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Today's News

  • Four Oldham Co. runners in Boston safe, unharmed

     

    As news reports continue of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, The Oldham Era has learned several Oldham County residents competed in – and finished – the marathon today.

  • North Oldham slides past rival South Oldham in district match-up

    Despite sporting a 1-3 record against South Oldham in their last four meetings, the North Oldham Mustangs came out firing on all cylinders in Tuesday night’s district opener, dispatching the Dragons 8-5 to claim their first regular season win against a county team since 2011.
    They certainly got a fight though as South matched the Mustangs beat for beat through the games’ first four innings, leading North Oldham 4-3 heading into the fifth frame.

  • Oldham County romps district foe

    It didn’t take long for the flood gates to open in Monday night’s district opener between Oldham and Trimble counties, but once it did, it was all OC as the Colonels piled on 12 hits to roll 13-0.
    Following an RBI single from Cam Thomas and a walk from Sean Holton, Austin Norman broke the game open, lifting a fast ball over the fence for a three-run bomb.

  • LOCAL TEAMS COMPETE IN DERBY CITY CLASSIC

    While most high school teams headed to the beach looking for warmer weather during spring break, three local baseball teams got in plenty of game action a little closer to home, squaring off in the Derby City Classic at Spalding University.

    TUESDAY’S GAMES
    SOUTH OLDHAM 11, MANUAL 8
    South Oldham was able to overcome three errors in Tuesday’s opener against Manual, pounding out 12 hits and adding five runs in a decisive sixth inning to win  11-8.

  • La Grange man dies in Thursday morning crash on I-71

    A multi-car crash on Interstate 71 Thursday morning claimed the life of a La Grange man.

    According to police, a gray Chrysler passenger vehicle traveling southbound on I-71 at 7:44 a.m. crossed the median near the 16 mile marker, hitting a red Jeep SUV in the northbound lanes. The Chrysler was then struck by a semi-tractor trailer.

    The driver of the Chrysler, Ian Connin, 27, of La Grange, was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Crestwood man dies in motorcycle crash

    A Crestwood man died Wednesday evening when he crashed his motorcycle in Shelby County.

    According to police, a 2006 Blue Yamaha Motorcycle traveling east on Aiken Road at 7:50 p.m. left the roadway and struck a roadsign near a curve. 

    The driver, Steven A. Ball, 40, of Crestwood, was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • OC Clerk's main office to close for renovations

    Repair work will shut down the Oldham County Clerk's main office next week.

    County Clerk Julie K. Barr said the La Grange office will close April 15-19 for renovations.

    During the week, La Grange staff will shift to satellite offices in Crestwood and Prospect to accommodate increased traffic at those locations.

    The La Grange office will still be open to residents seeking marriage licenses.

  • South Oldham boys' tennis wins 5-0 over Oldham County

    BOYS’ TENNIS: SOUTH OLDHAM 5, OLDHAM COUNTY 0
    The South Oldham boys didn’t have near as much trouble in their rivalry matchup Thursday, knocking out rival Oldham County 5-0 at South Oldham.
    South Oldham’s Jordan Pitts earned a 6-0, 6-0 decision over Nathan Beil in match one, followed by 6-1, 6-1 and 6-4, 6-3 wins by Steven Mayborg and Spencer Root, respectively, in the No. 2 and 3 singles’ matches.

  • North Oldham girls' tennis edges South

    The North Oldham girls’ tennis team played the role of unkind guest in their visit to Crestwood March 27, dispatching rival South Oldham 3-2.
    Though South Oldham’s Steffi Pitts was able to claim a 6-0, 6-0 win over Rheagan Riggs in the No. 1 singles’ match, the rest of the day belonged to the Lady Mustangs, as they captured the other two singles’ points before splitting doubles.
    Liz Whitman earned a 6-2, 6-1 decision over Julia Dean in the second singles’ match, while teammate Erin Biddle defeated South’s Alex Wiley 6-0, 6-2.

  • Oldham County girls win Spring Break Classic

    OLDHAM CO. 10, BRACKEN CO. 1
    Fresh off knocking out No. 3 Ballard, Oldham County started spring break with a bang Friday night, claiming an 11-1 win over Bracken County in the opening game of pool play in their Spring Break Classic.
    After putting just one run on the board in the top half of the first inning, the Lady Colonels’ offense exploded in the second inning, plating six runs and coasting from there.
    They went on to add four more runs, ending the game after only four innings.

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