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Today's News

  • Patriot track coach wins Louisville road race

     

    Blake Jones, the cross country and track coach at St. Catharine College, outraced a field of over 1,000 runners Saturday in Louisville to win the Frostbite 5-K. The race is the second of a trio of River City Races held during the winter months at Cherokee Park.

  • With Turner in 750-point club, WC duo eyes next milestone

    Commanderettes Shay Yocum and Kenya Turner are chasing history this basketball season, as both players are on pace to reach the 1,000-point club this year. Yocum, who joined the 750-point club last season, currently sits at 945 points. Turner joined the 750-point club last month, and is now at 890. Yocum -- 13.3 points per game this season -- could reach the 1,000-point club in next week’s All “A” tournament. Turner -- 12.9 points per game -- is likely to join Yocum later this month as well.

  • Patriots split pair of conference road games

     

    The St. Catharine College Patriots opened the second half of the season last week with two conference road games that took on completely different looks, and also different outcomes.

  • Commanders struggle through week of district play

     

    Washington County vs. Bardstown
    Score: 61-37 Bardstown
    When: Saturday, Jan. 7
    Where: Washington County High School
    Key players: WCHS - Trae Abell, Kyle Curtsinger BHS - Marcus Cosby, Jordan Brewer

  • WC girls’ win streak at five

     

    Washington County vs. Bardstown
    Score: 51-50 Washington County
    When: Saturday, Jan. 7
    Where: Washington County High School
    Key players: WCHS - Kenya Turner, Riquel Logan BHS - Abbie Parrish

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    According to a press release from Post 15 of the Kentucky State Police, which provides coverage for Washington, Marion, Taylor, Casey, Russell, Green, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton, Cumberland and Adair counties, KSP "will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual.

    "These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky," according to the release.

  • Healthier ways to cook comfort foods


    With the arrival of the colder weather, people often turn to hearty foods to fill up and keep the body warm.

    Too often, however, so-called comfort foods tend to be big on fat and calories as much as they are big on flavor. With a few small ingredient changes, comfort foods can be both delicious and healthy.

  • Sign up for stewardship program


    USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that the ranking period cut-off date for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is Jan. 13, 2012.

    Producers interested in CSP should submit applications to their local NRCS office by the deadline so that their applications can be considered during the first ranking period of 2012.

  • Bookmobile Schedule


    Friday, Jan. 6: Washington County Ind./Willisburg Bank/North Washington Kindergarten/Preschool – 10 to 1

    Monday, Jan. 9: Springfield in-town daycares – 3 to 4:30

    Tuesday, Jan. 10: Highway 555 Willisburg/Springfield – 10 to 2:30

  • Senior Citizens Menu

     

    January 4-10