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Today's News

  • Have you thanked a farmer today?

    In recognition of the 22 million Americans who work on farms or in farm-related jobs,  including over 150,000 here in Kentucky, Gov. Steve Beshear has issued a proclamation declaring today “Thank a Farmer” day in Kentucky.

  • SCC women notch second victory

    SCC Sports Information

    “This was a very good win for our team.”

    That is how St. Catharine College coach Lena Bramblett summed up Friday’s 57-48 win over visiting Cumberland University from Tennessee. The Patriots’ win improved Bramblett’s bunch to 2-4 for the season, while Cumberland fell to 4-2.

  • Tip-off time for WC roundball

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It’s that time again. People have been raking up fallen leaves by the bagful, hooded sweatshirts and jeans replace tee-shirts and shorts as the choice of daily attire, and the morning air is filled with the scent of burning firewood. Yes, it’s time for high school basketball in Washington County.

  • Social news and events

    BIRTHS

    Linwick: It's a girl!

    Sofia Grace Linwick

    Jon and Leslie Linwick of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter on Oct. 30, 2009 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Sofia Grace weighed 7 pounds and was 19.5 inches in length.

    WEDDINGS

    Milburn, Dean exchange vows Aug. 15

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard Corey Dean

    Pamela Gail Milburn and Richard Corey Dean were wed  at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009 at the old Tatum 4-H camp in Willisburg.

  • Deputies arraignedNext court appearance is Monday, Nov. 30

    Two former Washington County Sheriff’s deputies found themselves on the other side of the courtroom Tuesday afternoon as they were arraigned on multiple charges, including trafficking in marijuana.

  • Leaf collection winners announced

    Over the next several weeks, the results of the 4-H Forestry Leaf Collection project will be announced.  This week, the results from North Washington Elementary School are included along with the photos of the students with the top collections.

  • Patriots stay perfect with win over Eagles

    Note: Due to an early holiday deadline, only highlights from last Tuesday’s game against Alice Lloyd College were available at press time. See more coverage in the next issue of The Springfield Sun.

    SCC Sports Information

  • Christmas comes to Springfield Dec. 5

    As with Christmas every year, Santa Claus is coming to town, and Springfield is no different!

  • A tale of two quilts

    When you think of a barn quilt, images of an old, weathered, wooden structure adorned with a traditional quilt pattern might pop into your mind. And while one of the two barn quilts that were mounted last Thursday morning in Washington County fit that traditional mold, the other couldn’t be more opposite.

  • Pondering thankfulness

    Last week I watched “Grey’s Anatomy,” a show many of you probably watched or have heard of, I am sure.  Anyway, in last week’s episode, it was Thanksgiving, and they were sitting around and decided to tell what they were unthankful for instead of what they were thankful for.  This got me to thinking about what I wasn’t thankful for, too.  I have thought about this for a few days and I am having trouble coming up with anything.  It is easy to say you aren’t thankful for the frosty morning or the task you have to do at work, but that isn