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Today's News

  • Source of two $100K donations is revealed

    Citing his appreciation for a community that welcomed him and his business more than a year ago, the owner of The Rawlings Group donated $100,000 each to the City of La Grange and Oldham County Fiscal Court Feb. 28 under a condition of anonymity. 

  • Birth Announcement

    Pfc. Richard A. Wilson and Jennifer N. Wilson of Steilacoom, Wash. announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Marie Wilson Oct. 27  at Madigan Army Hospital in Ft. Lewis, Wash. 

    She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 and 3/4 inches. 

  • Girl scouts meet UofL Women’s basketball team

    Girl Scout Troop 173 recently visited the Lil’ Big Horse Trails horseback riding farm in La Grange. The University of Louisville women’s basketball team happened to be there and took a picture with the girls and the donkey from the farm. Troop 173 is made up of girls from Liberty, Goshen, and Harmony elementary schools.

  • It's the sound of progress

    In the face of a sound like this, all teaching must stop. Thursday morning, it seemed like every time Bill Young opened his mouth about logarithms or whatever it is that “x” is supposed to equal, a scraping sound like fingers on a blackboard drowned him out. Immediately on the other side of the wall from his whiteboard, construction crews cut steel beams as they construct a new walkway at North Oldham High School.

  • Arts Center accepting winter registration

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center is now accepting winter registration for classes beginning in December:

    • Adult social and ballroom dancing, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., Tuesdays, $100 per person, $175 per couple;

    • Adult Clay Hand-building, 6 to 7:30 p.m.,Wednesdays, $125 per person; and

  • Engagement Announcement

    Steven and Ruth Thorn of St. Peters, Mo. announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Thorn to Shawn Eaton, son of John and Marilee Eaton of Marietta, Ga.

    The bride-elect resides in Crestwood and the groom-elect resides in Louisville. A wedding is planned Dec. 27 at Buckner Baptist Church.

  • Boy scouts participate in food drive

    Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 984, sponsored by the North Oldham Baptist Church, recently participated in the Scouting for Food drive.

  • Woman's club elects new officers

    Newly-elected officers for the Pewee Valley Woman’s Club are pictured in front of the club’s historic building in Pewee Valley. In front from left are Jan Cranfill, secretary, and Bev Arave, first vice president; second row from left are Rita Pipes, treasurer,  Susan Tomasetti, publicity, and Marsha Chadwick, president. Mary Jane Kinser, second vice president, is not pictured.

  • Children of the World choir to perform

    South OIdham High School graduate Taylor Hampton Phillips and her husband, Jay, are touring the country as team leaders for about 20 children from the developing world in the Children of the World children’s choir.

    The choir will perform at during regular services 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. Jan. 4 at Crestwood Baptist Church.

  • Fulfilling the Old Testament

     There are many scriptures in the Old Testament that Christians claim Jesus fulfilled. I have seen numbers from 100 to 436 different scripture texts written hundreds, even thousands of years before Jesus’ birth, that tell of a messiah God will send in the future who will redeem the world. I have listed eight of the most popular and well known of those scripture texts, with the New Testament proof of their being fulfilled.