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Today's News

  • Letters to Santa are due Dec. 9

    Letters to Santa are due Dec. 9 for publication in an upcoming edition of The Oldham Era. 

  • Friends of Oldham County Parks meeting is Tuesday

     There will be an informational meeting for people interested in forming a “Friends of Oldham County Parks” group at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the John W. Black Community Center in Buckner. 

    The meeting is for anyone interested in being part of a grassroots effort to improve and develop parks and recreational opportunities in Oldham County. 

    There will be a brief overview of the Oldham County Parks and Recreation Department and a discussion of how to best achieve the goals set forth in the recently completed comprehensive master plan. 

  • Engagement Announcement

    Steve and Laura Schweitzer of Nicholasville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Schweitzer to Buck Hartlage, son of Dutch and Sandy Hartlage of Crestwood.

    The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of East Jessamine High School. She will graduate in December with degree in elementary education from Eastern Kentucky University. She is employed by Our House at the Pinnacle. She is the granddaughter of Ed and Joan Schweitzer of Crestwood.

    The groom-elect is a 2005 graduate of Oldham County High School. He attends EKU and is employed by Nationwide Fence Co.

  • Jurich is rotary club’s guest speaker

    Tom Jurich, Vice President for Athletics at the University of Louisville for the past 12 years, will be the guest speaker at the South Oldham Rotary Club’s meeting Dec. 4.  

    The club meets Fridays at 7:30 a.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center. Visitors are welcome.  

    For information, visitsoutholdhamrotary.org or call 727-6768

  • Meeting planned for Friends of Westport

     Friends of Westport will host a monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, 6535 Jacob Drive in Westport.

  • Game Bytes

    Football

    Oldham County vs. John Hardin

    Score: 36-14 John Hardin.

    When: Friday. 

    Where: John Hardin High School. 

    Key players: Oldham County’s Tyler Oldham, Dylan Sims and Brett Leary. John Hardin’s Alex Dingle, Landon Savoy and Matt Simmons .

    Game highlights: John Hardin’s speed and big play ability were too much for the Colonels to overcome as the No. 2 ranked Bulldogs pulled away late to win the regional championship.

  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church has one service this Sunday

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will have one service, at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 2416 S, Ky. 53 in La Grange.

  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will host Thanksgiving Eve service

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will host a Thanksgiving Eve service at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 

    Holy Communion will be offered.

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 2416 S. Ky. 53 in La Grange.

  • ‘Taking Care of History’ series continues Dec. 3

    The next lecture in the Oldham County History Center’s “Taking Care of History” brown bag series takes place Dec. 3. 

    The lecture, called “Who Am I?” will be led by staff genealogist Dot Carraco. 

    Carraco will give tips for research on local family history. She has led the research on genealogy and cemeteries for the Oldham County History Center. 

    Classes are free but registration is required. Refreshments will be served and participants are encouraged to bring their own “brown bag.” 

  • Annual Youth For Food collection benefits Eastern Area Community Ministries

    On two Saturdays in November, two local churches will join together to collect food for Eastern Area Community Ministries in the annual Youth For Food collection. Boy and Girl Scouts will be collecting in Crestwood, Pewee Valley and La Grange and several food pantries and community food drives will benefit, including Immaculate Conception Parish Food Pantry in La Grange. In addition, a school collection at St. Mary Academy will also benefit the Immaculate Conception Parish Food Pantry.