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Today's News

  • Boys snap streak

    The Washington County Commanders entered the week on a three-game winning streak, only to notch two more victories by Tuesday night, when they defeated the Campbellsville Eagles 4-2 and the Thomas Nelson Generals 14-2.

    The North Oldham Mustangs would halt the streak when they defeated the Commanders 13-1 Friday.

    “That’s the first time I’ve ever played them,” Commanders head coach Adam Blair said after the game. “... they’re a very good team.”

  • Commanderettes win two

    The Washington County Commanderettes entered their week like a freight train, plowing through the competition and defeating the Thomas Nelson Generals and the Bardstown Lady Tigers. Unfortunately, the girls would end the week with a loss when the Generals did a 180 and defeated them, 11-9, on May 7.

    Thomas Nelson
    The Commanderettes put the Thomas Nelson Generals on ice for their first game of the week, taking them out 10-1.

  • WCHS track at regionals

    It was a busy week for Washington County High School’s track team as they hit the road to compete in the Taylor County All-Comer’s meet on May 7 and the Class 1 A Region 3 Meet, hosted at Green County High School, on May 9.

    “I was hoping we would be more competitive at some of the early events,” Washington County track coach Eric Sagrecy told the Sun as the regional meet unfolded.”

  • News briefs for 5/6

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  • Library welcomes new reading therapy dog

    Reading therapy, PAWSitive Reading, returns to the Washington County Public Library on Saturday, May 9, at 10:30 am. Libraries can be quiet places where both children and adults can study or find a good story, but when children or adults visit the library and see a dog, the environment may become a little more exciting. Washington County Public Library is excited to welcome dog handler, Dorathy, back with her new reading therapy dog, Ziggy.

  • Conway, Young in search for Democratic governor bid

    Stevie Lowery
    Landmark News Service

  • Governor Republican primary a four-man race

    Franklin Clark and John Overby
    Landmark News Service

    This is the final installment in the series centering on this month’s primary elections, with Election Day falling on May 19. This article focuses on the Republican gubernatorial race, featuring Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner and Will T. Scott.

  • Roution reflects on Oaks

    Washington County was represented on the track at Churchill Downs this past weekend, but not in the way you might expect.

    Annie Roution was selected to take part in the Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade after finishing in the top 10 of the online voting competition for the event, and she said she came away from the experience enlightened.

  • Saturday 5K to help fund resource group

    The mission of the Family Resource Youth Service Center (FRYSC) is to provide resources to parents and students to remove non-cognitive barriers.

    Accomplishing that goal has been less challenging in the past with funding more adequately distributed. However, with state funding based on free and reduced lunch numbers — and those numbers steadily increasing in recent years — the same amount of funding has been forced to be stretched even further. In the schools served by FRYSC alone (WCES, WCMS and WCHS) free and reduced lunch now exceeds 60 percent of students.

  • PHOTOS: St. D's got talent