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Today's News

  • News briefs for 5/20

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  • CKCT has five chosen for GSA

    You’re already familiar with the Central Kentucky Community Theatre Youth Actors, but now, so is the rest of the state.

    Of the more than 1,700 applications submitted for the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) program, only a select few students are chosen each year as participants or as alternates. After sending one person per summer on the trip in recent years, CKCT is proud to boast five representatives in 2015.

  • Springfield thefts reported

    Thefts were reported at Mordecai’s on Main and Dominic’s Closet in Springfield on Monday, May 4, though Springfield Police have indicated that the incidents are unrelated.

    Mordecai’s owner Keith Schlosser reported a break-in at the restaurant to authorities last Monday morning after finding $3,068.53 missing from the register from the previous night.

    According to the incident report, Schlosser informed authorities that the business closed on May 3 around 2 p.m., with all employees leaving by 4 p.m.

  • Springfield man faces drug trafficking charges
  • Tourism increased spending in 2014

    The annual survey of tourism spending in Kentucky shows an exceptional increase in Washington County in 2014. All nine of the state’s tourism regions registered gains for 2014 compared with 2013.

  • Commanders win senior night 6-4

    The Washington County Commanders (19-10) wrapped up their regular season last week after notching a 6-4 win over the Lincoln County Patriots (10-23) on Washington County’s senior night, and a 5-4 win over the Atherton Rebels (15-16) on May 13.
    Commanders head coach Adam Blair said he was going to miss his seniors because they’ve been through a lot the last four years, and when they were freshmen, he was a freshman coach.

  • School board meeting Monday in Mackville

    The Washington County School Board will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday at Mackville Community Center.

    Work session to discuss budget and facilities will begin at 6 p.m., with the regular meeting beginning at 7 p.m.

    Several retiring faculty members, early college students and the Larry Graves Memorial Scholarship recipients will be recognized.

  • News briefs for 5/13

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  • Career club is for you

    The Kentucky Career Center, Washington County Extension Office, Washington on Wellness Coalition and the Washington County Public Library partner to provide an opportunity for community members to learn and develop their career skills. Whether you are currently looking for a job, have a job and want a career, or want to tune up your searching skills, this series of lessons is for you.

  • Fiscal court discusses business

    Washington County Fiscal Court met Monday morning for their regularly scheduled meeting.

    The court, which had an executive session at the end of the meeting, heard from various county departments and went over the first reading of the 2015-16 budget.

    Magistrate Hal Goode was not present at the court meeting as he was speaking at an economic development summit in Pikeville.