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  • News briefs 5/21

    Mt. Zion
    Mt. Zion Cemetery donations may be sent to Christine Hill, 4067 Mt. Zion Rd., Willisburg KY 40078

    Idle Hour Park
    The shelters at Idle Hour Park will not be available during June 27-July 19, due to the Little League state tournament.

    Relay for Life Fundraiser

  • PHOTOS: Little grads at St. D
  • County native finds success at ECTC

    Sometimes your journey forward leads you back home.

    At least that’s the case with Joseph Barber, a non-traditional (adult) student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Springfield campus.

  • Marion County man dead after shooting

    Thirty-eight-year-old Joey Livers of Lebanon was shot and killed by Kentucky State Police on Friday, according to a report released by KSP.

    Troopers responded to the 8000 block of St. Joe Road just after 9:30 a.m. in response to a call in reference to a suicidal subject.

  • Surge at opera house

    A recent incident that damaged electrical sources equipment throughout the Springfield Opera House was discussed at last week’s city council meeting.

    City Administrator Laurie Smith spoke to the council about the power surge that occurred on April 16 and said the city’s insurance provider through the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) has been informed of the incident.

  • Memories worth keeping

    Bob Purdom said his family isn’t a special case.

    Sure, several members of the Purdom family have taken up life in the military and served this great nation with pride.

    Sure, their roots track back to the Korean War, World War I and II and even the Civil War.

    And sure, the stories of battles, hardships and perseverance have been passed down through the generations, but he said that’s just something his family has in common with millions of other Americans.

  • Pinkston moves on in sheriff race

    The unofficial results of the 2014 primary election in Washington County were released on Tuesday night, with the race for county clerk drawing the most attention as the votes rolled in.

    In the end, Glenn Black retained his seat with a 1,157-895 tally over Billy Abell. Abell kept the race close with a 209-88 advantage at the armory, but Black was able to pull out the victory behind a 169-82 difference at the courthouse polling place and taking 109 votes to Abell’s 29 in Mackville.

  • News briefs 5/14

    Idle Hour Park
    The shelters at Idle Hour Park will not be available during June 27-July 19, due to the Little League state tournament.

    Drive-Thu Prayer

  • PHOTOS: St. D hosts science fair
  • PHOTOS: WCHS mock wreck