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Today's News

  • A busy week for Patriots athletics

    The St. Catharine Patriots stayed busy last week, hosting five home contests and sending one team on the road.

    The week kicked off with the Lady Patriots’ soccer team hosting the Asbury Eagles.

    Highlighted by keeper Lindsey Vinson’s nine saves and Courtney Anderson’s five shots, three on goal, the Patriots were unable to capitalize on their opportunities and fell to 3-1 on the year.

  • SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: 'Under the Lights'

    John Overby
    Sun Sports Writer

    In his first year as a starter for the WC Commanders, Dillon Milburn has impressed.

    It started with his first catch as a starting wide receiver against LaRue County, where he “ran a dude over.”

    It then escalated when the WC defense was bending against Elizabethtown, and Milburn decided to make sure it wouldn’t break, making a crucial interception with the Commanders only down by a touchdown.

  • St. D’s Ellery among 35 teachers recognized

    Marnie McAllister
    Record Assistant Editor

    The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) presented awards to 35 elementary educators during the Archdiocese of Louisville’s annual gathering to mark the start of another school year Aug. 9.

    The celebration at St. Peter the Apostle Church included Mass and the awards presentation.

    One teacher from 35 of the archdiocese’s 38 elementary schools received Catholic Education Foundation Teacher Awards, funded by the Dan Ulmer family. (Three schools did not have award nominees this year.)

  • WC Extension Office welcomes back Buckman

    While they’ll be bringing in a replacement for retired family and consumer sciences agent Kay Kennedy, the Washington County Extension Office will have the benefit of adding a familiar face to their staff.

    Cabrina Buckman, who served an internship with the extension office in 2010, is set to take over the position, which Kennedy left in the spring. Buckman was introduced at a reception on Monday, and the 2007 Washington County High School graduate said she can’t wait to get started working in her hometown.

  • News briefs 9/18

    Volunteers Needed
    Volunteers are needed at the Lincoln Legacy Museum. If you have any free time, even a couple of hours would be greatly appreciated. Call Lena Russell at 336-3232.

    Harvest Festival Parade

  • Time runs low on youth coalition

    For one of Washington County’s most successful youth programs time and funding are wearing thin. In fact, when the Washington County Heartland Youth Coalition host their BLAST (Better Lives and Safer Towns) event on Sept. 26, it will be the last in a long line of programs hosted by the coalition under the current funding situation.

  • PHOTO: Officially open to serve
  • Mackville festival returns Saturday

    John Overby
    Sun Staff Writer

    The Mackville Harvest Festival will be taking place this Saturday, which will be the first time in eight years that the event has been held.

    Donna Harmon and Linda Riney made the festival’s new beginning possible when, according to Harmon, the two decided that it was time to “get it started back up.”

  • City addresses pipeline, taxes, park renovations

    Springfield City Council held its monthly meeting last Tuesday at City Hall, and there were several guests in attendance interested to hear the city’s stance on the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline.

    Much to the visitors’ delight, Mayor John Cecconi read a resolution that declared Springfield’s safety concerns regarding the pipeline, and encouraged Gov. Steve Beshear and other state officials to make sure all precautions are being taken to ensure any proposed pipeline would be vetted fully to ensure the safety of Kentucky residents.

  • SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: A Waiting Game

    John Overby
    Sun Sports Writer

    Amanda Cox was at a crossroads.

    She had quit playing both basketball and softball in seventh grade, but her mother thought she should take up another sport to fill the void that her two former activities would leave.

    And she insisted it be golf.

    “My sister Emily was interested in it, so she thought that I should give it a shot as well,” Cox said.

    It didn’t take long for her to take to her new sport because of the independence it allowed her.