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Today's News

  • Childhood home now destroyed by improvements

    I lived in a $2.3 million house.

    Well, that’s kind of true. It’s worth $2.3 million now. When we lived there it was less of the “2,” and more of the “.3.” At best.

    It feels ridiculous and embarrassing to admit. Everyone’s gonna get the wrong idea, but it’s true. My childhood home is on the market for $2.3 million.

  • North brings home cup

    GOSHEN – The North Oldham boys’ golf team saw their cup runneth over as the Mustangs won the Oldham County Cup last week and took fifth in the regional Monday at Nevel Meade Golf Course.

    The Mustangs will also send junior Alex Foley to the state tournament next week in Bowling Green.

  • P&Z commission continues hearing for Speer Lane development

    Oldham County Planning commissioners moved for a continuance during their meeting Sept. 23, on approval of a preliminary plan for Howard Farm subdivision.

    The continuance came after commissioner Joyce Albertson made the motion, citing the need for more information about road safety in the area and how it might be affected by the new development.

  • Game Bytes

    Soccer

    Thoroughbreds hosting Challenge Cup

    When: Jan. 2 to 4, 2009.

    Where: YMCA indoor sports arena, Buckner.

    What: The Oldham County Thoroughbreds soccer program is hosting its three-on-three Challenge Cup Jan. 2 to 4, 2009.

  • Judge-exec addresses magistrate's complaints

    Judge-Executive Duane Murner has issued a response to Magistrate Scott Davis’ complaint about a closed session meeting of Oldham County Fiscal Court.

    In his complaint, Davis requests the content of a Sept. 16 meeting be made public. The meeting concerned personnel issues, though Davis said he believes that was not the meeting’s true intent.

  • Tally Sheet

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

    JAVANON

    UNDER-9

    Mockingbird Invitational

  • Commission questions Oldham PVA's hiring practices

    Oldham County’s PVA is one of 11 under investigation for nepotism, a violation of the state’s ethics code.

    The Kentucky Executive Branch Ethics Commission alleges Oldham PVA Ron Winters violated the code by “using his official position or office to obtain financial gain for a member of his family.”

    The complaint claims this violation occurred when Winters promoted his wife to chief deputy in the Oldham County PVA office.

  • Officials discuss proposed improvements for Ky. 53 from Ky. 22

    More than 30 residents attended a recent public meeting to discuss proposed improvements to Ky. 53 from Ky. 22 to I-71.

  • Top teacher

    It’s sneaky, but it works.

    When North Oldham High School social studies teacher Craig Grimm hands back a quiz on fiscal federalism to his AP Government and Politics class he doesn’t hold them to their score. Instead he lets them argue with him over the answers and liberally hands out half points when they use solid reasoning.

  • Mustangs race by Henry in district

    NEW CASTLE – The North Oldham Mustangs hit the stretch run against Henry County Friday and found that extra gear.

    NOHS, ranked No. 11 in the 3A, scored twice in the fourth quarter to gain a minor 18-14 upset over No. 3 Henry County and pick up the all important district win.