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Today's News

  • North Oldham teacher wins award

     Her students say her history lessons seem a lot like English lessons, but she can't help intertwining her love of history, literacy and teaching.

    North Oldham High School teacher Meredith Grace was chosen as this year’s WHAS11 LG&E ExCEL Award winner for her dedication to her students and her ability to reach them all. 

  • Education in Brief - April 7, 2016

     Boone inducted into honor society

    The Western Kentucky University chapter of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society for Economics inducted 25 students March 21, including Ryan S. Boone of Crestwood. 

    These inductees join college students in 681 chapters across the world in recognition of scholastic achievement in the discipline of economics.

  • Gatton Academy selects students

     The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 100 Kentucky sophomores for the Class of 2018, including three from Oldham County: Alicia Edds of Oldham County High School, daughter of Nathan and Melissa Edds from La Grange; Emily Guernsey of Sacred Heart Academy, daughter of Jeff and Susan Guernsey from Prospect; and Noemi Leibman of North Oldham High School, daughter of Maria Margulis and Alexander Leibman from Prospect.

  • Everyday evangelism

     There is a story that when Billy Graham was visiting a city for one of his crusades. 

    He was looking for a place to mail a letter and was walking around the city for a while.  He came across a young boy and asked the boy if he knew how to get to the post office. The boy gave Billy Graham the directions and before leaving, Billy said to the boy, “Come on over to the arena tonight, and I’ll tell you how to get to heaven.”

  • My heroes

    By Ginger Lumpkin

  • I challenge you

     When I attended seminary each student was assigned a spiritual director. And I am thankful every day for the challenge my spiritual director gave me when I was in college which forms the basis for the challenge and the promise I extend to you.

  • Corrections - April 7, 2016

     •In the March 24 edition of The Oldham Era, in a story about Oldham County ranking healthiest in the state Teresa Gamsky, Oldham County Health Department director of public health, was quoted as saying the county measures at 14 teen births per 100,000 of the population, when the survey states the measurements were actually 14 per 1,000 teens ages 15 to 19.

  • Good parents prevent abuse

    By Oldham County Cooperative Extension

     April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Let’s use this time to reflect on this problem and to recognize the importance of good parenting.

  • McConnell plans to address drugs

    By Mitch McConnell

     Across Kentucky, one topic of conversation dominates: the presidential election. People are captivated by the spirited campaigns and candidates in both parties. In my travels through the Commonwealth, I am often asked for my opinion or to make predictions about the race.

  • School district plans graduation, vacation dates

    Graduation dates for three district high schools and amended dates for the last days of school were set during the Oldham County Schools board meeting March 28. 

    All graduations will be held at Freedom Hall, June 4, with North Oldham High at 11 a.m., South Oldham High at 2:30 p.m. and Oldham County High at 6 p.m., with the exception of Buckner Alternative, which will hold its graduation services at the Oldham Schools Arts Center on the last day of school for students.