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Today's News

  • Pendleton man indicted for rape, sodomy of juvenile

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 have arrested a Henry County man after he was indicted on charges of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse.

    Dwayne Whitman, 54, of Pendleton, was arrested by Tpr. Barrett Brewer at 12:53 a.m. on Aug. 20 at 502 Brownsboro Road in Sulphur, Ky.

    Whitman was indicted by the Henry County grand jury Aug. 9.

    The indictment came after an investigation by KSP Det. Tim Moore found that Whitman allegedly raped, sodomized and sexually abused a juvenile over a period of six months.

  • Vision is perfect: North wins 20/20 Bowl

    By: Adam Warner

    North Oldham defeated Henry County 38-7 to win the 20/20 Bowl trophy. North’s vision seemed to be perfectly clear right from the get-go after their first play from under center was taken to the house. Ten seconds in to the game, senior running back Josh Smith broke free, on the left hand side and scampered all the way for a 70 yard touchdown run.

  • South Oldham wins on last second touchdown

    The South Oldham Dragons wasted little time showing a flair the dramatic in their 2012 campaign, pulling out a memorable 41-35 last second win in the opener against Bullitt Central.

    Better still are the circumstances surrounding it.

  • Oldham County rolls past Atherton 55-0

    Taking to Bell Field Friday night in their season opener, the Oldham County Colonels made sure they came out firing in Week 0, routing Atherton 55-0.

  • Year of firsts for Little Leagues comes to a close

    After a stunning run through district and state play this summer, the South and North Oldham Little League all-star teams said goodbye to their world series' dreams late last week. Though the games would be much different for each, the results would be the same as both would fall just short of the biggest stage.

  • Oldham resident awarded lifetime achievement award

    By ADAM WARNER

     

    After Kentucky basketball great Ralph Beard passed away in 2007, the Kentucky Mr. Basketball fraternity created the Ralph Beard Lifetime Achievement Award to recognize those who have excelled in their life’s work, whether in basketball or other areas. 

  • Crestwood man competes in WPT poker tourney

    By BILLY RUTLEDGE

    Thousands watched Crestwood native Erick Steinbergen compete in the 2012 World Poker Tour Event in Pennsylvania Aug. 10-15. 

  • Preparing for the final push

    The Era will chronicle the Ironman Louisville through first-person accounts from local participants. Dannielle Hadaway is a 44-year-old personal trainer and mother and will be competing in her first Ironman Aug. 26.

     

     

  • Officials open new North Camden bridge

    Just in time for the new school year, county and state officials  gathered Tuesday to dedicate a new bridge on North Camden Lane.

    Previously, the bridge had a 3-ton weight limit and was 14 feet wide. It is now 24 feet wide and can hold 43 tons. Two cars will be able to pass side-by-side — before, drivers had to take turns crossing.

    The project cost $225,000, including $160,000 from state funds.

  • City employees will pay more for insurance

    The city of La Grange could save more than $30,000 after city council voted to change insurance benefits Aug. 6.

    About 24 full-time city employees previously paid 5 percent of their premiums, but will now pay 10 percent, doubling their monthly expense.

    While many workers across the country have faced rising healthcare costs, La Grange employees pay less than national averages, according to council member Jason Taylor.