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Today's News

  • In-state schools focusing on area football talent

     

    Arien Beasley is a standout running back who’ll have some options as to where he plays in college.

    Beasley, a North Oldham senior, is being recruited by a wide variety of schools across several levels and conferences. But some of his best options may be within the state, where he’s been in constant contact with coaches from the Universities of Kentucky and Louisville.

    “It would mean the absolute world to me to play for Louisville or UK,” Beasley, who scored 27 touchdowns in 13 games last year for the Mustangs, said.

  • Public Records August 7

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Aug 1 -- William H. Hahn, 56, La Grange, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense.

    Aug. 3 -- Danny L. Wise, 61, La Grange, was cited and released for no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure to produce insurance card, failure of owner to maintain required insurance first offense.

    KSP Arrests

    July 29 -- Noah Zetko, 21, La Grange, execution of a bench warrant for another agency.

    Property Transfers, July 28 - Aug. 1, 2014

  • Baptist offers maternity classes

    Following is information regarding maternity events and classes sponsored by Baptist Health La Grange during August and September. Registration is required for all classes by calling 502-222-3617 (toll-free at 888-222-8071) or online at Baptist HealthLaGrange.com. Classes are free unless otherwise noted.

  • Community briefs August 7

    Back to School Event

    Over 30+ small business and direct sales vendors in one place for you to do some back to school shopping and meet your new neighbors at Oldham Oaks Apartments. Plus, door prizes and used book fundraiser to raise money for Relay for Life of Oldham County.

    Also, there will be activities for the kids while the parents browse and shop. The event takes place Aug, 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1000 Cassandra Lane, La Grange, off Commerce Parkway

  • Herbs, hummingbird events at Yew Dell in August

    Curious about how to grow, harvest or cook with herbs? Or are you a hummingbird fan? This August, Yew Dell has something for herb, tomato and hummingbird lovers alike.

  • Roll out those hazy, crazy, lazy days of summer

    Since boyhood, the lazy, hazy days of summer have been hubby’s favorite season, but in his grown-up world, he is typically out of the country from June through August. So, when a job was recently postponed, he wanted to fill the unexpected time home with as much summer fun as possible. We have crammed so many activities into the past two weeks that I feel like I’ve been in a time-warp dreamland and any minute now I am going to wake up exhausted.

  • Love and remember your pets

    My wife Kathy and I love our dogs. In fact, it’s a three dog night at our home. We have a lhasa apso (Sadie), a Cavalier King Charles spaniel (Stella) and a maltipoo tripod (Tigger). Over the years we have had four poodles (Niki, T-Bear, Toby and Tucker) and a lhasa (Sassy). I like to say that dog is just God spelled backwards.

  • Uncle Bob: Adding some new flavor to your summer meals

    My appreciation for food started when I was very young. I grew up exposed to great food from my Italian grandmother and German Irish food from my other grandmother. My mother cooked with an American and international flare. Family gatherings were about fun and really great food.

  • Pewee Valley Summer Festival
  • YMCA buys indoor arena, land

    After leasing a nearby indoor arena for the last 10 years, the Oldham County YMCA in Buckner has purchased the building and the property it sits on for $1.3 million.

    Peggy Kilgore, the executive director of the Oldham County YMCA, said it just made sense to purchase a building next to its main facility that is heavily used for YMCA programs anyway.

    And with the building needing some renovations, it made sense to own the facility before making those renovations, she said.