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Today's News

  • I-71 northbound slow due to diesel spill

    A clean-up crew is on the scene of a crash on northbound Interstate 71 in Oldham County at mile point 14. 

    A tractor-trailer leaking diesel fuel earlier this morning has crews clearing a spill. 

    This lane closure is expected to remain in place until 11 a.m.

  • OCHS girls softball on the rise

    BUCKNER – The ghosts of last year’s somewhat disappointing 12-15 season have all but been erased as the Oldham County High School softball team is riding high with a 16-game winning streak and No. 12 ranking in the state.

  • Wiedemer wins Pentathlon title

    CRESTWOOD – Kyle Wiedemer’s talents were put  to the test as the South Oldham High School senior took the Pentathlon title at the Christian Academy Invitational April 16.
    “It was the first time anyone from our school had ever competed in it so I hold the school record which is cool,” Wiedemer said.

  • Athlete of the Week: Kaitlyn Toth

    Name: Kaitlyn Toth.
    School: Oldham County Middle School.
    Sport: Softball.
    Age: 13.
    Hometown: La Grange.
    Parents: Tracy and Joe Toth.
    Accomplishments: An eighth-grader at Oldham County Middle School, Toth is a regular in the outfield for the Oldham County High School freshman softball team.

  • Churches resurrect clinic

    By Danna Zabrovsky
    Staff Writer, The Oldham Era
    A group of local churches plan to pool resources in order to revive a community clinic for uninsured residents.

  • Playground will be nestled in mulch of recycled tires

    Children who fly too high on the swings or slide too far from the slide at Wendell Moore Park will no longer land in a splintery heap of wood mulch.
    Oldham County Parks and Recreation plans to funding from a state grant to install a new playground surface in one of the county’s most used parks.

  • Tree-hugging tykes

    “Oh what would we do, what would we do if there were no trees?”
    The question comes from a children’s song about tree preservation, something students at Harmony Elementary know all about. They had a special Arbor Day program to celebrate trees and the environment last week.

  • MUELLER: No one knows you better than you

    A wise counselor friend recently told me that the biggest issue he works on with his clients is co-dependence.

  • GINGER: Remodeling with feminine wiles

    For several months, we’ve been busy remodeling the house.
    This past six weeks, while hubby was out of the country, I took it upon myself to rip up carpet, bust up tile, and knock the plaster and lathe from the walls, leaving beams and bricks exposed.
    Unfortunately, that’s as far as I got before he came home.

  • Sheriff’s office to host drug take-back event

    In partnership the Drug Enforcement Administration,  Oldham County Sheriff Steve Sparrow and the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office will host a drug take back event Saturday as part of National Drug Take Back Day.