Today's News

  • Tree-hugging tykes

    “Oh what would we do, what would we do if there were no trees?”
    The question comes from a children’s song about tree preservation, something students at Harmony Elementary know all about. They had a special Arbor Day program to celebrate trees and the environment last week.

  • MUELLER: No one knows you better than you

    A wise counselor friend recently told me that the biggest issue he works on with his clients is co-dependence.

  • GINGER: Remodeling with feminine wiles

    For several months, we’ve been busy remodeling the house.
    This past six weeks, while hubby was out of the country, I took it upon myself to rip up carpet, bust up tile, and knock the plaster and lathe from the walls, leaving beams and bricks exposed.
    Unfortunately, that’s as far as I got before he came home.

  • Sheriff’s office to host drug take-back event

    In partnership the Drug Enforcement Administration,  Oldham County Sheriff Steve Sparrow and the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office will host a drug take back event Saturday as part of National Drug Take Back Day.

  • Winters served with pride

    Oldham County has lost a “gentleman’s gentleman” in Gilbert Winters, according to his colleagues.
    Winters, who lived in La Grange and served a magistrate for 17 years, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at age 85.
    He was a farmer and construction worker by trade, and served as a U.S. Marine in World War II.

  • Ross named principal of EOMS

    The East Oldham Middle School site-based decision-making council has selected a new principal.

    Associate principal Jim Ross will serve as principal effective July 1. Ross will replace Lynda Redmon who plans to retire after seven years as EOMS principal.

    Ross has served as associate principal and athletic director at East Oldham Middle School since it opened in 2005.

  • Locally trained and Derby bound

    By Janell Oliver, special to The Oldham Era

    The Run for the Roses wouldn’t be complete without a showing from Oldham County. 

    For the second consecutive year, a horse from an Oldham County training facility will break through the starting gate on the First Saturday in May to a crowd of more than 160,000 fans.

  • Kantor promoted in U.S. Air Force civil air patrol

    Justin Kantor has been promoted to Cadet Airman in Civil Air Patrol and received the Major General John F. Curry Achievement Award.
    The award is named in honor of Civil Air Patrol’s first national commander during the early days of World War II.
    The ceremony took place recently at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, located at Bowman Field.

  • Jury rules PBI Bank committed fraud in land deal

    By Janell Oliver, special to The Oldham Era

    An Oldham County jury has ruled in unanimous favor that an Anchorage bank committed fraud as a Prospect couple’s land deal went awry.

    And now, the bank is expected to pay hefty damages.

  • Magazine keeps kids 
on their toes

    Children throughout the state are benefitting from a new magazine that teaches them that healthy living is fun.
    FIT4FUN is a colorful magazine that encourages creativity, critical thinking and a healthy lifestyle for children in kindergarten through third grade.