Today's News

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Eric Kelley

    School: La Grange Elementary

    Team: South Oldham Junior Wrestling Club. 

    Age: 7.

    Hometown: La Grange.

  • You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch

    When the Esterle family looked out on their yard on Floydsburg Road Nov. 29, they noticed a few of their about 30 inflatable Christmas decorations sagging. They discovered four of them had holes slashed in them.

  • It’s a blog-gone shame

    We first told you about The Oldham Era’s news blog in the Nov. 13 edition, and since then, I’ve appreciated the community’s response. 

    The site has many functions we don’t currently offer at OldhamEra.com, a Web site created by our parent company, Landmark Community Newspapers Inc., based in Shelbyville. 

  • Law voted top senior in running

    LEXINGTON – South Oldham’s Jacob Law and Jesse Murner have added post-season honors to the state cross country titles they won earlier this month.

    Law was voted the AA runner of the year and top senior runner by the state coaches association and was named to the super team encompassing all three classes of runners which are based on a school’s enrollment.

  • How well do you know Ky.?

    How well do you know the state of Kentucky?

    Maybe you can name the county seat of Clark, but do you know who scored the first field goal for University of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp? Maybe not. Try your hand and the questions below. 


  • Triple threat

    After reaching the second round of the state football playoffs, local players from North Oldham and Oldham County high schools have earned post-season honors from the Kentucky Football Coaches Association.

    Several local players were named to the KFCA All-District teams in their respective classes and two coaches, Matt Brown of OCHS and Billy Martin of NOHS, were named the district coach of the year.

  • Patients mourn loss of ‘one-of-a-kind’ Pewee Valley doctor

    As the late Dr. Steven Applegate’s office manager Tess Wheeler calls to inform patients of his death and to reschedule appointments, many cry inconsolably, she said. The news of Applegate’s death was a long-time coming as ALS — Lou Gehrig’s disease — progressively took his strength, but it still has hit his patients hard. 

  • Letters to the Editor

    It is a wonderful life

    To the editor:

    Friday the  fifth was Light up LaGrange...

    It had a theme and I thought that was strange.

  • Game Bytes


    North Oldham vs. Ballard

    Score: 78-68 Ballard.

    When: Dec. 2. 

    Where: Ballard. 

  • Goshen boasts top P.E. teacher

    The energy is palpable.