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Today's News

  • Magistrate files suit after requests are denied

    An Oldham County magistrate has filed suit against the judge-executive after his requests for information were denied.

    Magistrate Scott Davis submitted a written complaint concerning an Open Meetings Law violation and requested the name of a secret donor who gave $100,000 to the fiscal court. Judge-Executive Duane Murner denied both.

  • Military news

    Carlson graduates from basic training

    U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael A. Carlson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Center evacuated

    Jacob’s Ladder preschool and surrounding businesses in Crestwood Station shopping center evacuated Monday afternoon after a man called the preschool and said, “There is a bomb in the building,” Oldham County Police public information officer Matt Cornell said.

    Police and firefighters searched the building and roof and found nothing suspicious, allowing the preschool and surrounding businesses to resume that afternoon.

  • News briefs

    City of Prospect newsletter earns award

    A newsletter sent to Prospect homes and businesses by mail and by e-mail recently earned the city a communication award.

  • Letters to the editor

    It’s time to help a neighbor in need

    To the editor:

    As the wind storm swept through Oldham County, we got to witness many acts of kindness through the neighborhoods — cutting trees, hauling debris, trips to the store and loaning of generators. While most of us have recovered from the storm we have one neighbor that is still in need of our help.

  • 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.