Today's News

  • 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.

  • St. Catharine College: A campus on the grow


    A lot has changed at St. Catharine College since it started 80 years ago. The little college that thought it could is now the little college that knows it can. The institution has expanded in many ways with a record graduating class in Spring 2011, record enrollment for Fall 2011, an expanding list of degree programs including the first graduate courses scheduled for Spring 2012, and a campus-wide expansion of facilities.

  • Will county library stay in Springfield city limits?


    About 50 people showed up at Thursday’s Washington County Library Board meeting, and many of them were there to speak or hear about the future location of a new library.
    The problem with that, according to library director Joy Wandrey, is that no discussions had been held about moving the library outside of the city limits, although many of those who spoke out during the meeting addressed keeping it in the city of Springfield.

  • 4-H Young Riders to perform at fair; Sharpshooters compete in Adair County

    The Kentucky State Fair has been so much fun this year, and our 4-H members are doing a fantastic job representing Washington County.  Everyone still has a chance to go to the fair through Aug. 28 and enjoy all of the sights, sounds and smells!  Don’t forget to check out Cloverville and the West Wing.

  • Check your tobacco fields weekly

    I have been noticing a lot of worms in tobacco and it has been a problem most of the summer.  There is still a lot of late tobacco so I bring them to your attention through this article.