Today's News

  • "The Bachelorette" dater, Crestwood native to star in Travel Channel show

    From love, to tae kwon do, to travel?
    Crestwood native Sean Ramey has been a contestant on the ABC hit show “The Bachelorette” founded and managed a tae kwon do facility and now he will be starring in an episode of The Travel Channel’s “Time Traveling with Brian Unger.”
    While he dabbles in a vast array of hobbies, Ramey said the limelight is by far his favorite.

  • Public Records -- June 4, 2015

     KSP Arrests

    Anthony D. Morris, 25, La Grange – arrested May 30 by Trooper Brewer on execution of a warrant

    Jayme A. Snow, 25, Sulphur – arrested May 31 by Trooper Ferris for execution of six warrants

    La Grange Police

    Austin T. Doane, 30, Smithfield - arrested May 22 for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting u/$500

  • Local Merit Scholars named

     The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced approximately 2,200 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. 

    These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship. An additional group of Scholars will be announced in July, bringing the total number of college-sponsored Merit Scholarship recipients in the 2015 competition to approximately 4,100. 

  • Education in brief--June 4, 2015

     Hendren VMI grad

    The following Virginia Military Institute cadet
    is among the 317 cadets who graduated May 16, 2015.

  • Versatile Squash

     If you have started a garden I hope you included squash.  

    They are easy to grow, very hardy, and prolific.  There are many varieties, two main categories are summer and winter squash.  They both include many colors and shapes.  

  • Letters to the editor --June 4, 2015

     Thankful to hospital staff

    I recently spent three months in the hospital and six weeks of that time I was in the rehabilitation section of Baptist Health Hospital in La Grange. 

    I would highly recommend this facility to anyone needing that help. The doctors, nurses, aides and staff are very knowledgeable and kind. 

  • It really is a good world

     It was the beginning of a hectic weekend.  The supermarket had been jammed.  The lines were long, and the girl’s voice was already tired and bored as she mechanically told me, “Thank you.  Have a good day.”

    “Good day?” I thought cynically, remembering all the chores waiting for me when I got home.  “Not a chance in the world.”

  • The Truitt Five

     It has been quite an exciting month around our house.  My oldest daughter, Shelby, graduated from Indiana University, and middle daughter, Abby, graduated from high school.  

    Son, Alex, is heading into his junior year at Purdue, and the babies, Hudson and Phoebe, are going into second and third grades.  

  • Colonial Trade Faire brings life to 18th century

     By Helen E. McKinney

    Oldham County History Center

    Oldham County has a rich Native American heritage that not many people may be aware of. Eastern Woodland Indians inhabited Kentucky during the 18th century when many settlers were pouring into what was known as “the dark and bloody ground.”

  • Community in brief -- June 4, 2015

     Garden Tour

    The Crestwood Civic Club Annual Garden Tour, Luncheon and Plant Sale will be held Saturday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch seatings will be at 11 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. The plant sale will be held at 7215 Kavanaugh Road in Crestwood. The garden tour will feature two private gardens, one in the Prospect area and the other in eastern Jefferson County.

    Tickets are $20 for the tour and lunch, $17 for the tour only.