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Today's News

  • Factory to bring 150 jobs to region


    Local and state officials joined with Wilbert Plastic Services employees Dec. 14 to celebrate a joint venture with the Ford Motor Company.

    Wilbert Plastic Services has received Q1 certification, which means it met the quality standards required to become a parts supplier for Ford. Wilbert is slated to begin manufacturing interior plastic parts for the new Ford Escape, one of which was on display during last week’s presentation. The Escape is manufactured in Louisville.

  • Bridge repair put on hold


    A special-called fiscal court meeting was held Dec. 14 to discuss funding for a new bridge on Tick Creek Road.

    The meeting was called just two days after the court decided to move forward with the process and agree to an engineering contract with local engineer Brad Spalding.
    “Even though we made the decision on Monday to proceed, everything has been put on hold,” said Washington County Judge-Executive John Settles.

  • The Governor’s Inauguration parade


    FRANKFORT, Ky.  (Dec. 12, 2011) – Thousands of people took part in the  inauguration events on Dec. 12. Here are a few interesting facts and figures about the day.

    1 – Age of youngest participant in Grand March, Lila Beshear, the Governor’s youngest grandchild.
    2 - Number of hours Inaugural Parade was expected to last.

  • Civil War-era movie filmed at LHSP recently


    Lincoln Homestead State Park and a local horse farm will be the backdrop in some scenes of an upcoming Civil War-era film.

    Production crews garnered attention at the park last week, as traffic was briefly stopped at times while filming took place.
    The movie, a title wasn’t disclosed, was also at Stephen Foster in Bardstown and Copper Canyon near Hopkinsville.
    Writer, director and producer Fred Ray said the film is “a small drama with some gunfire.”

  • Boyle’s Rudd finds right spot at Division II school

    When Adrian Rudd began looking for colleges, Truman State University in Missouri wasn’t even on the radar.
    But after visiting the school in September, Rudd realized it was the perfect place for her, and the Boyle County senior has signed a letter of intent to swim there next year.

  • SCC women receive first top-25 vote

    For the first time in the history of St. Catharine College athletics, a women’s team has received recognition in a NAIA national poll. That came this week when the new basketball rankings were issued and Lena Bramblett’s women were in the “receiving votes” category. The Patriots currently own an 11-3 record as they prepare for games in Florida on Tuesday and Wednesday.
    “This is a well-deserved honor for these players,” said Bramblett. “They have worked hard and have some big wins.”

  • Patriots end trip with pair of wins

     

    The St. Catharine College Patriots left the Sunshine State Wednesday with a warm feeling. That came not only from the favorable weather, but also from the two victories by Lena Bramblett’s women. But Wednesday’s 67-50 victory over Northwood University came a little tougher than the previous day’s 82-48 rout of Florida Memorial.

  • St. Catharine and Morehead; a coaching tree that continues to grow

     

    Just like a family tree, those in the college basketball profession speak of a “coaching tree” when it comes to the relationships formed during their employment in that sport. And nowhere is there a more solid, and intertwined, tree than the one that has grown between St. Catharine College and Morehead State University.

  • Commanders lose first two district road tests

     

    Washington County @ Bethlehem
    Score: 64-24 Bethlehem
    When: Friday, Dec. 16
    Where: Bethlehem High School
    Key players: WCHS - Trae Abell. BHS - Jalen Phillips, Thomas Mudd

  • WC girls come up short at buzzer

    Washington County @ Bethlehem
    Score: 39-37 Bethlehem
    When: Friday, Dec. 16
    Where: Bethlehem High School