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Today's News

  • Patriots drop four straight; 20-7 for the season

    SCC Sports Information

    Losing streaks are something that St. Catharine College baseball coach Luther Bramblett is not accustomed to in his eight years with the Patriots. So when his team dropped four consecutive games over the weekend, Bramblett was searching for the last time such a skid had occurred.

    “I don’t think we have lost four straight since the first year I was here,” said the Patriot coach. “But even in losing those four, we were in every game with a chance to win.”

  • Once at the center of genocide, now at the center of Patriots’ basketball team

    SCC Sports Information

    One of the four languages spoken by Jean Pierre Uwamahoro is English. And while his heavy accent sometimes makes his words hard to decipher, he speaks one word very clearly – genocide. It is a word the Rwandan native pronounces well, and very unfortunately, understands well.

  • Former Washington County educator publishes first children's book

    During the warm months, Robert Brown of Rose Hill is usually found outside in his garden. When his children were younger, they would  accompany him, playing, watering with the hose or digging with small  garden tools. During one of those times, his son Tyler, who was 3 at   the time, was helping pick some vegetables. After placing the   different vegetables from the small garden into his wagon, he would   repeatedly touch them and call them by color. He then looked at his   father and said, “Daddy, you grow colors.”

  • March 20 proclaimed as Agriculture Day

    Gov. Steve Beshear has proclaimed Friday, March 20, the first day of spring, as Agriculture Day in Kentucky.

    “Kentucky’s rural heritage and traditional values are embodied in the hard work of Kentucky farm families,” said Gov. Beshear. “I urge all Kentuckians to support agriculture and join me as we salute this important industry,” stated Gov. Beshear.

  • From Left Field

    The bracket racket

    I’ve never really been a basketball fan, so my experience in picking brackets for the NCAA tournament is limited at best. So when the office decided to have a little contest, I was hesitant to expose my ignorance on paper, but I went ahead and filled out my brackets and turned them in.

  • Social news and events

    Engagements

    Parrish-Griffitts

    Brittany Parrish and Bradley Griffitts

    Debbie and Charles Parrish of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Parrish, to Bradley Griffitts, son of Cynthia and Guy Griffitts of Springfield.

    The wedding will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2009 at Rosemont Baptist Church in Lexington.

    The reception will follow at Tates Creek Ballroom in Lexington.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    Weddings

  • Texting, cell phones a growing problem for high school staff

    Cell phones are one of the most convenient modern devices in the world today, but for many schools, they are also a growing problem.

    Washington County High School Principal Leon Smith said his school has had some recent incidents, and many of them have stemmed from the use of cell phones and text messaging.

  • Patriot softball goes 7-1 for the week

    SCC Sports Information

    With seven wins in eight games last week, Holly Smith’s St. Catharine College softball team improved its record to 16-10. More importantly, two of the wins (against Cumberlands) were conference contests which kept the Patriots atop the standings with a 4-0 record.

    “We hadn’t been hitting the ball, so we just took batting practice every day,” said Smith. “And when we start hitting we play well in all parts of the game. Our pitching is better and we play better defense.”

  • Rye grass causes confusion

    Perennial rye grass, annual rye grass, Italian rye grass, and even cereal rye.  It’s enough to confuse anyone.

    Interest in rye grass has increased in our area in recent years.  But there is much confusion because there are many different types of rye grass.

  • New judicial center holds first court session

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Staff Writer