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Today's News

  • Hermitage-bred Kiss Moon 35-1 in Oaks

    LOUISVILLE – Oldham County has a representative in America’s premier race for three-year-old fillies, but she’ll have to overcome long odds to win.

    Hermitage Farm-bred Kiss Moon will go off from the No. 6 post position Friday afternoon in the Longines Kentucky Oaks 140 at Churchill Downs. Kiss Moon’s odds were 35-1 as of 5:05 p.m. Friday.

  • South overwhelms Woodford in Senior Night win

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham took nearly two quarters to get dialed into its final postseason tune-up Wednesday night.

    Once the Dragons did, they showed why they’ll be the No. 1 seed in next week’s District 4 Tournament.

    South scored 14 of the game’s final 15 goals and beat Woodford County 19-7 on Senior Night at Dragon Stadium.

  • La Grange police bust synthetic marijuana lab

    On Monday, La Grange Police acting on information gathered from an investigation, executed a search warrant on a residence in the 2000 block of Cherry Ridge Ct. in La Grange. Inside the residence officers located and seized several ounces of marijuana, several ounces of synthetic controlled narcotics and cash. Also seized were ingredients and equipment used to manufacture synthetic narcotics.

  • Public Records May 1

    La Grange Police Arrests

    April 19 -- Austin W. Neuner, 22, La Grange, was arrested for operating motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs 1st offense.

     

    April 21 -- Heather Nalley, 33, La Grange, was arrested for endangering welfare of a minor (x2), alcohol intoxication public place, assault 4th domestic violence minor injury.

     

    April 22 -- Dalton C. Cundiff, 21, La Grange, was arrested for operating motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs 1st offense, possession of marijuana, disregarding stop sign.

  • A Prayer Pattern for Learning to Pray - ACTS IN Communion

    In James 5:16 we read, “The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” As Christians we are to desire righteousness, that is, we are to live lives as holy as we can. We recognize we will never be free from sin, but we make no excuses. The more we are able to do this the more powerful and effective our prayers will be. I want powerful and effective prayers. What about you?

  • UPS foundation gives donation to engineering academy

    The Oldham County Schools new Engineering Academy will launch in August thanks in part to a donation from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS, the area’s largest employer. The grant will be used to help fund equipment and supplies for the new academy, which will welcome its first class of approximately 50 students in the fall.

  • SOHS performs Cinderella
  • Family fun event rocks at La Grange

    Even the persistent drizzle couldn’t dampen the excitement and community spirit at La Grange Elementary’s first annual Family Fun Raiser Day last Friday. Thinking outside the box, PTA President Louise Blevins conceived a spring festival where all students could participate, instead of only those who could attend a Saturday event. Families were invited and encouraged to take part, attend the General PTA meeting and vote for their next two SBDM Parent Representatives.

  • Education Briefs May 1

    OCHS students in summer programs

    Three Oldham County High School students have been accepted to prestigious programs that will give them unique opportunities to further their education and deepen their knowledge.

  • Columnist makes endorsements in county primary races

    Ed. note: These endorsements reflect the views of Mike DiGiuro. They are not the views or endorsements of the Oldham Era or its staff.

    One of the best things about being an “opinionist” is that I get to tell people what I think. On the other hand, it’s easy to offer an opinion, and I appreciate that even the most abject failure in a campaign for public office is more courageous than I. That being said, here are my thoughts on the primary election coming up on May 20. My conclusions are based on conversations and responses from most of the candidates.