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Today's News

  • New Year, new opportunity

    By Taylor Riley

     It’s that time of year again! You know, the time that everyone you know invites you to use his or her guest pass at his or her overcrowded gym facility. It’s the time to jump on the bandwagon of wishful thinking that this year will be YOUR year.

    Happy New Year!

  • The body is the temple of the Holy Spirit

     Hostess Twinkies were invented in 1931 by James Dewar, manager of Continental Bakeries’ Chicago factory. He envisioned the product as a way of using the company’s thousands of shortcake pans which were otherwise employed only during the strawberry season. Originally called Little Shortcake Fingers, they were renamed Twinkie Fingers, and finally “Twinkies.”  

  • Living Treasures Reception to feature Abraham and Mary Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln will always be remembered as the president who freed the slaves with the Emancipation Proclamation. From his humble upbringing in Kentucky and Indiana, Lincoln became a self-taught lawyer who went on to serve as President of the United States of America during a turbulent time in history. His untimely death at Ford’s Theatre makes him all the more unforgettable and intriguing.   

  • Prospect names Elf on the Shelf contest winner

     The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) recently held an “Elf of the Shelf” contest. 

    The PACC Elf visited nine member businesses for a few days at each site. Customers had the opportunity to locate Elfie and leave their name and phone number for a chance to win $450 in gift cards to those businesses.  

  • Prospect names Elf on the Shelf contest winner

     The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) recently held an “Elf of the Shelf” contest. 

    The PACC Elf visited nine member businesses for a few days at each site. Customers had the opportunity to locate Elfie and leave their name and phone number for a chance to win $450 in gift cards to those businesses.  

  • Wetherton to compete in pageant

    Kate Wetherton, daughter of Brenden and Diane Wetherton of Crestwood, will represent Oldham County at the Kentucky Beauties State Pageant in Louisville Jan. 29-31. Wetherton is a student at East Oldham Middle School who will compete in the areas of evening gown, interview and personality wear. Other optional competitions include community service, talent, academics and casual wear modeling. Wetherton has been a straight “A”    

  • La Grange NAPA gains new account manager

     James (J.T.) Stivers has joined the NAPA Auto Parts Store of La Grange as an account manager for the Oldham and Henry County areas. J.T. is a lifelong resident of Shelby County, graduated from Shelby County High School, and earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Sullivan University. He and his wife Lorri live in Cropper with their two sons.

  • Community in Brief - Jan. 7, 2016

     Super Bowl tickets awarded

     

    The La Grange Rotary Club announced the results of its Super Mega Sports raffle offering a grand prize consisting of an all-expenses paid trip for two to the 50th Super Bowl.

  • Boys Basketball Preview: Dragons, Colonels prep to district showdown Friday

    Players and coaches from South Oldham and Oldham County are anticipating Friday’s district contest to display some of the best basketball the Eighth Region has to offer.

    South Oldham coach Steve Simpson calls Oldham County, “the best team in the region.” Oldham County senior guard Clayton Wirth said this game is, “what you wait for all year and what you’re excited for.”

  • Girls Basketball Preview: South, OC each hoping for season turn-around performance Friday

    First year South Oldham coach Gene Heffington hopes the Lady Dragons can turn their season around when they host Oldham County to start district play Friday. On the other side, the Lady Colonels are hoping to keep up recent success.

    South hosts OC Friday night at 6 p.m. hoping to end a six-game losing skid against a Lady Colonel team also trying to find their way with a first year coach.