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Today's News

  • Court sets utility fee

    Billing will likely begin in February for a storm water management program funded by Oldham County residents to keep Oldham County’s waterways clean.

    Members of the Oldham County Fiscal Court voted Tuesday to set a rate of $3.43 per month – $41.16 per year – effective for one year for a program some officials call “the mother of all unfunded 

  • Buzzer beater

    BUCKNER – Audri Beaudrie had no doubt it was a three-pointer but she did have doubts about making the shot.

    Beaudrie, a senior guard for the Oldham County Lady Colonels, hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer Saturday to lift OCHS to a dramatic 58-57 double-overtime win over South Oldham.

  • Finishing marathon is better than the T-shirt

    We’re going to run a marathon – together. If you want, you can really train with me by following my progress log that will appear with this write-up periodically in The Era, or you can just follow along from the comfort of your chair, but we’re going to do it together.

  • A $1.9m scheme

    The mother of a Crestwood man indicted for scheming $1.9 million from the United States in the form of disability payments has pleaded guilty to falsely claiming – with her son’s help – that her then-husband suffered lung cancer. 

    Susan Diane Smith, 62, of Hurricane, W.Va., pleaded guilty Dec. 18 to conspiring to steal money from the United States and paying bribes to a public official. 

  • Police Reports

    Alcohol/drug arrests

    Justin M. Savage, 21, 317 S. Ewing No. 1, Louisville, arrested by OCPD Dec. 31, failure to signal, no insurance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia. 

  • La Grange Police host annual awards ceremony

    Officer of the Year was awarded to Officer David Stratton in recognition of his outstanding dedication and commitment, as elected by his fellow officers.

    The Meritorious Service Award was presented to Officers Whitehill, Stratton, and Wolf for going above and beyond the call of duty in the course of their daily patrols.

  • Property Transfers

    Crestwood

    Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville Inc. to John and Joyce Louden, 4391 N. Camden Lane, Crestwood, $110,000. 

    US Bank N.A. to James Oldham and John Keenan, lots 6 and 7, Whit Acres, Crestwood, $110,000. 

  • Home Sweet Home

    At 3104 Ridgemoor Court in Prospect, Bobbi Dewey and her daughters, Katarina and Alyssa, decorated the exterior of their home to look like a life-size gingerbread house. This is the fourth year the family has decorated the home this way and most of it is homemade. Using fake snow, glitter and shrink wrap helps keep everything wind- and waterproof.

  • Dancing Queens

    The North Oldham Middle School dance team attended Eastern High School’s Dance Expo on Dec. 6, competing with their hip hop and pom routine, winning first place in both. Members of the dance team are: Grace Aleksevitch, Holly Brink, Kylie Dombrosky, Savannah George, Cori Goodknight, Sarah Hare, Logan Hart, Brie Johnson, Tiera Lanham, Valeria Lopez, Chelsea Norton, Joanna Oser, Hannah Richardson, Kaitlynn Richardson, Alycia Spangler, Mackenzie Stegeman, Michaela Tong and Casey Wohlgemuth.

  • Fouch named to dean’s list at Lindsey Wilson College

    Sarah Fouch of Crestwood,  a freshman at Lindsey Wilson College studying elementary education, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester.

    Students named to the dean’s list have a semester grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in 12 hours of academic credit.