Today's News

  • Sheriff's reports

    Turquois L. Bowling, 31, 6614 Timberbend Dr., Louisville, arrested Feb. 21, failure to appear.
    Karl L. Clark, 22, 1109 Ebenezer Church Rd., Memphis Ind., arrested Feb. 23, indictment.
    Alex S. Davis, 23, 5609 Renada Dr., Crestwood,  arrested Feb. 18, indictment.

  • Kenwood Station Elementary, East middle damaged by storm

    Heavy winds blew shingles off a portion of Kenwood Station Elementary’s roof in the early morning hours of Feb. 28, leaving underlay exposed and allowing rain to infiltrate the building. Six classrooms were damaged.
    East Oldham Middle School’s roof also sustained minimal wind damage, said Jim Ewalt, facilities director for Oldham County Schools.

  • Deer in headlights

    Whether they’re munching on your tulips, traipsing across your lawn, or loitering in the medians on I-71, deer are a source of contention in our county.
    Some Oldham County residents wish they would disappear, while others enjoy the beauty they bring to our rural landscape.

  • A glitch in the system leads to mistakes in The Era

    I sit here feeling like Bill Belichick after a New England Patriots' loss.

    Humbled, embarrassed and a bit angry, I feel the need to address the mistakes in the March 3 edition of The Oldham Era.

  • SOHS girls win district over OCHS

    CRESTWOOD – The total package was too much as the South Oldham High School Lady Dragons powered their way to the 29th District championship 70-57 over Oldham County Friday. “It all goes back to when we play as a team,” junior guard Emily Housley said. “We are a lot better when we do that and when we play good defense and we did both of those tonight.”

  • Lady Dragons win district over Oldham

    CRESTWOOD – It might be their defense, it might be a big three-pointer and it’s likely a great deal of determination, but the Oldham County High School Colonels have found a way to win this year and did so Friday in a 57-55 win over North Oldham to win the 29th District title.

  • Athlete of the Week: Emma Brazeau

    Name: Emma Brazeau.
    School: North Oldham Middle School.
    Sport: Swimming.
    Events: 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay.
    Age: 13.
    Hometown: Prospect.
    Parents: Fran Durivage and Gerry Brazeau.

  • Colonels edge Simon Kenton in region

    NEW CASTLE – Junior guard Kerry Smith found a free path to the basket to score on a layup and draw a foul with 23 seconds left to give the Oldham County High School Colonels a 54-51 win over Simon Kenton in the first round of the Eighth Region tourney Wednesday.

  • Body found in woods in La Grange

    Police discovered the body of a 28-year old Louisville man on a blanket in a wooded area behind 304 Lakewood Drive in La Grange.

    The man, identified as Charles E. Clark, was pronounced dead at the scene by Oldham County EMS.

    The body has been transported to the Louisville Medical Examiner's office to determine cause of death.

  • Storms pass through Oldham

    Oldham County- Severe storms passed through Oldham county last night with high winds and massive downpours. While Henry county and sorrounding areas south and east of Oldham received reports of possbile tornadoes, the damage in Oldham county has been attritbuted to high winds.