Today's News

  • Digging history

    Oh, the deceptive onion.The tiny white bulbs protruding from carefully scraped earth occasionally deceived amateur archeologists working Saturday to find pre-Civil War-era artifacts in a secluded field overgrown with onion grass.

  • News Briefs

    Applications available for Citizen’s AcademyThe La Grange Police Department is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2008 Citizens’ Police Academy.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Fair board seeks derby vendor

  • Tally Sheet

    YANKEES 8, RED SOX 7 - The Yankees got a run in the bottom of the eighth to gain the win for reliever Bryce Maikranz.Tanner Hennings doubled for the Yanks.

  • 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.

  • How some save fuel and money

    As gas and food prices continue to rise, residents of Oldham County are finding their own ways to save money – whether it is selling items to pawn shops or online or finding a cheaper ride to work.Ron Gardner owns A-1 Jewelry & Pawn Shop in La Grange.

  • Student summit

    The revamping of the Oldham County schools’ gifted and talented program won’t happen until next year, but a group of middle school students enjoyed the benefits May 29 of what the program already has to offer.A group of gifted and talented students from all four count

  • Neighbors rally for family with fundraiser

    LA GRANGE – What started as a chance for friends and neighbors to gather, play a little golf and show support for George and Jan Karpin has turned in an event that will surpass anything they first envisionedIt’s typical of the Glen Eagles Estates neighbors who have rallied aroun

  • Lawsuit filed by former SOHS wrestler alleges abuse by teammates

    The parents of a former South Oldham High School wrestler filed a lawsuit Friday claiming older members of the SOHS wrestling team allegedly assaulted their son earlier this year and school officials did nothing to prevent it.The lawsuit, filed by Doug and Debbie Badon on behalf

  • Two-time title jumper

    LOUISVILLE – A little competition brought out the best in North Oldham junior Erin Overcash.Overcash, a high jumper, won her second straight AA state high jump title Saturday at the University of Louisville with a personal best jump of 5-6.