.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Two men charged in armed robbery at Thornton’s

    Two men have been arrested in connection to an armed robbery at the Thornton’s on Highway 146 in Buckner.

    Douglas A. Orr, 28, from Pleasureville, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery, first degree assault and receiving stolen property. John Manning, 47, from La Grange, was arrested as an accomplice in the crime and charged with complicity to robbery, first degree and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

  • Region 8 girls soccer: South advances to final

    Stephanie Rowland scored two goals Tuesday and L.J. Wrightington scored the other as the Lady Dragons beat Simon Kenton 3-0 in a Region 8 girls soccer semifinal at Walton-Verona.

    With the win, South (18-4) advances to the region title match. It’ll face Anderson County (13-10-1) at 7 p.m. Thursday at Walton-Verona for the championship.

    The Lady Dragons will be looking for their first region title since 2009.

    Rowland’s two goals Tuesday give her 107 for her career.

  • North athletes honored
  • OCYFL Week 8 recap

    With the playoffs about to begin for Pee Wee teams, they were battling this weekend for seeding.

    The Packers defeated the Colts 24-6.

    Ryan Holvey took the opening kickoff 60 yards for a special teams touchdown and scored another touchdown in the first quarter, pushing the lead to 12-0.

    Then in the second quarter, he scored his third touchdown of the game on a 27-yard touchdown run.

    The Packers extended their lead to 24-0 behind Amare Davis’ 40-yard run.

  • Region 8 boys soccer: Stage set for North, South championship clash

    SHELBYVILLE – It was destined to happen.

    Less than a week after playing a heart-stopping district title game that South Oldham won 2-1, the No. 8 Dragons (11-6-3) will meet No. 12 North Oldham (9-7-3) at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Collins for the Region 8 title for the second straight year.

    North and South clinched their spots in the championship game with semifinal wins Tuesday over Shelby County and Collins, respectively.

  • District 29 volleyball: North, OC win openers

    North Oldham and Oldham County clinched spots in the District 29 championship game and in next week’s Region 8 Tournament with wins in first round district games Monday at OC.

    No. 1 seed North beat Trimble County 3-0 (25-9, 25-17, 25-14) in the first game of a doubleheader.

    No. 2 seed OC swept South 3-0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-14) in the second match.

    The Lady Mustangs and Lady Colonels will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday night in Buckner in the district title match.

  • Region 8 girls soccer: Lady Dragons roll past Henry

    GOSHEN – Facing one of the state’s toughest schedules, No. 8 South Oldham rarely gets the chance for a breather.

    The Lady Dragons got that chance Monday and overwhelmed Henry County by a score of 9-0 in a Region 8 Tournament quarterfinal at North Oldham.

    Senior Stephanie Rowland scored a team-high four goals for South (17-4), which will meet Simon Kenton (8-10-1) in a semifinal match at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Walton-Verona.

  • Region 8 girls soccer: Anderson wins shootout, ends North's season

    GOSHEN – North Oldham has found itself on both sides of penalty shootouts this season.

    The Lady Mustangs fell in a shootout to Christian Academy-Louisville on Sept. 20 in the Bulldog Cup, only to come back five days later and beat rival Oldham County in a PK shootout.

    North ended up in a third shootout Monday but this time it came out on the losing end.

    Anderson County hit all five of its penalty kicks to win a shootout 5-3 and a Region 8 quarterfinal match 2-1. The loss ended the season for the Lady Mustangs (11-6-2).

  • Boys District 29 soccer: South beats North in epic penalty shootout

    GOSHEN – South Oldham vs. North Oldham, Chapter Two of (a Likely) Three, had everything you could want in a game Saturday afternoon.

    There was quality defense, an underdog taking an early lead, a favorite battling back – while down a man – to tie, some controversy and, finally, a 12-round penalty kick shootout.

  • Girls District 29: Focused South cruises past North for title

    GOSHEN – Nearly three weeks ago, with the regular season district title on the line, North Oldham went into Dragon Stadium, out-played South Oldham and left with an upset victory.

    That 1-0 home loss on Sept. 29 served as a wakeup call for the Lady Dragons, according to senior L.J. Wrightington.

    “It’s like a mind-check to realize that you’re not always going to win everything,” Wrightington said. “You’re not just going to have everything handed to you.”