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Today's News

  • Republicans fire up faithful at multi-county rally

    The Republican focus for the 2014 general election was made abundantly clear at a regional GOP rally in Henry County over the weekend.

    “The No. 1 priority is to keep Mitch McConnell in office, and not as minority leader, but as majority leader,” said Kentucky State Senator Paul Hornback, of Shelbyville. “We’ve got to recover this country because it’s not going in the right direction.”

  • Music to their ears: Organizers cheer CityPlace’s first event

    More than 1,200 people attended the first ever event at CityPlace this weekend, a number organizers said they are pleased with.

    The Louisville Chorus and Louisville Philharmonia, the Musicians’ Orchestra, were the key focus of the Dedication Concert at the venue. CityPlace Administrator Karen Greenwell said the event couldn’t have gone better.

    “We were thrilled and Mr. (George) Rawlings was thrilled as well,” Greenwell said. “We thought the reception from the people who attended was great. It was a wonderful night.”

  • Robbery case could go federal

    A La Grange man arrested for bank robberies in Oldham and Jefferson counties has seen his charges expand to five Kentucky counties.

    William Gary Grubbs, Jr., 36, is facing various charges in Oldham, Jefferson, Boone, Carroll and Fayette counties in Kentucky, he told Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad at his initial arraignment in Oldham County last week.

  • Mane Attraction

    Over the weekend, Oldham County’s horse culture came to life with events at Hermitage and Flying Cross farms. Riders traveled to Goshen and Skylight for the equestrian events.

    For more photos of the Fifth Annual Hermitage Classic and Flying Cross Farms Horse Trials, see page A5.

  • OCYFL Week 3 recap

    In the Pewee Division the Carroll County Yellowjackets continued their winning ways by defeating the Packers.

    Alonzo Lopez put the Jackets on the board first by running for a 40-yard touchdown and the ensuing PAT.

    Then Ethan Price ran for 35 yards and the touchdown with Lopez converting his second PAT on the day to make it 14-0.

    The Packers’ Ryan Holvey scored on a 35-yard quarterback sneak, but it wasn’t enough and the final score was 14-6.

  • Boys soccer: Lister scores three, South beats OC

    CRESTWOOD – A stingy defense and the finishing abilities of senior forward Christian Lister put South Oldham in the district driver’s seat Tuesday.

    Lister scored three second-half goals and the Dragon defense didn’t allow Oldham County to put a shot on goal until the final minute. That combination added up to a 3-0 South win on a chilly night at Dragon Stadium.

    Tuesday’s win marked the Dragons’ first shutout of the Colonels in six years.

  • Field hockey: North wins in strokes

    CRESTWOOD – North Oldham and South Oldham needed an extra 10 minutes to decide their field hockey match Monday night in the mist at Dragon Stadium.

    When the 10-minute overtime wasn’t enough to break a 2-2 deadlock, the teams went into penalty strokes.

    Lady Mustangs Charlie McCauley and Madison Cobb converted their strokes and goalie Sarah Foye didn’t allow a Lady Dragon to score, giving North a 2-0 advantage and a 3-2 win over its county rival.

  • Golf: Thomas claims first pro win

    Justin Thomas turned what he called “a good, solid” first year in professional golf “into a great year” on Sunday.

    The Goshen resident sank a 21-and-a-half-foot putt on the first playoff hole to beat Richard Sterne and win the Web.com Tour’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship in Columbus, Ohio.

    The tournament victory was the first for Thomas, a former Kentucky Mr. Golf at St. Xavier High School and All-American at the University of Alabama playing his first year in the pros.

  • Girls cross-country: OC second in Rumble

    GOSHEN – Oldham County used a consistent approach to get a runner-up finish Saturday.

    The Lady Colonels placed five runners between positions 18-33 and came in second only to DuPont Manual in the team competition of the Rumble Through the Jungle on Saturday morning at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.

    Junior Sammy Griffin led OC with an 18th place finish, running the three laps in 20:36.53.

    “I’m always so proud of the team,” Griffin said. “…I think everybody did well.”

  • Boys cross-country: Fryman wins Rumble at home course

    GOSHEN – Trenton Fryman had come close to winning his home meet twice before.

    The North Oldham junior finished third in the 2012 Rumble Through the Jungle and came in second one year ago.

    Fryman broke through Saturday, winning the boys 5K at the Rumble, an annual meet North hosts at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.

    Fryman passed Madison Central’s Brennan Fields on the final of three laps to finish first with a time of 16:08.33. Fields (16:11.47) was second, followed by third-place Tanner Dowdy of South Oldham (16:26.40).