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Today's News

  • A contest like no other

    You, the readers of The Oldham Era, will have the opportunity to play writing critic over the course of the next week. Or if you prefer, you can play teacher.

  • Lady Dragons win behind defense

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham freshman Jasmine Whitfield didn’t sugarcoat it when talking about the Lady Dragons’ offense against Walton-Verona.

  • Six students earn Gold Key awards in art competition

    Six students earned Gold Key awards in the regional Scholastic art competition. Whitney Olsen was honored for drawing, Katherine Ferriell for painting and Emily Farmer, Cameryn Jones, Ben Kolder and Catherine Taylor for their art portfolios.

  • J-town man faces indecent exposure charge

     A Jeffersontown man faces an indecent exposure charge for allegedly masturbating in the parking lot of an Oldham rest area. 

  • An honor to perform

    Several members of the Oldham County High School Symphonic Band were recently honored as members of the All-5th District Bands, University of Louisville and Western Kentucky University Honors bands and the 2009 Kentucky All-State Bands. Forty-eight OCHS band members were selected by audition to perform with the All-District bands conducted by Dr. Greg Byrne from UofL and Joseph Stites from WKU. The bands performed Jan. 10 at the University of Louisville School of Music.   Nine OCHS students performed Jan.

  • City: Failure to comply with ‘No Skateboarding’ signs leads to fines

    Skateboarders and roller-bladers in La Grange may soon face fines if they are found riding on public property that has been designated as a “No Skateboarding” area.  Members of the La Grange City Council voted Monday to enact a city ordinance that regulates the use of skateboards and similar devices in city limits. According to the ordinance, it is against state law for skateboarders and roller-bladers to ride on private property within a business in the city “without the direct or implied consent of the owner if there is displayed

  • The Last in a Series of Idiocy

     It was a couple of years ago that then Oldham Era general manager Julie Satterly encouraged me to write my first column for the paper. 

  • Pewees’ limbs will be cleared earlier than expected

    With the combination of Hurricane Ike and January’s ice storm, Pewees have had limbs down in their yards pretty much since September, and they’re tired of it. So the city council decided to take matters into their own hands.

  • Volunteers needed to help OCDFS score scholarship applications

    Oldham County Dollars for Scholars is seeking volunteers to help score scholarship applications.  

    There will be sessions from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19 and 20 at the Pewee Valley Women’s Club. Evening sessions will be from 6 to 8 p.m. March 10, 12, 17 and 19 at Fastline Publications in Buckner  Volunteers must not have had a relative who applied for a scholarship this year.  For information visit www.ocdfs.org or call Cindy Hack at 376-7653.

  • Next OCPD citizen’s academy starts April 14

    For all those wannabe police officers out there, or anyone wondering what it’s like to fire a Glock or to see the inside of a jail cell — here’s your chance. The next Oldham County Citizen’s Police Academy will run for 10 weeks starting April 14.