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Today's News

  • Congratulations to Oldham students and staff

    As we begin this exciting new year with our students it is very important that we take time to appreciate the many accomplishments of 2008 and to recognize the dedication of those individuals throughout our school district and community who continue to excel in the district’s mission of preparing students to be competitive in a global economy.

  • Airport surveys distributed this week

    More than 1,000 households in Oldham County will receive a public opinion survey this week.

    The survey is designed to gauge the public’s opinion on a proposed general aviation airport in the county.

  • Girl scout troop hosts sock drive

    St. Aloysius’ fifth-grade girl scout troop hosted a sock drive from Nov. 24-Dec. 19. “Socks from the Heart” benefitted Wayside Christian Mission and homeless people in Louisville.

  • Court sets utility fee

    Billing will likely begin in February for a storm water management program funded by Oldham County residents to keep Oldham County’s waterways clean.

    Members of the Oldham County Fiscal Court voted Tuesday to set a rate of $3.43 per month – $41.16 per year – effective for one year for a program some officials call “the mother of all unfunded 

  • Buzzer beater

    BUCKNER – Audri Beaudrie had no doubt it was a three-pointer but she did have doubts about making the shot.

    Beaudrie, a senior guard for the Oldham County Lady Colonels, hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer Saturday to lift OCHS to a dramatic 58-57 double-overtime win over South Oldham.

  • Finishing marathon is better than the T-shirt

    We’re going to run a marathon – together. If you want, you can really train with me by following my progress log that will appear with this write-up periodically in The Era, or you can just follow along from the comfort of your chair, but we’re going to do it together.

  • A $1.9m scheme

    The mother of a Crestwood man indicted for scheming $1.9 million from the United States in the form of disability payments has pleaded guilty to falsely claiming – with her son’s help – that her then-husband suffered lung cancer. 

    Susan Diane Smith, 62, of Hurricane, W.Va., pleaded guilty Dec. 18 to conspiring to steal money from the United States and paying bribes to a public official. 

  • Police Reports

    Alcohol/drug arrests

    Justin M. Savage, 21, 317 S. Ewing No. 1, Louisville, arrested by OCPD Dec. 31, failure to signal, no insurance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia. 

  • La Grange Police host annual awards ceremony

    Officer of the Year was awarded to Officer David Stratton in recognition of his outstanding dedication and commitment, as elected by his fellow officers.

    The Meritorious Service Award was presented to Officers Whitehill, Stratton, and Wolf for going above and beyond the call of duty in the course of their daily patrols.

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

    Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville Inc. to John and Joyce Louden, 4391 N. Camden Lane, Crestwood, $110,000. 

    US Bank N.A. to James Oldham and John Keenan, lots 6 and 7, Whit Acres, Crestwood, $110,000.