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Today's News

  • Property Transfers

     Crestwood

    Tena Cotton to Katherine Farrow, unit 53, building 9, Crestwood Gardens Condominiums, 7215 Michael Benjamin Circle, Crestwood, $135,703.

    Scott and Eva Binzer to Danny and Lori Huffman Jr., lot 178, Poplar Hill, 9618 Applewood Court, Crestwood, $235,500.

  • Sports in 2008

    From the close of one of the great high school athletic careers in the state’s history to first-time success by teams and individuals, 2008 brought more than its share of sports success to Oldham County. It was a year that saw teams and individuals claim honors for both past and present exploits in a variety of sports. While there are always too many stories to tell, and not enough time and space, here are The Oldham Era’s top 10 sports stories for the year:

  • Pets of the Week

    Elwood is a good-tempered beautiful pup. He’s only six to eight months old, already neutered and leash-trained and full of life. When the light hits him right he’s a gorgeous dark brown and white. Oreo is a loving black and white male cat. He’s extremely friendly, even after being rescued from an abandoned apartment. He’s neutered and a wonderful addition to any family. He would love a friendly home. For information call the Oldham County Animal Shelter at 222-PETS.

  • Wedding Announcement

    Natalie Gabhart, daughter of Dwight and Gail Gabhart of Crestwood, and Seth Pollitt, son of Leslie Michael Pollitt and the late Sue Pollitt of Anchorage are pleased to announce their marriage on June 27, 2008 at Duncan Memorial Chapel in Crestwood.

  • Dump site found

    It’s a surprising sight in Oldham County. Used carpet thrown in the brush along with window frames and plastic bags full of leaves — what appears to be an illegal dump site.

  • Top 10 stories of the year

    1. Hurricane Ike hits Oldham

  • Grand jury indicts six

    The Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

    • Ricky L. Reynolds, 25, is indicted for two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • 14 teachers earn National Board Certification

    Fourteen Oldham County teachers successfully completed the process for National Board Certification. Oldham County has the highest percentage of teachers who are nationally board certified, with only three fewer certified teachers than Jefferson County.

  • North’s speech team has success in first tournament

    The North Oldham High School Speech Team had success in Bardstown at the first tournament of the year. The team members had two chances to make finals at the tournament. 

  • Electronic equipment recycling event will take place Jan. 10 and 11

    Residents can properly dispose of electronic equipment at a two-day recycling event that will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 10 and 11 at the Oldham County Recycling Center.

    Acceptable items include computers, scanners, monitors, electronic game systems, televisions, cell phones, VCRs, DVD and CD players, tape and disk drives, printers, digital cameras and fax machines.