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  • Springfield thefts reported

    Thefts were reported at Mordecai’s on Main and Dominic’s Closet in Springfield on Monday, May 4, though Springfield Police have indicated that the incidents are unrelated.

    Mordecai’s owner Keith Schlosser reported a break-in at the restaurant to authorities last Monday morning after finding $3,068.53 missing from the register from the previous night.

    According to the incident report, Schlosser informed authorities that the business closed on May 3 around 2 p.m., with all employees leaving by 4 p.m.

  • BPW Wine & Stein is Saturday

    Wine, beer, food, music and most importantly, coming together to raise money for women is what’s in store for this Saturday’s Springfield Business and Professional Women’s Club Wine & Stein Gala and everyone (21+) is invited.

  • CKCT has five chosen for GSA

    You’re already familiar with the Central Kentucky Community Theatre Youth Actors, but now, so is the rest of the state.

    Of the more than 1,700 applications submitted for the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) program, only a select few students are chosen each year as participants or as alternates. After sending one person per summer on the trip in recent years, CKCT is proud to boast five representatives in 2015.

  • News briefs for 5/6

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  • Library welcomes new reading therapy dog

    Reading therapy, PAWSitive Reading, returns to the Washington County Public Library on Saturday, May 9, at 10:30 am. Libraries can be quiet places where both children and adults can study or find a good story, but when children or adults visit the library and see a dog, the environment may become a little more exciting. Washington County Public Library is excited to welcome dog handler, Dorathy, back with her new reading therapy dog, Ziggy.

  • Conway, Young in search for Democratic governor bid

    Stevie Lowery
    Landmark News Service

  • Governor Republican primary a four-man race

    Franklin Clark and John Overby
    Landmark News Service

    This is the final installment in the series centering on this month’s primary elections, with Election Day falling on May 19. This article focuses on the Republican gubernatorial race, featuring Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner and Will T. Scott.

  • Roution reflects on Oaks

    Washington County was represented on the track at Churchill Downs this past weekend, but not in the way you might expect.

    Annie Roution was selected to take part in the Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade after finishing in the top 10 of the online voting competition for the event, and she said she came away from the experience enlightened.

  • Saturday 5K to help fund resource group

    The mission of the Family Resource Youth Service Center (FRYSC) is to provide resources to parents and students to remove non-cognitive barriers.

    Accomplishing that goal has been less challenging in the past with funding more adequately distributed. However, with state funding based on free and reduced lunch numbers — and those numbers steadily increasing in recent years — the same amount of funding has been forced to be stretched even further. In the schools served by FRYSC alone (WCES, WCMS and WCHS) free and reduced lunch now exceeds 60 percent of students.

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