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Today's News

  • Public Records Dec. 4

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Nov. 22 -- Kenneth W. Smith, 29, was arrested for alcohol intoxication and disorderly conduct, second degree.

    Nov. 23 -- Andrew K. Perkins, 18, was cited and released for criminal mischief third degree.

    Nov. 23 -- Terry G. Broughton, 54, was arrested for careless driving and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., first offense.

    Nov. 25 -- Michael J. Snider, 35, Finchville, was arrested on two other agency bench warrants for flagrant non-support and receiving stolen property under $500.

  • Boy, Cub scouts donate food to local church

    Shown are scouts from Boy Scout Troop 28 and Cub Scout Pack 28 with over 500 food items that were collected with the Scouting for Food program. The items were donated to Beulah Land Baptist Church’s food mission. Both scout units are sponsored by Crestwood’s Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center and meet at the Enrichment Center at 6:30 p.m. on Monday nights.

  • Community briefs Dec. 4

    Free X-mas

    gift wrapping

    Free gift wrapping at Gallery 104, every Saturday in December until Christmas. Donations welcome to benefit the Oldham County Singers.

    Holiday Artistique

    The Holiday Artistique will be at Gallery 104 from Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Artistique is a collection of paintings, jewelry, ceramics, woodturnings, cards, photography and ornaments by Arts of the Green and resident artists. For more information call 222-3822.

    Bazaar

  • Apple Patch celebrates founders

    Apple Patch Community is celebrating the second annual Founders’ Benefit Breakfast on Friday. Apple Patch seeks to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through residential options and other support services that assist individuals in achieving their highest potential to lead independent and productive lives.

  • Celebrating the big 100

    Five generations of women, Margaret Hayden, Vicki Stephens, Amie Norton and Ava Norton celebrate the matriarch of the family, Anna Wills’ 100th birthday at The Richwood in November.

  • A Santa miracle for the Christmas season

    Always believe in miracles. That is what all of us need to remember as we enter into another Christmas season. There is plenty of cynicism and skepticism to go around, but I say focus on the miracle that God became human in Jesus Christ and that miracle can give us hope no matter what situation we find ourselves in. I found an old story from Guidepost Magazine’s book Christmas Miracles, c. 2008. The story is edited, for this article, but the full version can be found on the internet. It always brings a tear of joy to my eyes.

  • Truitt: Learning lessons from mismanaged anger

    When my cousin celebrated her 10-year anniversary, I was reminded of an incident in my own marriage. Her wedding happened to be on the same evening as a much anticipated bluegrass music jam. I repeatedly asked hubby if he would prefer that I go to the wedding alone, but he assured me that he really wanted to attend.

  • Be well, be at peace

    Every year we see marvelous and wonderful progress in the field of medical science. At one time diphtheria was one of the dreaded diseases of humankind. But today, nobody is afraid of diphtheria; it has practically been eliminated. So has smallpox, and thank God, so has polio. Pneumonia used to be a dreaded disease, but today, the physicians have medicines that can deal with pneumonia. Great progress is being made daily in the field of cancer. Medical science marches on to new heights.

  • High school dance becomes ALS fundraiser

    The homecoming dance was once a time of dressing to the nines and dancing until midnight for the students of South Oldham High School until it was threatened to be canceled last year due to the lack of participation of the sponsor, the SOHS dance team.

    Disappointed that they could not be involved in the planning of the annual dance in their senior year, former dance team member Nicole Childress and her friends, Emily Sage and Sara McOmber, came up with a solution.

  • Lammlein gives ‘final remarks,’ new council members sworn in

    Five new members of the La Grange City Council were publicly sworn into their new posts on Monday, in anticipation of their duties officially starting Jan. 1 at 12:01 a.m.

    Led by current mayor Bill Lammlein, who did not seek re-election to that office but chose to run for city council instead, four others were all sworn in at the city council’s last meeting of the year.