Today's News

  • Massie talks cooking and CAD during OCS visit

    It’s not unusual for a congressman to visit a school in his district, but very few have the expertise Congressman Thomas Massie brought during his tour of the Arvin Education Center Friday.

    Massie, who started his career as an engineer after graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, spent an hour discussing Congress, economics, engineering and more with the students participating in the center’s Engineering Academy.

  • Boys Basketball: Henry drives NO to county win

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham played Jon Jon Henry man-to-man on Tuesday night and Henry made the Dragons pay.

    The North Oldham senior guard scored 34 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as the Mustangs beat their rivals 72-56.

    Henry scored 20 of his points in the first half to help North (15-10, 3-0 District 29) keep up with a South team that came out hot offensively.

    He added 14 in the second as the Mustangs pulled away.

  • Stephens: End of my 'Era'

    I promise I wasn’t trying to give myself a nickname.

    I sat in my new office at The Oldham Era in August of 2013, thinking of possible usernames for a Twitter account I’d use on the job.

    Taking into account Twitter’s 140-character confines, I wanted to create a handle with the fewest possible characters.

    My solution was to take the paper’s name and combine it with my first name. “EraBrad” was born.

  • Girls Basketball: South loss clears district picture

    CRESTWOOD – For the first time since the current District 29 was created in 2006, one district team not named Oldham County or South Oldham will claim a spot in next month’s Region 8 Tournament.

    That outcome was ensured Monday night when Trimble County notched a 51-48 win at South, thus claiming the No. 1 seed in the upcoming district tournament.

    Trimble (13-8, 2-0 district) will face fourth-seed North Oldham (12-9, 0-2) in the district semifinals, no matter the outcome of the team’s regular season meeting Friday night in Goshen.

  • South swims strong at Jefferson Co. Invitational

    South Oldham’s boys and girls swim teams both put on strong showings at the 2015 Jefferson County Invitational on Saturday at the University of Louisville.

    The Dragons finished second in the boys event to St. Xavier, while the girls finished second to Sacred Heart.

    South (236 points) was the clear No. 2 in the eight-school boys’ event, with Kentucky Country Day (146) finishing third. St. X totaled 421 points.

  • Boys Basketball: South falls at home to Anderson

    CRESTWOOD – Anderson County knew that getting a win at South Oldham is about like navigating Louisville's Watterson Expressway at rush hour. It can be done, but it's never easy.

    The Bearcats shot nearly 52 percent and got production from multiple sources, but did not seal their 68-55 win until the final three minutes Friday night. It was Anderson's first win at South since 1999.

  • Thomas finishes 17th in Arizona

    Goshen native Justin Thomas notched another PGA top-20 finish this weekend.

    Thomas finished tied for 17th at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz.

    Thomas shot a 1-over 72 Sunday in the final round at TPC Scottsdale. He finished at 8-under overall, seven shots off first-time winner Brooks Koepka (-15).

    Thomas was tied for sixth coming into the final round and moved to -10 after notching a birdie on the par-5 3rd. That birdie included a third shot from 75 yards out that landed 20 inches from the hole.

  • Boys Basketball: Mustangs come back, win on Senior Night

    GOSHEN – North Oldham started its game Saturday night a little out of the ordinary but ended up, as usual, in a close game.

    The Mustangs got the job done, overcoming a 12-point deficit to beat Atherton 53-51 on Senior Night.

    North’s two-point triumph marked the Mustangs’ fifth straight win in games decided by five-or-less points.

    North (14-10) never felt it was out of the game, senior guard Jon Jon Henry said.

  • Thomas tied for fifth after three rounds in Arizona

    Justin Thomas is once again in the hunt for his first PGA victory.

    Thomas (-9) is tied for fifth after three rounds at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz.

    The Goshen native shot a 2-under 69 on Saturday and is four shots off tournament leader Martin Laird.

    Hideki Matsuyama, Brooks Koepka and Zach Johnson are all -10 for the tournament, tied for second.

    Thomas is tied for fifth alongside Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels notch region road win at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Oldham County had plenty of motivation heading into its game Friday against Shelby County.

    The Colonels, ranked No. 14 in the state, were playing a fellow Region 8 contender in front of a big road crowd in perhaps the region’s most storied rivalry.

    Then came the fact the Rockets chose this game as their basketball Homecoming.

    “At first we were kind of confused why they would have us in on Homecoming night,” senior guard Connor Hicks said. “(Coach Coy Zerhusen) said that was going to be a mistake.”