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Today's News

  • Blood drive begins at noon today

    The regularly scheduled visit of the American Red Cross Blood Mobile will take place today from noon until 5 p.m. at the Springfield Baptist Church. This visit will be in honor and support of Jason Flinn, husband of Anne Nicole Davis Flinn, in his fight against caner, as he is in need of a lot of blood.

    To take part, stop by the Springfield Baptist Church at 305 Lincoln Park Road today.

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Staff Writer

  • From Left Field

    Know your role

    I’m going to expose my inner geek right now and use a quote from the movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

    “The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one.”

  • Commercial filming moved to Sunday

    The local filming of a Bluegrass Cellular TV commercial slated for Friday morning has been moved until Sunday afternoon due to a rainy weather forecast.

    Extras are still needed, and anyone interested in being part of the commercial should arrive in downtown Springfield at the parking lot behind Rumpke across from B&E Furniture by 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Participants must sign a release to be in the commercial, and anyone under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian sign the release on their behalf.

  • Lights, camera, Springfield!

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Staff Writer

    Hey, Springfield, do you want to be in a commercial? Then put on your favorite casual weekend wear and head to downtown Springfield Friday morning. The town has been selected as the location for a new television commercial from Bluegrass Cellular, and you are asked to be a part of the filming.

  • Dig Pink Volleyball at SCC this Saturday

    The St. Catharine College volleyball team will play volleyball Saturday with a cause. Three matches will be played in Lourdes Hall Saturday with the entire gate proceeds to benefit breast cancer research.

    The action in the tri-match will begin at noon when Indiana University-Southeast plays Midway. At 2 p.m., Midway takes on St. Catharine and at 4 p.m., St. Catharine plays IUS.

    The volleyball matches will benefit the Side-Out Foundation, a charitable organization that raises money to fight breast cancer nationally.

  • Horse ride benefits Toys for Tots

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Staff Writer

    If you like to ride horses, then you have the chance to saddle up and help provide needy children with Christmas gifts this year by participating in the Washington County 4-H Toys for Tots Trail Ride on Saturday, Oct. 10 at Camp Calvary in Mackville.

  • Battle of the border

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Blue vs. Gray. The Hatfields vs. the McCoys. The Roadrunner vs. Wile E. Coyote. The road of history is paved with heated rivalries. It’s no secret that when it comes to the Border War between Washington and Marion counties, things can get as serious as any major conflict. That’s why, when these two teams clash on the gridiron, it’s time to give it all you have and play for bragging rights.

  • Bardstown Junior Tennis Classic

    Bardstown is hosting the inaugural Bardstown Junior Tennis Classic Oct. 24-25, with play contested in nine different divisions.

    Players can sign up for the following divisions:

    • U16 Boys and Girls Singles

    • U15 Boys and Girls Doubles

    • U18 Boys and Girls Singles

    • U18 Boys and Girls Doubles

    • U18 Mixed Doubles

  • Attend county fair; 4-H'ers excel

    I always feel like fall has officially begun when Springfield hosts their annual festival the first weekend in October.  The Crossroads Harvest Festival, Oct. 2 – 4 will include many activities and will involve many community members including 4-H.  The 4-H Young Riders will be holding their annual horse rides at the corner of Depot and Armory Hill and the 4-H Sharpshooters will be selling cotton candy, soft drinks and tickets for their annual giveaway on Cross Main close to the intersection of Depot Street.