, who has an athletic background and a great respect for the sport.

  • Public Records Oct. 16

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Oct. 10 -- Steven T. Leanhart, 47, La Grange, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drug/etc. first offense and careless driving.

  • Celebrating our railroad heritage

    By Helen E. McKinney

    Oldham County History Center

    Oldham County has always been an enterprising county. Town lots were set aside in La Grange in 1827, with founding fathers realizing the potential of future growth and knowing how important transportation was to their tiny town.

    Many times visitors to the Oldham County History Center and Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum ask if the town was built first or the railroad. It’s reminiscent of which came first: the chicken or the egg?

  • Expanding the arts in Oldham County
  • Need finds a voice

    There are many times when I like to be alone, close my eyes and express to God in words the feelings of my heart. That is prayer. Sometimes I pray as I am walking along the street or driving my car. I don’t close my eyes then, though I often speak the words. At other times I pray when I am in a group and don’t care to express my thoughts through speech. Though kneeling, closing eyes or using an expression of words may be helpful in prayer, one can pray without the use of any of these.

  • Thankfully, he still fits on my lap

    Hudson Charles is my loving, little boy, always showering me with kisses and hugs. He is also my worrier. His worries are much deeper than those of the average six-year-old. Many days, I take him onto my lap and attempt to wipe the creases from his brow. I can’t remove all of his fears. Fears that his heart will stop beating or that he will have a bad dream when he falls asleep. But I can help him understand that the police in Belize will not send him to jail for taking his seatbelt off that one time.

  • Surrender to the power of the Holy Spirit

    My friend, theologian Brad Long, tells of a Sunday when Billy Graham came to Montreat Presbyterian Church to ask for prayer for his upcoming trip to North Korea.

  • Mosley found guilty on official misconduct charge

     

    After several days of deliberation, a jury reached a verdict in the trial of a former Oldham County police officer.

    Shane Mosley, 38, was found guilty on one charge of first-degree official misconduct relating to a ‘sexting’ incident with a juvenile in 2012.

    The jury sentenced Mosley to nine months in jail and a $500 fine. Official sentencing will be Dec. 14.

    The jury did not reach a verdict on the other two charges of unlawful transaction with a minor.

  • Boys soccer: New position, same production for Lister

    Christian Lister’s been on the field for South Oldham’s varsity ever since he was a ninth-grader for the Dragons.

    He started out his career as a defensive player for South and moved to central midfield, where he was third on the team in goals in 2012 and second on the team in 2013.

    Coach Kenny Burke wanted to try Lister at a third position for his senior year – forward.