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Today's News

  • North swims against Collegiate

    North Oldham’s swim team competed Saturday against Louisville Collegiate in the Go the Distance Meet at the University of Louisville.

    North’s combined team won 369-358.

    The Lady Mustangs won their meet 201-163 while the boys fell 195-168.

    North’s Emma Brazeau won the girls 400-yard IM with a time of 4:46.83 and the 200-fly with a time of 2:17.68.

    Mustang senior Luc Brazeau won the boys 200-fly with a time of 2:17.33.

    North’s Kate Tarvestad won the girls 200-back with a final time of 2:22.84.

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Colonels take over in second half, beat Cougars

    BUCKNER – Defensively to offensively, Oldham County clicked in the second half Monday night.

    The Lady Colonels outscored Holy Cross (Louisville) 36-16 over the final 16 minutes and left with a 52-42 home win.

    OC (8-10) made shots, which allowed it to set its pressure defense. That led to Cougar turnovers and more easy Lady Colonel shots.

    OC forced Holy Cross (11-7) into 22 turnovers, most of which came in the second half.

  • Girls Basketball: North rallies back but falls to Owen

    GOSHEN – North Oldham dug an early hole for itself Saturday afternoon and clawed all the way back in the final minutes.

    But Owen County made more plays down the stretch and left with 62-59 win in a Region 8 matchup.

    North (8-6) trailed 16-4 after a flat first quarter. The Lady Mustangs trimmed the margin to 25-21 at halftime and finally tied the game 53 with just under three minutes to play in the fourth.

    The Lady Rebels (7-9) used a 6-0 run to take the lead back at 59-53 in the final minute and held on for the victory.

  • Boys Basketball: OC pulls away from out-manned South

    BUCKNER – The Litkenhous-rated No. 12 team in the state took awhile to get rolling in a rivalry game Friday night.

    But Oldham County’s depth and talent eventually took over against a South Oldham team missing two of its top players, and the Colonels rolled to a 29-point win.

    Senior point guard Hayden Hawes scored a game-high 20 points in leading No. 12 OC to a 70-41 home win over a thin South squad.

  • Girls Basketball: South recovers from early struggles, beats OC

    BUCKNER – South Oldham got off to its worst possible offensive start on the road Friday at Oldham County.

    The Lady Dragons didn’t score a single point in the first quarter, trailing 13-0 after the opening eight minutes. But South eventually got on track and proceeded to dominate the rest of the game.

    Sophomore guard Sydney Herold came off the bench to score a game-high 14 points and South won 48-39.

    The Lady Dragons (7-6, 1-0 District 29) outscored OC (7-9, 0-2) 48-26 over the final 24 minutes Friday and have now won three of four games.

  • Girls Basketball: North dominates second half, beats Indiana team

    GOSHEN – North Oldham’s second-quarter performance Thursday led to what coach Dan Pfaff called “a fiery halftime speech.”

    The Lady Mustangs were out-scored 17-9 in the second period by Lanesville (Ind.) and went into halftime trailing 28-27 on their home floor.

    “We could play better than the way we were playing,” Pfaff said. “I thought our defense in the second quarter was not very good.

  • Girls Basketball: South falls at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Using their size advantage from the opening tip the Shelby County Rockets put South Oldham away early in rolling to a 58-45 region win Tuesday.

    “We talked about it and talked about it over Christmas break, about being able to do that when we could,” Shelby coach Jason Holland said. “I think we actually started it back in the Anderson game when we only shot five 3’s and got so much inside. The girls may have realized if we can that to a team like Anderson we can do it against any team in the region.”

  • Former road superintendent, father plead not guilty to charges

    The former county road superintendent and his father have plead not guilty to several charges against them, including abuse of public trust and theft by unlawful taking.

     

    Lance Eric Lashley, the former superintendent, and his father, Jack Eric Lashley, were both indicted in December on multiple charges. Lance Lashley was indicted on one count of abuse of public trust (less than $10,000) and theft by unlawful taking, more than $500 but less than $10,000. Both are felony charges.

     

  • Two sides of the family, five generations

    At left, Arlis M. Ellis, Rose M. Benedict, Benita M. Netherton, Destiney M. Cook and Tymprynce M. Nealget together to celebrate five generations of family. The family is standing oldest to youngest, from right to left. At right, John W. Ellis joins the picture to celebrate the family gathering.

  • Girl Scouts begin cookie sales

    The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-run entrepreneurial venture in operation today. Girl Scout Cookie season for Kentuckiana kicked off Jan. 1. This year the program will have two new cookies, Rah-Rah Raisins and Toffee-tastic. Rah-Rah Raisins is a hearty oatmeal cookie with plump raisins and delicious nuggets of Greek yogurt. Toffee-tastic is a buttery, gluten-free option with explosive bits of toffee. This is the final year for $3.50 boxes.