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Today's News

  • Fields wins Miss UK Thoroughbred pageant


    Springfield native, Katherine Fields, 20, recently won the Miss UK Thoroughbred pageant at the University of Kentucky.

    Fields – who was nominated by her Alpha Delta Pi sisters to be the sorority’s representative – was one of 12 contestants in the pageant. She said she wanted to show her gratitude to her sorority sisters by representing them to the best of her ability.
    “It meant a lot to win because I was representing them, and even Springfield,” Fields said via e-mail.

  • Community comes out to support veterans


    For a little while on Friday morning, the Washington County High School gym served as a memorial for veterans.

    “You know today, you hear a lot of talk about heroes from Kobe, LeBron, Tom Brady, and so forth and so on,” Paul Terrell, WCHS principal said. “But the real heroes are the people sitting to my right and left. They are the heroes of our time.”
    The heroes he was referring to were local veterans, nearly 50 in attendance, who came out to celebrate Veteran’s Day.

  • A soldier’s time at the tomb


    Though he acknowledges that his job in the military was an honor, Tim Robinson shrugs off the notion that it’s a big deal.

    “I never really thought that what I did was that big of a deal,” he said. “Even to this day, I still don’t think it is. The reason why I feel that way is because I think there are a lot of veterans out there who have done a lot more than I did when I was at Arlington Cemetery, by laying their life down in combat zone.”

  • Glasgow awaits WC in playoffs

    The Commanders’ (5-5) regular season has come to an end, and the team is getting ready for its first-round playoff game at Glasgow (10-0) on Friday.

    The Scotties have been viewed by many as one of the top AA teams in the state all season, and they have the numbers to back that up. Glasgow is the second-highest scoring team in AA, just three points behind Owensboro Catholic. Their defense has been even more impressive, allowing just 69 points this season, easily the fewest in the class.

  • Three vie for the governor's mansion

     James Roberts

  • Two vie for attorney general

     

    By Tracy Harris

    Landmark News Service

    tharris@oldhamera.com

     

    Despite advertisements and debates to the contrary, attorney general candidates Jack Conway and Todd P'Pool do have a few things in common. 

    Conway, the democratic candidate and current attorney general, will face P'Pool, the republican candidate, on Election Day, Nov. 8.

    Conway, 42, believes his record shows his dedication to the attorney general's office, a position he has held since 2008.

  • BIRTH - Wohner: It’s a boy!

     

    Jacqueline and Frederick R. Wohner of Lebanon announce the birth of their son on Sept. 30, 2011 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Dillon Lee weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces and was 22 inches in length.

    He was welcomed home by sisters, Juallena, age 21 and Martyna, age 15.

    Maternal grandparents are Donnie and Wanda Votaw of Loretto.

    Paternal grandparents are Faye Beavers of Lebanon, and the late Rue Allen Wohner, and the late Bobby Beavens. 

  • SCC volleyball fate still unclear

     

    As the St. Catharine College Patriots entered their final regular season game last night at Cumberlands, the postseason picture was still very uncertain for the Mid-South Conference tournament, which will start Friday at the Convention center in Frankfort. 

    Only one thing is certain, and that is that Adam Stevenson’s team will not have to be in the “play-in game” that will be contested Friday between the conference’s eighth and ninth place team. That will be between Pikeville and UVA-Wise.

  • SCC soccer set for tourney

     

    On Tuesday the St. Catharine College men’s and women’s team completed the regular season at home against Spalding University. Both Paul Patton and Tim Wolz were looking for momentum for the respective teams as they prepare for the Mid-South Conference this weekend.

  • A winning weekend for SCC basketball

     

    Very seldom does the college basketball regular season start before Halloween. 

    But the early beginning did not spook the St. Catharine College Patriots as Lena Bramblett’s women won two games over the weekend and J.T. Burton’s team won its opener, all of the games being played in the friendly confines of Lourdes Hall.