.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • South Oldham Middle teacher wins national award

    Oldham County Schools is excited to announce that Mr. Ron Adkisson, eighth grade social studies teacher at South Oldham Middle School, has been chosen as a Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Master Teacher Fellow. This is a national award and recognition. Mr. Adkisson is one of only seven Fellows chosen this year.

  • Long Run Massacre and Floyd’s Defeat celebrate 16th year

    When looking for a permanent spot for a settlement along the Kentucky frontier, pioneer adventurer and explorer Squire Boone selected what he thought was one of the prettiest locations in the world, Shelby County. More specifically, he intended to build a fort along the banks of Clear Creek. He did so in 1779/1780. What he didn’t count on were the increasing hostile actions of Native Americans and the effects of the Revolutionary War on this small, isolated wilderness in America.

  • Yew Dell Hounds on the Grounds

    Beginning Sept. 7, Yew Dell Botanical Gardens invites dogs and their owners to enjoy the gardens every Sunday (Sundays only) in September and October from noon-4 p.m. Dogs large and small are welcome to enjoy the gardens, arboretum and hiking trials with their owners. All dogs must be on a leash and picked up after. Pets are free with regular admission: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors over 55 and children under 12 are free. For more information, please visit: www.yewdellgardens.org or call 502-241-4788.

  • Baptist Health La Grange to hold prostate cancer screening

    One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. It’s the most common cancer in men with more than 2,500 men in Kentucky being diagnosed annually. And, African-American men and men with an immediate family member – father or brother – diagnosed with prostate cancer before the age of 65 are at increased risk of developing the disease.

    Men aged 50 and older can find out their risk at a free Prostate Cancer Screening Saturday, Sept. 20 at Baptist Health La Grange. Appointments can be made from 8 a.m. to noon by calling 502-222-3627.

  • Community briefs Sept. 11

    American Legion

    On behalf of American Legion Oldham County Post #39 we wish to “Thank You” to The Oldham Era for publishing the time and dates of our monthly meetings. Each meeting is held at 19:00 hours (7 p.m.) the first Thursday of each month. The date for next months meeting is Oct. 2. We would welcome any veterans from the area who would like to attend our meeting or any individuals who would like to see what your American Legion is involved in Oldham County. Any questions, you may contact our Commander, Joe Hamilton, at 548-8203 or myself at 645-4093.

  • Boys soccer: Colonels take first county match

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s Shane Davis hadn’t scored a varsity goal going into the Colonels’ home match with North Oldham Tuesday.

    The OC freshman picked couldn’t have picked a better time for his first, scoring the go-ahead goal in a 3-2 Colonel win.

    No. 20 OC (5-1-1) is now 1-0 in District 29 play and will clinch the No. 1 district seed if it beats South Oldham Sept. 16 in Crestwood.

    “There’s no better feeling right now,” senior OC goalkeeper Adam Curry said.

  • Girls soccer: South handles intensity, beats OC

    BUCKNER – There were two top 25 teams, two full student sections and an official that was allowing plenty of physical contact Monday.

    No. 11 South Oldham (7-1) handled that atmosphere and came out with a 3-1 road victory at its archrival, No. 21 Oldham County (2-4).

    The win was the seventh straight for the Lady Dragons.

    It also broke an eight-game Lady Colonel winning streak in the series, including matchups last year in the regular season and District 29 and Region 8 championship games.

  • Football: Mustangs drop close loss at CAL

    Arien Beasley ran for touchdowns of 62 and 80 yards but Christian Academy-Louisville made the plays at the end to beat North Oldham 24-21 Friday in Louisville.

    Mustang quarterback Taylor Heckenberg left the game early with a separated right shoulder and will miss at least the next two weeks, coach Billy Martin said.

    North (1-1) tallied 214 rushing yards but got just 12 yards through the air. The Class 2A No. 4 Centurions (3-0) out-gained the Mustangs 234-226.

    “It was just a defensive battle, both teams,” Martin said.

  • Football: Colonels fall at Franklin

    Oldham County is off to a 0-3 start after losing 49-7 at Franklin County Friday night.

    Senior Carson Axtell returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a Colonel touchdown, but that was the only score all night for OC.

    The Flyers (2-0), ranked No. 4 in Class 5A, scored the game’s final 49 points.

    “Speed was the big issue,” OC coach Mike Shatzer said. “They had a lot of team speed and they just whipped us up front.

  • Football: Pick-six seals wild Dragon win

    CRESTWOOD – On a Friday night where neither team could get a stop, it was a Connor John defensive play that finished off a landmark South Oldham victory.

    John returned an Anderson County interception 35 yards for a touchdown with 1:25 left and his team up by just two points, sealing a 52-43 South win at Dragon Stadium.

    The win was the Dragons’ (2-0) first ever in 11 tries against the Bearcats (1-1).