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Today's News

  • Patriots prevail in six ‘Super Saturday’ games

    SCC Sports Information

    Saturday was a huge day for St. Catharine College athletics, as the Patriots were at home to play two volleyball matches, two soccer games and two baseball games. And the day was Patriot-perfect as the home team won every contest. But they were only able to do so because of some last-second heroics in the men’s soccer match that gave them a 3-2 win in overtime.

    Volleyball

  • Commanders top Fort Knox

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Commanders improved their overall record to 7-0 and 1-0 in district standings with a 42-24 victory over Fort Knox Friday night. WC allowed a season-high 24 points in the game, but the Commander defense held the Eagles to just three points in the second half.

    Qwan Turner racked up 243 all-purpose yards and scored four touchdowns, and quarterback Trae Abell scored two TDs of his own as all six WC scores came from the ground attack.

  • Springfield will not get a new GM dealership; Franklin family buys Bardstown dealership

    After more than 90 years being owned by the same family, Wilson Bros. Buick-Chevrolet has a new owner and name. Now Franklin Family Chevrolet-Buick, the business at 120 W. John Rowan Blvd., Bardstown, belongs to the Franklin family as of this month.

  • Teen Leadership members learn about health services

    On Oct. 11, the Teen Leadership Washington County class of 2011 had the unique and exciting opportunity to learn about health services within the county. For us, it was a hands-on learning experience, not just another day in the classroom.

  • Sheriff and jailer incumbents face opposition Nov. 2

    Crime is one of the hot issues in the Nov. 2 general election in Washington County and the future of law enforcement in the area depends on who comes out on top.

    Sheriff

    Jim Crouch

  • County extends One Call service

    As the Washington County Fiscal Court met Monday morning, Judge-Executive John Settles presented the court with a contract to extend the county’s service with the One Call telephone service. The service is used to call county residents with land lines with important information or inform citizens in case of an emergency.

  • Nitrate poisoning is a concern

    The dry weather in many areas of Kentucky has increased concerns about nitrate poisoning in livestock consuming warm season grasses as pasture, crop residue, hay, silage, or baleage. Warm season annual forages (corn, sorghum-sudangrass, millet, etc…) have the highest potential for nitrate poisoning.

  • Tips to keep pumpkins looking their best

    Pumpkins are a symbol of fall, halloween, and harvest in general.  Whether you buy or grow your pumpkins there are careful harvest and handling procedures to help them last throughout the decorating season or deep into winter for hearty dishes.eeee

    Pumpkins should be harvested as soon as they are ripe and show a good orange color. Although ripe pumpkins can be left in the field for a period of time and tolerate light frost, heavy frost can cause damage. Do not try to harvest when the fruit and vines are wet since this can lead to the development of fruit rot.

  • Springfield Southern States absorbs Bardstown store

    Southern States opened its doors in Bardstown in 1947, but those doors will soon be closing as part of a consolidation with the Springfield location.

  • County clerk and two magistrate seats up for grabs Nov. 2

    The  Washington County Clerk’s office, as well as two of the six district seats for county magistrate are being contested in the general election on Nov. 2.

    Republican challenger for Washington County Clerk, Julie McRay Waits, feels that the office of county clerk is very important, and she wants to make the office more accessible to those who need service.