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Today's News

  • Local citizens help WC Holiday Assistance Program

     

    Christmas is a magical time in the lives of most children, but some face the holidays without the basic things they need in life. That’s where the Washington County Holiday Assistance Program comes into play.
    Formerly known as the Angel Tree Program, the WCHAP’s mission is to provide toys, as well as essential items for life to the less fortunate children of the community. At last count, the program planned to serve 86 families with a total of 238 children this year.

  • Take a video tour of the new Springfield bypass!

     

    Traffic has been delayed on a Springfield road that is yet to open. The new Springfield Northwest Bypass, which was scheduled to open later this month, will now have to wait until spring.

  • Fire talk cools after committee meets

     

    What had been a heated issue may have cooled down a bit Wednesday night when a committee put together to discuss fire protection issues for many Washington Countians came together at the same table.


    Members of both the Washington County Fiscal Court and the Washington County Fire Protection Association seemed to agree something needs to be done to prevent the loss of the county’s fire department, and both expressed interest in working to keep the department together and serving the people of the county.

  • SC women start conference at 1-1

    There is definitely a pattern developing here for the St. Catharine College women’s basketball team. Through the first 10 games of the season, Lena Bramblett’s team has alternated wins and losses to compile a 5-5 record.

  • Patriots edged by Georgetown, beat Shawnee

    The St. Catharine College Patriots won two of three games last week to improve their record to 4-2 for the season. Two of the games were Mid-South Conference contests in which J.T. Burton’s squad split to start the conference schedule at 1-1.

  • Nation’s tallest team visits St. Catharine Friday

    Officially they are known as the Mountain State Cougars. But the NAIA university in Beckley, West Virginia could easily use the San Francisco moniker of Giants – or perhaps they could be the Mountain State Mountains.

  • St. Catharine Baseball Camp is December 18

    The St. Catharine College baseball team will hold a Christmas camp in Lourdes Hall on December 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The camp is for players ages eight through 18.


    Patriot head coach Luther Bramblett, the winningest coach in St. Catharine history with a 331-124 record, and his coaching staff will instruct campers in all fundamentals including hitting, pitching and defense.
    For more details call (859) 336-5082 ext. 1285.

  • WC girls face border rivals

     

  • Commanders renew rivalries

     

    After gutting out a tough win against Taylor County and losing to a hot shooting North Bullitt squad, the 1-1 Commanders will test the skills of coaches new to their programs.

  • Lady Cards too much for Commanderettes

     

    Washington County vs. Taylor County
    Score: 64-39 Taylor County
    When: Tuesday of last week
    Where: Washington County High School
    Key players: WCHS - Michelle Haydon, Kenya Turner. TCHS - Mercedes Cox, Hope Wigginton, Elizabeth Thomas