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  • PHOTOS: BPW breakfast
  • SCC, St. D connected through Patriot Pals

    (Story submitted by St. Dominic Principal Pam Breunig.)

    The St. Catharine College men’s basketball team won’t begin regular season play until Thursday, but they are already scoring points with students at St. Dominic.

  • Director’s travel leads to CKCT

    Will Davis came to Springfield a month ago looking to continue the recent success of the Central Kentucky Community Theatre. Prior to that, the theater’s new managing artistic director was looking for the town, because he thought he’d surely been mistaken.

  • National Guard troops return to Campbellsville

    Jeff Moreland
    Landmark News Service

    Serving their country is not an easy job for soldiers, but it’s also tough on the family members left behind.

    Soldiers from the Campbellsville National Guard unit returned home Wednesday after completing a 10-month deployment in Jordan. According to Staff Sgt. Gary Scott with the Campbellsville unit, 15 soldiers from B-Battery 1/623rd Field Artillery were serving as part of a training mission.

  • News briefs 10/30

    Springfield Halloween
    Downtown Springfield will be observing Halloween “Trick or Treat” on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 4-5:30 p.m. Residential hours are from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Mackville Halloween

    The city of Mackville will be observing Halloween “Trick or Treat” on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m.  Participating residents will turn on a front porch light.

    Willisburg Halloween

  • Pipeline agents allegedly trespass

    Randy Patrick
    The Kentucky Standard

    Williams company representatives say they want to establish trust with landowners in negotiating for easements for the Bluegrass Pipeline. But some Nelson County residents say land agents or surveyors have been trespassing on their property.

    If that’s true, a Williams spokesman said, there will be consequences for the agents.

  • Old grade books, ACTs discussed by school board

    The Washington County School Board made what the group acknowledged was a tough decision at last Monday’s monthly meeting, but the district opted for practicality with a 3-1 decision to move forward with the destruction of old grade books dating back to 1900.

    The information stored in the books, however, will be preserved thanks to a grant that will pay for each page to be scanned and archived. The grant also covers the cost of the destruction of the books, if the district elected to take advantage of that offer.

  • Burg park approved for upgrade

    In last week’s meeting of the Washington County fiscal court, the main topic of discussion dealt with the reinstallation of playground equipment at the park in Fredericktown.

    The previous equipment was removed last spring when it was deemed necessary because, as Washington County Judge-Executive John Settles said, it was “old, damaged and had become a liability.”

  • The truth about the consequences of drug and alcohol abuse

    Washington County High School freshmen got a crash course in the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse last Thursday at the Washington County Judicial Center as part of the annual Truth and Consequences program.

    Local agencies, as well as agencies across the state, took part in last week’s event, which was an interactive way for students to find out what could happen if they choose to take part in drugs and alcohol.

  • PHOTOS: On the run again