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Today's News

  • Idle Hour Park Cornhole League

    Idle Hour Park will be holding a cornhole league starting Sept. 8.

    Games will take place Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and the league will last for five weeks.

    Because of Labor Day, the first game will be played Tuesday, Sept. 8 with all following games held on Mondays.

    For more information or to sign-up, please contact Bernard Smalley at (859) 336-5448.

     

  • Dudley’s doing right

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    There’s an old phrase that says you can never go home again. But if you are fortunate enough to win 320 football games in your life, maybe they’ll make an exception.

    Bell County head football coach and Springfield native Dudley Hilton returned to the area last Saturday as his Bobcats took on the Marion County Knights in the 2009 Marion County Pigskin Classic in Lebanon.

  • Osbourne takes Lincoln Men's Club championship

    Special to The Sun

    The Lincoln Homestead Men’s Club held their annual club championship on Aug. 22 and 23 at Lincoln Homestead State Park Golf Course. It was an exciting two days of golf that came down to the last hole.

  • Barn Quilt Committee paints more quilts

    The Barn Quilt Committee has painted two additional quilts that have been installed on barns in the county.  One quilt, the “Double Arrow,” is on a barn belonging to Hamilton and Elaine Simms.  This quilt can be seen from Hwy. 555.  The other quilt, the “Lone Star,” is at the Riggs farm on Lincoln Park Road.  They are both beautiful and worth a drive to check them out.

  • YMCA Golf Scramble

    The Wilderness Trace Family YMCA will hold a golf scramble Monday, Sept. 21 at the Danville Country Club. All proceeds benefit the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.

    Check-in starts at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. and an awards presentation at 3 p.m.

    For more information, contact Mark Fryer at (859) 734-9622.

  • Social News and Events

    BIRTHS

    Newton: It's a girl!

    Chanley Alyse Newton

    Teresa Hall and Brandon Newton, both of Springfield, announce the birth of their daughter at 9 a.m. Aug. 14, 2009 at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

    Chanley Alyse Newton weighed 7 pounds and was 20.5 inches in length.

    Harley: It's a girl!

    Trinity Michell Harley

    Michael and Carissa “Sal” Harley of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter on July 17, 2009 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

  • Local business hopes to stay afloat with beer and wine sales

    It’s long been said that desperate times demand desperate measures. With many restaurants facing difficult times during the country’s economic downturn, one historic restaurant in Springfield is hoping to add sales by offering something new to the menu – alcohol. Vhonda Barlow, co-owner of Cecconi’s Restaurant, recently applied to the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control for a license to sell beer and wine by the glass.

  • It's not too early to gear up for winter

    Over the years you have probably listened to many talks and presentations, read numerous articles, and discussed in some detail with your friends, neighbors, and fellow forage/livestock producers how you would really like to get ahead of the eight-ball when it comes to feeding your livestock during the winter temperatures, muddy conditions, how early it gets dark..there is not enough time in the day to get done what you would like to accomplish.  Well, now is the time for you to plan your winter feeding strategy to make life a lot easier this winter.  Listed below are several thin

  • Commanderettes struggle on the road

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanderettes hit a rough patch last week with home losses to Elizabethtown and Marion County. They followed up their home stand with a string of tournament losses at Marion County.

    The week started with a 2-1 loss to E-Town last Tuesday. They followed up hosting rivals Marion County on Thursday night. After losing the first game 25-22, the Commanderettes fought back to take the second game 25-21 before Marion won the rubber game 25-16 for the 2-1 win.

  • St. Catharine men, women win big in soccer openers

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College soccer teams kicked off the 2009 season in sparkling fashion Saturday at the Barber Soccer Field against visiting Kentucky Christian University. The Patriot women opened play with a 5-0 win, and the men followed that with a 10-0 victory over the Knights.

    Women

    The St. Catharine women dropped both scrimmages this year, but when the regular season started, they were ready, although it took Paul Patton’s team one half to get untracked against the Knights.