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‘Genital groper’ receives 60 days in jail
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 31/05/2023 à 8:56
The Crestwood man charged with more than a dozen counts of sexual abuse in Oldham and Jefferson counties for groping the genitals of male victims at gas stations and other locations entered a plea deal today in exchange for a…
Fiscal court to host ‘senior seminar’
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 31/05/2023 à 3:10
Phone scams are far from novel, but predatory fraudulent tactics are growing in prevalence and sophistication.
Development plan approved for new La Grange Dollar General
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 31/05/2023 à 2:56
The Oldham County Planning Commission unanimously approved a development plan and recommended zoning map amendment for a new Dollar General store on N. Hwy 53 in La Grange during a May 23 hearing.
Expanded curriculum oversight coming for parents, school district says
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 31/05/2023 à 2:48
Oldham County School officials are developing a process that gives parents and residents greater oversight into curriculum selection, along with a complaint procedure for material they may object to.
Baptist Health La Grange adds Behavioral Health services
par From staff reports le 31/05/2023 à 1:17
Baptist Health is expanding access to mental health services with a $10 million investment to add an inpatient Behavioral Health unit to Baptist Health La Grange. The project will also create a nearby outpatient Behavioral Health practice for additional support.
La Grange man charged with holding woman, child hostage with gun
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 30/05/2023 à 4:59
A La Grange man faces kidnapping and wanton endangerment charges after police say he held a woman and child hostage while holding a firearm before ultimately relinquishing the victims to officers and surrendering the weapon.
Track and Field: Oldham teams compete at regions
par Josiah Koenig le 30/05/2023 à 4:07
All three Oldham schools recently competed in boys and girls region track meets.
Softball: Woodford County downs Oldham County in region finals
par Josiah Koenig le 26/05/2023 à 7:49
Oldham County’s bid for a fourth Eighth Region title in the last six seasons fell one game short with a 15-2 loss to Woodford County in the tournament championship on May 25 at the University of Louisville.
EOMS student threat to shoot classmates deemed ‘non-credible’
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 25/05/2023 à 4:43
East Oldham Middle School opened with an added police presence this morning after a student threatened to shoot classmates during school hours yesterday.
Softball: Lashley powers Oldham County to region finals
par Josiah Koenig le 25/05/2023 à 3:59
Typically known for her bat, Jozie Lashley used her arms and legs to power Oldham County past Grant County in the Eighth Region semifinals on May 24 at the University of Louisville.
Old trunk found in La Grange reveals local hero
par Abigail Harrelson le 24/05/2023 à 8:03
When a weathered trunk was discovered in Nov. 2022 during restorations of a historic La Grange home, it looked like nothing more than a forgotten time capsule. And in a certain sense, it was.
Austin Mussleman of Ashborne Farms opens ‘Haymarket’ in Louisville
par From staff reports le 24/05/2023 à 7:05
Officials from Ashbourne Farms in La Grange have announced the opening date for their latest offering, Haymarket, is June 14.
Fifth ‘Butterfly Ball’ raises record $200k
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 24/05/2023 à 6:56
The annual Butterfly Ball fundraiser for Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve generated roughly $200,000 this year—a record according to Director Tavia Cathcart Brown.
Jerry Crosby: May 2023 Living Treasure
par Interview by Nancy Theiss, Oldham County History Center Executive Director le 24/05/2023 à 6:43
I was born in Nashville on July 26, 1968. My mother is Denia J. Phillips Crosby and my father was Jerry David Crosby. I am named after my father, but I am not a junior, I am a second. My…
Hedges debris pile gone, but lawsuit stands
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 24/05/2023 à 4:32
The pile of courthouse debris that led to litigation between the Humane Society of Oldham County (HSOC) and local excavator Don Hedges is no more, but a lawsuit that alleges Hedges illegally dumped the material still stands.
Three appointed to reapportion magisterial lines
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 24/05/2023 à 4:30
For the first time since 2011, Oldham County fiscal court has appointed a commission that will reapportion the boundary lines for eight fiscal court magisterial districts and eight constables.
Oldham County Schools settles first amendment lawsuit
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 24/05/2023 à 4:12
The Oldham County Board of Education (OCBE) recently settled a lawsuit filed in September 2022 by local dad Micah Cain, who contended the school board violated his Constitutional rights.
OCPD purchases ‘Flock’ cameras to combat car thefts
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 24/05/2023 à 4:06
Within the last three years, the Oldham County Police Department (OCPD) documented 117 local vehicle thefts, largely at the hands of roving gangs from Louisville. So far in 2023, thieves have claimed 24 vehicles for a total estimated value of…
Tennis: North Oldham wins boys, girls region titles
par Josiah Koenig le 23/05/2023 à 6:44
North Oldham swept the boys and girls singles and doubles championships en route to a pair of team titles at the Eighth Region tournament on May 15-17 at Collins.
OCPD intercept Louisville man who threatened to murder family members
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 22/05/2023 à 5:56
A Louisville man is in custody on four attempted murder charges after police say he threatened to kill family members residing in Oldham County.
Baseball: Oldham County falters late against Shelby County in region quarterfinals
par Josiah Koenig le 22/05/2023 à 7:23
Oldham County led for most of its Eighth Region quarterfinal matchup with Shelby County but couldn’t close out the contest in a 7-2 defeat on May 21 in Shelbyville.
Baseball: South Oldham falls short against Woodford County in region quarterfinals
par Josiah Koenig le 22/05/2023 à 6:40
South Oldham’s bid for an Eighth Region title ended with a 4-3 loss to Woodford County in the tournament quarterfinals on May 21 in Crestwood.
Softball: Oldham County rallies to stun Anderson County in region quarterfinals
par Josiah Koenig le 22/05/2023 à 6:10
Oldham County overcame a significant deficit for the second time in as many postseason games during a win 9-8 over Anderson County in the Eighth Region quarterfinals on May 21.
Football: Reed steps down after 13 seasons at South Oldham
par Josiah Koenig le 22/05/2023 à 5:24
South Oldham football coach Jamie Reed announced on May 16 that he’s resigning after 13 years at the helm of the program.
Baseball: South Oldham captures first district title since 2017
par Josiah Koenig le 21/05/2023 à 2:57
Three weeks ago, Oldham County outlasted South Oldham 1-0 in an extra innings pitcher’s duel.
Trimble escapee back in custody after 48-hour manhunt
par BY MARK CAMPBELL Paxton Media Group le 20/05/2023 à 4:45
The Louisville man who escaped from a Trimble Country Deputy Jailer on Thursday is back in custody after being arrested by Louisville Metro Police Department officers shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday.
KY announces 2023 Small Business Week Award Winners
par From staff reports le 19/05/2023 à 6:13
Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman kicked off National Small Business Week (NSBW) celebrations and events April 30-May 1, 2023. Small business owners, industry leaders and award winners from around the country gathered in Washington, D.C. to be…
Trimble inmate escapes jail vehicle during transport
par By Sara Finley Trimble Banner le 18/05/2023 à 10:07
A Trimble County deputy jailer was transporting a local inmate from Louisville to a hearing in Oldham County around 8:40 a.m. this morning when the man kicked out the window of the county’s transport vehicle and escaped on Interstate 265…
Softball: Oldham County overcomes 11-run deficit to win district title
par Josiah Koenig le 18/05/2023 à 7:27
Oldham County took the scenic route to its 12th straight 29th District tournament championship.
par Mike DiGiuro le 17/05/2023 à 1:38
As this issue of the Oldham Era is published, tonight the Oldham County Community Scholars will award about $150,000 in scholarships to the students of Oldham County. It’s very close to high school graduation time. There will be parties, gifts…
Crestwood commits $500k to Stoess Manor exterior renovations
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 16/05/2023 à 10:57
The Crestwood City Council voted unanimously at its monthly May meeting to commit half a million dollars to exterior renovations to the Stoess Manor building.
Creating a ‘botanical masterpiece’
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 16/05/2023 à 10:54
Before he became an esteemed horticulturist and landscape architect, with featured work in the New York Times and coast-to-coast clients like Stephen Colbert, Richard Hartlage blossomed as a teen gardener in his native Crestwood.
Local fifth grader finds ancient arrowhead in Crestwood
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 16/05/2023 à 10:46
Crestwood fifth grader Birch Blackwell daydreams of becoming a “wild man.”
Louisville man accused of raping, drugging Oldham teen, 15
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 16/05/2023 à 10:41
A Louisville man faces several felony charges in Oldham County after police say he drugged and raped a 15-year-old girl that he met online.
“Godfather of Kentucky Lacrosse” reflects on journey growing sport as KHSAA sanctioning looms
par Josiah Koenig le 16/05/2023 à 3:35
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association voted to sanction lacrosse pending a participation report entering the 2024-25 at its Board of Control meeting on May 10.
Oldham County May primary election results
par From staff reports le 16/05/2023 à 3:15
Fifteen percent of Oldham County residents cast 9,160 ballots in the May primary election. Of those local ballots, 1,919 were cast in the early voting period.
Girls Basketball: Oldham County hires Hook to lead program
par Josiah Koenig le 15/05/2023 à 5:48
Oldham County announced on May 11 that it hired an old foe to continue the rebuild of its girls basketball program.
Baseball: South Oldham rides fast start to win over Henry County
par Josiah Koenig le 12/05/2023 à 6:59
South Oldham got the jump on Henry County early and sat on its lead in a 5-1 victory on May 10 in New Castle.
Girls Lacrosse: North Oldham rolls past Oldham County in region quarterfinals
par Josiah Koenig le 11/05/2023 à 3:44
Oldham County ended North Oldham’s season each of the last two years, but the Lady Mustangs got over the hump against their county rival in the region quarterfinals on May 8 in Buckner.
Oldham Tourism celebrates ‘Art in Oldham’ with May and June events
par Kim Hydes le 10/05/2023 à 7:15
Calling all Art Enthusiasts!
Creating a city where families can enjoy the best of life
par Teresa Boling le 10/05/2023 à 7:14
My first grandchild just arrived. I am waiting to see her and my heart is about to burst with excitement! I remember when I first held my son who just became a proud dad. It doesn’t seem that long ago.…
Countdown to Kindergarten ‘Touch a Truck’ a huge success
par Carol Hughey le 10/05/2023 à 7:12
The Oldham County Community Early Childhood Council (OCCECC), a member of the Kentucky Regional Collaborative Network and supported by the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Education, and community partners held their second annual Countdown to Kindergarten: Touch-a-Truck event at […]
Living in a material world
par Tim Caldwell le 10/05/2023 à 6:39
I love quotes. They have the power to encapsulate profound and rich ideas in a few memorable words. I came across this quote by engineer and scientist Donella Meadows in a weekly e-letter I receive:
La Grange ‘methadone clinic’ posts business hours
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 09/05/2023 à 4:50
Four months after the city of La Grange issued a business license for a mental health clinic on E. Jefferson near downtown, it appears the clinic is now slated to open soon.
'A larger than life personality': Former magistrate, circuit clerk Rash passes away
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 09/05/2023 à 4:42
Magistrate. Circuit Court Clerk. Business owner. Father. Christian.
LMPD: Officer Wilt shows 'remarkable' progress
par By Christian Marnon and Jane Ashley Pace Publisher le 09/05/2023 à 12:47
Officer Nick Wilt is officially off the ventilator, showing signs of neurological improvement and on a path to recovery, Louisville Metro Police Department (LPMD) announced Monday evening.
Girls Lacrosse: Late surge sends shorthanded Oldham County past Collegiate
par Josiah Koenig le 08/05/2023 à 7:09
Oldham County trailed nearly the entire night against Collegiate, but the Lady Colonels rallied late to pull out a 10-7 win in its final regular season game on May 3 in Buckner.
Baseball: North Oldham overcomes early deficit to beat CAL
par Josiah Koenig le 08/05/2023 à 6:29
North Oldham dug itself out of an early hole to beat Christian Academy of Louisville 13-8 on May 4 in Goshen.
Horse Racing: Hall of fame jockey, Mage break though with Derby win
par Josiah Koenig le 07/05/2023 à 11:58
Veteran jockey Javier Castellano entered the 149th Kentucky Derby with one of the most impressive resumes in horse racing history.
Motion to disqualify District Judge Fendley dismissed by Court of Appeals
par By Christian Marnon Editor le 04/05/2023 à 9:19
Former 12th District Judge candidate Ashley Ahrens recently suffered another setback in her lawsuit challenging the qualifications of opponent Daniel Fendley, who triumphed in the November general election and was sworn in to that seat Jan. 2.