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Today's News

  • Election 2014

    Several candidates for local offices have filed their paperwork to run in the 2014 election. If you would like to see a photo printed in the Era of a candidate filing for office, please send a photo and a brief description to news@oldhamera.com.

  • A Thanksgiving with moving parts

    Of my five children, one is in Australia for a year, one is at Purdue University, one is at IU and the other two are still young enough to be safely home with mommy. Thanksgiving was my first holiday to experience the joy of welcoming two kids home, while at the same time battling the melancholy that settled into my heart due to one child not celebrating with us at all.

  • YOUR PRESENCE MEANS EVERYTHING

    The most precious valuable gift you can ever hope to offer any human being is this one, simple, true thing: You.

    -Your presence, showing up.

    -Being in the company of another, undistracted, unhurried, with an open heart, gentle hands and a patient soul.

    -Willing and able to listen, do something or do nothing, willing to be surprised by whatever emerges in the soil of sharing your present, loving company with another human being.

  • Oldham County: Life at the River’s Edge

    Oldham County is a place many call home. Its history is steeped in a rich and colorful past that has been preserved through various court documents, diaries, old newspapers, letters and oral histories. Dr. Nancy Sterns Theiss, Ph. D. has taken these stories and compiled them into a book that takes a fascinating look at a county that has a strong connection to the Ohio River and has played an important role in shaping the state of Kentucky.

  • Public Records Dec. 5

    KSP Arrests

    Nov. 27 David Paine, 61, Crestwood, DUI 1st; operating a motor vehicle on expired license; no seatbelt

    Nov. 27 Nicholas L. Powell, 24, Crestwood, possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; failure to maintain required insurance; no seatbelt

    Nov. 30 Kay W. Keeling, 67, Crestwood, DUI 1st

    11-30 Douglas K. Poynter, 50, Crestwood, DUI 1st; possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of an open alcoholic container in a motor vehicle

  • News briefs Dec. 5

    KSP Checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Dec. 2 – Dec. 23.

     

  • My Living Will: Committing to Leadership
  • Community briefs Dec. 5

    Cram the Crusier

    Kentucky State Police have kicked off its fourth annual ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive. Food collection sites have been established at all 16 posts throughout the state and at the agency’s headquarters location in Frankfort. The campaign extends through Dec. 13 and is designed to collect non-perishable food items for needy families.

  • South Rotary donates to Yew Dell

    The South Oldham Rotary Club, in keeping with its tradition of giving back to the community, presented a check for more than $5,000 to Yew Dell Executive Director Paul Cappiello at its Nov. 22 meeting.  The funds were a portion of the proceeds from the South Oldham Rotary Bourbon and Wine Tasting held Aug. 23 at beautiful Yew Dell Gardens.

  • Education Briefs Dec. 5

    A Christmas Carol

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center’s production of “A Christmas Carol” - The Musical will be performed by the Oldham County Youth Theatre, December 12, 13, and 14 at 7 p.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children and students. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 502-241-6018.

    Band equipment needed