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Today's News

  • PHOTOS: Singing in the season
  • News briefs 12/17

    Ongoing

    Bell Ringers Needed
    Washington County Salvation Army is in need of bell ringers for the Christmas kettle fundraising campaign. If you would like to volunteer, please call Tiffany Wheatley at Washington County Community Action at (859) 336-7766 or call Jim Logsdon at (859) 336-1266. The shifts will be two hours in length. An adult must accompany anyone under 18 years of age.

    Discounted Game Passes

  • PHOTOS: Santa came to town
  • State grants city $800,000 for museum

    Gov. Steve Beshear brought his entire staff to Springfield on Thursday for the announcement of an $800,000 grant for the construction of a transportation museum that will be located on Police Drive.

    City officials are now hashing out the details of the museum, but it will maintain a theme that focuses on transportation in the area and throughout the state. They city of Springfield’s contribution will be the roughly $200,000 piece of land where construction will soon begin for the million-dollar project.

  • Move-in schedule set at WCHS

    The move-in schedule into the new Washington County High School has officially been set and students and staff will take over the new facility later this month.

    After several delays and months of prep work trying to get the building ready to hold classes this school year, Superintendent Robin Cochran announced late last week that school will indeed be in session at the new facility in January.

    The final day for students this semester will be Wednesday, Dec. 17, with students being released at noon.

  • Bypass to get water line extension

    A new project involving the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission was approved at Monday night’s city council meeting, and it will be a benefit to a pair of schools in the area.

    The water company’s rural development water line extension project will consist of a new water line being installed along the bypass. The line will extend from the intersection at Lincoln Park Road to the intersection at St. Catharine College.

  • Carman named Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week

    St. Catharine  freshman Brian Carman is the Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week, conference officials announced on Tuesday.

    The weekly honor is the first of the season for Carman. He becomes the first St. Catharine grappler to win a conference honor.

    The Patriots are in their first season of collegiate wrestling.

    The New Haven, native posted a 3-1 record during the Indiana Tech Warrior Duals over the weekend in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

  • WC boys drop two

    The Washington County Commanders suffered heartbreak last week when they fell to the Bethlehem Eagles 74-50 in Washington County High School’s new gym on Dec. 19.

    Scoring first for the boys in the new gym was Kambron Hayden with two in the post.

    He led the Commanders’ scoring efforts with ten points.

  • Carman named Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week

    St. Catharine  freshman Brian Carman is the Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week, conference officials announced on Tuesday.

    The weekly honor is the first of the season for Carman. He becomes the first St. Catharine grappler to win a conference honor.

    The Patriots are in their first season of collegiate wrestling.

  • WC boys drop two

    The Washington County Commanders suffered heartbreak last week when they fell to the Bethlehem Eagles 74-50 in Washington County High School’s new gym on Dec. 19.

    Scoring first for the boys in the new gym was Kambron Hayden with two in the post. He led the Commanders’ scoring efforts with ten points.