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Today's News

  • Boys Basketball: OC pulls away from out-manned South

    BUCKNER – The Litkenhous-rated No. 12 team in the state took awhile to get rolling in a rivalry game Friday night.

    But Oldham County’s depth and talent eventually took over against a South Oldham team missing two of its top players, and the Colonels rolled to a 29-point win.

    Senior point guard Hayden Hawes scored a game-high 20 points in leading No. 12 OC to a 70-41 home win over a thin South squad.

  • Girls Basketball: South recovers from early struggles, beats OC

    BUCKNER – South Oldham got off to its worst possible offensive start on the road Friday at Oldham County.

    The Lady Dragons didn’t score a single point in the first quarter, trailing 13-0 after the opening eight minutes. But South eventually got on track and proceeded to dominate the rest of the game.

    Sophomore guard Sydney Herold came off the bench to score a game-high 14 points and South won 48-39.

    The Lady Dragons (7-6, 1-0 District 29) outscored OC (7-9, 0-2) 48-26 over the final 24 minutes Friday and have now won three of four games.

  • Girls Basketball: North dominates second half, beats Indiana team

    GOSHEN – North Oldham’s second-quarter performance Thursday led to what coach Dan Pfaff called “a fiery halftime speech.”

    The Lady Mustangs were out-scored 17-9 in the second period by Lanesville (Ind.) and went into halftime trailing 28-27 on their home floor.

    “We could play better than the way we were playing,” Pfaff said. “I thought our defense in the second quarter was not very good.

  • Girls Basketball: South falls at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Using their size advantage from the opening tip the Shelby County Rockets put South Oldham away early in rolling to a 58-45 region win Tuesday.

    “We talked about it and talked about it over Christmas break, about being able to do that when we could,” Shelby coach Jason Holland said. “I think we actually started it back in the Anderson game when we only shot five 3’s and got so much inside. The girls may have realized if we can that to a team like Anderson we can do it against any team in the region.”

  • Former road superintendent, father plead not guilty to charges

    The former county road superintendent and his father have plead not guilty to several charges against them, including abuse of public trust and theft by unlawful taking.

     

    Lance Eric Lashley, the former superintendent, and his father, Jack Eric Lashley, were both indicted in December on multiple charges. Lance Lashley was indicted on one count of abuse of public trust (less than $10,000) and theft by unlawful taking, more than $500 but less than $10,000. Both are felony charges.

     

  • Two sides of the family, five generations

    At left, Arlis M. Ellis, Rose M. Benedict, Benita M. Netherton, Destiney M. Cook and Tymprynce M. Nealget together to celebrate five generations of family. The family is standing oldest to youngest, from right to left. At right, John W. Ellis joins the picture to celebrate the family gathering.

  • Girl Scouts begin cookie sales

    The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-run entrepreneurial venture in operation today. Girl Scout Cookie season for Kentuckiana kicked off Jan. 1. This year the program will have two new cookies, Rah-Rah Raisins and Toffee-tastic. Rah-Rah Raisins is a hearty oatmeal cookie with plump raisins and delicious nuggets of Greek yogurt. Toffee-tastic is a buttery, gluten-free option with explosive bits of toffee. This is the final year for $3.50 boxes.

  • Kindergarten signups begin in March

    Registration for first year Primary/Kindergarten students for 2015/2016 will take place at the school in which they are districted to attend on Thursday, March 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. and Friday, March 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Parents are required to bring a full size certified birth certificate (not a hospital certificate).

  • Public Records Jan. 8

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 30 -- Larry D. Cox, 42, La Grange, was cited for shoplifting under $500.

    Dec. 30 -- Jerica L. Armstrong, 24, Frankfort, was cited for possession of a controlled substance first degree, first offense.

    Dec. 30 -- Gargia Osorio Celso, 31, La Grange, was cited for disregarding traffic control device-traffic light, no operator’s license.

  • Being the next president is all about the ten percent

    Let’s talk about the president. Not the current president — the next president.

    We don’t know who the next president will be. All we know is that it won’t be Barack Obama. For about 45 percent of Americans, that’s a great thing. For another 45 percent, that’s a bad thing. For the other 10 percent, the good or bad may be based on who the next president will be.