Today's News

  • Property Transfers


  • Athlete of the weekl: Jack Sherry

     Name: Jack Sherry.

  • The Oldham Era Mystery Photo

    The Oldham Era’s Mystery Photo of the Week. Send your guess of the photo’s location to lhagan@oldhamera.com with “Mystery Photo” in the subject line. You can also bring your guess to our office at 204 S. First St. in La Grange. Please include your phone number with your guess. All guesses must be submitted by 5 p.m. Monday. Correct guesses will be entered in a drawing for two free movie passes from The Great Escape Oldham 8 Theater in La Grange.

  • Sunday tea is a tribute to a lady determined to educate women about their health

    In its second year, the Blue Hydrangea Progressive Tea in La Grange will have a little different meaning. The event, scheduled Sunday afternoon, serves as a way to educate people about ovarian cancer, as well as offer a day of fun – with shopping, tea-drinking, massages, door prizes and more. More than a year ago, Cindy Adams launched the idea of hosting a Blue Hydrangea Tea event in La Grange. She’d been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and through a support group found out about the tea.

  • Easter is a love story

    The drama of Holy Week, Good Friday and Easter is a love story. It is the story of God’s love. I think the parable of the prodigal son (Luke 15:11-32) is the love story Jesus told during his life to help prepare the disciples to understand how his death could be used by God to redeem the world.  The prodigal son is you and me. He tells his loving father (God) that he can’t wait for him to die.

  • Fitness boot camps coming to OC

     OLDHAM COUNTY – For women wanting to work off all those Derby party goodies, help is on the way in the form of a new fitness boot camp.

  • CATS loses its ninth life

     CATS testing in its current existence won’t exist three years from now, but the big changes won’t come until that time. This year only the most observant Oldham County students will notice a difference.

  • News Briefs

    Oldham Chamber hosts one-day membership drive 

  • Local fighter ends career for love of his son

     I watched Russell Chasteen box the other night. I’ve been to several of Russell’s 30 or so fights during the last 14 years and thought since he hadn’t fought in four years it might make a fun story.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Foreclosures should be counted in PVA’s assessments   To the editor: In an article in the Courier-Journal dated April 11, we learn that the Jefferson County PVA has lowered assessments on more than 26,000 homes, citing widespread foreclosures and depressed housing prices. The Jefferson County PVA went on to cite a lack of home sales in the open market meant that new assessments were based largely on the price of homes sold in foreclosure.