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Today's News

  • PHOTOS: 2015 Washington County Prom
  • WC girls pick up two wins

    The Washington County Commanderettes won two of three games last week, edging out the Campbellsville Lady Eagles 6-5 in a nail-biting eight innings, and the Lexington Christian Lady Eagles 10-9, also in eight innings.

    The two wins were a boost from the only loss last week, a 9-3 defeat at the hands of the Bethlehem Banshees (14-4).

    In their fight against Campbellsville (11-8), the Commanderettes trailed 5-1 in the sixth inning when sophomore Madison White rallied the team with a two-run homer. Another timely run in the seventh would tie the game at 5-5.

  • PHOTOS: Springfield Green Festival
  • Today in History
  • UPDATE: Washington County Schools, KSP address bomb threat

    Kentucky State Police have issued the following statement in regard to a threatening message found in a bathroom at North Washington School on Tuesday:

  • School board hears book appeal

    The challenged book, “Girl, Interrupted,” was once again a central topic for Washington County School Board members at last week’s regular meeting.

  • Trailer wins best in state

     

    Ernie Akins is a young man with a mind for the creative.

    Be it his lifelong love of music or stepping into unfamiliar territory, Akins is sure to inject his creativity and his knack for entertaining into any project.

    That was the case when a movie trailer Akins completed for a class project earned first place at the state level of the KyAED Art Exhibit competition (digital media category) recently.

    “I didn’t know how to react,” Akins said. “It was such an awesome experience.”

  • ‘Teacher Who Made a Difference’

    Tim Messer has been with Washington County Schools since 2000. The amount of time he has spent providing a positive influence on students’ lives goes beyond these past 15 years, as his recent recognition as a “Teacher Who Made a Difference” shows.

    Messer was nominated for the award by former student Brandy Mason, who had Messer during his six-year tenure in McCreary County, where he is originally from.

  • Springfield celebrates Earth Day

    April 22 was Earth Day around the globe, and Washington County was no exception.

    North Washington Elementary students gathered at the Farmer’s Market on Depot Street last Wednesday to learn about Earth Day, what they can do for the environment, and how important they are for the future. The event was held at noon and hotdogs, along with bags of fresh vegetables, were available.

  • Two candidates face off for secretary of state

    Alison Lundergan Grimes became well known during her 2011 campaign for Kentucky Secretary of State because of the TV ads starring her adorable grandmothers, who urged voters to support their granddaughter. But this campaign is different, as both have since died.