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Today's News

  • Wise up
  • Senate passes pro-life bill, celebrates Georgia Powers

    By Ernie Harris

     The fifth week of the 2016 Legislative Session in Frankfort was historic in a number of ways. Governor Matt Bevin signed his first piece of legislation, Senate Bill (SB) 4. We also said goodbye to former State Senator and civil rights activist, Georgia Davis Powers.

  • Women helping other women

    By Ginger Lumpkin

    Last week, after much consideration, I sent the following message: “I am in serious need of unconditional love. So I am going to have a gathering on Friday night for women I love unconditionally.  We will start at 6:30. I hope you all can make it!”

  • Understanding the new American Dietary Guidelines

    As science advances, it is important to apply newfound knowledge to everyday life. To help spread understanding of nutrition’s role in health, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services publishes Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Released every five years, these guidelines are designed to help improve the health of the U.S. population.

  • Understanding the new American Dietary Guidelines

    As science advances, it is important to apply newfound knowledge to everyday life. To help spread understanding of nutrition’s role in health, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services publishes Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Released every five years, these guidelines are designed to help improve the health of the U.S. population.

  • Providence Richwood receives award

    Providence Richwood, a La Grange-based provider of assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services, recently received the Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2016 Customer Experience Award.  

    Stock Longhurst, the administrator at Providence Richwood said receiving the award is truly an honor.

  • Heating assistance funds available for residents in need

    As the region’s unusually mild temperatures decline into those more typical of the season, some area residents may have trouble keeping their homes comfortable. For many, it’s during these times that we could all use the support of those around us. 

  • Waist circumference could predict health risks

     To see into the future of your health, look at your waist. Some research indicates that waist circumference can predict possible health risks better than your BMI (body mass index). The reason: Abdominal fat is linked to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, and a change in BMI may not accurately reflect an increase or decrease in fat concentrated around the waist. 

  • Community in Brief - Feb. 11 2016

     Blood donors requested

    The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients by giving blood this February.

  • History Center to host murder mystery dinner fundraiser

     If you’re in the mood for a good spine tingling whodunit, then you will certainly want to be a part of Murder at the History Museum, on Feb. 17, at 6 p.m. at Rails Restaurant, 117 E. Main Strret in La Grange. The Oldham County History Center will present this Murder Mystery Dinner Show as a fundraiser to benefit its $2 million Campus Renovation Campaign project.