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Today's News

  • Game Bytes

    Recreation

    YMCA taking swimming signups

    When: Immediately. 

    Where: YMCA, Buckner. 

  • Colonels win region

    LOUISVILLE – The Oldham County wrestling team proved themselves to be the strongest team in the region literally by taking the school’s first regional wrestling crown Saturday.

    Showcasing both their numbers and talent, the Colonels ran away with the team title with 209 points over Eastern with 180, six-time champion South Oldham with 168.5 and North Oldham with 165 points.

  • Billows takes heavyweight crown

    GOSHEN – North Oldham’s Greg Billows won the regional heavyweight wrestling title Saturday, but the key to the win may have come a week earlier in the Mustang Invitational.

    In the Mustang, Billows, a senior, defeated nemesis Andrew Avery of Oldham County for the first time in a long time. Billows shut Avery out 8-0 in the regional finals to take his first ever regional title.

  • Serving tables has lure of quick cash

     I have a love-hate relationship with being a server. 

    I’ve worked in restaurants off and on since I was 16, as a hostess, a food runner and when I was old enough, a server. I worked during breaks in college and it was my full-time job the summer after I graduated from college and looked for a job as a reporter.

  • Moore will speak about adoption at La Grange Baptist Church

    Dr. Russell Moore, a nationally recognized speaker on the topic of adoption will be making a presentation at 10:45 a.m. March 1 at La Grange Baptist Church.

    Dr. Moore will address the need for Christian couples to care for orphans through ministry and adoption.

  • Brownsboro master plan will be revealed Tuesday to P&Z

     After nearly seven long years to the day, the Oldham County Planning Commission has an opportunity to advance the county’s comprehensive plan, Outlook 2020, as envisioned back in February 2002. 

    On Feb. 24, the Planning Commission will consider the first of eight area masters plans called for in Outlook 2020. The Brownsboro Area Master Plan will be presented to the commission for approval. 

  • Education Briefs

    New math and reading center recently opened in Prospect

    Kumon, the world’s largest after-school math and reading program, recently opened in Prospect.

  • News Briefs

    Crestwood man ejected from vehicle

    A Crestwood man driving southbound on Centerfield Drive Monday afternoon struck a culvert with his vehicle and it overturned.

  • Farm Service Agency announces emergency conservation program for ice storm damage

    Agricultural producers who suffered damage as a result of the January 2009 ice storm may request cost-share assistance from USDA to rehabilitate damaged farmlands. 

    The Emergency Conservation Program (ECP), administered by Farm Service Agency (FSA), provides cost-share assistance when disaster damage is so severe that recovery without federal assistance is unlikely. 

  • The company of the committed

     Who wants to have an Ephesians 4:14 faith? If you look at scripture you will find that it is easy. All you have to do is remain a baby in the faith, allow yourself to be subject to trickery, become intrigued with each new theology-of-the-day, and then you will become easy prey for deceitful scheming by others. That doesn’t sound like a very good faith does it?