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Today's News

  • Public records -- April 2, 2015

    La Grange Police Arrests

    March 30 -- Dale R. Cox, 25, La Grange, was cited for no registered plates, failure of owner to maintain required ins, 1st offense, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure to surrender revoked operator’s license, possession of a controlled substance, 2nd degree, prescription controlled substance not in proper container, 2nd offense.

  • Lady Dragons finding light in search of season’s first win

    CRESTWOOD - South Oldham is experiencing first hand the growing pains of building a team full of youth. The Lady Dragons (0-4) are among four softball teams in Region 8 yet to win a game, but coach Jessica Turner is finding optimism in what is otherwise a rough start to the season.

  • Learning on the fly: Lady Colonels laying foundation for lacrosse in inaugural season

     Mary Cooksey is a Kentucky girls lacrosse official and she had to explain to players of one particular team before a game where out of bounds was on a lacrosse field. One player was about to face-off to start the match when she looked at her coach and simply said, “I don’t know how to face-off.”

  • ROUNDING THE BASES: Colonels offense struggles, Mustangs stay unbeaten

    BUCKNER - Oldham County is doing everything right defensively. Pitchers are throwing strikes and defense is making routine plays. Now the Colonels need to offense to click to “piece it all together.”

    OC continued its offensive woes Monday evening in a 1-0 home loss to Male where Colonels only got three hits in its second shutout loss of the year.

  • South Oldham's simple man

    South Oldham baseball has a new look this year, but it’s a trend that takes one back in time. Stirrups and shorter baseball pants are now replacing the modern trend of long pants worn to a players’ ankles. If you take a picture of the team on the field and made it black and white it would look like a picture from your grandfather’s playing days.

  • Public records

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Joseph Kozdemba, 56, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, 1st offense, possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle prohibited, carrying a concealed weapon.

    Caressa K. Weathers, 27, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offenses.

  • Artists shine at Gallery 104

    Gallery 104 has named Rebecca J. Burke Artist of the Month for April.
    Gallery 104 Executive Director Kathy Dowling described Burke in a release sent to The Oldham Era:
    “She is a freelance graphic designer by day, working with such clients as one-person start-ups to multi-million dollar corporations. Her true passion, however, lies with making Western-bound books and Japanese side-stitched notepads.”

  • Education briefs

    Park gains acclaim
    Darby Park resident Nancy LoGuidice, 16, current sophomore at Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville and former student of both Oldham County Middle and Bucker Elementary schools, has recently gained national acclaim as a member of the Student Voice Team who organized with other team members to advocate in the Kentucky Capitol for legislation which would allow a student to be appointed to a school board when it chooses a school district’s superintendent.
    NOHS students compete

  • Community briefs

    Cheese class offered at Extension
    Readers looking to learn the basics of cheese-making will have an opportunity on Thursday, March 26. At 1:15 p.m., Jane Proctor will be hosting “Cheese Basics.”
    The class will be held at the Oldham County Extension Office, 1815 N. Hwy 393 in Buckner. Proctor is a County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Sciences in Trimble County.  Admission is free and the class is open to the public.

    Chamber group to meet in La Grange

  • How to kick butt and use the gym as an antidepressant

     One month ago today, I finally did something I’ve always wanted to do.  I hired a personal trainer.  I have worked out sporadically over the years, but have a really hard time staying motivated. Out of the 16 years I have carried a membership, I have probably only spent a total of 36 hours at the gym.  This includes dropping kids off in the childcare center, socializing with other moms and spending extra time in the locker room so I could have a few minutes of peace before picking the kids up again.