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Today's News

  • Baptist Medical Associates opens new practices

    Donna Gatewood, M.D., and Richard Hefner, D.O., both family practice, have joined Baptist Medical Associates Crestwood, which opened April 30 at 6106 Crestwood Station, Suite A.

    Jeffrey Reynolds, M.D., family practice; Robin Kindig, M.D., and Tonya Perkins, M.D., both internal medicine and pediatrics; and Sue Potvin, FNP, adult family nurse practitioner, have joined Baptist Medical Associates Eastpoint, which opened May 4 at 2400 Eastpoint Pkwy., Suite 550, in the Eastpoint Business Park.

  • La Grange Police remind juveniles of summer curfew

    The La Grange Police Deparment has set a city curfew for juveniles during the summer. 

    City ordinance states those under the age of 18 cannot be in any public place – including assemblies, buildings, streets, etc.) within the city during these hours: from 1 to 6 a.m. Friday and Saturday; and from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Friday.

    It also violates the ordinance for a parent to allow a juvenile to violate the curfew and they could face fines of up to $500 or jail time for more than one offense.

  • Nothin’ like humble folks

    I love humble folks. When I think of humble folks, I think of Abraham Lincoln. I think of Hospice care providers who comfort the dying and grieving. I think of people behind the scene who make things happen. I think of my wife who always makes me look good.

  • Athlete of the Week

     Basketball: SHELBY SADOLSKY

    Name: Shelby Sadolsky.

    School: Kenwood Station Elementary School.

    Sport: Soccer/basketball.

    Age: 11.

    Position: Forward.

    Hometown: Crestwood

    Accomplishments: The 11-year-old Sadolsky has been one of the standout campers this week at South Oldham High School Lady Dragons’ coach Frank Wright’s summer camp.

    Wright said she may be the best natural athlete in the morning group and is a hard worker from the moment she walks into the gym.

  • River Sweep is Saturday

    The Ohio River Sweep, an annual riverbank clean-up for the Ohio River and its tributaries, will take place 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. 

    Residents of Oldham County can help cleanup the river at the Westport boat ramp. 

    For information, call Dave Barnett at 222-7872.

  • Fire departments will test hydrants during next few months

    Members of the Ballardsville Fire Department are planning routine fire hydrant maintenance throughout the district beginning next month. 

    Anyone who has questions or concerns is asked to call BFD between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 222-1953.

    Members of La Grange Fire and Rescue will test fire hydrants in the city and the district. 

    Hydrant tests are planned through Sept. 14.

    During this time, residents may experience some water discoloration. 

    Anyone who has questions is asked to call LFRD at 222-1143.

  • St. Catharine College announces dean’s list

    Nathan Stumler, a South Oldham High School graduate, was named to the St. Catharine College dean’s list for the spring semester.

    To be named to the dean’s list at St. Catharine, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average. 

     

  • Heilman appearing on university’s TV show

    A local writer and historian who has worked with the Oldham County History Center will be featured on an upcoming TV program.

    At 5:30 a.m. Monday and 2 p.m. June 25, Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, chancellor of the University of Richmond, member of the Campbellsville University Board of Trustees and CU alumnus will appear on a show on the Kentucky Educational Television channel – the university’s “Dialogue on Public Issues” TV show, hosted by John Chowning.

  • Baptist Northeast plans outpatient center

    Baptist Hospital Northeast hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its Baptist Crestwood facility on June 10. 

    The $3 million, 12,450-square-foot facility is scheduled for completion in January 2010 and will house outpatient diagnostic imaging and physical therapy.

    The facility is also the future home of the Baptist Medical Associates family practice of Donna Gatewood, M.D., and Richard Hefner, D.O., FAAFP and other physician offices. 

    Plans are to expand Baptist Medical Associates’ staff and hours to provide walk-in and after-hours care.  

  • Vegetable garden prompts fencing changes in Prospect

    One family's small vegetable garden could lead Prospect officials to change the city's fence ordinance. 

    During the last two years that he's tended to a vegetable garden in his yard, Bob Westerman said he's received no complaints from his neighbors, especially since they enjoy the fresh tomatoes, squash and peppers he shares. 

    But complaints made their way to the city council about the 6-foot row of trellises  staked around the garden to protect his produce from deer.