Today's News

  • Purdom and Abell named to all-tourney team

    Washington County High School senior Will Purdom and junior Trae Abell were named to the 19th District all-tournament team after their solid play in the district tournament.

    Purdom netted 16 points, while Abell added 17 for the Commanders in their first-round loss to Bardstown.

  • WC nearly nabs the upset

    Washington County vs. LaRue County
    Score: 53-46 LaRue County
    When: Tuesday, March 1
    Where: Marion County High School
    Key players: WCHS - Shay Yocum, Kenya Turner LCHS - Nancy Howell, Ivy Brown, Alexis Brewer

    Game highlights: What started out as a one-sided bout turned into a prize fight at the Roby Dome.

  • Osbourne named member of the year


  • Kentucky beef cow numbers decrease

    I received this article in the Economic Policy Update.  It is from Kenny Burdine, University  of Kentucky College of Ag beef specialist and I wanted to share it  with you.

  • It's time to plant potatoes in your garden

    It is almost time to plant the spring garden, but it is going to have to dry out first. We still have a couple weeks before we are actually in the “tater” planting window. One of the first things we can plant in Kentucky is potatoes, and I must admit that those first new potatoes in late spring rank right up there with the first tomato and ear of corn for me.

  • St. Catharine men's basketball team plays for conference championship today at 4 p.m.

    The St. Catharine College men's basketball team (22-7) will face top-seeded Georgetown College (28-4) today at 4 p.m. in the Mid-South Conference championship game in Frankfort. Catch the action live on 102.7 WYSB, or tune in via the Internet at www.1027wysb.com to listen.

  • St. Catharine College men playing in Mid-South tournament


    The St. Catharine College men's basketball team will be in action today, facing West Virginia Tech in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference tournament in Frankfort at the Frankfort Civic Center. Tipoff is set for 4 p.m., and the game can be heard on the radio at 102.7 WYSB FM. Catch the live stream at 1027wysb.com

  • County to receive $826,000 for rural roads from state

    Two roads in Washington County were singled out for resurfacing during Friday’s regular scheduled fiscal court meeting.
    Patty Dunaway, a representative with the Kentucky Rural Secondary Roads program, spoke to the court about the 2011-12 rural secondary road program recommendations for road work in Washington County.

  • County discusses new sick day policy

    A new policy on county employees donating sick days to each other could be in the works for Washington County.
    Washington County Judge-Executive John Settles brought before the court a request to consider what he called an emergency situation on Friday during a regularly scheduled meeting.
    “We have a situation that has arisen, and to be quite honest, the employee has not asked for this,” Settles said. “Some of the other employees have inquired about contributing some of their excess sick days to this employee.”

  • Fire department still may quit

    Just when the fire appeared to have died down, the flames could now be fanned again.
    The Washington County Fire Protection Association is again looking at a deadline to stop service to Washington Countians, despite the Washington County Fiscal Court meeting the fire protection group’s request to formally give it support.