Today's News

  • CARTOON: Etch-A-Sketch
  • Students take in the ride to Rupp

    Aside from a few scattered colors, an army of blue-clad students wait anxiously behind Oldham County High School.

    Five buses stand ready to transport the students to Rupp Arena in Lexington March 15 to watch the Colonels’ boys’ basketball team play Bowling Green in the first round of the state tournament.

    Students traveled to the game to cheer on their classmates, hang out with friends and even take advantage of being out of class. But by the end of the day, a few found more important reasons why they attended.

  • Oldham children, parents participate in Louisville circus

    The run-down park looks like nothing more than that.

    In the park, an unassuming, old, concrete building sits 500 feet off River Road in Louisville. But inside, there’s a gymnasium where performers twirl, eat fire and fly through the air.

    The American Turners Circus is in its 62nd year inside the building and features a number of Oldham County performers who participate in acrobatics, juggling and dancing.

    But many people don’t know the circus exists.

  • Event will benefit family of Crestwood father who died during run

    A benefit run and fundraiser will benefit the family of a Crestwood man who died March 11. Kenneth Gilliland, 44, set off for a six-mile jog that Sunday and suffered a heart attack during the run.

    Gilliland was a long-time runner, as is his wife, Terra. Their daughters, Alex and Abby, are both runners as well. Alex, 15, runs for South Oldham High while Abby, 13, is at South Oldham Middle.

    Fleet Feet Louisville is sponsoring a fun run/walk and silent auction Wednesday to raise funds to benefit the family.

  • South Oldham students present 'Beauty and the Beast' tonight

    Students at South Oldham High School will present "Beauty and the Beast" this weekend.

    Public performances of "Beauty and the Beast" are 7 p.m. Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24. A matinee performance is scheduled at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24. 

    All performances take place in the SOHS auditorium, 5900 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Crestwood.

    Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens. Call 241-6681 for information.

  • Grand Stamm—LIVE! 3.23

    Guys and gals, welcome to our 15th Grand Stamm — LIVE! chat, set for Friday, March 23 at 1 p.m.

    I hope you enjoyed last week's chat, with Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Trevard Lindley, a former University of Kentucky star who's now training at the Oldham County YMCA in preparation for next season.

  • River Fields offers a chance to glimpse rare wildflowers at Wolf Pen Branch Mill

    In order to take full advantage of the beauty of spring, River Fields has scheduled its wildflower walks early this year, so participants can see flowers at the peak of their spring beauty.

  • GINGER: And God said, ‘It’s not about you’

    In all the years we’ve been traveling to Central America, only once have I had to go to a hospital.
    Our daughter had developed an unusual rash on her arms and I needed to make sure that it wasn’t serious.
    We wouldn’t be back in the states for another month, so I warily proceeded to the local emergency room.
     It was dismal, to say the least. It was similar to what I imagine U.S. hospitals were like in the 1930s, only not so clean. The sounds reminded me of old, scary movies set in asylums.

  • BOB MUELLER: Lead by empowering others

    It’s probably easier to herd fish in the open ocean than to lead people effectively. This is proven by the mountain of books on successful management techniques and the popularity of leadership seminars.
    I don’t agree with modern advisors that people need to be managed or controlled. Do people really need to be managed? Who on earth wants to be managed? How many people want to work like a chicken in a coop that will be turned into a stewing fowl if it fails to lay an egg a day?

  • CARTOON: Old man winter