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Today's News

  • EMS to build new ambulance facility in La Grange

     Oldham County EMS plans to build a new ambulance facility at Baptist Health La Grange and the building will be located along New Moody Lane, just beyond the hospital.

    Todd Early, director of Oldham County EMS, said that the decision made sense not only strengthen the existing partnership between Baptist Health La Grange and Oldham County’s EMS service, but it will also improve services for the Oldham County area.  

  • Prodigal Ministries to host 8th annual Christmas in September

     Prodigal Ministries, a program that provides services for people recently released from prison, will be holding its eighth annual Christmas in Sept. fashion show and dinner on September 10.  

  • Celebrating Labor Day

     Punctuated by backyard cookouts and the last dips in the pool, for most Americans Labor Day is the last chance to enjoy all summer has to offer.

    The national holiday, however, was created to celebrate workers and their achievements following a dark time in America’s labor history marked by excessively long work days, child labor, poor wages and unsafe working conditions.

  • How would you describe God to someone?

    How well could you describe God to someone else? Where would you start?
    What metaphors would you use to help someone understand who God is? Whether we use the metaphor or not, I think a lot of the ways many Christians view God is best described as a celestial grandfather.

  • Prayers for journalists
  • ‘I see London, I see France...’

    I’m sitting here in the new house, boxes stacked to the ceiling; a virtual maze of corrugated cardboard and Sharpie ink which is sometimes the only indication of which room I have entered.
    “The kitchen must be here somewhere. Ah yes, here it is! I can tell because this wall of boxes stacked higher than my head reads ‘silverware,’ ‘cookie sheets,’ and ‘underwear drawer.’”
    “Wait a minute. Is this the kitchen or the bedroom?”

  • Good culture causes growth

    By Tom McShane
    The 2015-16 school year is well underway now, and for most parents, the dust is beginning to settle.
    If you have one or more children enrolled in school, you know what I’m talking about. Just to prepare them for the basics can be daunting, and taxing, both emotionally and on the pocketbooks. Keep in mind, however, there is hardly a greater investment you can make than in the foundation of your child’s intellectual growth.

  • Haddix named warden at Luther Luckett
  • Librarian at Luther Luckett recognized

    Mary D. Morgan, Librarian at the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in La Grange was recently recognized by receiving the Exceptional Service Award from the ASLCA, the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies, a division of the American Library Association. It is a diverse organization of librarians and support staff who work in specialized libraries such as state agencies and prisons.

  • Engagement Announcement

    Judy and Stan Vetovitz of Crestwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Murray Vetovitz to Lance Martin Roe, son of Lisa and Louis Roe of Youngstown, N.Y.
    The bride-to-be graduated from South Oldham High School in 2007, then Indiana University with a bachelor of arts degree in communications and marketing. She is currently employed as a senior media buyer at Butler/Till in Rochester, N.Y. She is currently pursuing an MBA.