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Local News

  • 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.

  • Crestwood welcomes express lube

    Crestwood and South Oldham residents no longer need to go to neighboring Jefferson County for simple vehicle maintenance.

    Crestwood’s first quick lube, Certified Express Lube, opened Dec. 5. Certified Express Lube is located at 6540 W. Ky. 146, inside the existing Certified Transmission and Auto Service building owned by Steve and Lisa Heggie.

  • 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.

  • Oldham County had some farms, where did they all go?

    Farming is increasingly becoming an old man’s venture. The average farmer in Oldham County is nearing Social Security age. And even among Oldham County farmers who have been working burley for decades, most are leaving the tobacco business.

    Not so with Justin Henderson.

    His hands may be cracked and rough, but there isn’t a wrinkle on his body, and his head full of red curly hair hasn’t yet started to sprout any gray.