Today's News

  • Water district employee earns state customer service award

    Terri Campbell, office manager of the Trimble County Water District #1 and resident of La Grange, was honored July 28 at the at the KY/TN American Water Works Association Conference. Nominated for her outstanding customer service, flexibility and personal attention to develop and maintain relationships with customers, Campbell, a five-year employee with the District, was awarded the 2015 Customer Service Award from the KY/TN Section of the AWWA, which is presented to one nominee from each state. Above, Campbell accepts her award from the KY/TN Section President.

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  • Dogwood Lane may be opened to emergency vehicle traffic

    Citizens of Pewee Valley who live on Dogwood Lane can expect to see a survey from the city council in the mail as to whether or not the road will be opened to emergency vehicle traffic. The issue was discussed during the open comment portion of the most recent council meeting, when a citizen raised concerns about building a gate on the road.

  • St. Francis drama program earns awards

    The results of the tenth annual National Youth Arts Awards for the 2014-2015 season were just made public and St. Francis School earned eight awards and fifteen additional nominations.
    Since joining National Youth Arts, St. Francis has earned awards and nominations four consecutive years. However, this is the first time the program won a Best Ensemble Award for the summer alumni production of “Almost, Maine” last year. 

  • Education in Brief

    Anderson makes Dean’s List
    Carrie Anderson has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of the South for the Easter 2015 term. To earn a place on Sewanee’s Dean’s List, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale. Anderson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney W. Anderson III.
    The University of the South, familiarly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally recognized College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. For more information about Sewanee, visit www.sewanee.edu.

    Locals attend Craft Academy

  • 2015 Oldham County Fair Pageants

    Each night of the Oldham County Fair, held July 28 through Aug. 1 at the Oldham County Fairgrounds, featured a different pageant. Here are pictures of the winners.

  • La Grange hopes to build splash park

    By Amanda Manning, Oldham Era Intern

    City council member and former mayor Bill Lammlein is currently working on building a splash park in Wilborn Park in La Grange. 

  • Prospecting for history

    Prospect’s City Council has created a project that aims to construct a book about the history of the city.  

    Sandra Leonard is the head of the committee in charge of the project.  

  • Wells stars in fantasy

    John Wells, local actor and personal trainer, will be appearing in “The Rangers,” a 60-minute production that will be screened at FandomFest in Louisville on Aug. 8.  

  • Quilt, Chat, Laugh

    By Amanda Manning, Oldham Era Intern

    Inside a room on the left in the La Grange community center are 30 retired women sitting around long white rectangular tables. Sprawled out over the white tables are sewing machines, pieces of fabric, paper printouts of designs and cut out crochet designs.

  • Recent flooding in Prospect leads to talks with MSD

    During the July 20 Prospect City Council meeting, council members raised concerns about damage due to recent flooding.