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Today's News

  • Agriculture scholarships available for fall semester

    The Louisville Agricultural Club will provide college scholarships to high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled in an agricultural college or university in either Kentucky or Indiana in the fall of 2014. To be eligible, students must be residents of Clark, Floyd or Harrison County in Indiana or a resident of one of seven counties in Kentucky. Oldham County is one of the specified counties in Kentucky.

  • Band director honored at KMEA
  • SOHS wins robotics competition

    CX, or Robo Challenge Xtreme, is a challenging robotics competition sponsored by the State Technology Leadership Program. Students from elementary through high school competed in three separate divisions to design, build and program a robot capable of completing this year’s missions in least amount of time. At the end of the day, the first and second place teams from each division were awarded and qualified to compete at this year’s STLP State Finals, which will be held on April 22 at Rupp Arena.

    High School Winners:

  • Fellowship awarded to OC graduate

    Jonathan Sherry has won an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for the academic year 2014-2015. He will spend the year living in Barcelona, Madrid and the Canary Islands doing archival research for his PhD dissertation on the history of the Spanish Civil War. Jonathan is a 2005 graduate of Oldham County High School and a 2009 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

    He earned a master’s at the University of Pittsburgh in 2011.

    -Submitted info

  • County natives present research inside state Capitol
  • Student selected for Naval Academy summer seminar

    The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) invited a select group of approximately 2,550 young men and women from around the nation and abroad to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar program this year. Summer Seminar is a fast-paced leadership experience for rising seniors in high school. This program helps educate, motivate and prepare selected students who are considering applying for admission to USNA.

    Nicolas Ferrera, a student at South Oldham High School, will participate in the 2014 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program.

  • Selby gets plea offer

     

    At his second court appearance Jon Selby, a La Grange man who was arrested and charged with indecent exposure, set a new court date of April 2.

    An undisclosed plea deal was offered by the Commonwealth’s Attorney and Selby and his lawyer will deliver a decision to the court at his next appearance.

    Selby was found by Oldham County Police masturbating in a school parking lot and pleaded not guilty during his first court appearance.

  • KSP taking applications for new cadet class

    The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for its 92nd cadet class, which is scheduled to begin on August 3. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website at www.kentuckystate police.org, click on the Career Opportunities, Recruitment Home and How To Become A Kentucky State Trooper links.

  • Showcasing our county

    Photos by Alix Mattingly/THE OLDHAM ERA

    Top, The Oldham County Performance Troupe entertained community members at the annual Showcase Oldham County in Buckner. Local merchants set up booths at the event which served as a networking opportunity for the community. Left, Hudson Pence, 3, of Prospect, colors at the arts and crafts table at the Showcase Oldham County event on Friday. The showcase featured local merchants sharing their services with the public. And above, visitors enjoyed stopping by the Blooms by Essential Detail booth.

  • Public Records March 13

    La Grange Police Arrests

    March 5 -- Anthony A. Branham, 20, La Grange was arrested for possession of schedule 3 controlled substance, unlawful transaction with minor 2nd degree and unlawful transaction with minor 3rd degree

    March 5 -- Richard T Roberts, 34, Stamping Ground, was arrested for speeding 15 mph over, failure to wear seat belt, operating on suspended/revoked operators license, failure to produce ins card, failure of non-owner operator to main req insurance, 1st offense, improper display of registration plates.