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Today's News

  • Ways to make your holiday baking healthier

    The holiday baking has begun, and what is more tempting than homemade cookies, cakes, pies, hot chocolate, and did I say chocolate?
    Finding reduced-calorie recipes or making one that you already use healthier might take time, but would certainly be a step in the right direction for the family. It could be as easy as changing whole milk to fat-free milk in a recipe.

  • How to care for live Christmas trees

    This is painful for me to admit, but I don’t have a “real” Christmas tree at my house.  I hate fake trees and do so love the smell of fresh-cut greenery during the holiday season but I just haven’t brought myself to spend the money and time cleaning up the mess of a live tree.

  • BIRTH: Hawkins: It's a boy!

    Crystal and Robert Hawkins of Willisburg announce the birth of their son on Sept. 1, 2010 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.
    Isaiah Andrew Hawkins weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches in length.
    He was welcomed home by sisters, Abigail, age 9 and Gracie, age 6.
    Maternal grandmother is Betty Hardin of Willisburg.
    Paternal grandparents are Linda and Kenny Peach of Lawrenceburg and Rodney Hawkins of Hustonville.

  • WEDDING: Lee, Smalley wed

    Donna Walker Lee and Clay Marshall Smalley Jr. were wed Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010 at Almost Heaven Resort Chapel in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    She is the daughter of Sarah Della Walker of Springfield, and the late Joseph Paul Walker Jr.
    He is the son of Rosetta Smalley of Springfield, and the late Clay Marshall Smalley Sr.
    The Rev. Dr. Mike Simpson officiated.
    The couple will reside in Bowling Green, Ky.
     

  • WEDDING: Reed, Hurst exchange vows

    Rachel Katherine Reed and Alan Barnett Hurst were wed Sept. 4, 2010 at Bowen First Church of God, Stanton, Ky.
    She is the daughter of Mike and Vicki Reed and he is the son of Donald and Elaine Hurst, all of Stanton, Ky.
    Grandmothers of the groom are Norma E. Goode of the Texas Community and Mary A. Hurst of Springfield.
    Officiating the wedding vows was the groom’s uncle, Hal B. Goode.
    Maid of honor was Anna Nell Reed, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Jessica Jones, Katy DeHart, Abigail Riddle and Rebecca Petrey, sister of the groom.

  • Patriots’ conference season opens Thursday

    In the short time that the St. Catharine College Patriots have been in the Mid-South Conference, now in their third year, a few rivalries with teams in close proximity have already developed. None of the conference games provide more buzz, however, than when the name Georgetown comes up on the schedule.

  • St. Catharine pounds Pioneers, 76-49

    Officially it is listed as an exhibition game on the St. Catharine schedule. But the outcome of Saturday’s game at Tusculum College (Tennessee) was huge for J.T. Burton’s team. As the Patriots prepare for the beginning of the Mid-South Conference schedule this week (see related story), they received a real boost with a 76-49 win over the Pioneers who are a NCAA Division II team.

  • SCC women shoot down Eagles, 91-72

     

    The St. Catharine College Patriot women found their game midway through the first half Monday night and never looked back in recording a 91-72 victory at Asbury College.

  • WCHS looks to fill two recent coaching vacancies


    Washington County softball coach Christy Baker and volleyball coach Curt Scifres have both stepped down from their roles, and that leaves two coaching vacancies the school needs to fill.

  • WC girls outscore Burgin 39-30 in pre-season play

     

    Note: Due to Tuesday’s deadline, details of the season opener against Taylor Co. were not available at press time. For more, visit our Web site at www.readthesun.com.

    The Washington County Commanderettes got into shape for basketball season with a pre-season scrimmage against Burgin on Nov. 20 at West Jessamine.