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Today's News

  • North’s Beasley receives regional award

    North Oldham junior running back Arien Beasley has received an award after a standout 2013 season.

    Beasley was named All-Southeast Third Team Running Back by HS Game Center, a company that tracks stats for high schools across the nation.

    Beasley accumulated 2,841 total yards and 19 total touchdowns last year for the Mustangs (9-4), who advanced to the Class 4A quarterfinals before falling to eventual state champion Collins.

  • Tiebreaking Triumph: Oldham County wins sectional duals, advances to state duals

    LOUISVILLE – The numbers added up Saturday for Oldham County to clinch a trip to next month’s large-school state duals.

    The Colonels won a three-team tiebreaker between OC, Trinity and Fern Creek to take first place in the five-team sectional duals Saturday at Eastern High School.

    Second-place Trinity also advanced, while Fern Creek was left at home.

    The tiebreaker came as a result of all three teams going 3-1. All three beat Eastern and South Oldham.

  • Colonels, Mustangs try again Thursday

    Don’t blame North Oldham and Oldham County for getting a little stir-crazy.

    The Mustangs and Colonels were slated to play each other last Friday in Buckner in a game with huge District 29 ramifications. That was postponed because of winter weather and rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday at OC.

  • Robinson qualifies for Olympics

    Dallas Robinson is already familiar with representing his country. But next month the Kentucky National Guardsman and native Oldham Countian will swap digital camo for a different kind of U.S. uniform.

    Robinson was selected Sunday as a member of the United States men’s bobsled team that will compete in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia in February. Sochi will mark Robinson’s first Olympic games.

  • All county basketball games for Jan. 21 canceled

    Due to inclement winter weather, all four basketball games involving county teams scheduled for Jan. 21 have been canceled.

    The games include:

    Boys:

    –Collins at Oldham County

    –Mercer County at South Oldham

    –North Oldham at Anderson County

    Girls:

    –Oldham County at Gallatin County

    The Era will announce potential makeup dates.

  • McMurtrey scores 2,000th point in Lady Colonel win

    BUCKNER – The moment couldn’t have been any better for Oldham County’s Ashley McMurtrey.

    It happened on her home floor, in front of all her friends and family and in a Lady Colonel win.

  • UPDATED: All county hoops games canceled

    Five county basketball games have been canceled because of inclement weather, including one involving two county teams.

    The North Oldham at Oldham County boys basketball game scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday has been postponed until Jan. 23, per OC athletics director Kevin Combs.

    Meanwhile OC's girls basketball game at Breckinridge County that was scheduled for Friday night has been canceled, according to Lady Colonel coach Jace Bryant.

  • 19-year-old Prospect resident identified in overnight crash

    A 19-year old Prospect resident has been identified as the lone victim in an overnight crash on Veterans Memorial Parkway.

    According to Oldham County Police, Cody McHenry, a graduate of South Oldham High School, veered off the road at 1:22 a.m. Thursday and struck a rock embankment, causing his vehicle to overturn and eject McHenry.

    OCPD said McHenry was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of collision and was pronounced dead at the scene.

    McHenry was driving a 2005 Ford SVU, police said, and was traveling northbound at the time of the accident.

  • OC football coaching search still in interview process

    Oldham County has interviewed six candidates for its vacant football head coaching position and still has "two or three" interviews left to conduct, OC athletics director Kevin Combs told The Era Thursday.

    OC's search committee began interviewing candidates earlier this month and hopes to wrap up its interviews by early next week, Combs said.

    A coach will likely be in place by the end of the month, Combs said.

  • Event benefitting several charities

     

    Prospect area “stars” are busy putting the finishing touches on their ballroom dance routines as part of a fundraising effort for six local charities and the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce.

    On Feb. 9 at the Mellwood Arts Center in Louisville each star will perform their routines choreographed and perfected by professionals from Derby City Ballroom over the course of 12 weeks. During that time, each star is raising money for an area charity. Dancing With the Prospect Stars involves the following individuals and charities: