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Today's News

  • GM, Chrysler financial woes hit close to home

    Consumed by rumors concerning the fate of the Chrysler corporation, Art Moser struggled to sleep on May 13. 

    The next day, Moser, a managing partner at Perkins Eastside car dealership in Crestwood, received a FedEx package from Chrysler. 

    He and fellow employees who congregated in the meeting room broke into applause as they learned they didn’t make the list of dealerships marked for closure. 

  • Special Delivery - Guided by a duo of mothers, Westport woman gives birth on kitchen floor

    She expected to have a baby Friday night, but Erin Kelley never expected she’d deliver her baby girl on the kitchen floor.

    But that’s where contractions brought her to her knees. The baby started coming — ready or not — with Kelley laying on the linoleum between a computer desk, hutch and kitchen table, beneath paintings from her 4-year-old son, Cory.

  • Kirk wins first place in conservation district’s art contest

    Lydia Kirk, a student from Liberty Elementary, won first place in the region for her conservation-themed poster in an art contest sponsored by the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts and the Kentucky Farm Bureau.

  • Local Transy student named to ‘Who’s Who’

    Kentucky Country Day School graduate and Transylvania junior Allison Burger has been named to “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”

    Who’s Who recognizes an elite group of students selected from more than 1,900 schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Students are selected based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.

  • 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

    METS 12, DODGERS 4 - Matthew Duvall and Landon Morgan homered to lead the Mets.

    Wyatt Finnell doubled twice for the Mets while Nicholas Winder and Ben Gibson also doubled.

    Luke O’Hara led the Dodgers with a double.

  • Local students at Transy named to dean’s list

    Six Oldham County residents and Transylvania University students have recently been named to the dean’s list.

    Among them are Allison Burger, a Kentucky Country Day School graduate studying exercise science and the daughter of John and Susanna Burger of Goshen; Corinne Tuney, a North Oldham High School graduate, and the daughter of Lee and Elise Tuney of Prospect; and Kelly Spratte-Lennington, a senior studying biology and psychology, a NOHS graduate and the daughter of Stephen and Kay Spratte-Lennington of Goshen.

  • Oldham graduate earns master’s degree

    Andrea Costanzo, a 2004 graduate of Oldham County High School, recently earned a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Louisville Speed School.

    She co-opted at General Electric and worked for the college, where she tutored calculus and helped other students with math. She recently accepted an engineering position with GE.

    She is the daughter of Nick and Darlene Costanzo of Buckner.

  • Goshen Elementary student earns award in national essay contest

    Christopher Chu, a student at Goshen Elementary, won a national essay contest sponsored by American Mothers Inc.

    His essay, “What My Mother Means to Me,” details the patience and discipline she showed in the countless hours she’s spent helping him learn despite his autism-related disorder.

     

  • TCCAA offers information about grant

    The Tri-County Community Action Agency will display the FY 2010 Community Service Block Grant Plan in TCAA's office, located at 1015 Dispatchers Way, La Grange. The public is invited to view the plan between the hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 15.

    The program is funded in part under a contract with the Community Service Block Grant Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    For information, call Sherill at 222-1349.

  • Adams earns award in PTA Reflections Program

     Jacob Adams, a student at Liberty Elementary, recently earned an award of excellence for his dance choreography in the Kentucky PTA Reflections Program.