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Today's News

  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    Every month, The Oldham Era’s editorial board gives a thumbs up or thumbs down to several local issues. But you can weigh in too: to submit your thumbs up or thumbs down on a particular issue, send an e-mail to editor@oldhamera.com. Please include your full name, address and telephone number for verification purposes.

  • A year of new beginnings

    So I’m told years that end with the number 8 are marked as “new beginnings.”

    Landmark’s director of human resources started my exit interview last week with that bit of information — maybe as a way of calming my nervousness so I could begin talking about the last five years of my professional life without crying. Maybe they were words of support and justification that the decision to leave my job is the right one.

  • Heads and Tails: Lucky penny

    As I showed Chloe my treasure, she said “It’s just a penny, Woody. “Sure, pennies are important, but I don’t understand why you think it’s a treasure.”

    “Well,” I replied, “Haven’t you heard Mom say finding a penny brings good luck? I found this penny when I needed luck the most – 250 feet above ground on a Ferris wheel. Now I’m on the ground with lunch still in my tummy.”

  • County events

    Thursday, Sept.

  • Oh, snap

    Like umpires and referees, Spencer Gooch knows his job will likely go unnoticed unless he screws up.

    Gooch, a senior who handles long-snapping duties for the North Oldham Mustangs’ football team, takes pride in his job and knowing he does it well whenever NOHS makes a field goal or PAT or gets off a punt.

  • Grand slam of running wraps up

    Whew wee! That was fun! The 5th annual Oldham County Grand Slam was a resounding success. Thanks to you.

  • Game Bytes

    SOCCER

  • Dragons dominate

    CRESTWOOD – The near misses of past seasons are being erased by the South Oldham High School boys’ soccer team this year.

    The Dragons have raced out to a 10-1 record this season thanks to 15 seniors and solid work ethic.

  • Duo arrested for attempted robbery of Hometown Pizza employee

    A duo accused of attempting to rob a Hometown Pizza manager is housed at the Oldham County jail.

    A 11 p.m. Wednesday, a Hometown Pizza manager drove to The BANK–Oldham County to make a night bank deposit when police say two males attempted to rob him at gunpoint.

    Although dressed in clothing to hide their identity, the manager recognized one suspect as a previous employee, police said.

  • News briefs

    Crestwood launches plan for city park

    Crestwood City Commissioners recently discussed plans to study the site of the future Maples Memorial Park.