Today's News

  • Freezing credit not surefire identity theft protection

    Recently, national media has suggested freezing your credit to proactively protect yourself against identity theft. Unless you have had your identity stolen, however, it is best to consider other methods first.

  • Class teaches lifesaving techniques
  • Community in Brief - March 3, 2016

     Spanish classes offered

    Oldham County Community Education will offer Spanish for Preschoolers beginning March 15 at 11 a.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center.

  • Elementary schools compete in state Lego tournament

     Three Oldham County elementary schools participated in the FIRST LEGO League State Tournament at Northern Kentucky University on Feb. 6, with Buckner Elementary winning first place in “Gracious Professionalism.” Buckner, Locust Grove, Centerfield and OCMS had advanced to the state tournament from regionals, held Nov. 14, but OCMS was unable to attend the Feb. 6 tournament due to a scheduling conflict. 

  • Education in brief - March 3, 2016

     WKU Coming Home King

    Among 21 Western Kentucky University students vying for the 2016 Coming Home King is La Grange native, Colton Hounshell. The king will be crowned March 3 during halftime of the WKU men’s basketball game versus Southern Miss. Tipoff is 8 p.m. at Diddle Arena.

  • Does God want Christians to speak up?

     President Bush gets ridiculed for letting his faith impact his leadership as President.  President Obama gets ridiculed for not being as open about his faith in public.  

    Critics question the integrity of the faith of both presidents.  Maybe Christians should just keep their mouths shut, at least about anything that has to do with their faith.

  • Among the best

     You hold in your hands one of the best newspapers in Kentucky. 

    Although that is my personal opinion, you don’t have to take that at face value. We have proof.

    Last week at an awards presentation of the Kentucky Press Association, The Oldham Era, your community newspaper, earned the first place award for overall General Excellence among like-sized weekly newspapers across the state.

  • Keeping it all together

     It’s easy to love someone else when they are doing well, when they are far away or any time the conditions are calm and the sailing smooth.  The challenge and true test of love is how to express care, how to show it and embody it in our own actions when difficulties arise, when needs increase, when resources are taxed and when it would be easier to simply walk the other way.

  • Public Records - March 3, 2016

     La Grange Police


    Kayla L. Combs, 26 of La Grange — arrested Feb. 16 for reckless driving; failure to illuminate headlights; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs; and failure to produce insurance card


  • A week in the life of Facebook

    By Ginger Lumpkin

     If you’re not on Facebook, then you are missing a lot of fun.  You might also be missing drama, wasted time and intimate knowledge that you’d rather not have of people’s day-to-day routines. But in spite of the potential downsides, I enjoy Facebook a great deal.