Today's News

  • Oldham Co. Schools closed TUESDAY, Jan. 7

    Oldham County Schools will be closed Tue. Jan. 7, 2014 due to cold weather, the district has announced.

    Here is the statement from the district:

  • Oldham County Schools CLOSED Monday Jan. 6

    Oldham County Schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 due to likely inclement weather, the school district announced Sunday. 

    Here's the announcement from the school district:

    As always, Oldham County Schools officials carefully monitor inclement weather situations to make the best decisions for the safety of our students and staff.

    At this time, we have decided to cancel school for Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.

  • Iroquois handles North Oldham

    GOSHEN – North Oldham has set a pattern this year of playing ugly in the first half only to storm back in the second. That’s how last month the Mustangs beat North Hardin and South Warren and how they nearly beat Male.

    But Saturday night North followed up an awful first half with a second period that was just as poor.

  • Figg, Metcalfe named 2nd-team all-state

    Two county offensive linemen received second-team all-state nods from the Associated Press Thursday.

    South Oldham senior Chris Figg and North Oldham senior Austin Metcalfe were named second-team all-state offensive linemen in the AP's annual list of Kentucky's best high school football players.

    Figg, the son of South line coach and former University of Louisville center Carey Figg, was also named second-team all-state by the Courier-Journal last week. Metcalfe was named third-team all-state by the C-J.

  • Remember to do an annual audit on yourself

    I am most thankful for the set of values I received in the course of my life from so many sources. At the same time, I am examining the scaffolding of beliefs, values and assumptions that I inherited from my family, school, religion and society. One by one and on an annual basis, I seek to dismantle and discard those that are not in keeping with mature adult living and cherish those that are.

  • Public Records Jan. 2

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 23 -- Halanna A. Hofmann, 34 , of LaGrange was cited and released for failure to produce insurance card, no registration plates, no registration receipt and operating on suspended or revoked operator’s license.

    KSP Arrests

    Dec. 18 -- Chester L. King, 56, of Mt. Sterling, Ky. Sodomy 1st

    Dec. 23 -- Jamal R. Stephenson, 22, of Louisville, execution of a bench warrant for another agency; Possession of marijuana; Possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • News briefs Jan. 2


    Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed the following members to the Kentucky Board of Certification of Fee-Base Pastoral Counselors:

    John Lepper, of Crestwood, is a pastoral counselor and head of a nonprofit at St. Matthews Pastoral Counseling Center and Kentucky Baptist Fellowship. He represents pastoral counselors. The appointment replaces Wade Rowatt, whose term has expired. Lepper shall serve for a term expiring Sept. 22, 2016.

    Extension office classes

  • Having a healthy fear of angels and the Lord

    What does an angel look like? The most famous pair of angels is perhaps Santi Raphael’s cute pair of cherubs. Type in angels on Google and there is no end to the cute, white faced, pink cheeked, precious winged, little creatures that have been drawn. They make us happy. Isn’t that what angels are supposed to do?

  • Baptist Health La Grange adds new therapy device for pediatric patients

    For the past 60 years, WHAS Crusade for Children has been one of our community’s leading advocates for pediatric special needs, donating 100 percent of all funds it collects to organizations that support children with special needs. This year, the Crusade, in collaboration with the Baptist Health Foundation, donated $75,252 for specialized equipment for Baptist Health. This is just the latest in a series of generous donations WHAS Crusade for Children has made to the Foundation, which total nearly $250,000 since 2011.

  • Locals discover interest in Keno

    The Kentucky Lottery’s latest game is adding extra incentive to stay in Oldham County when dining out.

    The lottery introduced a new Keno game months ago, hoping to boost revenues for the lottery, which supports education funding.

    So far, three Oldham County restaurants have installed Keno: Steve-O’s Italian Restaurant, Beef O’Brady’s and XRailsX.

    Steve Tingle, owner of Steve-O’s said he signed up for the game after being approached by lottery officials.