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Local News

  • Oldham mom takes medical aid to Gaza

    While some might just avoid reading the news when violence strikes, news coverage of escalating violence in Gaza recently prompted one Oldham County mom to pack her bags. 

    Sharon Wallace traveled to Gaza Jan. 7 in hopes of delivering much-needed medical supplies to Palestinians caught in crossfire between Hamas and Israel.

  • Crestwood man charged for counterfeit cash

    What started as a drug investigation Jan. 5 ended up as a case of counterfeit money spreading through one Kentucky community.

    Kevin Michael Sheehan, 27, of Crestwood, was arrested by the Bullitt County Drug Task Force, which initiated the investigation.

  • Business Briefs

    Dancer’s Pointe offers dance classes, photo event

    The Dancer’s Pointe in Pewee Valley has several special events planned.

  • The Oldham Era plans Q&A online

    CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY

    Last week the survey process began. 

  • Library open for business

     This week the Oldham County Public Library opened for business.  If you haven’t visited yet, you’ve got to see it and share in the excitement.  It’s the first LEED certified building in Oldham County.  Another one is being built in Crestwood.

  • OCTANE will offer classes on PCtroubleshooting and repair

    The Oldham County Technology Advancement Network will be offering intermediate level computer classes at the Adult Education center in Crestwood beginning Feb. 2. The five evening classes are designed for individuals who want to know more about computer hardware, software, networks and technical support, especially those who may be reponsible for maintaining computers and networks in small offices and quick course. 

  • Discover Main Street and more

    Christmas may be over for this year, but the memories of certain events will last a long time. As I visited with the many of the shopkeepers recently, I was made profoundly aware of the power of the spirit of giving.

  • Crestwood man arrested in Bullitt County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - What started as a drug investigation ended up Monday being a case of counterfeit money being spread throughout the community.

    Kevin Michael Sheehan, 27, of Crestwood, was arrested by the Bullitt County Drug Task Force, which initiated the investigation.

  • Mayor sues city council

    The mayor of La Grange has filed a lawsuit against the city council, claiming members violated state law in recent months while conducting city business. 

    Carter alleges the violations occurred when council members voted to rescind her nomination for city attorney, Graham Whatley, and also while choosing the city’s tax rate.

  • News Briefs

    Bridge Hill crash leaves one dead, three injured

    The Latest: An Eminence man died Saturday evening in a crash on Ky. 22 in an area known as Bridge Hill. 

    According to Oldham County Police, Odon Hernandez, 42, died in a three-vehicle collision about 5:30 p.m. on Ky. 22 near Crestwood.