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Today's News

  • Lammlein files to run for mayor of La Grange

    La Grange businessman Bill Lammlein filed Nov. 4 to run for mayor of La Grange, according to records on file with the Oldham County Clerk's Office. As of Tuesday, Lammlein was the only candidate to file for the office. Filing deadline for mayoral candidates is 4 p.m. Jan. 26. 

    La Grange Mayor Elsie Carter told the Oldham Era Monday she couldn't say if she would seek another term.

  • Veterans deserve respect from government

    As Veterans Day is upon us, we must remember that our country stands tall because of what veterans did and the values they've always stood for. Although many of our country's giants were veterans, it's important to remember that many of the veterans who pledged their lives for our freedom are quiet heroes, common folk that we know as neighbors and friends and family members.

    In my time in the state Senate, we've taken a number of steps to make sure our veterans are recognized, appreciated and get the help they deserve after the sacrifices they've made for our nation.

  • North Oldham High School hosts artisan and spirit fest

    From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, North Oldham High School presents the Artisan and Spirit Fest 2009 "Tis the Season" in the old high school gymnasium. 

    The Spirit Fest will be stomping out in the newly constructed gymnasium; showing support for the North Oldham Campus boys basketball program. 

    A scrimmage will take place with students from sixth grade through 12th, including play by two of the regionÕs top 10 players, organized by head coach Danny Edelen. 

    For information, call 442-3173 or visit nohsartisanfest.com.

  • Good Shepherd Baptist Church hosts fall revival

    Good Shepherd Baptist Church will host a fall revival with Evangelist Donnie Pollard at 7  p.m. nightly Nov. 16-20 at the church.

    There will be special singing at every service and a nursery will be available.

    The public is invited to attend the services.

    Good Shepherd Baptist Church is located at 7533 Ballardsville Road in Smithfied. For information, call Pastor Arvill Duncan at 845-2294.

  • Oldham Grand Jury indicts 10

     An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Matthew C. Smith, 20, is indicted for second-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking over $300.

    According to the indictment, on July 16, he allegedly entered or remained unlawfully in a home at 6184 Schader Lane in La Grange and took a 32-inch television and a safe with its contents, all belonging to Carl Ackerman.

  • Birth announcement

    Jason Davis and Angella Anderson-Davis announce the birth of their daughter, Faith Marie Davis on Aug. 28, 2009 at University Hospital in Louisville. She weighed 6 pounds and 3 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Steve and Marcie Anderson of Crestwood and Glen and Cathy Davis of Gorham, Maine. 

  • Property Transfers

    Buckner

    Linda and Richard Schneider and Judy Whitaker to Ronnie Gordon, Woodson and Mareva McGraw, 4412 West Ky. 146, Buckner, $120,000.

    Crestwood

    David and Mari Price to Lisa Stephenson and James Kessinger, lot 189, Briar Hill, 7214 East Orchard Grass Blvd., Crestwood, $435,000.

    Mary Bramblett to Roger and Marilyn Embry, 1799 square feet on Carriage Hill Drive, Crestwood, $2,000.

    Lisa Jones to Donald and Lisa Jones, quitclaim, lot 32, Kentucky Acres, 3007 Lincoln Trail, Crestwood, FMV $190,000.

  • Practice makes perfect

    Second- and third-graders at Kenwood Station Elementary School have been practicing for about two weeks for an assembly showing what they've learned this year in related arts classes. Students showcased singing, Native American dancing and artwork at an assembly Wednesday morning for their classmates. The students were able to choose the related arts they preferred Ð dance, singing, art, physical education or technology and studied Native American culture for the different parts of the assembly.

  • Cash Express hosts fourth-annual holiday toy, coat drive

    Cash Express will host their fourth-annual toy and coat drive for underprivileged families within the community this year. Pairing up with local businesses, Cash Express will accept toys, coats, shoes (washable) and non-perishable food items in several local drop-off locations. Those businesses who would like to be a part of the collection - from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15 - should contact Cash Express to get a small drop-off box for their business. They ask that all items be received by Dec. 15.

    To donate or for information call 225-4886.

  • Game Bytes

    FOOTBALL

    Oldham County vs. Waggener

    Score: 34-9 Oldham County.

    When: Friday. 

    Where: Oldham County High School.