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Today's News

  • New Pastor at Harrod’s Creek Baptist

    Harrod’s Creek Baptist Church of Crestwood on Highway 239 would like to officially welcome its new pastor, Eric Honeycutt. Pastor Eric would in turn like to welcome the community to Harrod’s Creek Baptist Church.

  • Wedding Announcement

    Emily Farmer and Scott Wakefield announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage on June 12, 2014. The two attended South Oldham Middle and High Schools together, class of 2009, and currently reside in Louisville.

    Bride’s mother and step-father: Terrie Bragg and David Bragg of Crestwood. Bride’s father: Jim Farmer of Crestwood. Groom’s parents: Tim Wakefield and Terri Wakefield of Crestwood.

  • Police Academy

    The Kentucky State Police Post 5 will be hosting its Sixth Annual Citizens’ Police Academy beginning March 3, 2014. The Citizens’ Police Academy is a public outreach program that enables participants to gain a better understanding of police operations conducted by State Troopers. The program consists of 12 classes held weekly covering a wide variety of KSP operations. Classes will be held Mondays at 7 p.m. at Post 5 which is located on Citation Lane in Campbellsburg.

  • Graduate
  • Community briefs Jan. 30

    Health department wellness series

    The Oldham County Health Department will host the following: The New Definitions of Wellness Series with Dr. Carl Paige of Paige Primary Care Center at the Oldham County Health Department, 1786 Commerce Parkway, La Grange 40031, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m.

    Topic: Heart Health: Prevention and treatment of cardiac disease with nutrition and lifestyle.

    Life Line Screening

  • Push for education doesn’t end with governor’s proposal

    Previously, in theJan. 9 edition of the Oldham Era, Dr. Will Wells, Superintendent, Oldham County Schools, submitted an article calling for legislators to step up for education. His voice ignited a spark in the Oldham community, and potentially further, that started people talking.

  • Mueller: ‘Tis a gift to be simple

    “Tis a gift to be simple,” sang the Shakers, and the lyric still rings true. Simplicity in its essence neither demands a vow of poverty nor a life of rural homesteading. It requires neither a log cabin nor a hairshirt. It does require a deliberate ordering of priorities to distinguish between the necessary and the superfluous, the useful and the wasteful, the beautiful and the vulgar.

  • Public Records Jan. 30

    Grand Jury Indictments

    January 2014

    Robert H. Miller, one count operating motor vehicle under the influence, fourth offense with aggravating circumstances, one count operating a motor vehicle while license is suspended for driving under the influence with aggravating circumstances, first offense, one count failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, one count possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle.

  • Al Earley: Can You Define Humility?

    How humble are you? I think of humility as one of those things that is easier to recognize than it is to define. For example, my dictionary defines humility as a state or quality of being humble of mind or spirit. It is the absence of pride or self-assertion. That doesn’t really capture the power of encountering a truly humble person, does it?

  • Familiar names to square off for La Grange mayor

    One out of a trio of familiar names hopes to become the next mayor of La Grange.

    Former mayor Elsie Carter, city councilman Joe Davenport and resident Brian Oerther all have filed to run for mayor this year. Current Mayor Bill Lammlein, who’s keeping a promise to serve only one term as mayor, is vacating the seat.

    And while he’s leaving the mayor’s office, Lammlein doesn’t plan to stay away from city council meetings after his term ends, because he’s one of 22 who filed to run for La Grange city council.