Today's News

  • Gordon and Dunn continue success at Taylor University

    The St. Catharine Patriots made a return trip to east central Indiana on Saturday, this time visiting Taylor University.

    The meet at Taylor would mark the second of the indoor season for the Patriots, and they would be looking for redemption and even continued success.

    The Patriots found that success in Neshaun Gordon (Louisville) and Tyler Dunn (Harrodsburg), who were coming off of first- and second-place finishes in the triple jump at Indiana Wesleyan.

  • SCC falls on the road to No. 8 Georgetown

    Machera Calhoun (Fort Myers, Fla.) and Heather Sandlin (Florence) combined for 31 points despite the Lady Patriots (3-15, 1-11 MSC) falling to the No. 8 Tigers of Georgetown (16-4, 10-2 MSC).

    If one thing was certain for the Lady Patriots in 2013-2014, it is that they don’t fall to tough opponents for a lack of effort.

    Led by the stupendous guard play of Calhoun and Sandlin, the Lady Patriots kept the Tigers on their heels for the entire contest.

  • Patriots take Georgetown to wire

    The St. Catharine Patriots (13-8, 7-5 MSC) couldn’t overcome foul trouble against the No. 13 Georgetown Tigers (18-5, 9-3 MSC) falling 86-81 on Thursday night.

    The Patriots couldn’t take advantage of double digit scoring nights from Omar Skinner (New Castle, Del.), Romeo Lewis (Detroit, Mich.) and Will Tolefree (Stone Mountain, Ga.) en route to their five point loss to Georgetown on the road.

  • No Love Lost

    Marion County

    Last Saturday night, the Marion County Knights (17-6), downed WC 94-57 in a loss that would turn out to be the Commanders’  (2-16, 0-7) 12th consecutive at the hands of their biggest rival.

    For WC Head Coach Russell Burkhead, one of the biggest differences in the game was the Knights’ ability to force his team into playing at Marion’s run-and-gun pace.

    He believes that this played right into Marion’s hands.

  • News briefs 2/5

    Spring Soccer Sign-ups
    The Marion County Youth Soccer association will have Spring Soccer Sign-ups Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the concession stand at the soccer fields on Fair Grounds Rd. in Lebanon or you can print your registration and medical release form from our website http://www.mcys.webs.com/ and mail to the address listed on the form. Please note: if they played for Marion County Youth Soccer in the fall, they do not need to register, as they will continue on their same teams to play in the spring.

  • St. D students are making a difference

    It’s one thing to do the expected volunteer work while a student at St. Dominic, such as setting up tables in the gym for special events or helping out at the parish Fall Social. Students could always be counted on to help out at Dominic’s Closet or clean classrooms over Summer Break.

  • Local Red Cross chapter changes name
  • Author to visit Springfield

    December 1862 brought the realities of the Civil War to the small, quiet town of Springfield, making friends and neighbors become bitter enemies. Historian and author, Betty Gorin-Smith, brings to life Morgan and his Raiders’ march from Lebanon to Springfield from her book “Morgan is Coming!’ Confederate Raiders in the Heartland of Kentucky.”

    The author will be selling signed copies of her book and speaking at the old Louisville Store, Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m.

  • County resurfacing project discussed at fiscal court

    During the regularly scheduled meeting of the Washington County fiscal court on Jan. 24, Patty Dunaway and other representatives with the Kentucky Rural Secondary Roads program were present to discuss the resurfacing project planned for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

    The rural secondary program uses a five-point formula to determine the funding for each county.

  • Jobless rates drop across the state

    Ninety-eight of 120 Kentucky counties saw their unemployment rate drop from December 2012 to December 2013, and Washington County was one of those to see a decrease.

    According to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training—an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet—unemployment in Washington County dropped from 8.1 percent at the end of 2012 to 7.7 percent just over a month ago.