Today's News

  • Stableford winners announced, club championship draws near

    On Aug. 21, the Lincoln Men’s Golf Club held it’s Stableford tournament. 

    Players got points for pars, birdies, and eagles.  
    Players were paid in two divisions: low gross and low net.  
    The low net winners were Ted McNeal in first place with 22 points, Fred Armstrong in second place with 21 points, and Thomas Goatley in third place with 20 points.  

  • Girls’ soccer kicks off this week

    The Washington County High School girls’ soccer team breaks new ground this season, as IT fields a varsity squad for perhaps the first time ever.

    “This is the first varsity team that we’ve had in soccer, boys or girls,” girls’ head coach Seamus Marrinan said.
    The Commanderettes are slated to play nine games, but they have not been aligned in a district and will not be participating in post season play.

  • Sports briefs

    Aug. 27
    3D archery tournament

  • Commanders compete at Garrard invitational

    The Washington County High School boys’ golf team competed at the Garrard County Invitational tournament on Saturday at Dix River Golf Course in Stanford.

    The Commanders finished 16th out of 19 teams with a team score of 354.
    Thomas Pettus shot an 82, while Chase Spalding had an 83. Blake Smith finished with a 93. J.P. and Stephen Cecconi finished with 97’s.
    The Commanders resumed match play on Monday at Rosewood Golf Course against Marion County. Results were unknown at press time.

  • Girls’ golf team competes in All ‘A’, invitational

    The Washington County High School girls’ golf team made the trip to Green County on Thursday for the Fifth Region All ‘A’ tournament, but left before finding out if it would punch a ticket to the All ‘A’ state tournament in September.

    Amanda and Emily Cox were able to finish a handful of holes before lightning sent the field packing.
    The tournament is set to resume on Thursday at Green County Country Club.

  • Commanders hope to slay the Dragons

    The Commanders tangle with a big, physical Green County team on Saturday.

    “They are very physical,” Commanders head coach Eric Sagrecy said. “They’re good up front on both sides of the ball. They’ll match our physicalness. We’re going to have to respond to that.”
    But, if the Commanders want to reach their goals this season, teams like Green County are a necessity.

  • Commanders clip Eagles 40-0

    Balance was key for the Commanders on Friday at Lally Field in Bardstown.

    Senior quarterback Trae Abell spread the ball around to nine different receivers for 260 passing yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions.
    The running game was no different, as four players touched the ball for a total of 165 yards on the ground.
    The Commanders’ balance on offense led to an unbalanced scoreboard, as they controlled Bethlehem for a 40-0 road victory to open the season.

  • Board gives favorable review for superintendent Cochran


    The Washington County Board of Education members met in Executive Session to finalize the evaluation of the performance of Superintendent Robin Cochran on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011. 

  • Mackville man caught in the act

    If the man who police say admitted robbing Sparks General Store earlier this month decides to continue his career in crime, he might want to consider a mask and a way to hide the license plates on his car.

  • New turn lanes nearly completed on KY555


    A section of KY 555 by Wendy’s is getting turning lanes, and the project could be complete by the end of this week.
    Chad Filiatreau, the transportation engineering supervisor for the Bardstown section, said the lanes were receiving stripes on Monday.