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Today's News

  • SOHS students encourage family meals

    Members of South Oldham High School’s FCCLA club are encouraging families to prepare a healthy meal and eat together. The project is in recognition of the first annual Family and Consumer Science Day, Dec. 3.

  • Education Briefs Dec. 11

    Breakfast with Santa

    The Oldham County Youth Theatre invites you to Breakfast With Santa on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.. Come join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a delicious pancake breakfast. Photos with Santa are available, and there will be live entertainment as well. Performances are by The Harris Family, Oldham County Performance Troupe and String Quartet. Proceeds will go towards the Oldham County Schools Arts Center’s summer community theatre.

  • Kelley murder trial rescheduled once again

    A Pewee Valley woman accused of murder will once again see her trial date on that and other charges moved.

    Gail Kelley is charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and being a persistent felony offender in regards to the death of Michael T. Evans, her boyfriend at the time. According to police records, Kelley allegedly struck Evans in the head with a hatchet on July 6, 2013 and then tried to hide the hatchet in a towel.

  • Judge could come off Matthews murder case

    An Indiana man accused of murdering an Oldham County High School graduate this summer once again plead not guilty to his charges.

    At a formal arraignment after being indicted for murder, robbery, tampering with physical evidence and fraudulent use of a credit card, Miles J. Matthews, of Corydon, Ind., once again entered a plea and asked for re-appointment of his public defender.

  • Girls Basketball: Guards key Lady Dragons' first win

    CRESTWOOD – Carroll County had the size advantage Tuesday night, but South Oldham had the better guards.

    As a result the Lady Dragons notched their first win of the season and first under their new coaching staff.

    Senior point guard Abbey Van Zant scored 13 points and tallied 8 assists as South beat the Lady Panthers 51-35 in an early season Region 8 matchup.

    Senior guard Sydney Jones and senior wing Erin Wilson each added 11 points for the Lady Dragons (1-1).

  • Girls Soccer: South’s Tucker stepping down as head coach

    Cy Tucker spoke throughout South Oldham’s run to the girls soccer state championship last month of the team writing a new chapter in a great novel.

    The Lady Dragons capped that chapter by beating Owensboro Catholic to win the school’s seventh state title.

    The next will be written with one of its starring characters no longer in a lead role.

    Tucker is resigning as South’s head coach effective at the beginning of January, he told the team at its year-end banquet last week.

  • Wrestling: Colonels win home meet

    BUCKNER – Oldham County has hosted its annual Super Duals for 14 years but had never won the meet until last year.

    The Colonels soundly defended their title Saturday.

    OC beat Male 54-22 in the semifinals and Meade County 60-21 in the finals to win the 12-team Super Duals for the second straight year.

    The victory was an early-season “confidence-builder” for the Colonels, coach Aaron Riordan said.

  • Football: Beasley named Class 4-A Player of Year

    North Oldham senior wingback Arien Beasley was named Class 4-A Player of the Year on Saturday at the football state championships in Bowling Green.

    Beasley ran for 1,649 yards and 31 touchdowns this season for the Mustangs on just 157 rushing attempts. He averaged 127 rushing yards per game.

    Beasley also caught a team-high 31 passes for 441 yards and 4 touchdowns.

    He finished his career with 72 total touchdowns, a school record.

    Beasley and North went 10-3 this season, advancing to the state semifinals for the first time.
     

  • Football: Clark, Jones win MVP awards

    North Oldham’s Matt Clark and Ryan Jones each won MVP awards at the Greater Louisville East-West All-Star Game on Sunday in Louisville.

    Clark, a senior wide receiver, was named the East team’s Offensive MVP after catching four passes for 102 yards and a touchdown. He also had one carry for eight yards.

    Jones, a senior linebacker, was named Defensive MVP after making five tackles and blocking a punt.

  • Salinas named Special Olympics Kentucky 2014 Athlete of Year

    Tee Salinas, Prospect, has been named the Special Olympics Kentucky 2014 Athlete of the Year.

    The award was presented in Louisville on Saturday at the victory dance that is held as part of the Special Olympics Kentucky State Bowling Tournament.

    The award recognizes an athlete who exemplifies the Spirit of Special Olympics by demonstrating skill, positive sportsmanship and courage.

    Salinas, 19, has been a Special Olympics athlete for 11 years.