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Today's News

  • Is it time to wash your windows?

     It was a gorgeous sun-filled day. I drove through the country to see her.  

    She was in her 90s.  She was a hospice patient and had been at home confined to one room for close to a year.  She complained to me how gray a day it was.

    I noticed then that her one window must not have been cleaned in almost a year.  When I said this, she chuckled, as only someone her age could, and uttered with her German accent, “Got a dirty eye, see a dirty world.”

  • Crestwood local awarded scholarship in name of former UK photo editor
  • KHSAA Class 5-A State Playoffs: John catches game-winner as South tops Fairdale 33-27

    CRESTWOOD — Trips Left 81 Keanan Stick.

    South Oldham last ran that play a year ago against Conner, but not since then. It’s three receivers left and Keanan John, South’s top receiver, on the backside to the right of the field.

    It was a common theme all game: John facing one-on-one coverage with no safeties over the top and quarterback Drew Zaubi would let it fly hoping his man would make the play.

  • Courts fast-track defendants with rocket docket

     A new procedure in the 12th judicial circuit could reap major benefits to court officers, legal counsel, defendants and even taxpayers by speeding up the process of resolving very specific cases.

    Termed the “rocket docket,” the procedure allows the Commonwealth Attorney’s office to identify appropriate cases to expedite through the arraignment, plea and sentencing phases of the accused.

  • Arts Association of Oldham County holds annual event at new venue

     Jewelry, sculptures and other artistries will be on full display yet again this weekend at Oldham County’s own Arts on CityPlace.

    It will be the fourth year that the Arts Association of Oldham County will have the event but the first year it will held in the annex buildings of CityPlace in the heart of the county.

  • Vietnam vets reunite after 40 years to pay respect

     Even after 45 years, it was like Earl “Pat” Carroll, Robert Kelly, Chuck Robinson and Jerry Vinson had only been apart a day.  The four served together during the Vietnam War, only to lose contact and relocate to entirely different ends of the country after they were assigned to different units.  However, with modern technology at their disposal, they reconnected with one another and met once more in Knox County, Maine to pay their respects to Jim McClure, another Vietnam veteran who served with them.  

  • Long-time council member resigns in Pewee Valley

     

     

     

     

     

    Will Chambers, long-time city council member with the City of Pewee Valley, announced at the regular meeting Nov. 2 that he would be resigning.

    Chambers said he would like to “spend more time” as his reason to resign.

  • East End Bridge discussed at La Grange Rotary

     Above is a rendering of the completed East End Bridge, part of the East End Crossing project, that will connect Indiana and Kentucky with a new bridge over the Ohio River.  The project was delayed somewhat by 2015’s severe weather events, but is still on track to open to traffic sometime in late 2016 or 2017.  

  • Creasey-Mahan Art Auction
  • Crestwood veterans receive Quilts of Valor

     Two local Vietnam veterans received gifts of honor by their peers in the veteran community.

    Chris Johnson and Richard Hayes, both of Crestwood, received Quilts of Valor from the foundation, which helps cover service members and veterans touched by war with a comforting and healing blanket.

    Hayes received his quilt in 2014, and Johnson received his earlier this year. Both men are part of the organization,Veterans Voices of Kentuckiana.