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  • KSP Valedictorian

    La Grange resident Whitney Lyell (center) received a valedictorian certificate from Kentucky State Police Lt. Col. Brad Bates (right) and Law Enforcement Training Instructor Jason Long (left) during graduation ceremonies for the sixth class of the KSP Telecommunications Academy in Frankfort on May 22. A telecommunicator at KSP 5 in Campbellsburg, Lyell completed the six-week course with an overall average of 99 percent. She is the daughter of Darrel and Cami Lyell of Sulphur. Information and photo submitted by KSP.

  • “WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE” SEARCHING FOR CONTESTANTS

    Auditions to be held at Embassy Suites in downtown Louisville Downtown
    on Monday, June 1.

    In a May 20 press release, ABC home entertainment has notified the Era of the following:
    The long-running, popular game show ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ is hitting the road in search of outstanding contestants for the 2015-2016 season featuring new host, Chris Harrison! 

  • American Legion meeting


    The monthly meeting of the Oldham County Post 39 American Legion will be held on the first Thursday of each month. The June 4 meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the American Legion Post #39 building located on 2301 West Highway 146 in the eastern end of Oldham County Fair Grounds in La Grange. Refreshments will be avaialble after the meeting. All veterans are welcome.

  • Crestwood Civic Club


     The club cordially invites you to the annual Garden Tour and Luncheon on Saturday, June 30 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Luncheon seating held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with a plant sale held at the clubhouse on 7219 Kavanaugh Road in Crestwood.
    Tickets for the tour and lunch are $20. Tickets for the tour only are $17. Contact Laurie at 205-265-0376.

  • A family ripped apart by abuse

    By now, most locals have heard the story of two La Grange children that were kidnapped by their father in May, but what most don’t know is this case has an even longer history of violence and misfortune.
    The La Grange Police Department responded to a report of two missing children, Alex and Ethan Gutierrez, at approximately 8 p.m. on May 31 at the McDonald’s in La Grange.

  • Oldham County Day Grand Marshal named

    A Crestwood dentist who cares for patients of all ages – and species – will be honored next month as grand marshal of the Oldham County Day parade. 

    Dr. Tom Clark, DMD will lead the Oldham County Day parade through La Grange at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 16. 

  • Local students attend Sheriff’s Ranch summer camp

    The summer camping program at the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch officially opened to campers for their 41st season on Sunday, June 12. The camp runs throughout June and July, serving both boys and girls alternating weeks, throughout the camp season.

  • Futbol club forms age-defying bond

    As the greying of America progresses and the baby boomers settle into their “golden” years, a trend toward intergenerational activities and programs has begun in areas where seniors and kids have not routinely connected before. 

  • Horner to conduct butterfly count

    A free Saturday trip to the country will net you a quick science lesson, a contribution to a good cause and the beauty of nature on the wing June 25.

  • Community in Brief - June 23, 2016

     MERCY offers marriage resource