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Today's News

  • County Events

    Thursday, May 1

    American Legion Post No. 39. 7 p.m. Oldham County post, La Grange. 241-9701.

    South Oldham High School Booster Club. 7 p.m. SOHS library. Call Jim Murphy, 552-5024.

    Aerobics class. 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. La Grange Community Center, 307 W. Jefferson St. 225-6474.

  • 112 Oldham students make UK dean's list

    The University of Kentucky has recently recognized 112 students from Oldham County who were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester.

    To make a dean’s list in one of UK’s colleges, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes. Some UK colleges require a 3.5 GPA to make the dean’s list.

  • North Oldham Speech Team celebrates successful season

    The North Oldham High School Speech Team closed the 2007-08 season by competing in the Kentucky High School Speech League State Tournament March 14-15 at Western Kentucky University.

    Speech coach Rosemary Cundiff-Brown, who founded the team when NOHS opened its doors five years ago, said she was impressed with the talent on this year’s team and was also pleased with the dedication of the students.

  • NOMS track setting records

    GOSHEN – The North Oldham Middle School Mustangs are in the midst of a busy track season with several school and meet records being broken.

    NOMS competed in March at the St. Pius Invitational with Zach Mitchell breaking the school record for high jump with a leap of 5-4.

  • Time out

    Meet Matthew Montgomery. Like any 8-year-old he likes to jump, play and explore. Sometimes he’s giggly and affectionate, and yes, sometimes he gets angry. When he doesn’t want to do something, he usually flops his body on the floor in refusal. But other times, he gets aggressive — pinching or slapping.

    Jeanie Montgomery admits her motherly bias, but said, “He really is a sweet kid, very lovable.”

  • Jones makes all-stars

    CRESTWOOD – The final goal for South Oldham High School senior Lauren Jones’ high school basketball career fell into place Tuesday.

    Jones, a 5-foot-9 guard, has been named to the 2008 Kentucky All-Star team for the annual series with Indiana in June.

  • Thumbs up, thumbs down

    Every month, The Oldham Era’s editorial board gives a thumbs up or thumbs down to several local issues. But you can weigh in too: to submit your thumbs up or thumbs down on a particular issue, send an e-mail to editor@oldhamera.com. Please include your full name, address and telephone number for verification purposes.

    County hosts Biggest Loser challenge

  • Schools have new leaders

    Oldham County High School and Camden Station Elementary School have new principals for the 2008-09 school year. Site-based decision-making councils at the schools selected Brent Deaves and Stuart Martin, respectively, to serve as principals effective July 1.

  • County pushes back payments on Oldham Reserve

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court chose to delay bond payments for Oldham Reserve April 15 by choosing to refinance $4.3 million worth of debt.

    This agreement ensures county government will not have to make their first payment from the general fund on that portion of the debt until 2012. The other $5 million worth of bonds is expected to be paid for out of real estate sale in the business park.

  • Advantage OCHS

    BUCKNER – The district baseball seeding race shook out a bit more Saturday in a triple-header at Oldham County High School.

    OCHS came out the clear winner on the day with wins over South Oldham and North Oldham. SOHS claimed a win over NOHS as the Mustangs went 0-2 n the day.