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Today's News

  • Female Athlete of the Week 9/28-10/4: Erin Edmunson

    Erin Edmunson

     

  • Fundraiser brings VP nominee to Crestwood

    While the political spotlight will shine on a Kentucky college town tonight, Centre College isn't the only place in the Bluegrass that Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan will visit this week.

    Ryan, a U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin, is scheduled to attend a political fundraiser luncheon in Crestwood on Friday at the home of Texas Roadhouse CEO Kent Taylor.

    Romney Victory Inc. will host the fundraiser on behalf of GOP presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney.

  • EDITORIAL: Not all school stats add up

    It’s election season — and that means campaigns are making confetti out of data.
    Because no matter your argument, there’s always a statistic to back it up.
    Take, for instance, elections for the Oldham County Board of Education — a pivotal race that could drastically alter the course of Oldham County Schools.
    Numbers have been flying around like monkeys in the Wizard of Oz.
    During a candidate forum Sept. 25, Division 3 candidate Gary Gibson cited a number of statistics that have been fact-checked since the forum.

  • EDITORIAL: School stats don't add up

    It’s election season — and that means campaigns are making confetti out of data. 
    Because no matter your argument, there’s always a statistic to back it up. 
    Take, for instance, elections for the Oldham County Board of Education — a pivotal race that could drastically alter the course of Oldham County Schools. 
    Numbers have been flying around like monkeys in the Wizard of Oz. 
    During a candidate forum Sept. 25, Division 3 candidate Gary Gibson cited a number of statistics that have been fact-checked since the forum. 

  • Officer accused of 'sexting' teen is arrested 2nd time

    A former police officer arrested for ‘sexting’ a highschooler he met during a traffic stop has been arrested a second time for falsifying a police report after an off-duty U.S. Marshal crashed while driving drunk in Goshen.

    OCPD Officer Harry S. “Shane” Mosley resigned Sept. 28 as police pursued charges against him related to cell phone communication he had with a teenager. 

  • Fall festivals come to Oldham County this weekend

    Wondering what to do this weekend? There's plenty of family-friendly fun right here in Oldham County.

    La Grange Railroad Festival & Burgoo Cookoff

    Festivities kickoff Friday with The Allen Lane Band performing 7-9 p.m. on the courthouse lawn. Lead singer Allen Lane is an integral part of this year’s railroad festival.

    On Saturday, festivities are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting with a Kids’ Choo Choo Sidewalk Parade will take place around the courthouse lawn. 

  • Special 'pink' edition will recognize breast cancer awareness month

    The Oldham Era has a special pink paper coming out Oct. 25 in honor of breast cancer awareness month. Our front page, and several additional pages, will be printed on pink paper.

    The pink pages will include a Pink Ribbon Salute featuring commemorative ads.

    Ads are $20 each and a portion will be donated to the Oldham County Relay for Life!  

    You have several options:

  • Female Athlete of the Week 9/21-9/27: Katie Posto

    Katie Posto

     

    Class: Sophomore

    Sport: Golf

    School: North Oldham

     Claim to fame: Finished in 14th place during the regional girls’ golf tournament.  

     

    FAVORITE ATHLETE

    “I’d say Rickie Fowler because I like his style and everything he has gone through with college golf.”

  • Co-Male Athlete of the Week 9/21-9/27: Drew Froehlich

    Drew Froehlich

     

  • Co-Male Athlete of the Week 9/21-9/27: Morgan Franklin

    Morgan Franklin