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Today's News

  • Liberty School eighth grade and high school graduates meet for banquet

    There are only a few high school graduates left from the old Liberty School in Goshen, and they still meet annually for dinner.

    Several years ago they decided to start including eighth-grade graduates, and then it turned into an event for any former Liberty School students, their friends and families.

    On Oct. 4, graduates from 1936 and later came to what is now Liberty Elementary to visit with old friends.

  • Playing the field

    CRESTWOOD – In a sport long dominated by private schools from Louisville, South Oldham High School is taking the first steps to make some noise in girls’ field hockey.

  • Left with fond memories

    It’s been three months, to the day.

    On July 16, my grandfather passed away. He’s the first grandparent I’ve lost, and that day and the ones that followed are the hardest thing I think I’ve ever had to deal with.

    I come from a large extended family. My mom’s the youngest of six, and my dad’s the oldest of seven. It was his father who died.

  • Tally Sheet

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

    JAVANON

    Under-10

    LIT tourney

  • Cancer whispers

    They say ovarian cancer whispers.

    Like some other illnesses, its symptoms are subtle, and can often be attributed to something else, something less serious.

    Then there’s the matter of getting tested. If you don’t ask for it, the test to find ovarian cancer isn’t usually done.

  • Head and Tails: Saving Money

    The penny I chose showed the year 1931. I was disappointed. I was sure it was an important year, but I was homesick for the 21st century. I was tempted to buy another penny from Chloe’s jar, but I’d saved some money and wanted to keep it. So, we decided to spend some time in 1931.

    Needing employment, Chloe and I walked to Mobley’s Mercantile.

  • Game Bytes

    FOOTBALL

    South Oldham vs. Anderson County

    Score: 59-13 Anderson County

    When: Friday.

    Where: South Oldham.

  • Harmony wins Capitol View meet

    FRANKFORT – The Harmony Elementary girls took team honors while Goshen’s Logan Otter scored his first individual title of the season at the Capitol View cross country meet Saturday.

    Harmony, led by Erin Edmondson’s fourth place finish, scored 67 points to beat Sayers with 78 and Goshen with 83 points. Goshen was led by Nicole Grendi in 14th place.

  • Chamber honors 2008 top achievers

    The Oldham County Chamber of Commerce presented the 2008 Oldham County Top Achievers Awards Tuesday to honor companies for outstanding performance in various industry and ownership categories.

    More than 30 companies were nominated for the awards. The awards and presentations are sponsored by Republic Bank.

  • 2008 Oldham Countian of the Year

    Capable, sharp, humble, a hard-worker, passionate, determined: these are the words friends and family use to describe the man chosen as the 2008 Oldham Countian of the Year.

    Gary Haupt, owner of the Tri-County Ford dealership in Buckner, received the award Tuesday from members of the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce.