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Today's News

  • Greenwood, Norman share district player of year

    Two shortstops shared top billing among county baseball players this spring.

    Oldham County shortstop Austin Norman and South Oldham shortstop Drew Greenwood were named co-District 29 players of the year by the district’s coaches.

    Both will play college baseball close to home next year. Norman will play for Indiana University-Southeast while Greenwood will play at Bellarmine University.

    OC’s Norman, South’s Greenwood and Eddie Mathis and North Oldham’s Ethan Cleary and Andrew Pennybaker were all named to the All-Region 8 team.

  • Boys basketball: OC, South show experience levels

    BUCKNER – Summer basketball offers different goals for different coaches.

    For Oldham County’s Coy Zerhusen, it’s about fine-tuning an experienced group expected to contend for a Region 8 title.

    For South Oldham’s Steve Simpson, this summer is about laying the foundation for an entirely new team after losing nearly all of the players off last year’s region champion team to graduation.

    The teams’ experience levels showed June 5, as the Colonels beat the Dragons 49-34 during a summer league game hosted by OC.

  • Robinson says ‘Yes’ to Indy 500 chance

    Dallas Robinson has enjoyed once-in-a-lifetime experiences by simply saying ‘Yes.’

    Robinson said ‘Yes’ to a job with the Kentucky National Guard that allowed him to work with families dealing with deployment of their loved ones. He said ‘Yes’ to mentoring young adults as a track and field coach at Georgetown College. He said ‘Yes’ to representing his country athletically as a member of the U.S. Olympic bobsled team.

  • Thomas ready for first major

    Justin Thomas said he’s always appreciated the challenge presented by and all the tradition that comes along with the U.S. Open.

    “It’s such a grind,” Thomas said. “It’s one of my favorites to watch when it’s playing really hard... I’ll enjoy being a part of it this year and not watching it on TV.”

  • Kicking it with the kids: Nuernberger takes part in Locust Grove field day

    CRESTWOOD – Invited by a Locust Grove Elementary teacher, Sean Nuernberger took one of his days home last week from college to participate in the school’s field day.

    Nuernberger, a former Oldham County football kicker and likely Ohio State University’s starting kicker this fall, spent the day playing with kids, signing autographs and talking to them about playing college football.

  • Elzy elected to KHSAA Hall of Fame

    An Oldham County girls basketball legend has been elected to the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame.

    Former Lady Colonel Kyra Elzy was one of 10 members announced Sunday as the Hall's Class of 2015. The class will be the 28th to be inducted into the Hall on March 21, 2015 at the Lexington Convention Center.

    The KHSAA described Elzy as "one of the best girls’ basketball players to come out of Kentucky."

  • Earley: Angels doing God’s work

    Diane Harrington, of Milwaukee, Ore., had just lost her job. Money would be very tight for awhile. When she returned to the copy store she was so relieved that an honest clerk had set her wallet under the counter with all her money in it. She left the store only to find her car missing. No one had seen it stolen. While she was on the phone with the police a couple hurried into the store, with big smiles they declared, “Your car is not stolen. Come out and see this.”

  • Mueller: your state of mind helps control your life

    Abbe Pierre was a well- known French priest who dedicated his life to helping the poor and the destitute. Abbe Pierre had a very clear state of mind. He used to say that we must always keep both eyes open: one eye on the world’s suffering so that we can fight against it and the other on its wondrous beauty so that we may give thanks for it.

  • Encyclopedias vs. Google

    A single frame comic reads, “Life Before Google: a short story.” Two characters are sitting on the couch, eating popcorn. One states, “I just thought of something I’d like to know more about.” The other responds, “That’s a darn shame.”

  • Uncle Bob’s Cookin: Old-fashioned French toast

    Long before instant cereals, frozen waffles, frozen French toast, and toaster pops. my mother would fix breakfast for me and my brother.

    Sometimes it was just cereal with or without fruit. Many times it would be pancakes, waffles, French toast or eggs. Breakfast might be soft boiled eggs, scrambled eggs or an omelet. Often we had bacon, sausage, scrapple or pork roll with our eggs. A large breakfast would include one of those meats, hash browns or home fried potatoes with eggs.