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Today's News

  • Mustangs rip Trimble in opener

     GOSHEN – Making the most of their No. 1 seed, the North Oldham High School Mustangs rolled over Trimble County 15-4 Monday in the opening round of the 29th District tournament.

  • Locust Grove parents request board release comments from recent survey

    Four parents of children attending Locust Grove Elementary School approached members of the school board Monday night and requested the release of comments from a recent parent survey. One also requested a timeline of when and how the district plans to resolve problems concerning the school uncovered through the survey.

  • OLDA signs agreement with The Hocker Group

    An agreement between the Oldham-La Grange Development Authority and Talmage Hocker, president of The Hocker Group, LLC has been signed. The agreement solidifies a partnership that will work to develop the Oldham Reserve campus.

    The Hocker Group currently manages Springhurst Towne Center in Louisville, the home of Tinseltown, Kohl’s, Meijer and Target.

  • Start your engines

     “I can’t for the life of me understand what is so great about this Indianapolis 500 stuff,” said one housewife to another. “They make a big hero out of the driver who is the first one to travel 500 miles by driving continuously in circles.” 

  • NOMS quartet picked for Tennessee all-star game

     GOSHEN – Four North Oldham Middle School players will compete in the first annual Kentucky vs. Tennessee All-Star football game for middle schoolers.

  • Education News

     Oldham students chosen to attend event for agriculture leaders

  • Learning does not have to be tough

     It’s one thing to resist getting the hang of a smart phone. It’s quite another to allow fear of learning, or more precisely fear that you can’t learn, to get in the way of career success. 

  • Prospect plans bridge project

     After securing $4,475 in private funds for a boulder stairway, the Putney Pond and Woodlands Advisory Council is seeking private donations for a $13,500 bridge project. The bridge project was announced at the May 17 City of Prospect council meeting.

  • News In Brief

    American Legion hosts Memorial Day event Oldham County American Legion Post 39 will host a Memorial Day program beginning at 10 a.m. Monday at the county’s veterans memorial on the corner of Main Street and Ky. 53 in La Grange.  The Oldham County Band, directed by Brad Rogers, will present a music program before the ceremony.  Army Col. (Ret.) Donald J. Smith of the D.J.

  • Window to the past: A glimpse into The Oldham Era’s archives

    35 Years Ago

    Arctic Joe wins big at Hardscuffle Steeplechase

    Augustin Stables’ Arctic Joe left with the big money Saturday following the inaugural running of the Hardscuffle Steeplechase on Rose Island Road.  The $10,000 purse was earned with a winning time of 10 minutes, 58 seconds before an estimated 2,500 spectators.  Riding the winning horse was Leo O’Brien of Ireland. 

    Fifty-four of the nation’s top steeplechase horses were entered in the five races of the afternoon. Purse monies amounted to $17,000.