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Today's News

  • Basketball preview: NOHS Lady Mustangs

    LAST YEAR
    14-10, lost 68-50 to Oldham County in the first round of the district.
    KEY LOSSES
    Senior point guard Oliva Raffli and forward Amanda Mattern.
    TOP PLAYER
    Nicole Bryant, a 5-foot-10 swingman who made all-region after averaging 15points a game last season.
    KEY RETURNEES
    Jessica Lowe 5-foot-10 senior center; Lucy Gibson 5-foot-9 junior forward.
    TEAM SLEEPER

  • Students of the Week: Clint Tyler, SOMS

    The Oldham Era recently featured Crestwood resident Clint Tyler as a Student of the Week. He's a student at South Oldham Middle School.

    CLINT TYLER

  • Basketball preview: SOHS Dragons

    LAST YEAR
    27-6, won 29th District with a 73-56 win over North Oldham; lost 76-70 to Shelby County in regional finals.
    KEY LOSSES
    Four seniors in guards Brice Jewett, Austin Bowling, Casey Jackson and center Chris Schumm who accounted for 90 percent of the Dragons’ offense last season.
    TOP PLAYER
    Carson Fields, 6-foot-4 senior forward who averaged 9.2 points a game last year.
    KEY RETURNEES

  • Basketball preview: OCHS Lady Colonels

    LAST YEAR
    13-15, lost to Anderson County 67-55 first round of region tourney.
    KEY LOSSES
    All-region forward Emily Lape, forward Leah Pehlke and guard Brooke Leanhart.
    BEST PLAYER
    Ericka Hardin, 5-foot-9 senior guard who averaged 12 points and five rebounds a game last year.
    OTHER RETURNEES
    Emily Melton, 5-foot-5 junior guard, Jessica Leanhart, 5-foot-6 sophomore guard.
    TEAM SLEEPER

  • Arts center to host holiday shows

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center has two holiday shows coming up that are sure to entertain and put you in a festive holiday spirit.

  • Bye, Bye Birdie

    Ed Menzenksi — the La Grange man widely known as “Birdman” by strangers who spot him on the streets with his pet parrot, Toby — is flying the coop.
    Almost daily, the pair can be seen strolling through downtown La Grange.

  • Athlete of the Week: Jayla Davis

    Name: Jayla Davis.
    School: Oldham County Middle School.
    Sport: Basketball.
    Age: 13.
    Position: Guard/forward.
    Hometown: La Grange.
    Parents: Lois and Calvin Davis.
    Accomplishments: Davis, an eighth-grader, has helped the Lady Colonels to a 5-3 record in the Mid-Bluegrass Conference this season.
    The 5-foot-6 Davis plays both guard and forward for OCMS and basketball is her only sport.

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  • Locals will vie for region hoops titles

    Oldham County could send a team to either the boys’ or the girls’ state basketball tournament this year.
    The South Oldham boys’ fell just short last year losing in the regional finals to Shelby County after leading by as many as 12 points through much of the game.

  • Crestwood City Commission meeting canceled for December

    Due to scheduling conflicts the December meeting of the Crestwood City Commission is canceled.
    The next meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12.