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Today's News

  • County owed thousands in unpaid EMS fees

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Staff Writer

    According to Washington County EMS Director Mark Hale, the county is owed thousands of dollars in unpaid EMS service fees. Hale addressed the Washington County Fiscal Court on Sept 26 to see how the county could collect the money owed.

    “We currently have $23,500 that is in the collection process,” said Hale. “That’s just covering from July 2007 to now. These are bills owed as far back as 2005 and 2006.”

  • Commanders no match for hungry Tigers

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    A combination of mistakes on special teams and a lack of size on defense resulted in the Washington County Commanders’ fourth straight defeat as they lost 58-45 to the Bardstown Tigers on Friday night in Springfield.

    “If you take four or five plays out of the game, it would have been a different ball game,” said WC head football coach Mark Perry. “We’ve got to eliminate those mistakes.”

  • Log cabin fever

    James Roberts

    Landmark News Service

    Think life-sized Lincoln Logs. That’s how Andy Mills describes his job of tearing down and rebuilding antique cabins.

    Mills, who owns and operates American Antique Cabin Co. in Springfield, spent last week single-handedly rebuilding an early 1800s-era cabin on the Jacob Hiestand House Museum property in Campbellsville.

  • Plant hardy bulbs now

    You may have to have a back hoe or a tractor-ran posthole digger to do this, but it is time to plant fall bulbs. With the persistent drought and hard earth it seems almost light years away that spring weather and rains will return in a few months. If you want that beautiful spring garden with tulips, daffodils, crocus and hyacinths, etc. now is the time to start planting.

  • Central Kentucky Tiger Sharks host regional competition

    Special to the Sun

    The Central Kentucky Tiger Sharks swim team hosted the Frankfort Area Swim Team in a dual meet to start the short course 2008-09 season. The meet was held at the Lebanon Aquatic Center on Sept. 20-21. The FAST team finished on top, 1842-1642.

    “I was pleased with my new swimmers’ performances,” said coach Mike Carey. “And all the swimmers did well for the start of our season.” The Tiger Sharks’ next meet will be the SKY Fall Fest to be held in Bowling Green on Oct. 24-26.

  • Slump continues for SCC Lady Patriots

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College volleyball team continued its busy schedule last week with four matches in five days. Unfortunately for Juanita Mangan’s team there wasn’t a victory among those matches as the Patriots fell to 1-23 overall and 1-3 in the Mid-South Conference.

  • Third annual middle school football championship Oct. 2

    Special to the Sun

    A county-wide middle school football championship will be held Oct. 2 at the WCHS football field. The action starts at 6 p.m. with a sixth grade game between Washington County and North Washington, followed by the championship game between Washington County Middle School and St. Dominic at 7:30 p.m. The traveling trophy will be presented to the winner and an MVP award handed out. All proceeds benefit the WCHS DECA program.

  • Gas leak at judicial center evacuates some local offices

    Gas leak at judicial center evacuates some local offices

     

  • Do you fertilize this fall, or not?

    As you’re probably aware, the price for agricultural inputs has dramatically increased, and fertilizer is no exception. In fact, the price of fertilizer is so high cattle producers are asking if it’s economical to apply fertilizer to pasture and hay ground this fall.

  • Turning back time

    By Jeff Moreland

    Editor/General Manager

    Time is always on the move, and it usually passes quickly. But in the cases of the old Washington County Courthouse and the new Washington County Judicial Center, time is moving in two very different directions these days.

    The old courthouse