Today's News

  • Add edible plants to landscape

    A nice landscape of a few trees and shrubs, some flowers and well-tended turf has value. Our landscapes help define our outdoor living space, provide shade and help screen unwanted views.
    A well-maintained landscape may add as much as 5 to 10 percent to the value of your property.
    But landscapes can provide another resource that we don’t often consider--food. What if it were possible to introduce edible plants to your landscape?

  • 4-H forestry results announced; Sign up for teen summit today

    After a few days of sun, it’s easier to think of life without snow.  This week’s news will finally conclude the announcement of the 4-H leaf collections.  Thanks to all for their patience with us working around snow days. 

  • Grand jury indicts three

    A Washington County grand jury has returned indictments against three people.

  • District looks at possible sites for new high school


  • Higdon to address legislative issues Friday at Mordecai’s

    State Senator Jimmy Higdon is coming to Washington County to give a 2011 legislative session update and meet with constituents.

    “It’s a good opportunity for people to talk to me one-on-one, before or after the meeting, to discuss issues,” Higdon said. “Any time I can do something like that, it helps me to get to better know the people of Washington County. It’s difficult to represent people you don’t know.”

  • Schools remind parents, students to buckle up

    There are new signs at two local schools and educators are hoping they bring positive change.

    Washington County Elementary School and North Washington Elementary School recently received four new signs, two for each school, that remind exiting motorists to buckle up.
    The signs are free from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, but schools must go through a few steps to receive them.

  • SC women fall twice in conference play

    Lena Bramblett’s St. Catharine College women lost two games last week in Mid-South Conference basketball.

    Thursday they fell 70-47 at The University of the Cumberlands and Saturday they suffered an 80-67 loss at Lindsey Wilson.

  • Patriot men split conference games

    The St. Catharine College Patriots split two road games last week in the Mid-South Conference.

    After losing 68-59 on Thursday at University of the Cumberlands, J.T. Burton’s squad   bounced back to win 81-69 Saturday at Lindsey Wilson.
    The 1-1 week left the Patriots in second place in the conference with a 7-2 record, one game behind league leading Georgetown. The Patriots are at Georgetown Thursday in a battle for the top spot.

  • WCHS baseball team to host chili supper


    The Washington County High School baseball team will be hosting a chili supper on Feb. 5 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the WCHS cafeteria.
    Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children.

  • Commanders stumble against Campbellsville

    Washington County vs. Campbellsville

    Score: 83-52 Campbellsville
    When: Wednesday, Jan. 19
    Where: Caverna High School
    Key players: CHS - Matthew Davis, Tevin Taylor, Jordan Percell WCHS - Alex Marshall, Jared Kelty, Trae Abell

    Game highlights: A big second- and third-quarter push helped propel Campbellsville past Washington County in the semifinals of the Fifth Region All “A” Classic.