Today's News

  • Keys to a profitable forage program

    REMEMBER YOU ARE A FORAGE FARMER - Forage typically accounts for over half the cost of production of forage – consuming animals and provides most of their nutrition.  Thus, it has a major influence on both expenses and income Forage is the crop and animals are the harvesters or consumers.  Efficient forage production and utilization are essential to a profitable operation.

  • Games this week at SCC against nationally ranked teams

    SCC Sports Information

    There will be plenty of exciting Mid-South Conference basketball played at St. Catharine College over the next few days as some of the league’s better teams will visit Lourdes Hall.

  • St. Catharine College plans big expansion of athletic programs

    SCC Sports Information

    The stars must have been aligned right for St. Catharine College athletic director Mike Doig. Upon taking the job at SCC last July, Doig set one of his main priorities as the expansion of the athletic offerings, including a track & field program and cross country. But finding a coach to start a program from scratch would no doubt be a formidable task.

  • Kentucky Utilities customers now have power

    Kentucky Utilities officials reported as of Friday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. that all of their customers in Washington County now have power. Below are more updates on the status of local power companies and other agencies serving Washington County.

       Salt River R.E.C.C. reports just under 300 outages as of Friday, Feb.6 at 3 p.m. in Washington County.  They continue to have crews working in Washington County.

  • Be prepared for emergencies: Register to attend celebration

    Many families may have been caught unprepared by the recent ice storm.  During an extended power outage, questions do arise about food safety and because of food being unsafe there may also be the issue of food shortage.  When our lives begin to return to normal, families should consider working together as a team to be prepared for any future natural disaster.  Helping to plan the food and meals for emergency situations would be a great project for the children in the family to help with.

  • Ice storm cripples county

    It was a storm that caused more power outages than Kentucky has ever seen, and nearly 700,000 homes were without electricity as a result of last Tuesday’s ice and snow storm that slammed the commonwealth.

    Locally, about 70 percent of the homes in Washington County were without power for at least a short time according to Washington County Judge-Executive John Settles, who said he is also without power at his home.

  • From Left Field

    Defining the word "coach"

  • Social news and events


    Bishop: It's a girl!

    Lily Catherine Bishop

    Steven and Stephanie Bishop announce the birth of their daughter on Jan. 27, 2009. She was born at Bethesda Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Lily Catherine weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length.


  • Filiatreau named Mid-South player of the week

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Katie Filiatreau, Springfield native and 2005 graduate of Washington County High School, hit the hardwood again in Washington County this past Thursday night. But instead of wearing the WC blue and gold of the Commanderettes, she was wearing the black and orange of the Georgetown Tigers.

  • Governor visits Washington County;Disaster aid requested, approved by Obama

    Gov. Steve Beshear asked President Barack Obama to declare a major disaster for the commonwealth of Kentucky, following the devastating winter storm that has paralyzed parts of the state and left hundreds of thousands of  Kentuckians without electricity, water and heat.