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  • Fendley has ‘excellent record,’ ‘outstanding reputation’

    To the editor:

    This letter is written to strongly urge the re-election of John Fendley as Oldham County Attorney. John has an excellent record and an outstanding reputation. He has the even-handed, no-nonsense approach to problem solving so necessary to correctly fill this position.

    I admire and respect John. He is a man of honor and integrity. He is worthy of our trust and well qualified to serve. It is important that we all vote but, moreover, we need to vote for the best candidate. I sincerely believe the best man for the job is John Fendley.

    Bill Eversole

  • Gish has ‘proven leadership required’ to be county’s next leader

    To the editor:

    As the May 18 primary election approaches I am asking the electorate to vote Paula Gish for judge-executive. She is the only candidate with the necessary experience and proven leadership required of Oldham County’s next leader.

    Paula started serving this county in our schools as president of three PTAs.eeShe was then elected to fiscal court where she served the people of Goshen and Prospect for 11 years. Now, Paula is serving the entire county as deputy judge-executive.ee

  • Newspaper's debate focused on judge-exec, attorney, jailer races

    The two Republican candidates for Oldham County judge-executive shared their thoughts on how to balance the county budget, diversify the tax base and develop Oldham Reserve at the second of two open debates co-hosted by The Oldham Era and Oldham Chamber & Economic Development.

    The two-hour April 22 event also featured Republican candidates for county attorney who addressed questions related to juvenile education and crime and DUI cases.

  • Letters To The Editor

     Resident recommends candidate

  • Letters to the editor

    Gish is ‘an investment promising a high-yield’

    To the editor:

    How encouraging to have Paula Gish running foreeOldham County judge-executive!ee

  • Voegele is an excellent leader

    To the editor:

  • Candidate disappointed in newspaper contest

    To the editor:

    In the April 22 edition, The Oldham Era printed a big supplement entitled, “Best of Oldham County” which announced the winners of a local contest intended to identify reader favorites in a wide variety of categories.

  • Hermitage Farm to be sold by the end of May

    The iconic Hermitage Farm on U.S. 42 in Goshen – recently voted Best of Oldham County by readers of The Oldham Era – will be sold by the end of May.

    Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson have announced an agreement with Carl Pollard to acquire the remaining acreage and improvements of Hermitage Farm in a sale-leaseback arrangement expected to close by the end of May.

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     Property Transfers

  • Partial burn ban begins May 1

     Beginning May 1 and continuing until Sept. 30, open burning will be prohibited in certain parts of Oldham County.  Areas of Oldham County designated by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as moderate non-attainment air quality for ozone will be banned from open burning. The specific Oldham County area is shown above.