Today's News

  • KHSAA State Volleyball: Lady Mustangs prep for Scott at state tournament

    GOSHEN — North Oldham has prepared for Friday this entire season.

    The Lady Mustangs will play Scott High School in the KHSAA Volleyball State Tournament Friday at 11 a.m. at Valley High School with a mission to avenge last season’s early tournament exit.

    When North was swept by Mercy Academy in the 2014 state tournament, coach Brett Versen went to work by putting together a schedule to face top talent.

  • Judge-Executive addresses racial profiling claims
  • Youth coat drive scheduled to benefit local school children

     Some Oldham County preschoolers and Buckner Elementary students will soon receive much-needed coats just in time for colder temperatures.

    Key Homes, Cedar Point Village and the Teacher Appreciation Program (TAP) are sponsoring a Youth Coat Drive for needy children in the area.

    “Even in Oldham County, people fail to realize we have those in need,” Sam George, organizer and sponsor with TAP, said.

  • Kelley pleads guilty

    Gail Kelley, a Pewee Valley woman charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence pleaded guilty last Wednesday.
    Kelley was charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and being a persistent felony offender in regards to the death of Michael T. Evans, her boyfriend at the time. According to police records and previous Era reports, Kelley allegedly struck Evans in the head with a hatchet on July 6, 2013 and then tried to hide the hatchet in a towel.

  • Cities’ designated times for Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

     La Grange - 5- 9 p.m.

    Pewee Valley - No designated time

    Crestwood - No designated time

    Goshen - 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Prospect - No designated time



  • Goshen chooses new commissioner



    In a 3-1 vote by the City of Goshen Commission,, Paul Warren was selected to be the newest commissioner to replace John Blumenshein, who accepted a job as a Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy.

    Warren was chosen over Doug Morales, the only other applicant, at the City of Goshen Commission meeting on Oct. 19.

    Warren was not present at the meeting, but will be sworn in at another date.

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  • Tis the season of spirits

    BY Helen McKinney

     When most people think of the haunted places in Oldham County, they think of Main Street La Grange with its many ghost sightings and hair-raising tales from the old buildings that line the historic street. But there are several other spots within the county where ethereal beings have been noticed throughout time as well.

  • Steve-O’s Italian Grill celebrates 10 years in Oldham County

     When people think of Thanksgiving, Italian cooking is usually not on the top of the list, but for one Oldham County business, a long time serving Italian food is just one more thing to be thankful for.  

    In 2005, Stephen Tingle opened Steve-O’s Italian Kitchen in Buckner. Come Thanksgiving, his independently owned business will celebrate its 10th anniversary.  

  • Pewee Valley Arts and Crafts Festival

     Despite leaves, wind and rain, many Pewee Valley residents attended the arts and crafts fair spread out over several locations, including Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church, Pewee Valley Woman’s Club and St. James Episcopal Church.