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Today's News

  • Sterrett no-hits South in district

    CRESTWOOD – Jason Sterrett wasn’t quite perfect, but he was pretty darn close.

    Sterrett, a senior righthander for the North Oldham Mustangs threw a no-hitter as NOHS routed South Oldham 11-0 in the opening round of the district tournament Monday.

    Sterrett allowed just one baserunner, in the fourth inning when he hit his close friend Daniel Pulliam in the helmet with an errant curveball.

    “That’s OK, it was Daniel,” Sterrett joked. “I figured I could give him one. If I was going to hit someone it might as well been him.”

  • Jump-A-Thon

    After collecting the most money of any class for the recent Jump-A-Thon at Harmony Elementary, third- and fourth-grade teacher Jessica Thornton knows what she’s getting herself into. Water balloons. Lots of water balloons. Thornton, along with the rest of Harmony Elementary, raised more than $3,000 during a week-long fund raising campaign for the Relay for Life of Oldham County, culminating with a Jump-A-Thon on the final day.

  • OCHS’ Larsen sweeps hurdles titles

    LOUISVILLE – David Larsen didn’t have a bad day this year.

    Larsen, an Oldham County High School senior, swept the hurdles titles at the regional meet to help the Colonels to a third place finish as a team.

    “I was hopeful I could get both,” Larsen said. “Last year I just had a bad day at the regionals. This year, I did more work coming in so that I could try my hardest and even if I did have a bad day I would still have a chance.”

  • Trimble crash injures 3

     Three men were injured in a two-car collision May 14 on Barebone Road in Trimble County.

  • ‘Voice of the Fugitive’ performances begin May 29 at Actors Theatre

    The Oldham County History Center presents “Voice of the Fugitive,” beginning May 29 at Actors Theatre in Louisville. The center announces its 2009 Juneteenth Celebration with the production, based on the narratives of Kentucky slave, freed man, abolitionist and separatist, Henry Bibb.  Bibb escaped the bonds of slavery and became an abolitionist and leader of the Separatist movement. He established a Refugee Colony for slaves in Canada and became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper. Performances are 7:30 p.m.

  • Tally Sheet

    Following is an account of action from the North Oldham Little League from the past week as received by The Oldham Era:

    NORTH OLDHAM

    BASEBALL

    ROOKIE LEAGUE

    DODGERS 12, NATIONALS 2 - Cole Mesker doubled as the Dodgers pounded out 19 hits to win easily.

    Luke Kent had a double for the Nationals.

    WHITE SOX 10, TIGERS 1 - Chaz Jackson and Luke McGuire each tripled to lead the Sox to the easy win.

    Jacob Buechele had a pair of doubles and Gavin McClarty also doubled for hte winners.

    Kris Lennox doubled for the Tigers.

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

    Timothy Mitchell and Amanda Gore to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, commissioner’s deed, lots 13 and 14, The Grassy Hill, 7207 Pryor Avenue, Crestwood, $85,000.

    Thomas Thompson to Brenda Thompson, quitclaim, lot 23, Northwood East, 5918 Centerwood Drive, Crestwood.

    Matthew Bisig to Susan Ryan-Bisig, quitclaim, lot 292, Briar Hill, 6119 Perrin Drive, Crestwood.

    Mary Ann and Larry Wilson to Robert Semrau, commissioner’s deed, lots 32 and 33, Stanton Farms, 6301 Oak Lea Drive, Crestwood, $200,000.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Not all dogs are safe, friendly   To the editor: This letter is in support of the La Grange Post Master Donna Brown and her excellent letter regarding dog bites. I would like to add to her information by encouraging residents to notify Oldham County Animal Control of problem dogs before there is a bite. This agency tries to work with dog owners to educate them as to correct and acceptable methods of dog training. Once a dog has bitten we are all faced with serious decisions.

  • Deserving mom earns makeover

    Grand-prize winner: Donna Stucker   Maggie Lewis nominated her mother, Donna Stucker, for the Makeover an Oldham Mom contest. Maggie wrote this about Donna in her nomination:    “How many people can say that their mom gave them life twice? I know I can, the first time was on November 27, 1990 and the second time was on January 21, 1996. Technically my mom didn’t give birth to me twice but she did give me something that is vital to everyone’s life.

  • Crash claims life of Crestwood woman

     According to Louisville Metro Police, a vehicle traveling eastbound on River Road flipped several times about 10:30 a.m. Friday, ejecting both occupants – Caroline N. Minks, 18, of Crestwood, and an 18-year-old male.