Today's News

  • Relay funds research, builds community

    The American Cancer Society is encouraging Oldham County residents to help fight cancer, and have some fun, too, by signing up for Relay for Life.
    Relay for Life is an all-night event established to raise funds “so that everyone can celebrate another birthday,” said event Chair Lisa Austin.

  • Leader of the Year

    Oldham County Cooperative Extension Services presented the Leader of the Year Award to a dedicated community volunteer Tuesday morning.
    Extension Leader of the Year Faye Korthaus of Smithfield has served as president of Poplar Grove Homemakers, which was the first homemaker club in Oldham County, and of Oldham County Homemakers.

  • Rowan keys Mustangs by Walton-Verona in region

    NEW CASTLE – After almost going unnoticed through much of the game, North Oldham High School junior center Devon Rowan came through with three key plays in the final 30 seconds to help the Mustangs defeat Walton-Verona 55-54 in the opening round of the Eighth Region tourney Thursday.

  • GINGER: How much should you tip an angel?

    Having grown up with great-grandparents who were long-standing members of a holiness church, my childhood was peppered with stories of miracles and occurrences that could only have been wrought by God. 

    My great-grandmother told of a time when, due to a broken leg, she attended prayer service in a wheelchair.

  • 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.