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Today's News

  • Stephens: Wildcats showcase defense in low-scoring win

    LEXINGTON – The University of Kentucky’s 17-7 win against Vanderbilt on Saturday wasn’t easy on the eye.

    Unless, of course, you’re a former defensive back, defensive position coach and defensive coordinator like UK coach Mark Stoops.

    “That was a thing of beauty,” Stoops facetiously said as he opened his postgame press conference. “For a defensive guy, it was.”

  • Football: Bullitt East handles OC

    Konnor Polson threw for 192 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 44 yards in leading Bullitt East to a 44-21 win over Oldham County Friday night in Buckner.

    The Chargers led 10-7 after the first quarter but took the game over in the second, scoring 27 points to take a 37-7 lead into halftime.

    Colonel quarterback James Harding was 14-of-39 for 185 yards with two touchdown passes and one interception.

    OC receiver Allan Farrow hauled in three passes for 87 yards and a touchdown. Justin Viar had six catches for 48 yards and a score.

  • Football: Mustangs blow chances, drop district opener

    TAYLORSVILLE – Several missed opportunities to score turned into one big missed opportunity for North Oldham to score a road win in its district opener.

    The Mustangs left 14 points on the field at Spencer County and lost 21-13 to the Bears Friday night in their first district game.

    Class 4-A, No. 7 North (3-2) missed two field goals and an extra point. The Mustangs also came away empty on a 1st and goal chance from the Spencer 1-yard line late in the first quarter.

  • Girls soccer: Youngsters step up, North beats OC in PK's

    GOSHEN – Freshmen and sophomores didn’t play like inexperienced players for North Oldham on Sept. 25.

    As a result, a young Lady Mustang squad got its first win over cross-town rival Oldham County in nearly eight years.

    Sophomore Emma Boyd tied the match with a late penalty kick and hit another during a shootout. Freshman goalkeeper Katelyn Kellogg saved two OC shots during that penalty shootout, including the one that clinched a 3-2 shootout edge and 2-1 victory.

  • Football: North, South start district play

    North Oldham and South Oldham will start trying to improve their playoff positions this Friday when they begin district play.

    The Class 4A No. 7 Mustangs (3-1) will play the first of their four District 3 games at Spencer County (2-2) at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    Class 5A No. 6 South (3-1) will start the defense of its 2013 District 5 crown when it goes to Hebron to take on Conner (0-4) at 7:30 Friday night.

  • La Grange businessman recognized by trade publication

     

    A La Grange businessman is being recognized for making waves as vice president of his company.

    Early in his career, Ben Bowman is already the vice president of Parts Unlimited based IN La Grange, and was also recently selected as “35 under 35” by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA).

    Bowman joined PUI, an offshoot of SEMA, in 2010, where he was hired to globalize the restoration company.

  • Public Records Sept. 25

    KSP Arrests

    Sept. 15 -- Robert Amore, 48, Crestwood, registered sex offender school restrictions.

    Sept. 18 -- Brett Goodrich, 50, Frankfort, promoting contraband.

    Sept. 18 -- Donnie Bentley, 39, Shepherdsville, DUI firs offense, no seatbelt, operating on suspended license, possession of open alcoholic container in a motor vehicle.

    Sept. 19 -- Dennis Amber, 36, Bedford, DUI first offense, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

  • Old-fashioned obituary for modern mom

    Several years ago, I was given my great-grandmother’s scrapbooks. They are filled with newspaper clippings, including many obituaries from the 1920s and 30s and I am thoroughly enjoying them.

  • The twist of being human

    “Love your crooked neighbor with your crooked heart” (W. H. Auden). Our hearts are not necessarily crooked in the criminal sense; but they are battered and bruised and wrenched – or likely to become so without much warning. They need compassion, even from themselves, for themselves.

  • Earley: Do you hate sin?

    I think one of the best definitions of sin is anything we do that separates us from God. When we talk about sin we find that humans make very little of sin and God makes so much of it. People joke about it, even brag about their sins. Much of our entertainment glorifies sinful life choices.

    God hates sin (Proverbs 6:16ff.). God says that the “wages of sin is death” (Romans 6:23). God says that sin is a very serious matter.

    A fellow named Willie was deep in debt and was thinking of committing suicide.