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Today's News

  • Becoming a downtown treasure

    “Tell your friends!”

    Zoie Covert and Beverly Bonzo regularly make that plea to customers leaving their mission store, and folks seem to be taking heed to that advice.

    Heavenly Treasures opened just over a year ago with the help of Springfield Presbyterian Church and in that time business has been growing and so have the opportunities for Covert and Bonzo to give back to the community.

  • Coulter book could soon be film

    A crazy story may be getting even crazier, as a local man’s book could be making its way to Hollywood.

    Ronnie Coulter authored a romance novel in 2009 entitled “A Quest for Love,” and the group that helped publish the book is now looking into gauging interest in turning it into a film.

    Coulter published his work through the AuthorHouse website, and told The Sun at the time that he had other novels in the works. In March of last year, however, Coulter passed away unexpectedly.

  • SCC baseball sweeps UPIKE

    It was a marquee weekend for the Mid-South Conference baseball standings as there was a three way tie heading into the weekend. St. Catharine was at Pikeville (Ky.), Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) was at Cumberland (Tenn.), and Campbellsville (Ky.) was at Shawnee State (Ohio). After the weekend played out, St. Catharine stands alone after a clean three game sweep at Pikeville over the weekend with a one game lead on Campbellsville and a two-game cushion on Lindsey Wilson.

  • SCC baseball sweeps UPIKE

    It was a marquee weekend for the Mid-South Conference baseball standings as there was a three way tie heading into the weekend. St. Catharine was at Pikeville (Ky.), Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) was at Cumberland (Tenn.), and Campbellsville (Ky.) was at Shawnee State (Ohio). After the weekend played out, St. Catharine stands alone after a clean three game sweep at Pikeville over the weekend with a one game lead on Campbellsville and a two-game cushion on Lindsey Wilson.

  • Into the fight!

    The Washington County Commanders spent a stormy spring break abroad last week when they played in two games with two different opponents in the Derby City Classic before coming back to host the Nelson County Cardinals in their second home game of the season.

  • WC girls win one, drop one

    The Washington County Commanderettes had a thrilling Friday night when they sunk their teeth into, and tore a large chunk out of, the Nelson County Lady Cardinals, shutting them out 10-0 in five innings.

    The Commanderettes (4-6) outpaced the Lady Cardinals (2-9) with an errorless game. Sophomore shortstop Emilee Boblitt led scoring with three RBI during her three at bats. Seniors Katie Carrico and Amanda DeWitt trailed the young infielder with two runs each.   

  • GOP treasurer primary heats up

    Linda Ireland
    Landmark News Service

    Eight candidates — five Democrats and three Republicans — are running for state treasurer in the May 19 primary. This article introduces the three Republicans – Allison Ball, Kenny Imes and Jon Larson.

    Democratic primary candidates are Neville Blakemore, Jim Glenn, Daniel Grossberg, Richard Henderson and Rick Nelson.

  • News briefs for 4/8

    Ongoing

    2015 Relay for Life March Team Registration Challenge

  • Gannon wanted on forged check charge

    According to reports provided by Springfield Police, Jeremy Gannon, of Springfield, is suspected of writing checks belonging to the account of Brandon Bishop, of Springfield, last month.

    Gannon reportedly wrote a $300 check on Bishop’s account, as well as a second check for $500.

    Bishop reported the incident to Springfield Police on March 21.

    Charges pending include criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree and theft by deception, including cold checks, under $10,000.

  • State launches aerospace study

    Gov. Steve Beshear signed a resolution last week to kick start a study into the aviation and aerospace industry and its impact on Kentucky’s economy. The goal of the study is to expand on an area that has already become the state’s largest export.

    “The aviation/aerospace industry plays a significant role in Kentucky’s economy,” Beshear said in the release. “We need to create more public awareness of this thriving industry, as well as more education and training opportunities for employment in this field.