Today's News

  • SCC soccer will see British invasion

    St. Catharine College soccer coach Tim Wolz headed to England on a recruiting trip a few months ago, hoping that the time and expense would pay off by bringing some quality players into the Patriot fold.

    Now the Patriot mentor has seen the fruits of his journey. Already signed for the 2011 season are Anthony Steele, a midfielder from Kent, and Ashley Woods, a midfielder from Manchester. Also expected to ink a scholarship offer soon is Jonathan Read, an outside defender from Kent.

  • Mid-South Conference wraps up year past, plans for future

    At the annual meeting of Mid-South Conference member schools on June 1 at Georgetown College, the year was reviewed and plans were made for the upcoming 2011-12 athletic seasons.
    The most notable change was in Mid-South Conference membership.

    Because it has petitioned to join the ranks of NCAA D-II schools, West Virginia Tech will not be eligible next season for post-season play in the MSC. All schools will still play the Bears in all sports, but the games will not count as conference contests.

  • Little League action continues

    9-and-10-year-old baseball
    Orioles 4, Dodgers 1
    Devin Hurst took the win from the mound for the Orioles, while Jake Yates had three hits in the winning effort.
    Justin Mitchell took the loss from the mound, and had two hits for the Dodgers.

    Reds 8, Braves 5

    Tavon Hodgens was the winning pitcher, while John Floyd took the loss. Justice Hood had two hits in the game for the Braves.

    Reds 10, Orioles 3

  • Walter will lead archery program

    The popularity of archery in the middle and elementary schools has carried over to the high school level.

    Next school year, Washington County High School will have its own archery team.
    Dennis Walter, a man with much archery experience, has volunteered to coach the new team.
    Walter said he had been assisting in another school archery program when he heard through an acquaintance that the high school needed someone to coach, so he volunteered.
    The new coach is no stranger to the sport.

  • Commanders finish strong season, fall to Campbellsville

    Washington County vs. Campbellsville
    5-3 Campbellsville
    When: Tuesday, May 31
    Where: Central Hardin High School

    Game highlights: The Commanders (23-11-1) were on a hot-streak entering the game, but Campbellsville (17-20) hurler Brett Kearney cooled their bats.
    “We didn’t get big hits and they did,” baseball head coach Derek Schuler said. “We didn’t play bad, we just didn’t get the big hits.”

  • Tingle named new athletics director

    A man with local sports ties was named athletics director at Washington County High School on Monday.

    Jeff Tingle, former owner of Jeff Tingle GM Center, was named Washington County High School athletics director by principal Paul Terrell.

  • Ag community has concerns with GPS

    I thought his article was very interesting and worth sharing because modern day agriculture has come to the point that GPS affects so many producers .  So here we are having to fight with a commercial company and the FCC to maintain that technology.  
    Representatives from major agricultural organizations met last week in Washington to hear about potential interference with GPS systems if a pending waiver is granted.

  • Do you have distorted tomato leaves?

    I have gotten a lot of calls and leaf samples of tomatoes from people wanting to know what to spray for diseases, etc.  There haven’t been a lot of reports of most tomato diseases hitting just yet, but the leaves that many of you are talking about is actually 2-4D damage.

  • BIRTH: Thompson: It's a girl!

    Melissa and Jason Thompson of Louisville announce the birth of their daughter at 9:04 a.m. on April 15, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville.
    Jessica Ann Thompson weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21.5 inches in length.
    She was welcomed home by her sister, Jamie Marie, age 2.
    Maternal grandparents are Linda and Rob Lowe of San Diego, Calif.
    Paternal grandparents are Lois and Chester Thompson of Louisville.
    Maternal great-grandparents are Marie and Harold Roush of Maryville, Mo.

  • WEDDING: Lanham, Howard exchange vows

    Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lanham are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter Myra Lynnette to Paul H. Howard III. He is the son of Tresine Howard of Lebanon and Paul and Betty Howard of Springfield.
    The double-ring ceremony took place at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2011, in the gardens of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Higdon in Lebanon.
    The reception took place at their home on Twin Eagles Lane.
    After a wedding trip to Sanibel Island, Fla., the couple are making their home in Lebanon.