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Today's News

  • Eastern Elementary strives to make relay Recess goal
  • Arts and crafts guild holds spring show

    The Henry County Arts and Crafts Guild held a spring show on Saturday at the fairgrounds. Several vendors offered their wares for upcoming occasions like graduation, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

  • Gatewood Plantation digs into history April 23

    The Oldham County History Center will host an archaeology investigation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, according to a news release. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation, located outside of Bedford in Trimble County.
    The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Henry Bibb was a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north.
    He later moved to  Ipswich, Canada, where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.

  • Campbellsburg man faces multiple burglary charges in Oldham and Jefferson

    Oldham Era Staff Report

    A man caught in the act of breaking into a residence by the Pewee Valley police chief was indicted with more than 20 counts of burglary after he was found to have been involved in a string of other Oldham and Jefferson County break-ins and crimes, according to press releases.
    Several of the burglaries also involved two of his brothers, a release stated.

  • Save a Lot expected to open in Eminence

    A new Save a Lot store will take the place of Norm’s Food World, according to members of the Wood family.
    The family planned to close the long-time Eminence grocery in mid-April after selling off all the inventory and equipment.
    Even before Norm’s closed its doors for the last time, a banner out front announced a new store was coming.

  • Ohio man charged with ‘homicide’ in March 13 wreck

    A 21-year-old Dayton, Ohio, man had been traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour prior to a March 13 wreck on Interstate 71 that killed a La Grange man on his way to work at General Butler State Park, Kentucky State Police say.
    The dining room supervisor at the park, Andrew Persayni, 74, of La Grange had switched shifts with a fellow worker who wanted to attend a Special Olympics event that day.

  • Bookmobile to hit the streets

    Summer 2016 Bookmobile schedule

    • Eminence Village – first and third Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
    • New Castle – second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
    • George Mason Apartments – first and third Thursdays at 4 p.m.
    • Campbellsburg Community Center – first and third Thursdays at 6 p.m.
    • Port Royal – second and fourth Thursdays at 4 p.m.
    • Osage Estates – second and fourth Thursdays at 6 p.m.

  • Republicans tap Park for Cleveland

    An Eminence man and Henry County Republican Party leader will attend the Republican National Convention this July and help choose a platform and presidential candidate.
    Jon Park will serve as one of 46 delegates representing Kentucky in nominating the Republican candidate who will appear on the presidential ballot in November.

  • One killed, one critically injured in interstate 71 crash

    UPDATE: Kentucky State Police have confirmed that Jordan Mefford, the driver of the passenger vehicle struck by the tractor-trailer in Tuesday's accident, died overnight while receiving treatment, according to Trooper Josh Lawson.

  • Bart Smith Road home destroyed in april 5 fire

    On April 5, many firefighters from six departments responded to 390 Bart Smith Road, after a report of a house fire near the Henry-Oldham county line at approximately 2 p.m. Volunteers from Lake Jericho, Campbellsburg, New Castle, Eminence, Ballardsville and personnel from La Grange, plus Henry County EMS, spent hours working to extinguish the flames that engulfed the wood structure. Family members on social media said the home belonged to Arvil and Geneva Duncan. The home was a total loss. The cause of the fire is not known.