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Today's News

  • P&Z increases fees

    For the first time since 2005, Oldham County’s Planning and Zoning fees increased.

    A second reading of the fee schedule took place at the fiscal court meeting on July 1.

    The schedule passed with a vote of 8-1.

  • Business is booming at the Oldham County Jail

    The Oldham County Jail provides a service to the public and the court system, keeping criminals off the streets. The jail is also, however, a business, receiving revenues from the state and federal level for housing state and federal inmates.

  • OCHS senior will study abroad

    For Oldham County High School senior Elaine Alvey, the final year of high school will take on quite a different complexion than the blue and white painted corridors of OCHS.

  • Letters to the editor

    HDB appreciates local support

    To the editor:

  • County will form storm water utility, set rates

    Officials must set a rate for Oldham County storm water management, but before that, a storm water management district must be established.

    The first reading for two ordinances - one to grant fiscal court approval to establish a special district, and one to establish a base rate for service – took place at fiscal court’s July 1 meeting.

  • County events

    Thursday, July 10

    Woody Plant Identification Workshop. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Yew Dell Gardens, 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood. $45 for members, $55 for nonmembers. Call to register, 241-4788.

    All About Labor class. 7 to 9 p.m. Baptist Hospital Northeast. Free. 222-3627 or baptistnortheast.com.

  • Education briefs

    Students named to Georgetown dean’s list

    During the spring semester, 11 students from Oldham County were named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College.

    The dean’s list honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 hours and a 3.7 grade-point average.

  • Javanon wins Midwest

    LOUISVILLE – With six players from Oldham County playing a key role, the Javanon 92 select soccer team won the Region II soccer title in the United States Soccer Association tourney.

    The team advances to the national championship tourney July 25-29 in Little Rock, Ark.

  • Tally sheet

    Following is an account of action from the North Oldham Little League from the past week as received by The Oldham Era:

    MINOR LEAGUE TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS

    ASTROS 4, TWINS 0 - Winning pitcher Seth Russell and Austin Berger combined to throw a five-hit shutout and pace the Astros to the tournament win.

    Trevor Sanders led the Astros’ offense with a double.

    Jacob Bates took the loss with relief from Jeremy Renner.

    Will Horner led the Twins with a triple.

  • A master of the water: Ciampa sets new swimming records on state and national level

    GOSHEN – It took Cindy Ciampa 24 years to return to swimming – it didn’t take her anywhere near that long to return to her familiar championship form.

    Ciampa dove back into competition with the success she enjoyed before becoming a nurse and the mother of three children, all of whom took up the sport their mother grew up with and loved.