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Today's News

  • Bardstown Junior Tennis Classic

    Bardstown is hosting the inaugural Bardstown Junior Tennis Classic Oct. 24-25, with play contested in nine different divisions.

    Players can sign up for the following divisions:

    • U16 Boys and Girls Singles

    • U15 Boys and Girls Doubles

    • U18 Boys and Girls Singles

    • U18 Boys and Girls Doubles

    • U18 Mixed Doubles

  • Attend county fair; 4-H'ers excel

    I always feel like fall has officially begun when Springfield hosts their annual festival the first weekend in October.  The Crossroads Harvest Festival, Oct. 2 – 4 will include many activities and will involve many community members including 4-H.  The 4-H Young Riders will be holding their annual horse rides at the corner of Depot and Armory Hill and the 4-H Sharpshooters will be selling cotton candy, soft drinks and tickets for their annual giveaway on Cross Main close to the intersection of Depot Street.

  • Social News and Events

    WEDDINGS

    Reed-Dickerson

    Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Dickerson

    Julie Reed and Jeremy Dickerson were wed at 5:30 p.m. on July 25, 2009 at the Springfield Christian Church in Springfield.

    She is the daughter of Keith and Jackie Reed of Springfield.

    He is the son of Jean Dean of Junction City and Johnny Dickerson of Harrodsburg.

    A reception followed the ceremony at Cornerstone Christian Church in Springfield.

    After a wedding trip to Panama City. Fla. the couple are making their home in Springfield.

  • County continues to tighten purse strings

    Until county revenues pick up and an end to the economic slump is in the foreseeable future, the Washington County Fiscal Court is doing everything they can to account for every penny in the coffer. That includes cutting back on spending that may have come easily before, but is difficult to give up now.

  • When making your own compost, avoid using diseased plants

    Composting is a controlled natural biological process where bacteria, fungi (microbes), and other organisms decompose organic wastes.  This is a clever scientific definition of composting but basically it’s allowing organic material to decompose into humus or compost or basically “dirt”.

  • School system gets grades from No Child Left Behind

    Grades are a part of the educational process, and the Washington County School System got its own report card recently. Numbers were released on the progress of students across the district through the No Child Left Behind program, which was passed into federal law in 2002, as well as results from an interim performance test.

  • Lady Cards edge Commanderettes as playoffs near

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    “This is the team I’ve been waiting to see all year,” said Washington County head volleyball coach Brett Hudson of his team after they came up just short against the Nelson County Lady Cardinals last Thursday in Springfield. The Lady Cards won 2-1 to improve to 6-0 in district play.

  • Patriot men, women lose soccer conference openers

    SCC Sports Information

    In the first Mid-South Conference action of the season, both the St. Catharine men and women came up short at West Virginia Tech on Saturday afternoon. In a steady downpour, the Patriot women lost 4-2 while the men fell 4-0.

    After spotting the Golden Bears a 2-0 lead the Patriot women fought back to make the score 3-2 at halftime. Amy Wurfel scored one goal for the Patriots, while the second came when the ball was deflected off a Tech defender into the goal off a corner kick by Monica Milesky.

  • From Left Field

    OK, I can take a hint!

  • Local man killed in weekend crash

    A Washington County man was killed early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle accident.

    Frederick E. Bushey II, 21, of Springfield, was traveling north on Johnson Road about two miles outside of Springfield around 2:30 a.m. when he lost control of his 2007 Ford truck. The truck left the highway and struck a tree.

    Bushey was wearing a seatbelt, but was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a report by Kentucky State Police.

    KSP Trooper John Adams of Post 15 in Columbia is investigating the accident.