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Today's News

  • Upward Soccer Regiatration

    The River of Life Church will be holding Upward Soccer registrations and evaluations for girls and boys pre-school through 8th grade on Monday, June 22 and Thursday, June 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the River of Life Church on Hwy. 555.

    All games will be played at the church soccer field behind the church. Every child wishing to play must attend one registration. If you have any questions, call Donna Spalding at the church office at 336-7604 or e-mail dspalding@theriverishere.com.

  • Web Exclusive: Simms leads West All-Stars to a win

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Recent WCHS graduate Joe Joe Simms is still making Washington County proud, even after he has received his diploma. This past Friday, Simms was one of two quarterbacks chosen to play for the West team in the Kentucky East Vs. West All-Star Football Classic in Bowling Green.

  • Tomato diseases starting to show up

    If you have been out and about in your garden you have probably noticed that there are several diseases of plants beginning to rear their ugly heads after our warm, damp weather.  I have noticed this weekend that a little blight has started to show up on the bottom leaves of some of my tomato plants.  There are several diseases that can attack tomatoes, usually early blight is the leading problem this time of year, along with septoria leaf blight and some of the wilts such as Verticilium and Fusarium.  If your tomato plants start to yellow and wilt out of the blue and just up

  • School board hears concerns on SRO again

    The issue has been voted on, and a motion to bring a school resource officer (SRO) to Washington County High School was defeated at the May school board meeting. Still, the topic arose again at Thursday’s board meeting, and this time, about 50 educators and parents were on hand for the discussion.

  • Josette Taylor is 2010 Washington County Junior Miss

    When the night began, no doubt all of the 17 contestants for the title of 2010 Washington County Junior Miss were nervous. When the night had ended, one stood out from the crowd and claimed the title.

    Josette Taylor, daughter of Billy and Kathy Taylor of Springfield, was crowned 2010 Washington County Junior Miss, but she began the competition hoping to have fun during the competition. She said afterwards that if she won one award, that would be fine by her.

  • 9-10-year-old Cubs surge past Reds for title

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    As the saying goes, it’s not how you start, but how you finish. On June 8, the 9-10-year-old Reds held a slim one-game lead over the Cubs. With just two games left on the schedule for each team, it was coming down to the wire.

    As fate would have it, the Reds and Cubs finished the season tied for first place. It all came down to a single winner-take-all playoff game for the 9-10-year-old baseball title as the two teams met last Wednesday for the championship.

  • Sluggers finish second in Danville tourney

    Special to The Sun

    The Washington County Sluggers finished as the runners-up in the 8 and under Danville Summer Baseball Classic this past weekend.

    The boys kicked off the tournament on Saturday with an 11-10 comeback win against the Scott County Slammers.

    Sunday started with a win over Metcalf County. Devin Hurst smacked a three-run homer for WC.

    In the second game on Sunday, the Sluggers took care of the Frankfort Bobcats with the mercy rule as each of the WC boys were hitting the ball hard.

  • Sever thunderstorm warning issued, 70 mph winds possible

    A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Washington County. A dangerous line of storms has been spotted, with possible winds up to 70 miles per hour. All citizens should continue to monitor storm alerts on TV and radio, and seek shelter in the event of these storms.

  • SCC Baseball Camp

    The Central Kentucky Advanced Baseball Camp will be held at St. Catharine College June 18 and 19. The camp will be from 9 a.m. until noon each day.

    St. Catharine College head coach Luther Bramblett will instruct along with his coaching staff and other area coaches.

    The camp is for players age 9 to 14. Players may register the first day of camp. Call 859 336-5082 ext. 1285 for further information.

  • Social News and Events

    BIRTHS

    Carrico: It's a girl!

    Emma Elizabeth Carrico

    LeAnn and Andrew Carrico of Louisville announce the birth of their daughter on May 27, 2009 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.

    Emma Elizabeth weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Mackin: It's a girl!

    Madelyn Rose Mackin

    Kimberly and Jeremy Mackin of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter on May 17, 2009 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.