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Today's News

  • Tincher will sign books in La Grange

    Lynn Tincher, a Louisville author and publisher of The Literary Lynnch Pen, will sign books from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Karen’s Book Barn and Java Shop in La Grange.

    She will  sign copies of her psychological thriller, “Afterthoughts, 2nd Edition.” She will donate 10 percent of the profits from the book to the American Cancer Society. Karen’s Book Barn and Java Shop is located at 127 E. Main St. in La Grange.  For information, call 222-0918.

  • Norton Commons Farmers’ Market grand opening is Saturday

    Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Norton Commons Farmers’ Market celebrates its grand opening from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Teachers are thrown under the bus

  • 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 SOFTBALL ROOKIE THUNDER 18, RACERS 11 - Jacklyn Hampton and Lilly Ackles homered to lead the Thunder. Ackles also had a double as did Hailee Bates, Jillian Bailey and Maddie Mason. Kendall Clifford homered for the Racers. HEAT 20, RACERS 10 - Taylor Jordan and Emily Liddell homered two times each to lead the Heat. Olivia Wells and Madison Junion also homered fo

  • Vehicle strikes 17-year-old pedestrian

    A vehicle traveling on Crystal Drive by Taco Bell in La Grange Tuesday struck a 17-year-old male pedestrian. Witnesses told police the teen darted into traffic while walking with a large group. Emergency crews transported the teen to Baptist Northeast for treatment. Police are investigating.

  • National Exhibit on Display at Oldham County Public Library

    Every year, new horses and jockeys ride into legend competing in the Kentucky Derby. But this year, Pegasus, Black Beauty and more than 70 other human and equine heroes from equestrian legend will gallop alongside them in a nationally-touring exhibit hosted by the new Oldham County Public Library through May 24. 

  • Game Bytes

    Softball   South Oldham vs. Oldham County Score: 3-0 Oldham County. When: Monday.  Where: Oldham County High School.  Key players: South Oldham’s Alexa Laviena.

  • South Oldham fire hydrants will be tested during the summer

    The South Oldham Fire Department will test fire hydrants in the Oldham County water district during May, June and July. 

    For information, call SOFD at 241-8992 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Carlson named to Phillips Academy winter honor roll

    Chelsea F. Carlson of Goshen, a senior, has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy for the winter term. To be named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy, students must maintain at least a five-point grade-point average on a six-point scale.

    Stoltz named to WKU Greek Hall of Fame  Western Kentucky University’s Greek community recently hosted its annual awards convocation.  Chris Stoltz, a senior from Prospect and a member of Sigma Chi, was inducted into the Greek Hall of Fame.

  • The Closet expands

    The Closet, a free clothing ministry, has recently expanded.  After beginning last summer with one storage unit in the American Mini-Storage at Ky. 329 and Interstate 71, the ministry has quadrupled in size to four units.  Director Rita Carrithers said the ministry is now serving more than 100 people per week. The Closet, which is sponsored by Crestwood Baptist Church, will offer a half-hour worship service at the site two Thursdays a month, beginning at 7 p.m. May 21. The Closet is open 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m.