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Today's News

  • Basketball preview: NOHS Mustangs

    Junior center Devon Rowan has been tabbed as the preseason player of the year by the coaches as the Mustangs hope to make a run at a first regional title under first-year coach David Henley.
    LAST YEAR: 12-16, lost to Shelby County 83-70 first round regional tourney.
    TOP LOSSES: All-Region guard Alex Foley who averaged 18.6 points a game last season and was a three-year starter.

  • Basketball preview: SOHS Lady Dragons

  • Basketball preview: OCHS Colonels

    LAST YEAR
    11-16, lost 64-52 first round of district to North Oldham.
    KEY LOSSES
    Guard Brandon Cook.
    TOP PLAYER
    Kerry Smith, 6-foot-2 junior guard, averaged 12 points a game last season.
    KEY RETURNEES
    Blake Payne 6-foot-1 senior guard; Nolan Denise 6-foot-5 senior forward; Tyler Wesley 6-foot-6 junior center; Dylan Sims 6-foot-2 senior forward; Alante Flores 6-foot junior guard.

  • Papa Murphy's opens store in La Grange

    The Papa  Murphy’s Take ‘N’Bake Pizza opened  Nov. 4 in the Kroger Shopping center at 2028 S. Ky. 53 Ste 7.
    Jerry W. Best Jr., owner of the franchise in Fern Creek is the owner of the new La Grange store.
    The opening in La Grange has provided 15 new jobs to Oldham County.
    The store hours will be 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

  • Basketball preview: NOHS Lady Mustangs

    LAST YEAR
    14-10, lost 68-50 to Oldham County in the first round of the district.
    KEY LOSSES
    Senior point guard Oliva Raffli and forward Amanda Mattern.
    TOP PLAYER
    Nicole Bryant, a 5-foot-10 swingman who made all-region after averaging 15points a game last season.
    KEY RETURNEES
    Jessica Lowe 5-foot-10 senior center; Lucy Gibson 5-foot-9 junior forward.
    TEAM SLEEPER

  • Students of the Week: Clint Tyler, SOMS

    The Oldham Era recently featured Crestwood resident Clint Tyler as a Student of the Week. He's a student at South Oldham Middle School.

    CLINT TYLER

  • Basketball preview: SOHS Dragons

    LAST YEAR
    27-6, won 29th District with a 73-56 win over North Oldham; lost 76-70 to Shelby County in regional finals.
    KEY LOSSES
    Four seniors in guards Brice Jewett, Austin Bowling, Casey Jackson and center Chris Schumm who accounted for 90 percent of the Dragons’ offense last season.
    TOP PLAYER
    Carson Fields, 6-foot-4 senior forward who averaged 9.2 points a game last year.
    KEY RETURNEES

  • Basketball preview: OCHS Lady Colonels

    LAST YEAR
    13-15, lost to Anderson County 67-55 first round of region tourney.
    KEY LOSSES
    All-region forward Emily Lape, forward Leah Pehlke and guard Brooke Leanhart.
    BEST PLAYER
    Ericka Hardin, 5-foot-9 senior guard who averaged 12 points and five rebounds a game last year.
    OTHER RETURNEES
    Emily Melton, 5-foot-5 junior guard, Jessica Leanhart, 5-foot-6 sophomore guard.
    TEAM SLEEPER

  • Arts center to host holiday shows

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center has two holiday shows coming up that are sure to entertain and put you in a festive holiday spirit.

  • Bye, Bye Birdie

    Ed Menzenksi — the La Grange man widely known as “Birdman” by strangers who spot him on the streets with his pet parrot, Toby — is flying the coop.
    Almost daily, the pair can be seen strolling through downtown La Grange.