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Today's News

  • CityPlace ready for first event

    After months of work, the new CityPlace center in downtown La Grange will open next weekend with a Dedication Concert featuring the Louisville Philharmonia and Louisville Chorus.

    The Sept. 13 show will begin at 7 p.m. and feature joint performances by the two groups, as well as solo performances from each, administrator Karen Greenwell said.

    “The concert itself will be a really good mix of pop and other stuff,” she said. “This is not just a La Grange event, it’s an Oldham County, a regional event.”

  • Fiscal Court honored for cooperation

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court is joining five other county governments who were honored for their participation in Kentucky Connected, a public-private partnership focusing on education, transportation and economic development in the region.

    The group received the 2014 Spirit of Kentucky award and was honored at the annual Governor’s Local Issues Conference in Louisville last week. Gov. Steve Beshear and Department for Local Government Commissioner Tony Wilder presented the award.

  • Races offer student early training for Marines

     

    As many teenagers jump in their new cars and speed off to the big football game on Friday night, 16-year-old Alden Sachs is most likely training for his next military marathon.

    Sachs, a junior at South Oldham High School, has had the dream of being a Marine since the third grade, but because he is too young to enlist, he decided to show his dedication to his country in a different way.

  • Football: South dancing into showdown vs. Anderson

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham football will waltz into a Top 10 dance Friday night looking to swing with the partner it took.

    “Dance with the girl we’ve brought” has been a motto for South coaches this season.

    In past years the Dragons have gotten too creative in game planning for individual teams to the point that it becomes a detriment, coach Jamie Reed said.

    This year South, ranked No. 7 in Class 5A by the Associated Press and coming off a win against Collins, is sticking with what it does best – running the ball.

  • Football: Mustangs take on rival Centurions

    North Oldham had its way with Oldham County last week, but the Mustangs face a tougher test against another rival Friday at Christian Academy-Louisville.

    CAL beat North 19-0 last year and leads the all-time series 5-3. However the teams have split the last six meetings.

    The Mustangs won 17-14 on Aug. 31, 2012, the last time the game was played in Louisville.

  • Football: Winless Colonels need better line play at Franklin

    Oldham County is still searching for the right combinations on its offensive and defensive lines and its first win of the Mike Shatzer era.

    The Colonels face maybe their toughest test of the schedule at 7:30 p.m. Friday, a road game at Class 5A No. 6 Franklin County.

    Coach Chris Tracy’s Flyers (1-0) beat Western Hills 42-6 last week in their opener.

    “They’re all about speed,” Shatzer, first-year Colonels coach, said about Franklin. “They’re very fast.

  • Girls soccer: North, South starting season well

    One year after Oldham County dominated girls soccer in the county, its crosstown rivals are off to strong starts.

    North Oldham was 4-0-1 going into a game at Grant County Wednesday night that was played after the Era’s press deadline.

    Meanwhile South Oldham was 4-1 going into a game at Ballard Wednesday that was also played after the Era’s deadline.

    North has scored 25 goals in its first five matches while only allowing five. South has also allowed five while scoring 13.

  • Volleyball: Lady Colonels take BIVT

    Oldham County continued an undefeated start to the 2014 season Friday and Saturday with a sweep of the Bluegrass Invitational Volleyball Tournament at Lafayette.

    Included in the Lady Colonel run were wins over No. 10 McCracken County and No. 3 Ryle.

    OC (11-0), ranked No. 9 in last week’s Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association poll, got the weekend started Friday with 2-0 victories over tournament host Lafayette and Woodford County.

  • Football: Kuriger carries Dragons

    SHELBYVILLE – Behind a dominating performance from the offensive line, the South Oldham Dragons won 32-17 Friday at Collins.

    The Dragons’ line sprang fullback Kevin Kuriger for 243 yards on 28 carries while allowing South (1-0) to control the tempo and pick up a win in its season opener against the defending 4A state champions.

  • Girls golf: Lady Mustangs take tri-match