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Today's News

  • Mattingly joins the staff at The Springfield Sun


    A new face appears on the pages of The Springfield Sun this week, as Loretto native Brandon Mattingly joins the staff as the new sports and news writer.

    Mattingly, 23, graduated in May from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in sociology.
    Most recently, he served as a freelance sports writer for The Kentucky Standard in Bardstown since August. He covered three high schools in football, volleyball, soccer, golf and cross country.

  • No final decision on Mackville post office


    Those in support of maintaining some kind of post office service in Mackville had a chance to express themselves on Thursday at the Mackville Community Center.

    Roughly 75 residents of Mackville and elected officials met with three representatives from the United States Postal Service to discuss the rural post office, which is under review because of the workload and revenue that it draws.
    Eddie Jessie, the Munfordville postmaster, did most of the speaking for the post office.

  • Free health screenings to be offered at SCC

     

    St. Catharine College will offer free health screenings for adults over age 18 on Wednesday, Nov. 9. This service is especially important for adults who have not seen a doctor recently. The screenings will take place in the Richard S. Hamilton Health and Science Building from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Due to high demand, it is suggested you reserve your appointment no later than Nov. 2.

  • Truth and Consequences


    One man told his story of a splintered spine, broken relationships and a fractured life on Friday to a group of Washington County High School freshmen.

    Mike Fenwick, a paint contractor, prison chaplin and associate pastor spoke to the students as part of the first-time program called Truth and Consequences.
    It was sponsored by the Washington County Heartland Youth Coalition to help students see the consequences for choices that involve drugs and crime.

  • No serious injuries after accidents


    According to a press release from Kentucky State Police (KSP), trooper Fred Cornett investigated an injury collision that occurred four miles west of Willisburg  on Hardesty Rd.  at 9:20 a.m. on Saturday.  

    Solon Young, age 51 of Louisville, was operating a 2004 Chevy westbound on Hardesty Rd. when he lost control, ran off the roadway and struck a tree.  
    He was treated and released from Spring View Hospital.  

  • Commanders set for finale

     

    The Commanders (5-4) are preparing for senior night this Friday against LaRue County (5-4) at Bennett R. Lewis field. It will be the team’s final tune-up before the playoffs and a first-round meeting with Glasgow (9-0).

     

  • Recruiting class brings optimism to SCC women; season starts Friday

     

    What is a recipe for basketball success in the tough Mid-South Conference?  For the St. Catharine College women’s team, head coach Lena Bramblett thinks she has cooked up just the right concoction for the season that begins Friday against Asbury University.

  • Patriots hoping for return to Kansas City; new season begins Saturday

     

    It took J.T. Burton just three years to get his St. Catharine College Patriots to Kansas City for the NAIA national tournament. But Burton knows that it will be quite challenging to repeat that performance.

  • WCHS snags district win at Shawnee


    Brandon Mattingly
    Sun Sports Writer

    The Commanders improved their season record to 5-4 with a 35-22 win at Shawnee (1-7) on Friday night. The story of the game was the disparity in the rushing attack for each team.

    Washington County compiled 339 rushing yards, while smothering the Shawnee running backs for  minus 27 yards on the game.

  • Big Blue All-Stars visit MCHS

    Brandon Mattingly
    Sun Sports Writer