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Today's News

  • Public Records Feb. 19

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Feb. 6 -- Nogues Chabeli Domineguez, 18, Louisville, was cited for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • EOMS scores well in chess quad

    A team from East Oldham Middle School came in second at the Regional Tournament, Quad B that was held at City Place Feb. 7. From left to right: Ethan Willis, Elijah Nance, Sean Bolen, Rusty Thomas, Tamm Omar and Grant Gilmet. Tamm Omar won first place, Grant Gilmet won 10th place. The team finished 2nd place overall.

  • Family music night at Arts Center

    Free Family Music Night at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center, Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 6 to 7 p.m. Sample a free class for ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Bring the whole family. Refreshments provided. The Arts Center is located at 7105 Floydsburg Rd. For more information call (502) 241-6018 or visit www.ocsartscenter.org.

  • OCHS holds STEM fair

    OCHS hosted a STEM College & Career Fair Jan. 28 to encourage students to learn about colleges, universities and businesses through which they can pursue science, technology, engineering and math. Thank you to the OCHS PTSA for organizing this great event, and thanks to sponsors the Oldham County Environmental Authority, Encompass and Rent & Rave.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels avoid senioritis in win

    By KENNY COLSTON

    EDITOR, The Oldham Era

    Faced with playing the last game ever on their home court, Oldham County’s five seniors had a choice: make a statement or rack up a third loss at home.

    The Colonels decided to make a statement.

    Led by senior Hayden Hawes’ 19 points, the Colonels (23-4) blitzed Christian Academy Louisville 67-46 Friday night.

  • Swim: Olgesby breaks another record, North takes second in combined meet

    Led by its standout girls squad, the North Oldham swim team finished a solid second in the team combined scores at the KHSAA Region 5 swim meet last week.

    The Mustangs, were runner-up to DuPont Manual High School by three points, with the title coming down to the final event, North Oldham coach Randy Scherer said.

    “We did much better than we thought,” he said. “We lost by about three points out of 400. We had a pretty good showing that will move onto state.”

  • Lady Mustangs struggle against region foe

    The score suggested otherwise, but Thursday’s game between Shelby County and the Lady Mustangs left much to be desired by both coaching staffs.

    The Lady Rockets (23-50, one of the top teams in the 8th Region, easily dispatched North Oldham (14-12) on its home court, 58-31, to assert itself as one of the few teams that could win the region in a few weeks. But while the final score wasn’t close, North Oldham coach Dan Pfaff said they are positives for his team to take out of the loss.

  • John picks the Wildcats

    Faced with a need, the University of Kentucky football team didn’t have to look far to find a solution to a thinning depth chart at linebacker.

    Instead, the Wildcats plucked South Oldham linebacker Connor John from Crestwood to join the team next season.

    John, an honorable mention all-state player and co-MVP of the Border Bowl, announced his commitment to UK roughly two weeks ago. John, who confirmed he would play linebacker at UK, committed as a preferred walk-on.

  • Erika Laws signs with Bellarmine

    South Oldham soccer player Erika Laws recently signed to continue her playing career at Bellarmine University. With Laws, front row left to right, father Rick Laws, Erika Laws, mother Lisa Laws. Second row left to right, Tim Nowak (Club Coach), Olivia Laws (sister), Spencer Laws (brother) and Mitchell Irvin, SOHS athletic director.

  • McGee signs

    South Oldham football player Michale McGee recently signed to play football at Kentucky Wesleyan. With McGee are front row left to right, Mike McGee (dad), Michael, Julie McGee (mom) and Brayden McGee (brother). Second row left to right are Virginia Ishmael (grandmother), Kim Ishmael, Julie McGee (sister), Coach Jamie Reed, Devlin McGee, Lexi McGee, Kellan McGee and Shea McGee. Third row left to right are Cathy Wallace (aunt), Marty Ishmael, Jon Ishmael, Brice McGee, Sharon Hook (aunt), Mike McGee (grandfather), Patrice McGee (aunt) and Ann McGee (grandmother).