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Today's News

  • North reins in Mustangs

    CRESTWOOD – The defense held for the North Oldham Mustangs as they stopped a Moore scoring drive as the clock ran out Saturday to preserve a 20-19 win in the Oldham County Kickoff Classic.

    NOHS got the lead for good in the fourth quarter when quarterback Austin Peterson scored on a short keeper around end.

    The Mustangs were led by senior fullback Nick Price with 96 yards on 21 carries. Moore's Na-Vale Sanders led all rushers with 141 yards and scored a touchdown.

    Oldham County and South Oldham didn't fare as well in the classic.

  • OCEMS is drug-free certified

    Oldham County EMS is the first ambulance service in the state to be recognized by the Kentucky League of Cities as a drug-free certified workplace.

    To achieve the certification, OCEMS had to implement a variety of training and testing measures, many of which were already in place, Maj. Stuart Crawford said.

    “It’s saying to the public that we’re doing everything humanly possible to be drug-free,” Crawford said.

  • Letters to the Editor

    To the editor:

    In September 2005, we started LOCAL Transit. 

    Our intent was to provide a new service that would benefit Oldham County residents. Most know we are a small, but dedicated nonprofit agency which focuses on those who use our services. 

    We do what we do because of our Christian faith and commitment.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Brenna Kaelin.

    School: South Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Volleyball.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Outside hitter.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

    Accomplishments: Kaelin is a three-year member of the SOMS program and a starting outside hitter this season who has helped the Lady Dragons to a 2-1 record.

    Her serve has been her biggest improvement this season.

    “I put a lot of work in and am able to spot serve now,” Kaelin said. I am also working on my jump serve.”

  • Prospect fencing ordinance may be too intrusive

    A proposed fencing ordinance in Prospect is being called too intrusive and unenforceable.

    Members of the Prospect city council are have been formulating new guidelines for fences since winter. 

    Residents’ latest concerns stem from two provisions in the ordinance.

    It states temporary fences are allowable for seasonal vegetable gardens, but shouldn’t be visible from the road. 

    Resident Peggy Mealey-Miles said with some effort, most backyards are visible from the street. 

  • Officer dove into I-71 median to avoid crash; driver charged, alcohol suspected

    A La Grange police officer is injured and another man is hospitalized after a crash on I-71.

    According to police, a pickup truck pulling a small trailer jackknifed and flipped on its side about 1:20 a.m. Sunday on I-71 southbound between milemarkers 20 and 21.

    Two officers from the Oldham County Police Department and La Grange Police Officer Jeremy Ferguson responded to the scene and prepared to close a section of the interstate.

    OCPD Lt. Col. Billy Way said Ferguson exited his vehicle and popped the trunk to retrieve emergency equipment and a reflective vest.

  • 2009 Guide to the Gridiron

    The Oldham Era is gearing up for this weekend's Kickoff Classic with our special preview section filled with stats, schedules, analyses and photos of North Oldham, Oldham and South Oldham high school football players.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    Warrant arrests

    Timothy Allen Carpenter Jr., 23, 2701 W. Ky. 22, Crestwood, arrested by OCSO Aug. 10, conditional release violation and failure to comply.

    Robert K. Johnson, 47, 510 E. Riverside Drive, Evansville, Ind., arrested by OCSO Aug. 8, third-degree criminal trespassing.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Austin Norman.

    School: Oldham County School.

    Sport: Football.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Tailback/safety.

    Hometown: La Grange.

    Accomplishments: Norman, a running back and safety for the Oldham County Middle School Colonels’ football team, was a standout in the Colonels’ 16-12 loss to Grant County Saturday.

    He scored both of the OCMS touchdowns from his running back spot.

    On defense, he recorded 15 tackles from his safety position.

  • Denzik joins Century 21 Smith Realty and Auction

    Carla J. Denzik of La Grange is the newest agent with Century 21 Smith Realty and Auction. 

    As a member of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors, all Century 21’s properties are listed on the Louisville Multiple Listing Service, a tool that prospective buyer agents and selling agents use to access information on current properties. Call Denzik at 905-0667 for information.