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Today's News

  • Generations of national adventures

    By Mark Hoard

    This is the second of a two-part column dedicated to the influence of “America’s Greatest Idea” – the National Parks – on my life.

    I searched far too long for a famous, thought-provoking quote to start off this column; eventually my head was swimming with them before I realized I just need to go ahead and dive into it and see where the keyboard (road) takes me.

  • Right to privacy a key issue

    By Thomas Massie

  • Keep calm and London on

    By Ginger Lumpkin

     I’m sitting here in a Holiday Inn, staring at a blank page, feeling terribly distracted by the fact that London is right outside my window.  I have not explored the city yet because I arrived late last night and immediately fell asleep.  

  • Public Records - March 24, 2016

     La Grange Police

     

    Joshua Noe, 29 of Crestwood — arrested March 10 on a Jefferson County warrant of one charge

     

    Ronald A. Hill, 49 of La Grange — arrested March 11 for driving on a DUI suspended operator’s license and no registration receipt

     

  • When life handed lemons to neighborhood friends, they decided to sell lemonade

     It starts with the sound of a child shouting, “Car!” Then they spring into action.  They hoist a sign into the air and get ready to give their pitch to anyone who might hear it.  The only thing keeping the youthful energy contained is the presence of a parent on the sidelines.

  • Alcohol fees brought $732k to La Grange in span of two years

    Total revenues earned from alcohol sales and the amount of alcohol-related criminal citations issued since 2014 have been released by La Grange Police Chief Frank Conway. 

    The police department, which also acts as the Alcoholic Beverage Commission (ABC) administrator for the city, collected about $381,150 in regulatory license fees during the year 2015. A total of about $350,865 was gained in 2014, the first year any sizable revenue was earned after the city voted to become wet in August of 2013.

  • Speech team coach inducted into ‘Hall of Fame’

     According to StatisticsBrain citing the National Institute of Mental Health, 74 percent of Americans have a serious fear of public speaking.  This is higher than the number who have an intense fear of death.  However, one coach has spent decades helping students combat that fear.  

  • Oldham Co. named healthiest in state

     Oldham County residents can now say they live in the healthiest county in the state, and have the data to prove it. 

    According to the 2016 County Health Rankings, Oldham ranked higher than all 119 other counties, including Boone, Spencer, Shelby and Scott, which all ranked in the top five. 

  • Oldham County receives StormReady Certification

     In an effort to increase the safety of Oldham County residents in preparing for severe weather, Oldham County recently earned StormReady Certification.  StormReady is a national community preparedness program that helps communities develop plans to handle all types of severe weather. 

    To become StormReady, a community must:

  • Auto dealer nominated for national award

     A Crestwood auto dealer is among 50 individuals to be nominated for a national award. 

    Larry Craig of Craig and Landreth Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram in Crestwood will travel to Las Vegas to be honored at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Exposition as he is considered for the Time Dealer of the Year award.