Today's News

  • Game Bytes


  • No shortage on talent

    On Saturday, Gingerwoods Event Hall in Prospect hosted CW television network’s open casting call for America’s Next Top Model. The only caveat? Applicants must be 5-foot-7 or shorter. Previous seasons of the show only featured women taller than that height. More than 300 hopeful girls – some who drove nine hours to the casting call – took a spin on the catwalk in hopes of a callback.  Regional Stations Manager Daniel Spangler promised the applicants that each woman’s audition tape and photo will be seen by the national casting director.

  • The Era, Chamber launch online voting for community slogo

    The Oldham County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Oldham County Fiscal Court and the Oldham County Tourism Commission, has selected five finalists for the community’s Slogo Contest.  These finalists were selected from more than 30 entries offering ideas for a slogan and logo in Oldham County. The slogo contest was held for the purpose of seeking a common brand that represents Oldham County for economic development, tourism, education and overall theme.  Individuals from the community were invited to submit ideas for a slogan and/or a logo.

  • Fastline announces changes in leadership

     Joe McWilliams, vice-president for sales and marketing at Fastline Publications has recently been promoted to president. The former president and founder of Fastline Publications, Bill Howard, will continue his role as CEO.

  • Fire sweeps through home in Park Lake

     house in Park Lake subdivision went up in flames March 10 after embers from a debris fire leapt onto the roof.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Matthew and Michael Haysley. School: East Oldham Middle School. Sport: Basketball.  Age: 14. Hometown: Crestwood. Accomplishments: The brothers, identical twins, helped the East Oldham Middle School basketball team to a 21-2 record this year and the runner-up spot in the Mid-Bluegrass Conference tournament. The pair are the starting guard tandem for the Patriots. Matthew is the point guard and Michael the shooting guard.

  • News Briefs

    Oldham County Day needs a grand marshal 

  • Sheriff's Reports

    James M. Childs, 28, 5506 Lodema Way, Apt. 1, Louisville, arrested by OCSO March 4, failure to comply. Travis R. Jackson, 21, 101 Ash Ave., Pewee Valley, arrested by OCSO March 4, failure to appear. Melissa A. Taylor, 31, 930 Kirkwood Drive, Clarksville, Ind., arrested by OCSO March 4, failure to appear. Lindsey H. Lutz, 24, 148 McCready Ave., Louisville, arrested by OCSO March 4, failure to appear. Louis C.

  • No more trash

     GOSHEN – The girls say it was the guys who first started talking trash. 

  • Like it or not, utility fee is ‘our pig’

     I’m Kevin Eldridge, chairman of your Storm Water Management Board – an unpaid, volunteer position. I was formerly chairman of Planning and Zoning, a job I probably should have kept since it only made 50 percent of the people mad in any given month.