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  • Public records - Feb. 11 2016

     La Grange Police

     

    Shaquil L. Wynn, 21 of Elsmere — arrested Jan. 26 for careless driving; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first; possession of an open alcohol container in a motor vehicle

     

    Gabriel D. Orman, 33 of La Grange — arrested Jan. 26 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first

     

  • Education in Brief - Feb. 11, 2016

     Academic honors

    EKU Dean’s LIst

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced academic honors for its fall 2015 semester.

    To earn the Dean’s Award, students must achieve dean’s list honors at EKU for three semesters, not necessarily consecutive. A lapel pin is presented to students by the dean of their academic college.

  • Boys' Basketball: Dragons spreading the wealth heading into Owen County

    One night in the fall before the season started, South Oldham made a list of goals.

    Earning the No. 1 seed for the District 29 tournament was one goal. Getting to 20 wins was another.

    The Dragons accomplished both within a week, and another goal looms Saturday with arguably its biggest test of the season.

  • Girls' Basketball: North Oldham lets lead slip in loss at Trimble

    BEDFORD — North Oldham showed a glimpse of what it’s capable of doing against a strong Trimble County. The problem is maintaining that display for 32 minutes instead of eight.

    A picture-perfect first quarter dwindled slowly for the Lady Mustangs last Friday night as they let a lead slip into a 46-32 loss on the road to wrap up regular season district play.

  • Girls' Basketball: Fiorito surpasses 1,000 career points

    North Oldham senior Cat Fiorito has etched her name in the record books with even more opportunities still within reach.

    Fiorito was honored at the North Oldham boys’ basketball game last Thursday night for joining the 1,000 career-points club this season, a feat she accomplished in her career-high 29-point effort against Oldham County on Jan. 15.

  • Wrestling: North Oldham takes first in annual Mustang Classic

    North Oldham took first place at the annual Mustang Classic last Saturday. The Mustangs scored 197.5 total points in the field of 19 schools with 12 wrestlers finishing in the top six. Woodford County finished second with 184 points and Oldham County placed third with 179.

    Dallas Ochsenbein (120), Collin Portman (220) and Landin Jones (285) won their respective weight classes, with Ochsenbein and Portman earning the Most Oustanding Wrestler of the Tournament honors.

  • Swim: North Oldham claims sixth straight OC Champs title

    LOUISVILLE — Jacob Karaglonis wanted to try something new when he decided to join North Oldham’s swim team this season. As a senior, Karaglonis knew the reputation North Oldham had built in the pool and wanted to contribute to the legacy.

    He didn’t realize he would enjoy that legacy as much as when he hoisted the Cup, which isn’t changing its address.

  • Koch, Thompson sign with Georgetown

    CRESTWOOD — South Oldham seniors Starr Thompson and Drew Koch signed a National Letter of Intent to continue their respective football careers at Georgetown College on Friday.

    Koch finished his senior season with 10 field goals and 47 made extra point attempts. He kicked five field goals in South Oldham's win over Oldham County, which was one shy of the state record for most in a single game.

  • Draws set for boys' and girls' KHSAA Sweet 16 basketball tournaments

     The KHSAA announced the pairings for the boys’ and girls’ Sweet Sixteen tournaments Wednesday.

    For the girls, the winner of Region 8 will be paired with the winner of Region 10 in the first round of the Sweet 16 tournament scheduled for March 9-13 at BB&T Arena at Northern Kentucky University.

    It will be the first year since 2001 that the girls’ Sweet Sixteen tournament will not be held at WKU’s E.A. Diddle Arena.

  • Christian vs. secular music

     I was riding in a car with a younger friend and her pack of teen and pre-teen kids.  One of the kids hollered, “Turn up the radio, Mom, I love this song.”  It was a Christian rock song singing about Jesus.