Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Redinger-Elder

    Tom Redinger and Cindy Crutchfield of Ashville, N.C., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melinda Redinger of Lexington, to Richard Elder of Lexington, son of Richard and Angela Elder of Union, Ky.
    Elder is the grandson of Joseph Earl and Theresa Wheatley of Springfield and Lelia Ann Elder of Lebanon, and the late Randall Elder.
    The wedding will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 in Winchester, Ky.
    Formal invitations will be sent.

  • Construction worker falls four stories on St. Catharine College campus


  • City reaches out to school district

    In an effort to encourage locating the new high school within city limits or, if not, annexation into the city, the Springfield city council plans to draft a formal letter to the Washington County school board.
    “I was just wondering if we as a council could write a letter to the superintendent and the school board that the mayor and the council encourage them to locate within the city limits or else agree to annexation,” city council member Lisa Haydon said.

  • Rotary club's annual pancake breakfast is Saturday


  • County to develop plan to reduce animal neglect

    In response to Washington County Sheriff Tommy Bartley’s concern about large animal neglect, action was taken by the Washington County Fiscal Court to come up with a plan to handle such situations.
    Marion County Animal Control Officer Jeff Woolridge came to speak to the fiscal court on Monday during the regular scheduled meeting.

  • City sees drop in revenue in 2010

    Like many other businesses around the country, the city of Springfield is seeing its revenue drop.
    The question now is how it will cut costs or increase revenue to offset that drop.
    Danny Hardin, a certified public accountant, presented the city council with an audit of the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010.

  • Community theater continues to be a hit


  • Court will continue its support of fire fee

    All signs point to the end of the fire protection conflict in the county as the Washington County Fiscal Court showed its support to continue the $45 fire fee Monday. The Washington County Fire Protection Association had requested that formal support as the group seeks funding to construct a new fire station.

  • Patriot baseball home opener is Friday

    The St. Catharine College baseball team that went 1-3 in its opening weekend at the University of Mobile will play the home opener Friday against Holy Cross College.
    The single nine-inning game will start at 2 p.m. at Edelen-Haydon Field. The Patriots will host the same Holy Cross team in a doubleheader Saturday starting at noon.
    The homestand continues Sunday when Goshen College visits for a twin bill starting at 1 p.m.

  • Patriot basketball sweeps UVA-Wise

    The St. Catharine College men and women swept a Mid-South Conference basketball doubleheader Thursday night at UVA-Wise.

    Lena Bramblett’s women came away with an 84-73 win in the opener and J.T. Burton’s men won the nightcap 85-62.
    The Patriot women held a slim 36-34 lead at halftime, but pulled away after intermission for the 11-point victory. Nearly half the Patriots’ points in the second half came at the foul line where they hit 21 of 26 free throws. They were 26-33 on charity tosses for the game.