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Today's News

  • Former EMS employee alleges sexual harassment

    Alleging unfair treatment based on her gender – including wrongful termination, intimidation and abuse – a former employee of Oldham County Emergency Medical Services has filed suit.

  • Letters to the editor

    Don’t miss your opportunity to vote

    To the editor:

    The Oldham County Clerk’s Office wants to take this opportunity to inform all voters of some upcoming election information.

    The 2008 General Election is Nov. 4.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Jax Mays

    School: Crestwood Elementary.

    Age: 10.

    Sports: Football, baseball and basketball.

    Teams: Oldham County Youth Football League Bears, South Oldham Little League Devil Rays.

  • News briefs

    It’s flu season – shots are available Monday

    Flu shots will be available beginning Monday at Baptist Worx in La Grange.

  • Scholarships offered for Oldham seniors

    High school seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2009 – and their parents – are encouraged to learn more about Oldham County Dollars for Scholars.

    Visit www.ocdfs.org to find out how students can apply for college scholarships in January each year. More than 30 scholarships are offered and all of them have specific criteria that students must meet in order to qualify.

  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    Every month, The Oldham Era’s editorial board gives a thumbs up or thumbs down to several local issues. But you can weigh in too: to submit your thumbs up or thumbs down on a particular issue, send an e-mail to editor@oldhamera.com. Please include your full name, address and telephone number for verification purposes.

  • A year of new beginnings

    So I’m told years that end with the number 8 are marked as “new beginnings.”

    Landmark’s director of human resources started my exit interview last week with that bit of information — maybe as a way of calming my nervousness so I could begin talking about the last five years of my professional life without crying. Maybe they were words of support and justification that the decision to leave my job is the right one.

  • Heads and Tails: Lucky penny

    As I showed Chloe my treasure, she said “It’s just a penny, Woody. “Sure, pennies are important, but I don’t understand why you think it’s a treasure.”

    “Well,” I replied, “Haven’t you heard Mom say finding a penny brings good luck? I found this penny when I needed luck the most – 250 feet above ground on a Ferris wheel. Now I’m on the ground with lunch still in my tummy.”

  • County events

    Thursday, Sept.

  • Oh, snap

    Like umpires and referees, Spencer Gooch knows his job will likely go unnoticed unless he screws up.

    Gooch, a senior who handles long-snapping duties for the North Oldham Mustangs’ football team, takes pride in his job and knowing he does it well whenever NOHS makes a field goal or PAT or gets off a punt.