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Today's News

  • All-stars take losses in opening games

    The Washington County 9-10 and 11-12 All-Star softball teams took deep wounds in their opening games of the district tourney hosted at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon on Sunday.

    Both teams were run-ruled and shut down for much of their games.

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    The 9-10 team saw its opponent, Marion County, come out in the second inning with a fire in its belly. Marion County would score eight runs, but would not hold Washington County completely scoreless. WC answered with two runs, though Marion would seal the deal with a 9-run third inning.

  • Sunday alcohol sales approved

    Businesses that have a liquor license will soon be able to sell alcohol from 1 to 10 p.m. on Sundays.

    The Springfield City Council was presented with a first reading of an amendment to the city’s ordinance on alcohol sales during the Tuesday, June 9, regularly scheduled meeting.

    The amendment puts the city in line with recently approved state laws that are more lenient to accommodate alcohol sales for distilleries and wineries.

  • Robinson makes professional debut in 'The Stephen Foster Story'

     

    Aaron Robinson is no newcomer to the stage and theater, but this is his first season as a professional actor, and he’s getting his first big break as a cast member of “The Stephen Foster Story” at My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown.

    Robinson has experience in the theater as a member of the Central Kentucky Community Theatre here in Springfield, where he started as a third-grader, and he has also done some shows in Bardstown, including “Seussical” and “Shrek.”

  • Campbell in fourth year with "The Stephen Foster Story"

     

    From the small stage of Central Kentucky Community Theatre to a starring role in “The Stephen Foster Story,” Charlotte Campbell has certainly come a long way.

    Campbell, 21, got her start as a 13-year-old on the Springfield stage in the community theater, but she now plays the lead female role and love interest to Stephen Foster himself in the long-running story of one of America’s great songwriters.

  • Family donates home to help others

     

    The family of Thomas and Lucille Osbourne has provided a very unique gift to help others.

    That’s what Kristy McGrew, marketing and public relations officer for Communicare, said of the home recently donated to the group.

  • Relay for Life raises more than $37,000

    It was a successful weekend for Washington County Relay for Life, raising more than $37,000 with additional funds still rolling in.

    Relay committee co-chair Karen Purdom said organizers are quite pleased with that commitment from the community.

  • Mackville home lost to fire

    A house fire at the intersection of Mackville Road and Ky. 433 on Main Street in Mackville Thursday morning left one person suffering from smoke inhalation and the home is said to be a loss.

    The fire began around 9 a.m. on Thursday, and first-responders were contacted after a nearby resident saw the home’s occupant, Angela Mattingly, seeking refuge in the yard after escaping the smoke-filled house.

  • Coulter plays in East-West All-Star games

    Trae Coulter is not your average teenager. In his 17 years on this earth, he’s notched nearly 15 years of baseball experience under his belt. That’s because he’s been playing the game since he was two or three years old and has played for the Commanders since he was in the seventh grade.

    And, recently, he played in the Junior East-West All-Star games, which were hosted at Pleasure Ridge Park  High School in Louisville last week.

  • Correction on A10

    An article on page A10 in this week's edition of The Sun about a rabies clinic being held tomorrow at Washington County Middle School incorrectly states that it will be held from 5-9 p.m. The correct time is from 5-7 p.m. 

  • Commanders’ season ends at regionals

    After winning their first regional tournament game in four years, the Washington County Commanders’ season came to an end when the Central Hardin Bruins shut them out 7-0 in seven innings last week.

    The defeat ended the Commanders’ 22-11 run this year.

    “I’m proud of my guys,” Commanders head coach Adam Blair said. “They achieved so much this year, we won double the games we did last year.”