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Today's News

  • Commanders now 8-2 on season

    The Washington County Commanders continue to close in on their season goal of going undefeated in regular-season district play after defeating district foes Bethlehem and Thomas Nelson.

  • WC falls in 12th Region All ‘A’ final

    From playing in the 12th Region All “A” Classic to traveling to Florida to participate in the Fort Walton Beach Bash, the Washington County Commanderettes have had a busy week.

    After picking up a big 13-0 win against Burgin in its first-round game, WC couldn’t capitalize in the championship game of the 12th Region All “A” Classic against Somerset, losing 12-2 on Friday night.

  • Comedy Caravan coming to WCHS

    A program that has been helping raise money for schools in Nelson County for years will be making its way to Washington County this year.

    On Saturday, April 16, Comedy Caravan’s “FUNdrai$ing with Laughter” Program will be at Washington County High School as part of an effort to raise funds for Project Graduation.

  • Commanders get first district win

    The Washington County Commanders (5-2, 1-0) split their two games last week, defeating the Bardstown Tigers (4-5, 0-1) by a score of 8-4 on Friday night and losing 13-3 to the Taylor County Cardinals (4-1) last Wednesday.

    Bardstown

  • WC trounces Bardstown, loses to Spencer

    The Washington County Commanderettes (3-2, 1-0) scored 29 runs in only two games last week but came away with a 1-1 split in games against the Bardstown Tigers (0-4, 0-3) and the Spencer County Bears (5-3).

    Spencer County

    In WC’s 14-8 loss to Spencer County on Friday, neither team could find a firm grasp at the plate toward the beginning of the game. 

  • WC tennis hitting stride as season heats up

    The Washington County Commander tennis team played three matches last week, facing off against Hart County on Thursday, Nelson County on Wednesday and Fort Knox on Tuesday.

    Against Hart County, the Commanders picked up six match wins. Chase Drury won  in straight sets (6-0, 6-0) in boys’ singles play, while Anna Weir (8-4) and Jennifer Guajardo (8-6) took the victories in their respective eight-game pro sets in girls’ singles play.

  • Commanderettes score two big wins

    It didn’t take long for the Washington County Commanderettes (2-1) to get their offense going in 2016, opening their season on Saturday with an 11-1 win over Wayne County. WC lost its second game by a score of 2-0 against Pulaski County, but it reignited its offense on Monday, defeating Danville 18-0.

     

    Danville

    The Commanderettes found their groove in the first inning in their game against the Danville Admirals (3-6), and they didn’t let up.

  • Hodge inducted into national horse trainer hall of fame

    Larry Hodge is a man who has accomplished a lot while being a horse trainer for the last 45 years. Hodge, who has worked at Kalarama Farm for 40 years, was recently inducted into the United Professional Horsemen’s Association’s Tom Moore Hall of Fame. 

    That’s the horse trainer’s equivalent to the NFL Hall of Fame, and Hodge said it’s a great feeling to “be recognized by your peers.” 

  • McCain wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award

    This year’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award conferred by the Springfield-Washington County Chamber of Commerce went to a man who believes in hard work and his community - Michael Will McCain.

  • Suspect evades capture

    A police pursuit that started in Mercer County ended without capture in Willisburg over the weekend. 

    Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies Sue Mudd and Ian Justice were dispatched to assist Mercer County Sheriff’s Office deputies with a pursuit that started in their county, according to a report.