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Today's News

  • Proposed bill to protect farmers

    There is a huge debate raging in the nation now over who knows best to tell farmers how to raise their animals.  I would like to share with you Farm Bureau’s thoughts on the important legislation of Senate Bill 105.  These are Farm Bureau’s ideas for you to consider.  

    SB 105 would establish a Kentucky Livestock Care Commission.  This commission would establish livestock and poultry on farm care standards for Kentucky farmers.

  • Apply for Dorrin and Ruth Ross Scholarship by March 15

    For the 14th year, Washington County college-bound youth who are currently 4-H members or FFA members or were a member their senior year in high school (within the last 5 years), have the opportunity to apply for the Dorrin and Ruth Ross Scholarship.  The scholarship was originally established in 1991 to enable 4-H and FFA members to pursue higher education through full or part-time attendance at any public or nonprofit independent college or university in the United States.  Scholarships are awarded to defray the cost of tuition and books.

  • Bat Pats enduring streaky season

    SCC Sports Information

    The 2010 baseball season has already been a year of streaks for the St. Catharine College Patriots. After starting the season with three losses to Harris-Stowe, Luther Bramblett’s nine reeled off six consecutive victories, all in the friendly confines of Edelen-Haydon Field.

  • Social news and events

    BIRTHS

    Coulter: It's a girl!

    Aubrey Renee Coulter

    Heather and Bradley Coulter of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter at 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2010 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

    Aubrey Renee weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18.25 inches in length.

    Boblitt: It's a boy!

    Noah Ashley Boblitt

    Amanda and Ashley Boblitt of Willisburg announce the birth of their son at 11:50 a.m. Jan. 22, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

  • Sheriff introduces new deputy to fiscal court

    Listen up Washington County, there’s a new deputy sheriff in town, and her name is Sue Mudd. The name should sound familiar because Mudd previously served on the Springfield Police Department. Washington County Sheriff Tommy Bartley told the Washington County Fiscal Court of the new hire at the  court’s meeting Monday.

  • Patriot softball starts season at 3-5

    SCC Sports Information

    Now that the wintry weather has finally subsided, the St. Catharine College softball team finally has been able to play. And play they did last week with eight games in six days. Holly Smith’s team was on the winning side of three of those games as the Patriots finished week one of the season at 3-5.

  • St. Dominic opens new gym, community center

    This marks the 80th year that St. Dominic School has been open in Springfield, and the school has never had a gymnasium. Until now.

    The school’s new gymnasium and community center officially opened Thursday night with a girls’ volleyball game between St. Dominic and Washington County Middle School.  St. Dominic Principal Pam Breunig and Father Culpepper “Father Pepper” Elliott said they couldn’t be more proud of the new facility.

  • Patriots fall short in tourney semi; Burton named Coach of the Year

    SCC Sports Information

    You didn’t have to be at Friday’s Mid-South Conference Tournament semi-final in Frankfort to figure out what led the Campbellsville Tigers to a 68-62 win over the St. Catharine College Patriots. Just look at the final stats sheet and the 9-13 statistic will jump off the page.

  • Patriot women end season in tournament opener

    SCC Sports Information

    One old adage around the coaching profession is that the breaks will generally even themselves out. That is, after a string of bad luck that may involve injuries, close losses and other misfortune, the positive side of the ledger will surface somewhere down the road.

  • Livestock judging clinic is March 13

    An upcoming opportunity for 4-Her’s interested in livestock is the 4-H livestock judging program.  In this project, 4-H members learn how to judge cattle, sheep and hogs.  

    The first clinic and contest will be the Washington County Invitational Livestock Judging Clinic and Contest held on Saturday, March 13 at the Washington County Livestock Center.  

    Any 4-H member interested in participating will need to complete the February 22 training at the Washington County Extension office from 6:30-8:30 p.m.