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Today's News

  • La Grange to allow chickens

    After being banned for roughly 15 years, chickens will once again be allowed in the city limits of La Grange.

    The La Grange City Council voted 5-2 to pass an ordinance allowing chickens to be raised in the city limits, with councilmen Joe Davenport and Tad Humble voting no. Councilwoman Debbie Pollard was absent from the meeting.

  • After beating cancer twice, local girl gets Disney World wish granted

    For one La Grange family, a nearly three-year dream to visit Mickey Mouse is coming true.

    Hayli Nobles, 4, is one of many children granted Make-a-Wish dreams every year. Since being diagnosed with actute myleoid leukemia in 2010, her dream has been to see the princesses at Disney World.

    On Monday, Hayli’s wish was granted, as a limo pulled up to the family’s La Grange residence to take them to the airport for a trip to Orlando.

  • 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.”

  • Football: North runs over Atherton

    North Oldham piled up more than eight times the total yardage as Atherton did on Friday and left Louisville with a 49-0 win.

    The Mustangs (5-2, 2-1) have won two straight Class 4-A, District 3 games after dropping their district opener on Sept. 26 to Spencer County.

    Wingback Arien Beasley ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns as North held a 418-50 edge in total yards against the Rebels (2-7, 0-4).

    North wingback Chris Webb ran for 72 yards and two touchdowns and fullback Kevin Graham added 50 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown.

  • Football: OC beats Eastern for second win

    Oldham County quarterback James Harding threw two touchdowns to Allan Farrow and the Colonel defense didn’t allow an Eastern offensive touchdown as OC beat the Eagles 13-7 on Friday in Louisville.

    The win was the first for the Colonels (2-6, 1-1) in Class 6-A, District 5 play since a 37-6 win at Fern Creek on Oct. 5, 2012.

    Friday’s game was a defensive battle, with OC holding a 195-186 edge in total yards.

  • Football: Dragon defense dominates as South wins district finale

    CRESTWOOD – Several scenarios existed for South Oldham to win the district's No. 1 playoff seed going into its home finale Friday night against Scott.

    But all the plausible scenarios included at least one requirement – the Dragons had to beat the Eagles.

    South’s defense stepped up to that challenge, shutting out Scott over the last three quarters and paving the way for a 17-6 win at Dragon Stadium.