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Today's News

  • Moore graduates from air force basic training

    U.S. Air Force Airman Daniel L. Moore recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

    Moore is  the son of Terry and Kim Moore of La Grange. He is a 2006 graduate of Oldham County High School.

     

  • Public Records

    Sheriff’s reports

    Warrant arrests

    Ercil L. Wilkinson, 59, 2309 W. Ky. 524, Westport, arrested by OCSO March 8, failure to appear.

    Christian A. Clemmons, 26, 2114 Cherry Blossom Court, La Grange, arrested by OCSO March 8, failure to appear.

    Joaquin Galeas, 34, 6500 Missionary Ridge Drive, Pewee Valley, arrested by OCSO March 8, failure to comply.

    James Siers, 35, 435 Rosewood Court, Louisville, arrested by OCSO March 7, non-support.

  • Oldham County Middle School Second-term Honor roll

    Sixth grade

  • Athlete of the Week, Softball: Kailey Rigdon

    Name: Kailey Rigdon.

    School: East Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Softball.

    Age: 14.

    Position: Shortstop.

    Hometown: Centerfield.

    Accomplishments: Rigdon is emerging as a solid softball prospect for the Oldham County High School program as a starting shortstop on the Lady Colonels’ JV team and could see varsity time before the season is over.

    In the summer she plays for the powerhouse Oldham Outrage AAU team as a first-baseman

    School: An A and B student,

    she is a member of the Beta Club at EOMS.

  • Chamber, newspaper plan debates

    To the editor:

    It’s an election year in Oldham County. On May 18, voters have a chance to select a number of leaders for elected office including the Oldham County judge-executive, county clerk, county jailer and other positions.

  • IRS office open Saturday to help people struggling with taxes

    The local IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center will be open in Louisville on Saturday to  give struggling taxpayers the opportunity to work directly with IRS employees.  

    The office is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and is located at 600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Place, Louisville, Ky.,  40202.

    –submitted

  • Celebrating conservation

    The Oldham County Conservation District’s 29th annual awards banquet took place Feb. 26 at the John Black Community Center.

    Judge-Executive Duane Murner, was honored for his support of the district’s conservation efforts throughout Oldham County.

  • The Oldham Era and the Oldham County History Center present March’s Living Treasure

    Wendell Moore

    At the time, I don’t think but one out of the seven kids were born in a hospital at all. I am one of seven. I have three sisters and three brothers. One of them is dead, the rest of them are still living. At that time, a doctor usually came to the house. There would be a neighbor or someone who would come and stay with the birth mother until she could get on her feet.”

  • Veteran’s visit

    On Veteran’s Day 2008, Chief Warrant Officer Richard Wright of La Grange visited his daughter’s school to talk to the children about what it is like to serve in the military.

    Wright was a member of the 416th Facility Engineer Team 8 of Fort Knox at the time. Continuing the tradition, Wright once again found himself visiting a school near Veteran’s Day 2009. 

    In 2009 Wright was there to insure that the children had a safe and effective school in which to study.

  • Use of locker rooms at NOHS is a non-issue

    To the editor:

     

    This is the third year my daughter has run for the Lady Mustangs’ track and field team. Actually this year I have two girls running for the Lady Mustangs track team.  

     

    I have a few comments regarding the article in the March 18 edition of The Oldham Era.

     

    1) You are a day late and a dollar short. Talk about being late, the girls locker room has been ready and in use since the first day of the season.