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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Cross Country: Taylor Adams

    School: North Oldham Middle School.

    Age: 12.

  • Education briefs

    SOHS offering ACT Prep

    South Oldham High School is offering an ACT Prep class, open to all students, for the Dec. 13 ACT test date.

    The class costs $150 and includes eight 90-minute strategy sessions, two practice tests, and a practice book, but not the cost of registering for the test itself.

  • Colonels run past Braves in district

    BUCKNER – The Oldham County Colonels celebrated senior night and homecoming with a 49-22 rout of district foe Grant County Friday.

    Senior quarterback Chad Dennis had a big game on the ground, leading the Colonels with 91 yards and two scores with most of his gains coming from behind guards Matt Hogue and Nate Prater and tackle Andrew Avery.