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Today's News

  • Trimble crash injures 3

     Three men were injured in a two-car collision May 14 on Barebone Road in Trimble County.

  • ‘Voice of the Fugitive’ performances begin May 29 at Actors Theatre

    The Oldham County History Center presents “Voice of the Fugitive,” beginning May 29 at Actors Theatre in Louisville. The center announces its 2009 Juneteenth Celebration with the production, based on the narratives of Kentucky slave, freed man, abolitionist and separatist, Henry Bibb.  Bibb escaped the bonds of slavery and became an abolitionist and leader of the Separatist movement. He established a Refugee Colony for slaves in Canada and became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper. Performances are 7:30 p.m.

  • Tally Sheet

    Following is an account of action from the North Oldham Little League from the past week as received by The Oldham Era:

    NORTH OLDHAM

    BASEBALL

    ROOKIE LEAGUE

    DODGERS 12, NATIONALS 2 - Cole Mesker doubled as the Dodgers pounded out 19 hits to win easily.

    Luke Kent had a double for the Nationals.

    WHITE SOX 10, TIGERS 1 - Chaz Jackson and Luke McGuire each tripled to lead the Sox to the easy win.

    Jacob Buechele had a pair of doubles and Gavin McClarty also doubled for hte winners.

    Kris Lennox doubled for the Tigers.

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

    Timothy Mitchell and Amanda Gore to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, commissioner’s deed, lots 13 and 14, The Grassy Hill, 7207 Pryor Avenue, Crestwood, $85,000.

    Thomas Thompson to Brenda Thompson, quitclaim, lot 23, Northwood East, 5918 Centerwood Drive, Crestwood.

    Matthew Bisig to Susan Ryan-Bisig, quitclaim, lot 292, Briar Hill, 6119 Perrin Drive, Crestwood.

    Mary Ann and Larry Wilson to Robert Semrau, commissioner’s deed, lots 32 and 33, Stanton Farms, 6301 Oak Lea Drive, Crestwood, $200,000.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Not all dogs are safe, friendly   To the editor: This letter is in support of the La Grange Post Master Donna Brown and her excellent letter regarding dog bites. I would like to add to her information by encouraging residents to notify Oldham County Animal Control of problem dogs before there is a bite. This agency tries to work with dog owners to educate them as to correct and acceptable methods of dog training. Once a dog has bitten we are all faced with serious decisions.

  • Deserving mom earns makeover

    Grand-prize winner: Donna Stucker   Maggie Lewis nominated her mother, Donna Stucker, for the Makeover an Oldham Mom contest. Maggie wrote this about Donna in her nomination:    “How many people can say that their mom gave them life twice? I know I can, the first time was on November 27, 1990 and the second time was on January 21, 1996. Technically my mom didn’t give birth to me twice but she did give me something that is vital to everyone’s life.

  • Crash claims life of Crestwood woman

     According to Louisville Metro Police, a vehicle traveling eastbound on River Road flipped several times about 10:30 a.m. Friday, ejecting both occupants – Caroline N. Minks, 18, of Crestwood, and an 18-year-old male.

  • $500 fee for rental properties in Goshen tabled

    Members of the Goshen City Commission voted Monday night to table a vote on an ordinance that would impose a $500 license fee on any person or business renting property in the city. A few Goshen residents attended Monday night’s meeting, where the second reading and public hearing of the ordinance took place.

  • Calling in the AHG Blanket Brigade

    American Heritage Girls Troop Ky. 412 spent a recent Thursday evening tying fleece blankets to fill duffel bags for the HOST House in La Grange. The HOST House Crisis Care Service is a refuge for teens in Oldham, Shelby, Trimble and Henry counties. 

  • Crash traps man beneath vehicle off Mt. Zion Road

    Members of the South Oldham Fire Department rescued a man pinned beneath a truck following a single-vehicle crash about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday on Ky. 1818 near Speer Lane.

    UPDATE: Oldham County Police have identified the driver as 53-year-old Charles A. Hosler of Pewee Valley. Firefighters sliced the roof of the vehicle to reach Hosler, who was flown to University Hospital in Louisville. Oldham County EMS also worked at the scene.