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Today's News

  • Locals appointed to state boards

    Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed the following Oldham County residents to state boards and commissions. Reappointed to the Board of Nursing to serve for terms expiring June 30, 2017: Anne H. Veno, of Crestwood, is a health care executive and registered nurse at the Episcopal Church Home. She represents Leading Age Kentucky.

  • Bradshaw elected delegate

    Paul Bradshaw Jr., Crestwood, Kentucky, has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 130th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, November 18 in Louisville, Kentucky, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.
    Bradshaw is one of 302 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members to serve as an alternate state representative to the annual meeting.
    The American Angus Association has nearly 25,000 active members and is the largest beef breed organization in the world.

  • Alzheimer's Benefit Concert

    The annual “Forget-Me-Not” benefit concert will be held on Saturday, September 21, from 2-5 p.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds in New Castle, Ky. The concert raises funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association. Admission is a donation of your choosing.
    At this year’s concert, performers include Clay Coombs, Jamie Tingle of Six Miles South, Jon Rose, Joey Clark and Laura Broughton, the current “Miss Kentucky Plus America.” For more information, call (502) 640-7969.

  • Street Closure

    On Saturday, Sept. 14, Main Street in La Grange will be closed between First Street and Walnut Street from 8am to 6pm for Antiques & Primitives on the Track. Vendors will be setting up booths along Main Street. For more information, please contact Nancy Griffin, director of Discover Downtown La Grange, at 502-269-0126.

  • Property Transfers, Aug. 30-Sept. 6, 2013

    Jeffrey and Renee Mullinix to Janice Blach, lot 70, Old Anita Springs, 504 Anita Springs Court, LaGrange, $237,500
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Richard Yates, 125 Woodlawn Avenue, LaGrange, $42,000
    Barbara Watkins and George Bailey to Lowry Watkins, tract 1: lots 2, 2X through 9 and 9X LaGrange Annex and Tract 2: 1 acre by Taylor Heirs, LaGrange, FCV $20,000
    Quarry Park, LLC to David Barnette, Tract 1: 3 acres brush Creek and Tract 2: 2 acres on the south side of Brush Creek, LaGrange, $235,000

  • Build a good name at your workplace

    Al Braca worked on the 105th floor of Tower One of the World Trade Center. He worked for a company whose tremendous loss of life was one of the first stories reported in the aftermath of September 11th. The company was Cantor Fitzgerald, and Al was one of their corporate bond traders.

  • Buzzing about new homes

    Bee Hive Homes of Goshen has officially opened.

    Owners Eric and Catherine Sherrard held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week for the new assisted living facility located at 12336 U.S. Hwy. 42.

    The 9,750 square-foot facility, located next door to the Goshen post office, was built on the “Bee Hive Homes” model to offer assisted living with a family-like atmosphere.

    Only 16 units, designed for one or two residents, were included in the Goshen facility.

  • Kopp Birth

    Tim and Kristen Kopp would like to announce the birth of their son, Chase Anthony Kopp. Born August 11, 2013. He weighed 6 pounds and 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are: Gary Mefford of Pewee Valley; Connie Williams of Crestwood; and Kevin and Bridget Acker of Louisville. Great-grandparents are: Margaret Mefford, Crestwood; Norris and Donna Mefford, Bagdad, KY; Bill and Joyce Williams, LaGrange; and John and Paula Glotzbach, Louisville.

  • La Grange Food Program

    LaGrange Leopard Spot, administered by the Kentucky Department of Education, announces participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program.

  • Purdue Graduates

    Purdue University awarded about 7,100 degrees to students following the spring semester. Those earning degrees include: Carsten Fletcher of Goshen, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Liberal Arts; Kevin Mockus of Crestwood, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Technology; and Kimberly Niemczyk of La Grange, who earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the School of Pharmacy.