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Today's News

  • Community Calendar | Sept. 20, 2018

    Sept. 20

    Baptist Health La Grange is offering a free infant and child CPR classes in September. The next class is 7-9 p.m. at the Oldham County EMS Training Center located at 1101 New Moody Lane, La Grange. The cost of the course and materials is being covered through a grant provided by The Baptist Health Foundation Greater Louisville. Class size is limited. Register online at BaptistHealthLaGrange.com. For more information, call 502-222-3627.

    Sept. 21

  • At the Library | Sept. 20, 2018

     Sept. 20

    POUND class: Sweat, sculpt and rock with POUND, the fastest-growing group fitness phenomenon inspired by the infectious, energizing fun of drumming! POUND is a full body cardio jam session and is offered every week at 10:30 a.m. the Library for free. The class will take place in the meeting room. All levels of fitness are welcome.

    Sept. 21

  • Helton talks to Rotary about new academic dean role

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Helping today’s students prepare and apply for post-secondary training and college is a major challenge in the ever-changing higher education world.

    Kyle Helton, in his new position this year as academic dean at Trimble County Junior/Senior High School, works with the high school students to guide them college and post-high school application processes, including letters of reference, resume development and type of college-level course selection.

  • Archaeology, archives help with historical roots

    In one way, it’s fair to say that some of the first farmers on this side of the world were Kentuckians.

    Archaeologists believe that the Red River Gorge in the eastern part of the commonwealth was one of the early places in North and South America where modern agricultural practices literally took root. Like our farmers today, these earliest settlers found growing conditions to be ideal as they domesticated such wild plants as the sunflower, whose seeds added both flavor and nutrition to their food.

  • A lot of changes since 9/11, but heroism, American values still define our nation

    This week, our nation is pausing to reflect on a tragedy that is known primarily by its date.

    If you are old enough to remember Sept. 11, 2001, you will never forget where you were and what you were doing when you first heard the news. It had the same impact as several other pivotal moments in our history, from the attack on Pearl Harbor and President Kennedy’s assassination to Neil Armstrong’s walking on the moon.

  • Looking Back and Do You Remember? | Sept. 13, 2018

    Sept. 15, 1988

    (30 years ago)

    Around $1,000 of damage occurred during the Labor Day weekend at the Trimble County Park. Sheriff Howard Long said the entrance gate and section of fence were rammed by a pickup truck the night of Sept. 2. The following night, several picnic tables were turned over and some were pitched over the bank. Evidence of drag racing and four-wheelers in parts of the park was also discovered.

  • Wet weather hasn't doused the community flame

    Has anyone kept a tally on how many events this year have been impacted by rain, storms and/or wind?

  • Robot Arm

    Recently, my husband came home from work and told me he was in charge of a project which involved the development and installation of a robot.

  • An apple a day keeps the doctor away

    Everyone has heard, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” While there is no actual scientific evidence to support this saying, there is evidence that apples are a healthy snack.

  • Sheriff's log | Sept. 6, 2018

    Aug. 27

    9:18 a.m., EMS assist, 1792 Buck Creek Road

    10:47 a.m., personal injury accident, 6687 Sulphur-Bedford Road

    Aug. 28

    4:20 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 2564 Buck Creek Road

    5:20 p.m., investigative follow-up, 821 Stark Lane

    5:37 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 186 Fairground Groad

    8:38 p.m., threat, 60 Orchard Court

    Aug. 29

    10:55 a.m., warrant service, 16 Woodlawn Road

    3:44 p.m., breaking and entering, 1940 Ogden Ridge Road

    Aug. 30