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Today's News

  • Public Records March 27

    La Grange Police Arrests

    March 14 -- Marcus A. Davis, 26, La Grange, was cited and released for TBUT U/500

     

    March 14 - Thomas B. Prinzo, 30, Ormond, Fla. was arrested on a warrant for flagrant non-support

    March 17 - Jarrod D. Utterback, 26, Flemingsburg, was arrested for alcohol intoxication.

     

    March 17 -- Richard Cravens, 29, New Castle, was arrested on a warrant for Henry County for Burglary 1st degree.

     

  • God’s love versus God’s justice

    Have you ever wondered about the people who heard Jesus speak and didn’t believe? They saw him heal the blind and said it was from Satan. They saw him heal the lame and they said he did it on the Sabbath. He raised Lazarus from the dead and they said he must die. How can you stand in front of the Son of God, see him do unbelievable miracles and not believe? That is the power of sin. We all struggle with it all of our lives.

  • South basketball prepares to turn program page

     South Oldham scored more than 2,000 points this season, out-scoring every other Region 8 team.

    But a new era will start for the Dragons June 7 when 93 percent of that scoring walks across the stage to graduate.

  • North hires Versen as new volleyball coach

    North Oldham has gone to the college ranks to find its next volleyball coach.

    The school has hired James Madison University assistant Brett Versen to lead Lady Mustang volleyball, North athletic director Alan Yanke told The Era Monday.

  • Henry County woman dies in I-71 accident

     

    A five-vehicle accident left one woman dead and sent another three to the hospital, while shutting down traffic on southbound Interstate 71 for hours Tuesday.

    Sherry Bray, 48, of Pendleton, died after a box truck struck her vehicle and pushed it under a semi-truck, Oldham County Police said. She died at the scene due to her injuries.

    Oldham County Police were dispatched to the accident around 9:30 a.m. The accident occurred near the Oldham/Jefferson County line, over Haunz Lane.

  • Stephens: No ‘Hoosiers,’ but a Dragon dream fulfilled

    LEXINGTON – How improbable would it have been for South Oldham to make a run in last week’s state tournament?

    So improbable coach Steve Simpson had his eyes toward the big screen.

  • Colonel football moving from 6A to 5A in 2015 season

    A re-classification could restore some old rivalries and add significance to at least one current one for Oldham County football.

    The Colonels will move from Class 6A to 5A on the gridiron, the KHSAA announced last week. OC’s move was one of several made by teams in the 4A, 5A and 6A levels.

  • Colonel baseball upsets St. X

    BUCKNER – You don't beat one of the state's top teams without a few bumps and bruises to show for it.

    Oldham County's Tanner Hennings had a big bruise Monday night. The senior left-fielder took a pitch off the bottom half of his right thumb in the bottom of the fifth. Hennings said after the game he thought it was broken.

    One inning later, right after St. Xavier had turned a 7-2 OC lead into a 7-6 margin, Hennings got a big two-RBI single to push the Colonel lead to 9-6.

  • Snoddy formally sentenced to 25 years for manslaughter

    A Louisville man will serve up to 25 years in jail after being formally sentenced on a case relating to a 2012 accident outside La Grange.

    Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad sentenced Nicholas W. “Nick” Snoddy March 14 after he took a plea deal to a lesser charge of manslaughter weeks before his sentencing.

    Snoddy also pled guilty to multiple charges of fleeing police and wanton endangerment, as well as single counts of driving of a suspended license, DUI and speeding.

  • Oldham 4-H in need of new property

    One of Oldham County’s most rapidly growing programs is seeking the help of the community to accommodate its growth.

    Oldham County 4-H, especially it’s shooting sports program, has seen a 238 percent growth in the last four years and has outgrown its current shooting range because of it, 4-H pistol coach Paul Harjes said.

    Because it’s largely a volunteer program, that leaves the 4-H program without many options unless the community can step up and help, Kelly Woods, the extension agent for 4-H and Youth Development, said.