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Today's News

  • Chuck Harper: Dreams come true for DAP

    Many of us witnessed the outcome of Kentucky Derby Saturday.

    The owners of the winner, California Chrome, Perry Martin and Steve Coburn, say they knew they had the winner the day the colt was foaled.

    They were called many things the day they proclaimed the horse of their dreams would be something very special, including the moniker “dumb ass!”

    That’s the day that DAP Stables (Dumb Ass Partners) was born. They even decided to put a donkey on their silks.

  • District 4 Boys Lacrosse: OC comes back, beats Mustangs

    BUCKNER – A breakthrough season for Oldham County lacrosse will continue at least two more games.

    Last month OC beat North Oldham 16-15, marking the program’s first win against a county opponent. The Colonels beat the Mustangs for the second time Tuesday, only this time with much more on the line.

    OC came back from a 5-2 hole to beat North 9-7 in the first round of the District 4 Tournament. With the win, the Colonels advance to the district championship Thursday at home against top-seed South Oldham.

  • North baseball mauls Manual

    GOSHEN – North Oldham broke a losing streak by pouring it on DuPont Manual Monday.

    The Mustangs took a 6-0 lead, then scored nine runs in the fifth inning to beat the Crimsons 15-0 on North’s senior night.

    North’s 15 runs marked its highest run output of the season. The double-digit explosion came on the heels of a four-game stretch in which the Mustangs had scored five runs total, losing all four games.

  • Bridgmohan rides to second in Derby

    LOUISVILLE – No one came close to California Chrome Saturday in Kentucky Derby 140.

    But pacing the rest of the field was Commanding Curve with an Oldham Countian aboard.

    Goshen resident Shaun Bridgmohan rode longshot Commanding Curve to a second-place finish at Churchill Downs, Bridgmohan's highest finish in six career Derby starts.

  • California Chrome leaves no doubt in dominant Derby

    LOUISVILLE – Critiques of California Chrome were spoken ever since the 3-year-old colt arrived at Churchill Downs Monday morning.

    There were questions as to how the Santa Anita Derby winner would handle being out of California for the first time, how he'd do on a track where he'd never raced, how he'd react to racing in a 19-horse field.

  • Untapable romps, Kiss Moon last

    LOUISVILLE – Untapable was unstoppable Friday.

    She cruised to a 4 ½ length win over second-place My Miss Sophia, third-place Unbridled Forever and nine other 3-year-old fillies in the Longines Kentucky Oaks 140 at Churchill Downs.

    Untapable became the second Oaks winner in the careers of trainer Steve Asmussen, jockey Rosie Napravnik and owner Winchell Thoroughbreds.

  • Hermitage-bred Kiss Moon 35-1 in Oaks

    LOUISVILLE – Oldham County has a representative in America’s premier race for three-year-old fillies, but she’ll have to overcome long odds to win.

    Hermitage Farm-bred Kiss Moon will go off from the No. 6 post position Friday afternoon in the Longines Kentucky Oaks 140 at Churchill Downs. Kiss Moon’s odds were 35-1 as of 5:05 p.m. Friday.

  • South overwhelms Woodford in Senior Night win

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham took nearly two quarters to get dialed into its final postseason tune-up Wednesday night.

    Once the Dragons did, they showed why they’ll be the No. 1 seed in next week’s District 4 Tournament.

    South scored 14 of the game’s final 15 goals and beat Woodford County 19-7 on Senior Night at Dragon Stadium.

  • La Grange police bust synthetic marijuana lab

    On Monday, La Grange Police acting on information gathered from an investigation, executed a search warrant on a residence in the 2000 block of Cherry Ridge Ct. in La Grange. Inside the residence officers located and seized several ounces of marijuana, several ounces of synthetic controlled narcotics and cash. Also seized were ingredients and equipment used to manufacture synthetic narcotics.

  • Public Records May 1

    La Grange Police Arrests

    April 19 -- Austin W. Neuner, 22, La Grange, was arrested for operating motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs 1st offense.

     

    April 21 -- Heather Nalley, 33, La Grange, was arrested for endangering welfare of a minor (x2), alcohol intoxication public place, assault 4th domestic violence minor injury.

     

    April 22 -- Dalton C. Cundiff, 21, La Grange, was arrested for operating motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs 1st offense, possession of marijuana, disregarding stop sign.