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Today's News

  • SOHS grad honored

    Mikalah Schmidt, daughter of Jay and Becky Schmidt of Bardstown, granddaughter of Jerry and Pat Schmidt of Rapid City, S.D., and Bennie Kay Reed of Versailles has been accepted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first-year and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing.

  • Celebrating five generations

    Five generations of Rivera’s got together recently to celebrate their family starting with Carmenza Rivera and ending with infant Clairabella Miller, born on April 18. From left to right they are Tamara Stevenson (third generation), Rivera, Corey Miller (fourth generation), his wife, Elaina, and daughter, Clairabella, and Rivera’s daughter, Maria VanAuken (second generation). All of the family is from La Grange.

  • American Legion sponsors four for state meeting

    Four high school juniors were selected to attend Boys State and Girls State this year. Oldham County Post #39 of The American Legion sponsored both a boy and a girl from South Oldham and Oldham County High Schools. Representatives from OCHS are Jeremy Dodson and Molly Kate Stephens and from SOHS, Jacob Herold and Erika Laws. Both Boys State and Girls State started on June 8 and last for one week.

  • Community briefs June 12

    Garden Tour

    Crestwood Civic Club - 2014 Garden Tour, Luncheon and Plant Sale will be Friday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Starting location at 7215 Kavanaugh Road in Crestwood.. Lunch seatings at 11 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Tickets: Tour & Luncheon: $17. Tour only: $12. To purchase tickets contact Anne Murner at 502-292-2701

     

    Summer Art Classes

  • Oldham County Community Scholarships
  • A perfect 13 years

    Oldham County Schools is so proud to have two graduates who will leave our district with 13 years of perfect attendance. Drew Greenwood (South Oldham High) and Shelbi Schooler (Oldham County High) have both earned this amazing accomplishment.

    Drew will be attending Bellarmine University and Shelbi will be attending Marymount Manhattan College in New York.

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  • Four awarded national merit scholarships

    Four students have been awarded scholarships by the University of Kentucky as national merit finalists: Emily S. Dautenhahn (OCHS), Benjamin B. Frazier (SOHS). Aya Karmen Omar (OCHS) and Regan Breana Lee (NOHS).

  • Tell me your story

    When I was hired as the newest reporter for The Oldham Era, I knew that there was a certain reputation I would have to live up to; reputation of honesty and trust within this community.

    This newspaper is not only award-winning, it is also tradition in this community. I may not be from here but I do know that with tradition comes trust. And I’m hoping to help maintain your trust in our newspaper.

  • Scholarship organization a good thing for kids

    Kids today! Right?

    It seems like every day we hear of young people who, to put it lightly, aren’t making good choices. They run the gamut from pure laziness and lack of empathy to drugs and violence.

    That’s why events like last Tuesday’s Oldham County Community Scholarship Awards Ceremony are so refreshing. It was the first time I had been involved with the program, and I must say it was an absolute pleasure for several reasons.

  • As Grandma Whipple always said

    Every cloud has a silver lining. My great-grandma Whipple frequently expressed this sentiment. The first time I remember hearing it, I was sitting on the floor of her formal living room, enjoying a lollipop, because great-grandkids are allowed to do that sort of thing. And because she owned a candy shop.