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  • Geronimo indicted in April stabbing

    An indictment indicates that a grand jury found sufficient evidence for a case to go to trial, and does not indicate guilt. All of those indicted are innocent until proven guilty.

    - Oscar I. Geronimo, 21, of 111 Domas Court in Springfield, was indicted late last month in connection to charges brought following a stabbing at Carmona’s Bar and Grill at 307 Perryville Road on April 12.

    Geronimo stands accused of stabbing Juan P. Dominguez, 28, of Springfield, in the chest with an eight-and-a-half-inch pocket knife following an altercation.

  • June Sew This & That

    Marion Mulligan and Rita Yates

    We must sound like a broken down old record. But we’ll say it again. Change your sewing machine needle often. This is mainly the cause of all sewing machine problems.

  • Become a reading superhero

    This year the Washington County Public Library has, once again, planned a wide variety of educational, entertaining and fun programs to help you fill your summer days.

  • News briefs for 6/3

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  • 'I didn't think I'd be here'

    A small airplane made an emergency landing on a highway in northern Washington County Thursday afternoon.

    A 1977 Grumman American Tiger four-seater went down around 1 p.m. on Ky. 555 near Willisburg Exit 42 of the Bluegrass Parkway.

    Pilot Robert Kinion, 57, of Chester, S.C., was piloting the craft alone.

    “I lost power and had to do an emergency landing,” he said. “I picked this spot and I just put it down.”

    No one was injured, but the experience left the pilot shaken.

  • News briefs for 5/27

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  • Willisburg Memorial Day 2015
  • African American Heritage Festival to celebrate church history

    This year’s African American Heritage Festival will be held on Friday, July 31, beginning at 6 p.m. and will celebrate the theme “History of Black Churches in Springfield/Washington County.”  The planning committee, chaired by Councilman Willie Ellery, requests that anyone that has information on the African American churches in our county to contact the Main Street/Renaissance Program Office at (859) 336-5412 ex 2.  The committee hopes to gather much information to share with the public at the festival.

  • KSP looking for new leads in Ofc. Ellis killing

    Nearly two years have passed since the murder of Bardstown Police Department Officer Jason Ellis. Kentucky State Police hope a new video plea for information will provide fresh leads about the case.

    KSP Public Affairs Officer Trooper Jeff Gregory hopes today’s video release will encourage someone, who may have information about the case, to contact authorities.

  • CORRECTION: Sheriff looking into pair of thefts

    The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking into a pair of burglaries last week and though similar items were taken in both incidents, sheriff Jerry Pinkston said he does not feel the crimes are connected.

    The first incident occurred on Seibert Creek Road in Springfield on Wednesday around 3 p.m., with Michael Bland reporting to police that his home had been broken into.