http://www.oldhamera.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en La Grange father appointed to school board http://www.oldhamera.com/content/la-grange-father-appointed-school-board <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kehoe.jpg" alt="Patrick Kehoe was sworn in as the newest school board member on April 12 at the Oldham County Board of Education." title="Patrick Kehoe was sworn in as the newest school board member on April 12 at the Oldham County Board of Education." align="left" hspace="6" width="141" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The empty seat on the Oldham County School Board has been filled after a four-month vacancy.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Patrick Kehoe of La Grange was appointed to the Oldham County School Board following Jennifer Beckner&rsquo;s resignation in December.</span></p> Pitch Perfect http://www.oldhamera.com/content/pitch-perfect <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tristan_5.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="110" height="85" /><p> House bill passed that authorizes shared parenting http://www.oldhamera.com/content/house-bill-passed-authorizes-shared-parenting <p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: &quot;Century Schoolbook&quot;; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">A new bill recently signed by Governor Matt Bevin will change the way parents care for their children during family upheaval.</span></p> <p> <span class="s1">The bill will allow for shared parenting during custody debates.&nbsp;</span></p> Hot Dawgs! http://www.oldhamera.com/content/hot-dawgs <p> &nbsp;<span>The origin of where the term hot dog came from has been debated. Whether it was Tad Dorgan, a &ldquo;New York Evening Journal&rdquo; cartoonist who first coined the term in one of his cartoons at a baseball game, or a hot dog vendor, the terms &ldquo;School Dawgs&rdquo; and &ldquo;Hemp Dawgs&rdquo; was coined by David Neville.&nbsp;</span></p> Humane society hosts first fashion and furiends http://www.oldhamera.com/content/humane-society-hosts-first-fashion-and-furiends <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fashion1.jpg" alt="Mae Marks and her dog Lina stop at the end of the runway for a playful moment. " title="Mae Marks and her dog Lina stop at the end of the runway for a playful moment. " align="left" hspace="6" width="139" height="85" /><p> Biennial survey reveals student drug use http://www.oldhamera.com/content/biennial-survey-reveals-student-drug-use <p> <span style="font-family: &quot;Century Schoolbook&quot;; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">A fifth of sixth-graders in Oldham County who responded to a survey believe that binge drinking, tobacco, prescription drugs and marijuana are not risky behaviors. &nbsp;</span></p> Sandburg play to benefit the Pewee Valley theater http://www.oldhamera.com/content/sandburg-play-benefit-pewee-valley-theater <p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: &quot;Century Schoolbook&quot;; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">Roger Fristoe has a photo of Carl Sandburg that he believes illustrates the poet&rsquo;s connection to the earth beautifully.</span></p> Public Records - April 20, 2017 http://www.oldhamera.com/content/public-records-april-20-2017 <p class="p1"> <span class="s1"><b>La Grange Police</b></span></p> <p class="p2"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Robert E. Russell, 32 of Louisville &mdash; cited and released April 4 for no registration plates; and failure to maintain required insurance</span></p> <p class="p4"> &nbsp;</p>