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Today's News

  • JCTC honors dean's list students

    Four local students made the spring semester dean’s list at Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton Campus. The students include Kristina Nichole Bell, Leigh Anne Parise, Jason Townsend and Ben Patrick Oliver. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must earn a minimum grade-point average of 3.5.

  • Sewer district responds to coverage

    After reading the article and editorial in the June 26 Oldham Era concerning the Oldham County Sewer District, I wanted to clear up some misunderstandings about OCSD’s finances and options for the future.

    Here are some facts about the Oldham County Sewer District:

    • Our last rate increase was in 2005. Over the past three years almost every expense associated with our business has increased.

  • Freedom only a new bike brings

    There’s only one thing that could make me feel as free as an 8-year-old with a new bike.

    Only one thing that can recall the days of freedom, sweet freedom. Days of, who cares if I don’t have a ride to the pool or to Bryan’s house to jump on the trampoline. That’s allright, I’m mobile. I’m free to go anywhere I want in the whole world whenever I want, provided my mom lets me and it’s within five miles.

  • Quigley to play charity exhibition match

    Four-time state high school tennis champion Eric Quigley will play a charity exhibition match against future University of Kentucky teammate Bruno Agostinelli at 7 p.m. Friday at the home of Mark and Sarah Hyland, 7500 Briarwood Drive, Crestwood.

    The event will benefit the Apple Patch community.

  • Honor rolls

    Buckner Elementary

    Fourth grade

  • Aces beat Yankees

    The Oldham Aces Post 39 American Legion baseball team beat the Yankees 11-3 in a tournament in Evansville, Ind., Friday. The Aces got their offense untracked behind the bat of leadoff hitter Andy Wood.

    Wood hit and home run and had a pair of doubles to drive in three runs and lead the Aces to the win.

    Mike Davis also had three hits, including a double and drove in two runs.

  • Powered by parents: Family involvement with swim team allows kids, coaches to concentrate on performance

    BUCKNER – Every Monday the Oldham County Piranhas – 164 strong – take to the water for a Louisville Swim Association meet.

    Whether the meet is home at the county’s aquatics center or another pool, it takes a small army of parent volunteers to insure meets run smoothly.

  • Letters to the editor

    Springhill traffic problems a reality

    To the editor:

  • Game bytes: A look at this week's sports in brief

    North Oldham vs. St. Matthews National

    Score: 10-8 St. Matthews

    When: Friday.

    Where: St. Matthews.

    Key players: North Oldham’s Tyler London, Jack Schaller and Jacob Irwin. St. Matthews’ Alex Reisert.

  • Three OCHS seniors participate in leadership conference

    Josh Jordan Gilpin, Jessica LyAnn McCall and Thomas Austin Reynolds, seniors at Oldham County High School, were chosen to attend the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.

    IFAL is a five-day summer leadership conference that exposes students to college life and explores different fields of study for careers in agriculture.