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  • Baby season with Sew This & That

    Marion Mulligan and Rita Yates

    This summer seems to be baby season. When two grandchildren announced they were having baby boys within two months of each other, it was time to quilt in a hurry!

    Babies like bright colors, so a primary palette was chosen.  

  • Students learn lessons on campaign trail

    When former Washington County High School government and history teacher Ryan New offered his students the chance to take part in a political campaign, five students (Bethany Wheatley, Jordan Wheatley, Claire Miller, Robert Lewis and Brittany Greenwell) jumped at the chance.

    The proposal was simple.

    Jacqueline Coleman, whom New knew from their time at Centre College, needed volunteers to help in her campaign for the 55th House of Representatives district.

  • A family’s newest blessing

    Adoption for Bobby Joe and Amanda Mattingly was not something that was always in the couple’s plans. For them, the addition of 21-month-old Emma Grace to their family was the result of the opening of a door of opportunity.

  • Next step for Robertson building

    A presentation was held on Main Street last Thursday for the awarding of the $780,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the city of Springfield for renovations to the Robertson Building.

    The building, which was built more than 100 years ago and is included on the National Register of Historic Places, was gifted to the city in 2011 and funding for the renovation of the property was recently finalized.

  • PHOTOS: African-American Heritage Festival
  • Man found dead in car on Booker Road

    A man was found dead in his vehicle early Friday morning at the parking lot of the Springfield reservoir on Booker Road, according to a report released by the Kentucky State Police.

    The Washington County Sheriff’s Office was first on the scene some time after 8:30 a.m., after a resident in the area reported seeing what appeared to be a body inside the car.

  • News briefs 7/30

    Ongoing events

    Supply list and dress code policy
    WCMS students and parents may find the 2014-2015 school supply lists and school dress code policy on the district web page at washington.kyschools.us <http://washington.kyschools.us>. If you have any questions you may email ty.howard@washington.kyschools.us or anne.taylor@washington.kyschools.us.

    Washington County Summer Feeding Program

  • Robinson takes part in GSA

    This summer, The Kentucky Center hosted over two hundred eager young artists from every region of the Commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) took place at Danville’s Centre College from June 22 to July 12.

  • Dr. Grundy to speak at African-American Heritage Festival

    As the City of Springfield prepares to celebrate the 11th Annual African American Heritage Festival on Friday night, Aug. 1, Dr. Gabrielle J. Grundy, MD, will return to her hometown to help celebrate this year’s theme of promoting health and wellness.

    “Dr. Gabby”, as she is called at her office in Louisville, knows all too well how important it is to take good care of your physical and mental health and is very pleased that the festival is celebrating good health.

  • Bluegrass expands 4G network in county

    More residents in Washington County now have access to 4G LTE, the most-advanced 4G network, on their Bluegrass Cellular mobile devices. As part of a system-wide 4G LTE development project, Bluegrass announced last week that it has expanded its nationwide 4G LTE network into the Washington County community of Tatham Springs.