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Today's News

  • Letters to the Editor

    Christian store known for personal service

    To the editor:

    For those of you who are not familiar with “The Open Door Christian Store” in Crestwood, I urge you to stop by and check it out. For years, it was necessary to drive into Jefferson County to find such a retail store, but not any longer.  

  • Sheriff’s office, Southern Police Institute host Lebanon National Police

    On Saturday, the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Steve Sparrow and the Southern Police Institute hosted 35 officers of the Lebanon National Police at Skylight Training Center.

    The police officers are taking classes through the month of November at SPI in Louisville on American policing techniques. 

    Judge-Executive Duane Murner spoke at the event, which allowed the foreign officers to see Kentucky thoroughbreds up close and to speak with local law enforcement. 

  • 2009-10 Basketball Preview

    Could this be the year of the Dragons? For the first time in school history both the Dragons and lady Dragons basketball teams are ranked high in the preseason basketball polls. The Lady Dragons have been ranked No. 1 ahead of Simon Kenton and Anderson county while the Dragons have been tabbed as high as no. 3 with Shelby County and Anderson County considered the other two teams with the best chances to advance to the Sweet 16  in Rupp arena this March.

     

    South Oldham

    Last year: 13-15.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    Courtney Rebecca Clark, 21, 2104 Rose Island Road, Prospect, arrested by OCSO Nov. 6, failure to appear, Hardin County warrant.

    Ryan H. Hill, 43, 1328 Navajo Court, Louisville, arrested by OCSO Nov. 6, terroristic threatening.

    Willis Lowe Jr., 31, 1346 Walnut St., Cincinnati, arrested by OCSO Nov. 7, failure to comply.

    Thomas E. Phillips, 44, 6015 Old Floydsburg Road, Crestwood, arrested by OCSO Nov. 14, fourth-degree assault.

  • 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.