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Today's News

  • Going to the mountaintop to meet Jesus

    It was Aug. 1, 1997, and I had just begun a juice fast to seek guidance from God about whether it was time to move to a new church, and what kind of church God may want me to serve. What began as a three-day fast turned into the most spiritually intense 17 days of my life. God spoke to me in ways I had never experienced before, and through this He gave me a new vision for doing ministry, a leading to serve a new church development in La Grange and a beautiful daughter we adopted from China. Those are just the high points of those 17 days. 

  • Construction ahead

    Improvements to Oldham County’s roads will happen sooner than expected due to $420 million of federal stimulus dollars directed to road improvements in Kentucky. That money frees up money in the state budget, State Sen. Ernie Harris said. Harris, chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, said about $31 million will be directed to Oldham County in the next two years.

  • Farmers’ market opens April 4

     Norton Commons Farmers’ Market will open for the season April 4. Live music begins in May, along with children’s attractions and chefs demos. 

  • Camden Station has principal and counselor of the year

    In only his first year as principal, Stuart Martin of Camden Station Elementary has already been named Outstanding Principal by the Kentucky School Counselor Association. Camden Station Counselor Brittany Ford was named Kentucky Counselor of the Year and the Emerging Leader Award. Deputy Superintendent Charleen McAuliffe said in his first year Martin has really built a strong community of students and staff as he incorporated long time teachers at Camden with new staff replacing those who went to Locust Grove Elementary when it opened in August. 

  • Local hockey team takes first state title

    LEXINGTON – Relying on the balance and defense that carried them all season, the Oldham County ice hockey team won the state title two weeks ago with a 4-3 win over St.

  • Game Bytes

    Basketball

  • Expanding health care coverage for Ky. children

     As health care costs and uninsured rates continue to rise, it has become increasingly important that Kentucky residents and providers do everything possible to ensure our youngest residents receive health care, regardless of their income status. 

  • It's a family racquet

    PROSPECT – In a day and age where the American family is seen as a fractured and flawed institution, the Kline family of Prospect has found a way to avoid that. Tennis. The family recently received the 2009 Ralph W. Westcott USTA Family of the Year by the United States Tennis Association at the a banquet in Palm Springs, Calif. “It’s a huge honor,” Larry Kline said.

  • Earth Hour 2009 involves lights out on Saturday night

     The City of La Grange will be participating in World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour.  

  • Letters to the Editor

    To the editor: