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Today's News

  • 9-10-year-olds see season end

    What started out as a tough tournament for Washington County’s 9-10-year-old all-stars got a little tougher as the Kentucky District 5 Little League Tournament continued last week.

    On Tuesday, the all-stars looked to bounce back from their two earlier losses as they took on Boyle County.

    Unfortunately, Boyle topped Washington County 13-5.

  • 11-12-year-old All-Stars pick up win

    Washington County’s 11-12-year-old all-stars entered the second half of District 5 Little League Tournament play this past week, and after a rough start, it looked like things would continue down that path for the local all-stars.

    Tuesday brought a matchup with a tough Boyle County team, and Washington County coach Jacob Howard said his squad had a tough day at the plate.

  • Washington County student killed in Monday night crash

     

    A Washington County teenager has died as a result of a Monday night automobile accident.

    Opal White, 16, of Willisburg, died Monday night when a vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash. She would have been a sophomore at Washington County High School this August.

  • Arrest made in missing persons case

     A Springfield man has been arrested in connection with the northern Kentucky couple that was last seen on Texas Road in Springfield. Robert Jones, 38, and Crystal Warner, 35 have been missing since July 3.

  • Jets Over Kentucky returns this weekend

    “Jets Over Kentucky is not just an air show; it’s an experience.”

    After this year’s Jets Over Kentucky, which begins this Sunday, it will be the 12th year that Lewis “The General” Patton will have organized the event at the Lebanon-Springfield Airport, which is widely considered the largest r.c. jet show in the world.

  • 11-12-year-old softball All-Stars’ season ends in district tourney

    The Washington County 11-12 Little League Softball all-star team saw its time in the District 5 Little League Tournament come to a close last week, losing to Marion County by a score of 13-0 to finish with a 1-2 record in the tournament.

    Marion County, who would go on to lose to Russell County in the championship game, jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back, ending the game after the fourth inning due to the 10-run rule.

  • 9-10-year-old All-Stars see tournament play

     The Washington County 9-10-year-old Little League Baseball all-star team began District 5 Little League Tournament play this past weekend. WC lost 20-2 against Campbellsville on Saturday before falling to Marion County by a score of 12-10 on Sunday.


    Campbellsville

  • 11-12-year-old All-Stars begin action

    The Washington County 11-12-year-old Little League Baseball all-star team started play in this year’s District 5 Little League Tournament this past weekend, facing off against Campbellsville and Marion County.

    WC played Campbellsville in Saturday’s opener, losing 10-5, before going up against Marion County on Sunday, losing by a score of 4-1.


    Campbellsville

  • School officials feel ALICE Training a success

    The ALICE (alert, lockdown, inform, evacuate) training that members of Washington County schools have received is already making them think of other ways to apply their knowledge to other emergency situations.

    In fact, according to Washington County Schools Superintendent Robin Cochran, it’s also the kind of training that has gotten the most positive feedback from staff members.

  • Hardesty arraigned in court

     A Spring-field man who is accused of sex abuse was arraigned in Wash-ington County Circuit Court on June 22.

    Charles L. Hardesty, 40, was arraigned on a sodomy first-degree charge and a count of first-degree sexual abuse.

    The charges stem from a May indictment. 

    Circuit Court Judge Samuel Todd Spalding set a trial date for Hardesty’s case on Oct. 26, at 8:30 a.m. and a pretrial conference on Aug. 31, at 10 a.m.