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Today's News

  • Basketball notebook: Henry a one-man show for North Thursday

    BUCKNER – Jon Jon Henry was a load for North Oldham Thursday night. The junior scored 19 points and shot more free throws (21) than Oldham County’s entire team (16).

    But when the fourth quarter came around, the Colonels found a way to slow Henry down in their 62-48 district win.

    OC (14-5, 2-1 District 29) drove Henry to the sidelines in backcourt when he took the ball up, forcing the ball out of his hands. He scored just one point in the fourth quarter.

  • OC sets tone early, pulls away late to beat North

    BUCKNER – Oldham County players said they were tired of hearing talk from North Oldham students going into the schools’ annual regular season battle Thursday.

    Once the ball was tipped, OC’s play spoke for itself.

    The Colonels took a big first quarter lead, held on through the middle of the game then pulled away at the end to beat North 62-48 Thursday night.

  • Lady Colonels beat North, clinch No. 1 district seed

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s first two district tilts were drama-filled wins against Trimble County and South Oldham, putting OC on the cusp of a regular season district title.

    The Lady Colonels avoided drama in clinching said title Wednesday night.

    OC forced a running clock against cross-town foe North Oldham, beating the visiting Lady Mustangs 73-38. The win clinches a perfect regular season district record for OC (7-7, 3-0 District 29).

  • Adult education spring classes

    Oldham County Adult Education will kick off its spring semester of community education classes in February. This includes a variety of computer classes as well as hobby-related classes.

    Computer classes include a free two-class basic computer course, totaling four hours of free instruction. Additional computer classes are offered in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Each class is two days a week for two weeks.

  • New Pastor at Harrod’s Creek Baptist

    Harrod’s Creek Baptist Church of Crestwood on Highway 239 would like to officially welcome its new pastor, Eric Honeycutt. Pastor Eric would in turn like to welcome the community to Harrod’s Creek Baptist Church.

  • Wedding Announcement

    Emily Farmer and Scott Wakefield announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage on June 12, 2014. The two attended South Oldham Middle and High Schools together, class of 2009, and currently reside in Louisville.

    Bride’s mother and step-father: Terrie Bragg and David Bragg of Crestwood. Bride’s father: Jim Farmer of Crestwood. Groom’s parents: Tim Wakefield and Terri Wakefield of Crestwood.

  • Police Academy

    The Kentucky State Police Post 5 will be hosting its Sixth Annual Citizens’ Police Academy beginning March 3, 2014. The Citizens’ Police Academy is a public outreach program that enables participants to gain a better understanding of police operations conducted by State Troopers. The program consists of 12 classes held weekly covering a wide variety of KSP operations. Classes will be held Mondays at 7 p.m. at Post 5 which is located on Citation Lane in Campbellsburg.

  • Graduate
  • Community briefs Jan. 30

    Health department wellness series

    The Oldham County Health Department will host the following: The New Definitions of Wellness Series with Dr. Carl Paige of Paige Primary Care Center at the Oldham County Health Department, 1786 Commerce Parkway, La Grange 40031, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m.

    Topic: Heart Health: Prevention and treatment of cardiac disease with nutrition and lifestyle.

    Life Line Screening

  • Push for education doesn’t end with governor’s proposal

    Previously, in theJan. 9 edition of the Oldham Era, Dr. Will Wells, Superintendent, Oldham County Schools, submitted an article calling for legislators to step up for education. His voice ignited a spark in the Oldham community, and potentially further, that started people talking.