Sean Holland was a teenager who wanted so badly to be a firefighter that for two years he has been devoting his spare time to learning that job, serving as a junior firefighter.
But that dream ended abruptly Saturday afternoon when Holland died in the first fatal crash on the new Shelbyville Bypass.
A family that fell on hard times last month is getting by with heaps of support from their community, and an auspicious contest win.
Traci Fawbush’s house was destroyed Jan. 5 after a space heater caught fire in an upstairs bedroom.
A neighbor called her at work that day, saying there was smoke emanating from the upper floor of Fawbush’s River Bluff home.
It’s evening rush hour, and Village Green Boulevard is a hot spot for commuters seeking a shortcut from Jefferson County to Pewee Valley and Crestwood.
Gail Thiel lives on the street, and watches commuters speed by, traveling from I-265 via Old Henry and Reamers roads in a hurry to get home.
GOSHEN – Fresh off a run-and-gun rout of rival South Oldham, the Oldham County Colonels were forced to play the opposite way coming out with a 37-36 road win over North Oldham Friday.
“Man, this one was a lot different than the last game,” OCHS senior guard Blake Payne said. “It was really hard to get into any kind of flow, but we won.”
BUCKNER – For Jasmine Whitfield it was simply a matter of taking a breath.
After watching a 13-point lead evaporate to three points early in the fourth quarter, Whitfield helped lead a charge by the South Oldham Lady Dragons that pushed them back to the front en route to a 55-37 win over Oldham County Friday.
BUCKNER – Dylan Henderson picked the right time to showcase his new game.
Henderson, a senior guard for the Oldham County High School Colonels, broke loose for 24 points before a packed house Friday to lead the Colonels to a 75-60 win over cross county rival South Oldham.
CRESTWOOD – As a competitive figure skater Megan Graves is used to performing before crowds, but she added a whole new feature to her skating with the role of Clara in the Nutcracker.
“For me it’s a lot more acting,” Graves said. “There are more facial expressions and movements when I use my body. I have to make everything bigger.”