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Today's News

  • Tally Sheet

    Following is an account of action from the Oldham County Youth Soccer Association, the Oldham County Thoroughbreds and the Javanon soccer programs from the past week as received by The Era:

    JAVANON

    UNDER-9

    Mockingbird Invitational

  • Commission questions Oldham PVA's hiring practices

    Oldham County’s PVA is one of 11 under investigation for nepotism, a violation of the state’s ethics code.

    The Kentucky Executive Branch Ethics Commission alleges Oldham PVA Ron Winters violated the code by “using his official position or office to obtain financial gain for a member of his family.”

    The complaint claims this violation occurred when Winters promoted his wife to chief deputy in the Oldham County PVA office.

  • Officials discuss proposed improvements for Ky. 53 from Ky. 22

    More than 30 residents attended a recent public meeting to discuss proposed improvements to Ky. 53 from Ky. 22 to I-71.

  • Top teacher

    It’s sneaky, but it works.

    When North Oldham High School social studies teacher Craig Grimm hands back a quiz on fiscal federalism to his AP Government and Politics class he doesn’t hold them to their score. Instead he lets them argue with him over the answers and liberally hands out half points when they use solid reasoning.

  • Mustangs race by Henry in district

    NEW CASTLE – The North Oldham Mustangs hit the stretch run against Henry County Friday and found that extra gear.

    NOHS, ranked No. 11 in the 3A, scored twice in the fourth quarter to gain a minor 18-14 upset over No. 3 Henry County and pick up the all important district win.

  • Wright, Whitworth win Grand Slam titles

    CRESTWOOD - Don Wright of La Grange and Grace Whitworth of Centerfield posted the lowest cumulative times in the Oldham County Grand Slam of running.

    The Grand Slam consists of four races, all in the county and are designed to get residents out to live a healthier lifestyle.

    Wright posted a time of 1:12:00 for his four races while Whitworth had a time of 1:30:17 to lead the women.

  • County events

    Thursday, Oct. 2

    American Legion Post No.

  • Letters to the editor

    State fair booth was work of art

    To the editor:

    I wanted to take the time to thank Chris Witzke of Westport, The Ohio Valley Railroad Foundation, my fellow commissioners that serve with OC Tourism and all the volunteers who worked on thedesign and construction of our booth for the State Fair.

  • Tell us where not to breathe

    They’ll tell us where it’s safe to eat, but not where it’s safe to breathe.

    The Oldham County Health Department, the agency that warns us if our favorite restaurant has a less-than-desirable kitchen inspection, commissioned researchers in 2007 to study air quality of local restaurants before a county-wide ban of smoking in public places began.

  • Heads and Tails: Back in Time

    When I opened my eyes, I was dizzy and confused; my familiar world was gone. My computer had disappeared, my bright desk lamp was now an oil lantern and the TV had vanished. As I tried to digest what I saw, it became clear.