Today's News

  • Discover Main Street and more

    “Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.” Gail Sheehy

    While online, I read that quote and it made me really stop and reflect on the meaning of those words. In these difficult times we are living, reading those words made me stop and realize that hard times give us the opportunity to grow. 

  • Letters to the Editor

    Crestwood Civic Club appreciates coverage

  • It's the holiday season

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Oldham County.

    With two annual holiday events planned for this weekend, local families will have a chance to see Santa, have some good food and purchase Christmas presents or other items from local businesses and vendors.

  • The Right to Be Heard

    A Ft. Lauderdale advertising agency launched a billboard campaign sponsored by an anonymous client. You may have seen some of these clever signs. Some of my favorites include, “Let’s meet at my house Sunday before the game – God.” “What part of ‘Thou Shalt Not...’ didn’t you understand? – God” “Loved the wedding, invite me to the marriage – God” “Will the road you’re on get you to my place?

  • Traffic is busy at Era’s news blog

    The Oldham Era recently launched a news blog to encourage community conversation about issues of local importance – OldhamCountyNews.wordpress.com.

    We’re updating the blog daily with stories and columns of local interest. I hope you’ll find the blog informative and easy to use. Take a minute to explore the site and send us your feedback. 

  • Councilman: Conflict with city attorney may go to court

    As the La Grange City Council meeting began Monday night, council member Jason Taylor addressed an incident that took place at the council’s November meeting.

    “Obviously there is a difference in opinion between the council and the mayor regarding the city attorney issue,” Taylor said. 

  • Reconstructed Ky. 393 officially open

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has officially opened the reconstructed portion of Ky. 393 near Centerfield in Oldham County.  Transportation Secretary Joe Prather was joined Tuesday by local officials in cutting a ribbon for the roadway, which extends from Interstate 71 to Ky. 22. 

  • News Briefs

    TARC service renewed through October

    TARC fans may ride more comfortably this week knowing local bus service is extended through October.

  • Ballardsville Baptist Church hosts monthly hymn sing

    Ballardsville Baptist Church hosted the Oldham County Hymn Sing Nov. 11. Mrs. Boots Covington from Eminence Baptist Church gave a hearty welcome. There were 12 folks in attendance and 10 churches represented. 

  • Letters to Santa

    The Oldham Era will continue its annual tradition of publishing hundreds of Letters to Santa in an upcoming edition. 

    Send your letter to editor@oldhamera.com with SANTA in the subject line. Be sure to include your first and last name, plus your hometown. 

    The deadline to e-mail a letter is 2 p.m. Dec. 11.