Today's News

  • Deputy case goes to grand jury

    The two former Washington County deputies who have been charged with trafficking in marijuana, as well as other charges, will see their cases go to a grand jury.

    Following a preliminary hearing in Washington County District Court Monday, Judge Robert W. Heaton decided that there was enough evidence for the cases against former deputies Wayne Bartley and Billy Mattingly to go to a grand jury, and the grand jury will then determine if the cases will go to trial.

  • From Left Field

    C'mon get rhythm

    Remember the days before free agency, when professional athletics were pretty much slaves to whatever team owned them? Now while a lot of that old way of doing business is now looked down upon, it also had its good points, as hard as that may be to believe.

  • Have you thanked a farmer today?

    In recognition of the 22 million Americans who work on farms or in farm-related jobs,  including over 150,000 here in Kentucky, Gov. Steve Beshear has issued a proclamation declaring today “Thank a Farmer” day in Kentucky.

  • SCC women notch second victory

    SCC Sports Information

    “This was a very good win for our team.”

    That is how St. Catharine College coach Lena Bramblett summed up Friday’s 57-48 win over visiting Cumberland University from Tennessee. The Patriots’ win improved Bramblett’s bunch to 2-4 for the season, while Cumberland fell to 4-2.

  • Tip-off time for WC roundball

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It’s that time again. People have been raking up fallen leaves by the bagful, hooded sweatshirts and jeans replace tee-shirts and shorts as the choice of daily attire, and the morning air is filled with the scent of burning firewood. Yes, it’s time for high school basketball in Washington County.

  • Social news and events


    Linwick: It's a girl!

    Sofia Grace Linwick

    Jon and Leslie Linwick of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter on Oct. 30, 2009 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Sofia Grace weighed 7 pounds and was 19.5 inches in length.


    Milburn, Dean exchange vows Aug. 15

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard Corey Dean

    Pamela Gail Milburn and Richard Corey Dean were wed  at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009 at the old Tatum 4-H camp in Willisburg.

  • Deputies arraignedNext court appearance is Monday, Nov. 30

    Two former Washington County Sheriff’s deputies found themselves on the other side of the courtroom Tuesday afternoon as they were arraigned on multiple charges, including trafficking in marijuana.

  • Leaf collection winners announced

    Over the next several weeks, the results of the 4-H Forestry Leaf Collection project will be announced.  This week, the results from North Washington Elementary School are included along with the photos of the students with the top collections.

  • Patriots stay perfect with win over Eagles

    Note: Due to an early holiday deadline, only highlights from last Tuesday’s game against Alice Lloyd College were available at press time. See more coverage in the next issue of The Springfield Sun.

    SCC Sports Information

  • Christmas comes to Springfield Dec. 5

    As with Christmas every year, Santa Claus is coming to town, and Springfield is no different!