Today's News

  • 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.

  • Bat Pats qualify for NAIA opening round

    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) officially announced the 45-team field for the 2015 NAIA National Championship Opening Round. The event will take place May 12-15 at nine different locations. Each site will feature a five-team, double-elimination tournament with the winners joining host Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) at the 59th annual Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series in Lewiston, Idaho, May 22-29.

  • Boys snap streak

    The Washington County Commanders entered the week on a three-game winning streak, only to notch two more victories by Tuesday night, when they defeated the Campbellsville Eagles 4-2 and the Thomas Nelson Generals 14-2.

    The North Oldham Mustangs would halt the streak when they defeated the Commanders 13-1 Friday.

    “That’s the first time I’ve ever played them,” Commanders head coach Adam Blair said after the game. “... they’re a very good team.”

  • Commanderettes win two

    The Washington County Commanderettes entered their week like a freight train, plowing through the competition and defeating the Thomas Nelson Generals and the Bardstown Lady Tigers. Unfortunately, the girls would end the week with a loss when the Generals did a 180 and defeated them, 11-9, on May 7.

    Thomas Nelson
    The Commanderettes put the Thomas Nelson Generals on ice for their first game of the week, taking them out 10-1.

  • WCHS track at regionals

    It was a busy week for Washington County High School’s track team as they hit the road to compete in the Taylor County All-Comer’s meet on May 7 and the Class 1 A Region 3 Meet, hosted at Green County High School, on May 9.

    “I was hoping we would be more competitive at some of the early events,” Washington County track coach Eric Sagrecy told the Sun as the regional meet unfolded.”

  • News briefs for 5/6


  • 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.