Today's News

  • Couples praying for and with one another

    I was running hard and mad. My wife had made me really angry, and I just put on my running gear and headed down the road. I was praying the whole time, and my prayers were for God to fix my wife.
    I told God all about all the crazy things she had said or done. Today I can’t remember even what the fight was about. All I remember was when I got quiet, and decided to listen for God’s gentle whisper to speak to me.

  • Cell tower plans cause controversy







    On Tuesday, Aug. 25, Oldham County Planning and Zoning will hear a proposal that a new cell phone tower be built in unincorporated Oldham County territory.  The tower would be operated by Verizon and located near the Westwood Subdivision and Highway 22.  

  • Adult education

    Oldham County Adult Education offers free academic skill-building services for adults.

    •Earn GED test credential

    •Prepare for college

    •Increase employability skills

    •Assist kids with homework

    For a limited time, pay only $10 for GED testing (per testing module). 

  • Gubernatorial Appointments

    Governor Steve Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

      • Karen T. Barry of La Grange as a member of the State Police Personnel Board. She will serve a term expiring June 19, 2019.

  • NAMI class offered

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will offer a Family-to Family education program at La Grange Baptist Church, 1139 Commerce Parkway in La Grange, beginning Thursday, Aug. 27 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

    The class is a free, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses. The course, which is taught by trained family members, also provides all instructional materials and course materials.

  • Wine & Bourbon tasting this weekend

    The South Oldham Rotary Club is hosting their Fourth Annual South Oldham Rotary Bourbon & Wine Tasting on Friday, Aug. 21, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at beautiful Yew Dell Gardens located at 6220 Old La Grange Road in Crestwood.  

  • Engagement: Vetovitz-Roe

    Judy and Stan Vetovitz of Crestwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Murray Vetovitz to Lance Martin 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 employed as a senior media buyer at Butler/Till in Rochester, N.Y. She is currently pursuing an MBA.

  • Young homemakers invited to join

    If you take care of a home and/or family, then you’re a homemaker. Men and women of any age and background can be homemakers. Today, many also work outside the home to help provide financially for their families.

  • Walking tour steps out in September

    Spend a few hours on a downtown walking tour of La Grange and learn things you never knew about the quaint town beside the railroad tracks. Join Dr. Nancy Stearns Theiss, Ph.D., executive director of the Oldham County History Center, as she leads an informative and fun stroll through La Grange, pointing out various highlights of the town’s history.

  • Troop 28 conquers Philmont

    A 12-person crew from Boy Scout Troop 28, chartered to Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center in Crestwood, recently returned from a 12-day expedition through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico.  

    Philmont covers 214 square miles of wilderness. The crew climbed peaks as high as 11,700 feet and hiked over 70 miles.