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Today's News

  • Wrestling: Oldham County wins first state duals title, North finishes second in small school

    Oldham County won its first ever state duals championship Saturday at the large school state event at Ryle High School.

    The Colonels defeated Woodford County in the final 48-25, the same team OC defeated to claim a sixth straight sectional dual title.

    On its way to a state title, OC defeated St. Xavier 40-20 and Simon Kenton 51-21 in pool play. The Colonels handled Meade County in the semifinals 46-12.

  • Boys Basketball: Oldham County gets back to 'having fun' in 72-50 win over Shelby County

    BUCKNER – Oldham County is looking for ways to maintain consistency. The Colonels hope they have found that method in perhaps the simplest of terms. It goes back to the reason they even play the game of basketball: to have fun.

    Oldham County looked the part Friday night in a 72-50 victory over longtime rival Shelby County in a game the Colonels had control of from the opening tip.

  • Girls Basketball: Shelby County wears down Oldham County in 56-40 road win

    BUCKNER - Shelby County used its size advantage to wear down Oldham County Friday night in a 56-40 win in Buckner.

    The Lady Rockets, coached by former Oldham County boys coach Jason Holland, had three players reach double digits with Justus Martin scoring 16 points, Madison Todd scoring 15 and Zephey Gray adding 10.

    The Lady Colonels never could escape the consistent Shelby County press and form their own rhythm in their second loss after a seven game winning streak.

  • Girls Basketball: Shelby County wears down Oldham County in 56-40 road win

    BUCKNER - Shelby County used its size advantage to wear down Oldham County Friday night in a 56-40 win in Buckner.

    The Lady Rockets, coached by former Oldham County boys coach Jason Holland, had three players reach double digits with Justus Martin scoring 16 points, Madison Todd scoring 15 and Zephey Gray adding 10.

    The Lady Colonels never could escape the consistent Shelby County press and form their own rhythm in their second loss after a seven game winning streak.

  • Fatal accident in La Grange

    A 60-year-old woman was struck and killed at a busy intersection in La Grange.

  • Major La Grange intersection closed due to fatal accident

    A fatal accident in La Grange has closed the intersection of Highways 53 and 146.

    The La Grange Police Department confirmed a pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday afternoon, and roadways are closed while law enforcement conducts an investigation.

    Police said the pedestrian was a caucasian female in her 60s, but her identity has not been released.

    The Oldham Era will provide an update as further information becomes available.

  • Girls' Basketball: Collins uses late surge to top South Oldham 52-46

    A quick scoring burst to open the fourth quarter gave the Collins High School girls’ basketball team the breathing room they needed as the Titans slid past South Oldham 52-46 Tuesday.

    With the score tied at 37 to open the final period, the Titans (12-8) took off on a 15-4 scoring run to put the Dragons away.

  • Music: blessing or curse?

     Music stirs the soul like few others things on earth can do.  It stirs us to be better and it stirs us to be bad.  When I was a teenager my church choir director gave me a poster I always cherished which said, “Those who sing pray twice.”  

  • Cruising with kids

    By Mark Hoard 

    Though we are in the throes of winter, better weather is on the horizon.

    And when it comes to spring break trips for those of us based in Kentucky (or anywhere in the East for that matter), two destinations are always at the top of the list — Disney World and Destin.

  • Thank you to OCS Board

    By Rick McHargue

    OCS Interim Superintendent

     Our district's teachers, administrators and staff deserve praise for their constant efforts to ensure the learning of every student in our district. But equally deserving recognition and an expression of gratitude are the locally-elected members of our board of education.