Today's News

  • Pewee Valley Arts and Crafts Festival

     Despite leaves, wind and rain, many Pewee Valley residents attended the arts and crafts fair spread out over several locations, including Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church, Pewee Valley Woman’s Club and St. James Episcopal Church.

  • Does God really care about all our prayers?

    Have you ever wondered if God hears the prayers of those who doubt He exists or don’t believe at all?
    Through the years I have written many times about prayer, and implied in those articles is the assumption that the reader is a believer in Christ, and wants to know more about prayer.

  • Fall, get up and laugh

    I remember the time two springs ago when I was determined to paint the sun room. Up early, to the hardware store gathering the gallons of white, the wooden mixing sticks, the drop cloths, and the one-time brushes that always harden, no matter what you soak them in.

  • Pumpkin spice everything

     Here we are, back in the throes of pumpkin spice season.  I would say “pumpkin” season, but for many people, myself included, it’s more about cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and all-spice rather than the pumpkin itself.  It’s a running joke anymore, with memes and comics depicting everything from pumpkin spice motor oil to pumpkin spiced feminine hygiene products.  

  • Public records - Oct. 29, 2015

     La Grange Police


    Chase V. Demoss, 21, La Grange — cited for failure to produce insurance card


    Joyce M. Embs 33, Eminence — cited for no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security second offense


  • Crestwood native on child abuse review board

     Ed Staats of Crestwood, an advocate for children in foster care and a former longtime journalist, has been appointed to a state board that reviews the cases of children who have died or nearly died due to child abuse or neglect. Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. recently appointed Staats to the Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel.

  • Kentucky State Penitentiary receives perfect score

     Kentucky State Penitentiary (KSP) received a perfect score during its Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) audit. Signed into law Sept. 4, 2003, PREA is intended to address the detection, prevention, reduction and prosecution of sexual harassment and abuse in correctional facilities in the country.

  • Community in Brief - Oct. 29, 2015

     American Legion meeting

    The monthly meeting of the Oldham County Post #39 American Legion will be held on the first Thursday of each month. The Nov. 5 meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the Oldham County Post #39 American Legion building located at 2301 West Highway 146 at the eastern end of the Oldham Fairgrounds in La Grange. Refreshments will be available after the meeting. All veterans are welcome.

  • Red Cross implements online donor health history

     American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.

    RapidPass streamlines the donation experience by allowing donors to complete pre-donation reading and health history questions online from the convenience of a computer at home or work. It became available to donors locally on Monday, Oct. 26 and is expected to reduce the time donors with a RapidPass spend at blood drives by up to 15 minutes.

  • Nominations open for OC Day parade grand marshal

     The Project Guild of La Grange is now accepting nominations for grand marshal of the 2016 Oldham County Day Parade.

    Oldham County Day – always the third Saturday in July – is slated for Saturday, July 16, 2016.