Today's News

  • From Left Field: A "lot" of memories

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It was just a small corner lot located at 11th Avenue and 5th Street West near Ritter Park in Huntington, W.Va., but to us, it was Riverfront Stadium. Why it was vacant, we didn’t know. We were just grateful it was.

  • WANTED: Fall coed softball players

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer


    Several people have expressed interest in an adult coed softball league this coming fall at Idle Hour Park.

    You must be 32-years-old or over to participate, games will start in September.

    Four teams are required for the league.

    Registration fees and details are still being finalized.

    If you are interested in playing, contact Bernard Smalley at (859) 336-5448.

  • Mattingly

    Amanda and Jason Mattingly of Springfield announce the birth of their son on June 29, 2008 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Layne Patrick weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches in length.

  • Doig takes reins of St. Catharine athletics

    As for the athletic program at St. Catharine College, much will be new when the first varsity contests start next month. The Patriot and Lady Patriot teams have shed their junior college status in favor of four-year athletics with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). With that comes the membership in the Mid-South Conference.

  • Drifting into Springfield

    By Jeff Moreland

    Editor/General Manager

    If there had been a prize for the audience members who traveled the longest distance to Saturday night’s concert featuring Bill Pinkney’s Original Drifters at Idle Hour Park, Louis and Viola Klein would have won hands down.

    The Kleins made their way to Springfield from Midland, Mich., making a drive of 496 miles, according to Louis.

  • Getting their kicks

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Things are heating up again on the athletic fields of St. Catharine College. The school recently held camps for soccer, volleyball and softball.

    Bethlehem High School head soccer coach Danny Rossoll brought his team down from Bardstown to participate.

    "The girls dorm together and eat together," said Rossoll. "It builds them as a team."

    Keep reading The Sun for more St. Catharine sports coverage this fall.

  • Crain-Edelen

    Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Crain of Nicholasville announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia K., to Tony Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Edelen Sr. of Versailles.

    The wedding will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 6, 2008, at the home of the bride’s parents in Nicholasville.

  • Lines-Walker

    Harla and Jerry Lines of Imperial, Neb., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jenna Lea Lines, to Scott Michael Walker, son of Gail and Robert Mastin of Springfield and John and Mary Walker of Flora, Ill.

    Lines is a 2007 Graduate of Campbellsville University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Economics. She is currently employed by Edward Jones in Greensburg.

  • Peters

    Steven and Deann Peters of Willisburg announce the birth of a daughter on March 14, 2008 at 12:23 p.m. at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.

    Allison Marie was born 13 weeks early and weighed 1 pound, 6 ounces.

  • Elder-Fowler

    Greg and Carlotta Elder of Loretto announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Elder to Justin Fowler, son of Pat and Celeste Fowler of Springfield.

    The wedding will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 2, 2008 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fredericktown.

    The reception will follow at Holy Trinity Parish Center in Fredericktown.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.