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Today's News

  • Man charged for burglaries at State Farm Insurance, Radio Latina

    A La Grange man is charged with burglary after employees at State Farm Insurance and Radio Latina in La Grange reported more than $4,700 in stolen property. 

    Police arrested Jonathan P. Markle, 28, of La Grange, Dec. 20 for third-degree burglary and tampering with physical evidence.

  • Recycle unwanted electronics this weekend during Buckner event

    Need to dispose of that old Nintendo Game Cube or DVD player after getting a Wii and Blueray for Christmas? The Oldham County Recycling Center will host a special electronics recycling drop-off 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. This is in addition to the regular drop-off program during normal hours.

  • Dunlap powers Colonels

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s Eric Dunlap showed his range Saturday to lead the Colonels to a 62-56 win over South Oldham.

    Dunlap, a 5-foot-11 senior guard, known more for his ability to break down defenses by slashing to the basket, hit three three-pointers in the fourth quarter including two in a row en route to a game-high 33 points.

  • Dump site is cleaned up

    What, a dump? All traces of a dumping site discovered by The Oldham Era on Commerce Parkway are now gone, thanks to a crew from Oldham County Solid Waste Department. 

    Crews from the Oldham County Solid Waste Department spent Tuesday morning cleaning the site. 

    The Oldham Era profiled the site in the Jan. 1 edition.

  • Congratulations to Oldham students and staff

    As we begin this exciting new year with our students it is very important that we take time to appreciate the many accomplishments of 2008 and to recognize the dedication of those individuals throughout our school district and community who continue to excel in the district’s mission of preparing students to be competitive in a global economy.

  • Airport surveys distributed this week

    More than 1,000 households in Oldham County will receive a public opinion survey this week.

    The survey is designed to gauge the public’s opinion on a proposed general aviation airport in the county.

  • Girl scout troop hosts sock drive

    St. Aloysius’ fifth-grade girl scout troop hosted a sock drive from Nov. 24-Dec. 19. “Socks from the Heart” benefitted Wayside Christian Mission and homeless people in Louisville.

  • Court sets utility fee

    Billing will likely begin in February for a storm water management program funded by Oldham County residents to keep Oldham County’s waterways clean.

    Members of the Oldham County Fiscal Court voted Tuesday to set a rate of $3.43 per month – $41.16 per year – effective for one year for a program some officials call “the mother of all unfunded 

  • Buzzer beater

    BUCKNER – Audri Beaudrie had no doubt it was a three-pointer but she did have doubts about making the shot.

    Beaudrie, a senior guard for the Oldham County Lady Colonels, hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer Saturday to lift OCHS to a dramatic 58-57 double-overtime win over South Oldham.

  • Finishing marathon is better than the T-shirt

    We’re going to run a marathon – together. If you want, you can really train with me by following my progress log that will appear with this write-up periodically in The Era, or you can just follow along from the comfort of your chair, but we’re going to do it together.